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2016-02-19

Upriver lakes sturgeon season to close

The sturgeon spearing season on the upriver lakes of the Winnebago system will close this afternoon. DNR fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs says spearers registered four adult females yesterday, and that exceeded one of the harvest cap triggers. He says the…

posted 2016-02-19 05:02 by WHBY

Packers change ticket pricing system

The Green Bay Packers are changing the way they charge season ticket holders for their tickets. Team spokesman Aaron Popkey says the price for preseason games will drop next season. Under the new two-tiered system, the cost for regular season…

posted 2016-02-19 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-18

Road rage may be connected to shooting

Appleton police are looking for two suspects in a possible road rage shooting on Wednesday night. Sgt. Dave Lund says a man was driving on Northland Avenue, near the Meade Street intersection, a little before midnight. He says someone in…

posted 2016-02-18 18:00 by WHBY

ThedaCare's CEO talks about regional hospital

The head of ThedaCare says they won't build a large regional hospital, unless it dramatically improves quality, while not raising health care costs. CEO Dean Gruner says they're going to take a couple of years to study the idea of…

posted 2016-02-18 13:05 by WHBY

Large protest highlights Latino rights

Thousands of Latinos and immigrants from around the state rallied outside the Capitol, against two bills that they believe are divisive. Some buses left from St. Therese Parish in Appleton this morning, to take people to the "Day Without Latinos"…

posted 2016-02-18 13:04 by WHBY

Challenge to Oshkosh Defense contract dropped

The Oshkosh Corporation no longer has to worry about a court challenge to its contract to replace the Humvee. Lockheed Martin dropped its lawsuit, over the contract for Oshkosh Defense to build JLTVs for the Army and Marines. Oshkosh spokesman…

posted 2016-02-18 13:03 by WHBY

Nygren not running for Congress

A Republican from Marinette says he won't run for Congress this fall. Representative John Nygren was one of the potential candidates, in the race to succeed Congressman Reid Ribble, in the eighth district. Ribble announced last month that he won't…

posted 2016-02-18 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton park proposal on hold

An Appleton panel is taking the proposed name of a riverfront park, off of the fast track. Alderwoman Margret Mann wants to call the former water treatment plant site, in the flats, Ellen Kort Peace Park. Kort was the state's…

posted 2016-02-18 13:01 by WHBY

DOT unveils plans for Hwy. 57 project

A reconstruction project along Highway 57, in Brown County, is a step closer to becoming a reality. The DOT announced its preferred plans for the nearly 3.5 mile stretch, in Allouez and De Pere. The portion of the road that…

posted 2016-02-18 13:00 by WHBY

New flu strain targeting younger group

The flu season is underway, and the strain that's going around now is different than the one, at the start of the season. Tom Haupt is an epidemiologist for the state Health Services Department. He says this one is hitting…

posted 2016-02-18 12:59 by WHBY

Study to look at future of Theda Clark, AMC

ThedaCare wants to take a long look at whether to combine two major hospitals in the Fox Cities, by building a new regional hospital. The health care system's board of directors wants to move forward with an in-depth study of…

posted 2016-02-18 05:05 by WHBY

Police: Robbery a warning about 'hook ups'

Police say an incident in Grand Chute should serve as a warning for people, if they use online dating sites and "hook up" apps. Grand Chute Lt. Russ Blahnik says a man set up a "causal encounter" with two women…

posted 2016-02-18 05:04 by WHBY

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