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2013-12-31

Fans get rare chance to buy Packers tickets

A lot of people who don't usually go to Packers games could be in the stands for Sunday's playoff game at Lambeau Field. The Packers made about 40,000 tickets available yesterday, at face value, through Ticketmaster. Ticket King owner John…

posted 2013-12-31 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton police have New Year's plans

Extra police officers will be on duty for New Year's Eve, in downtown Appleton and around the city. Lt. Mike Frisch says their OWI task force will be patrolling the streets. He says they'll have more foot patrols, in the…

posted 2013-12-31 05:03 by WHBY

Man scams prospective tenants in G.B.

A man accused of posing as a landlord to scam prospective tenants out of a deposit is behind bars. Green Bay police say the man looked for vacant places for sale. He would get access to them through a realty…

posted 2013-12-31 05:02 by WHBY

Two aldermen leaving Appleton council

There will be at least two open seats on Appleton's city council in the spring election. Alds. John Robin Hill and Kole Oswald filed paperwork with the city clerk's office, announcing that they won't run for re-election. Oswald represents the…

posted 2013-12-31 05:01 by WHBY

Building for Kids hosts New Year's event

There's a New Year's celebration in downtown Appleton all afternoon today. The Building for Kids is holding its annual "Noodles Around the World" event. Bobbie Schmidt says they partner with Noodles and Company to provide food...to highlight different cultures. She…

posted 2013-12-31 05:00 by WHBY

Mile of Music holding New Year's concert

The organizers of the successful Mile of Music festival in downtown Appleton are holding a New Year's Eve concert in downtown Appleton. Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons will join about nine other bands and solo artists at the Radisson…

posted 2013-12-31 04:59 by WHBY

2013-12-30

Unemployment checks run out for some

Nearly 24,000 people in Wisconsin lost their unemployment benefits Saturday, and another 42,000 could lose them in the first half of the year, if they don't find a job. Congress and the president had extended those benefits 11 times over…

posted 2013-12-30 13:05 by WHBY

CVB helping with Banta Bowl project

Lawrence University will get a $250,000 grant to help renovate the Banta Bowl. The funding is coming from the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. Executive director Pam Seidl says the project will boost tourism, because it should bring more…

posted 2013-12-30 13:04 by WHBY

Senate won't act on increased campaign limits

The leader of a political watchdog group says he's pleased that a bill to raise political donation limits will not become law. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald announced last week that the proposal to double individual donation limits won't come…

posted 2013-12-30 13:03 by WHBY

Bald eagles back on Fox River in Kaukauna

A winter attraction for bird watchers, along the Fox River, is back. About 50 bald eagles are in the islands between the Thilmany Paper mill and 1000 Islands Environmental Center in Kaukauna. Center naturalist Debbie Nowak says the eagles are…

posted 2013-12-30 13:01 by WHBY

Medicaid changes a top state story

The debate over health care coverage in Wisconsin was one of the top news stories in the state this year. Governor Walker decided not to take federal funding to expand Medicaid, and chose not to have the state create its…

posted 2013-12-30 13:00 by WHBY

Family fight led to Howard stabbing

Brown County authorities arrested the suspect in a weekend stabbing in Howard. The sheriff's department says deputies were called to a fight between family members, in the 1700 block of Velp Avenue, on Saturday. The victim has serious, but non…

posted 2013-12-30 05:05 by WHBY

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