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2015-07-20

Funding for trestle bridges in final state budget

Plans to build two trestle bridges, in Neenah and Menasha, are getting a boost. Governor Walker kept $1.6 million in funding, in the final version of the state budget. That's half of the estimated $3.2 million cost of the project.…

posted 2015-07-20 13:01 by WHBY

EAA AirVenture starts today

About 500,000 people are expected to come to Oshkosh this week for the annual EAA AirVenture. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says this year's fly-in includes the first appearance of an F-35 fighter at a civilian air show, a lot of World…

posted 2015-07-20 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton summer school wrapping up

Summer school is wrapping up in Appleton, and the program's leader says everything went smoothly. Summer school director Gary Mulry says more than 7,000 students participated in the classes, and some of them needed to improve their classroom skills. He…

posted 2015-07-20 05:03 by WHBY

Medical society pushing vaccine bill

The Wisconsin Medical Society is calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would ban people from not getting their kids vaccinated, unless they can get a medical exemption. That's similar to a bill that California lawmakers recently passed,…

posted 2015-07-20 05:02 by WHBY

Group sets lofty goal for bike commuting

A statewide group is trying to convince more people to hop on two wheels, and commute by bicycle. Wisconsin Bicycle Federation executive director Dave Cieslewicz says the group wants 20 percent of people in the state's urban areas to bike…

posted 2015-07-20 05:01 by WHBY

2015-07-19

Green Bay police investigating shooting

Green Bay police are trying to figure out who fired several shots early yesterday morning, in a neighborhood on the city's east side. Police responded to the 300 block of Newhall Street around 2 a.m. and officers found shell casings.…

posted 2015-07-19 18:37:06 by WHBY

One killed, one hurt in Appleton crash

Appleton police say a 57-year-old Appleton man died and a 47-year-old Appleton woman was seriously hurt, in a motorcycle crash, Saturday night. The crash was on North Richmond Street, near Association Drive. Both victims were found laying in the southbound…

posted 2015-07-19 18:34:31 by WHBY

2015-07-17

Appleton police want less alcohol in parks

Appleton police wants the city to create tighter restrictions for drinking alcohol in the city's parks. Right now, alcohol is allowed in the parks between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sgt. Dave Lund says that's leading to some problems with…

posted 2015-07-17 13:05 by WHBY

Ribble pushing funding for rare diseases

A northeast Wisconsin lawmaker is putting pressure on the Senate to pass a bill to help children with rare diseases. Sherwood Republican Reid Ribble says the House passed a bill, that would help pharmaceutical companies streamline the process of getting…

posted 2015-07-17 13:04 by WHBY

Favre jerseys hard to find before HOF induction

People who didn't hold on to their old Brett Favre jersey may have a tough time finding a new one in time for his induction into the Packers Hall of Fame tomorrow. Tracie Bryfczynski of The Jersey Store, in Ashwaubenon,…

posted 2015-07-17 13:03 by WHBY

AirVenture allowing drones in certain areas

The EAA isn't telling people to leave their drones at home during next week's AirVenture, but there are some rules that people should know about. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says the unmanned aircraft are getting more people interested in aviation, but…

posted 2015-07-17 13:02 by WHBY

Paperfest this weekend in Kimberly

People looking for something to do this weekend can get their fill of live music, and other activities, at Paperfest, in Kimberly. Organizer Vicky Tessen says they have several local bands lined up tonight and tomorrow, and a bluegrass festival…

posted 2015-07-17 13:01 by WHBY

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