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2016-04-06

Voters give Oshkosh schools more money

The Oshkosh school district will have more money to help cover operations and maintenance costs. About 60 percent supported a referendum that asked for $4 million a year, for seven years. School district officials threatened significant cuts, if the funding…

posted 2016-04-06 04:59 by WHBY

Winneconne high school to expand

Voters in the Winneconne school district approved a pair of referendum questions yesterday. One asked for $12.5 million for more classroom space, and an auditorium. The other provides $240,000 a year, to pay for operating and maintaining the new space.…

posted 2016-04-06 04:58 by WHBY

2016-04-05

Work starting on Titletown District hotel

Work started this afternoon on the first project in the Green Bay Packers' Titletown District. Officials broke ground on the Lodge Kohler hotel. It will be along Ridge Road, across the street from Lambeau Field. Packers President Mark Murphy says…

posted 2016-04-05 15:00 by WHBY

G.B. police search for shooting suspects

Green Bay police say they're now looking for a pair of suspects in a weekend murder, and both men have changed their appearance. Twenty-five-year-old Ricardo Gomez was shot Saturday evening, at a house in the 1100 block of Day Street.…

posted 2016-04-05 13:05 by WHBY

Big turnout expected for election

Voters in today's election are dealing with some lines. In Appleton, city clerk Kami Lynch predicted a 50 percent turnout, but it's trending much higher. City officials say they were already at nearly 29 percent at noon, and they expect…

posted 2016-04-05 13:04 by WHBY

Man arrested for Appleton robbery

A Neenah man is in custody for an Appleton armed robbery. Sgt. Dave Lund says investigators believe 35-year-old Ben Stoveken went into Gunderson Cleaners, in the 200 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue, last Friday. He says the suspect threatened a…

posted 2016-04-05 13:03 by WHBY

Road rage blamed for gun incident on I-41

Winnebago County sheriff's officials are recommending charges of reckless driving and violating concealed carry rules against the driver in a road rage incident yesterday afternoon on I-41. Lt. Lori Seiler says 49-year-old Dirk Hermann cut off another driver, near the…

posted 2016-04-05 13:02 by WHBY

Group to study stretch of Hwy. 15

The DOT is planning to start work on the Highway 15 bypass of Hortonville in late 2018, and a local group is studying how that will impact traffic on other parts of that road. Walt Raith of the East Central…

posted 2016-04-05 13:01 by WHBY

Oshkosh museum raising money for exhibit

Oshkosh Public Museum officials are trying to raise the final $200,000 they need to create a new permanent exhibit. It would feature the early people of Oshkosh, their culture, and travel and trade. Spokeswoman Karla Szekeres says the new exhibit…

posted 2016-04-05 13:00 by WHBY

Remember photo ID at the polls

The lines could move a little slower at the polls today, because people will have to show an approved form of photo ID to cast a ballot. The spring primary was the first time that the photo ID law was…

posted 2016-04-05 05:05 by WHBY

Former prosecutor talks about sexual assault

Dispelling myths, and recognizing the impacts of sexual assault are a couple of the key factors in fighting the problem. That's the message a former state and Milwaukee County prosecutor brought to a presentation in Neenah yesterday. Miriam Falk told…

posted 2016-04-05 05:04 by WHBY

DOT showing construction schedule for I-41

The construction season is ramping up, and the DOT is holding a meeting in Green Bay today, to let drivers know when they'll have to deal with closures on I-41. Spokesman Mark Kantola says the main projects this year are…

posted 2016-04-05 05:03 by WHBY

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