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2016-03-24

Johnson seeks answers on Elizabethkingia

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh wants more information from the CDC about a rare blood disease. The CDC is helping the state's health services department investigate the Elizabethkingia cases. They started surfacing late last year, in southeast Wisconsin, and now…

posted 2016-03-24 13:00 by WHBY

Blizzard warnings rare for area

The Fox Cities and Green Bay areas are under a blizzard warning this morning, and that's a rarity. Meteorologist Scott Cultice is with the National Weather Service in Green Bay. He says it's been about 10 years since one has…

posted 2016-03-24 05:05 by WHBY

Casper killed while on duty 1 yr ago

A young state trooper from Kiel was killed while he was on duty one year ago today. Twenty-one-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper was on patrol, by himself, for the first time, when he spotted a suspected bank robber's car. The Kiel…

posted 2016-03-24 05:04 by WHBY

Elizabethkingia found in Winnebago Co.

There's now a case of the rare blood virus Elizabethkingia in Winnebago County. The state Department of Health Services says there are 59 cases around the state. The majority of the people are over 65, and all of them have…

posted 2016-03-24 05:03 by WHBY

Hanna hopes for more water customers

Technology is helping Appleton save money at the city's water treatment plant, and Mayor Tim Hanna hopes that will bring in more customers. He says since they opened the facility, 18 years ago, they've wanted to provide water to more…

posted 2016-03-24 05:02 by WHBY

2016-03-23

Man arrested for Neenah credit union robbery

Neenah police say they arrested a suspect, and found the money from a credit union robbery on the city's south side. Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson says someone walked into the Capital Credit Union in the 1400 block of S. Commercial…

posted 2016-03-23 15:00 by WHBY

Heaviest snow expected tonight, overnight

Northeast Wisconsin will see a lot of snow tonight and tomorrow morning. Meteorologist Jeff Last is with the National Weather Service's office in Green Bay. He says the heavy snow will start this evening, at rates of possibly over an…

posted 2016-03-23 13:05 by WHBY

Plow drivers to be out all night in Appleton

Appleton plow drivers expect to be out on the streets throughout the night, and into tomorrow morning. Mayor Tim Hanna says they're declaring a snow emergency to ban parking on city streets, starting at 7 p.m. He says the last…

posted 2016-03-23 13:04 by WHBY

WPS preparing for possible outages

Today's storm is expected to cut across a significant portion of Wisconsin Public Service's territory, and crews are getting ready to restore power if necessary. Spokesman Kerry Spees says they're adjusting staffing levels, in anticipation that the wet, heavy snow…

posted 2016-03-23 13:03 by WHBY

Johnson reacts to attacks in Brussels

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh is reacting to the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says every civilized nation must come together to defeat ISIS. He says the U.S. also needs to tighten its border, and increase cyber…

posted 2016-03-23 13:02 by WHBY

UV system saving money at city water plant

The city of Appleton is phasing in a new treatment method at its water plant. The facility on Manitowoc Road in Menasha is now using UV, and it will eventually replace the more expensive membrane filter system. Utilities director Chris…

posted 2016-03-23 13:01 by WHBY

Snowstorm headed toward Fox Cities

Northeast Wisconsin is going to get hit with a snowstorm, and some areas could be worse than others. Chief Meteorologist Luke Sampe of Local 5 says projections show the Fox Cities could get six to 10 inches. He says it…

posted 2016-03-23 05:05 by WHBY

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