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Police: People well behaved at Octoberfest

Appleton police say they typically don't run into many problems during Octoberfest, but this year they only had to make one arrest last Saturday. Sgt. Dave Lund says it was for disorderly conduct. He says for the most part, people…

posted 2014-10-03 05:03 by WHBY

Walker OK with voter ID ad campaign

Governor Walker says he'll let the Legislature's budget committee decide whether to give the state's Government Accountability Board money, to raise awareness about the voter ID law. The GAB is asking for more than $400,000 to run radio, TV and…

posted 2014-10-03 05:02 by WHBY

Group opposes proposed utility fee hikes

A group that advocates for renewable energy products is speaking out against proposals from two power companies, to change the way they bill customers. We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service officials say they want to increase the fixed portion of…

posted 2014-10-03 05:01 by WHBY


Berlin man formally charged with murders

A Berlin man is behind bars on a $1 million bond, on charges that he killed his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Thirty-three-year-old Nicholas Tuinstra was in Green Lake County court, on two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for the…

posted 2014-10-02 17:05 by WHBY

Parks & Rec space out of library plan

The plans for a new Appleton Public Library do not include space for the parks and recreation department anymore. Mayor Tim Hanna's proposed capital budget doesn't have funding for that. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says the city's consultant…

posted 2014-10-02 13:05 by WHBY

Police make only 1 Octoberfest arrest

Out of the over 100,000 people at Octoberfest, in downtown Appleton last Saturday, police are reporting that they only had to make one arrest. Mayor Tim Hanna told city council members last night that they also set a record for…

posted 2014-10-02 13:04 by WHBY

Poll: Plenty of undecided voters in AG's race

The candidates running for attorney general haven't done a very effective job of helping voters get to know them. That's the feeling of Marquette University law school poll director Charles Franklin. A poll released yesterday shows Republican Brad Schimel leads…

posted 2014-10-02 13:03 by WHBY

No obvious signs of foul play in Menasha death

Menasha police say there are no obvious signs of foul play in a man's death. Someone found 44-year-old Mark Pate lying in a driveway, in the 100 block of Racine Street, around 4:30 a.m. yesterday. Authorities say the community isn't…

posted 2014-10-02 13:02 by WHBY

Clintonville mayor takes leave of absence

Turmoil in city government is leading Clintonville's mayor to take a medical leave of absence. Judy Magee says six city council members made several threats against her, since she was elected in April, and she needs to improve her mental…

posted 2014-10-02 13:01 by WHBY

Traffic to be busier than Sunday Packers game

Highway 41 is going to be busier than normal for a Green Bay Packers game when fans head to Lambeau Field tonight. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says they're expecting a lot of congestion in the area around the interchange of…

posted 2014-10-02 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton getting bike lane counters

Appleton officials will soon have a better idea of how many people are using the city's bike lanes. The city council approved a proposal last night to buy permanent counters that will be placed in the pavement at two locations.…

posted 2014-10-02 12:59 by WHBY

Appleton's mayor unveils 2015 budget

Appleton's proposed budget for next year includes a small increase in spending. Mayor Tim Hanna presented his plan to the city council last night. It calls for a tax levy of more than $38.4 million, and that's up 1.1 percent.…

posted 2014-10-02 05:05 by WHBY

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