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2013-12-31

Outagamie Co. supervisor charged

A member of the Outagamie County board is facing domestic abuse charges. Prosecutors filed three felony counts of strangulation against 57-year-old Lloyd DeGroot. DeGroot lives in the town of Buchanan, and he represents the 11th district. He's also charged with…

posted 2013-12-31 15:35 by WHBY

Fire destroys town of Kaukauna home

A house in the town of Kaukauna was destroyed by a fire overnight. Vandenbroek-Kaukauna Fire Chief Ron Diedrick says they were called to the 1200 block of Highway S, around 10:15 p.m. He says they eventually had to bring in…

posted 2013-12-31 13:05 by WHBY

December ranks in top 10 for cold, snow

This December is going into the record books for being among the top-10 coldest and snowiest of all time, in Appleton. Meteorologist Scott Cultice of the National Weather Service says the city received nearly two-feet of snow this month. The…

posted 2013-12-31 13:04 by WHBY

BBB offering advice to Craigslist renters

At least a half-dozen people became victims of an apartment rental scam in Green Bay and the Better Business Bureau says people need to be careful when responding to posts on Craiglist. Police say the man offered apartments for rent,…

posted 2013-12-31 13:03 by WHBY

Some bars offering safe rides

Cab companies are going to be very busy tonight, and some of them will be taking people home through the Outagamie County Tavern League's Safe Ride program. Brad Schinke of Kamps Bar and Grill in Combined Locks is the league…

posted 2013-12-31 13:02 by WHBY

Menasha holding FirstEve for 20th year

New Year's Eve revelers will brave the cold in Menasha. The community's annual FirstEve celebration runs from 10 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. Kathy Blumreich is the senior vice president of FNB Fox Valley, one of the sponsors. She says they'll…

posted 2013-12-31 13:01 by WHBY

Bank robbery suspects charged

The five suspects in a Black Creek bank robbery remain in jail on large bonds. Outagamie County prosecutors charged them with armed robbery, in connection with last Friday's holdup at the BMO Harris Bank. Assistant District Attorney Alex Duros says…

posted 2013-12-31 05:05 by WHBY

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

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