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Neenah's costs for 4K not finalized

Neenah school administrators have to wait to figure out how much it would cost to start four-year-old kindergarten next year. Ninety-five percent of districts around the state offer the program. Business services director Andrew Thorson says registration starts March 16.…

posted 2015-03-05 05:01 by WHBY


Abortion bill likely to face court challenge

If lawmakers pass a bill that bans abortions after 20 weeks, they'll likely face a court challenge. Rep. Andre Jacque has worked on a number of pro-life bills in the past several years, but he says someone else would take…

posted 2015-03-04 13:05 by WHBY

Local union official weighs in on right-to-work

The right-to-work bill is expected to be on Governor Walker's desk by the weekend, and a local union is talking about how it could impact their members. Jim Clark is the welding coordinator for the Plumbing and Steamfitters Local 400,…

posted 2015-03-04 13:04 by WHBY

AAA opposes higher speed limit

A group is urging lawmakers to drop a proposal to raise highway speed limits to 70 miles an hour. An Assembly panel signed off on the bill yesterday, and the full Assembly could vote on it later this month. AAA…

posted 2015-03-04 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah schools project budget deficit

Budget projections from Neenah administrators show the school district could face a $1.4 million deficit for the next school year. Business services director Andrew Thorson says that's after they already identified $1.1 million in potential cuts. Thorson says under Governor…

posted 2015-03-04 13:02 by WHBY

G.C. may change town logo

Grand Chute leaders are going to start a "branding" initiative that would include a new town logo. Town Chair Dave Schowalter says their current one, featuring a silo, is outdated. He says they're hiring Cornerstone Communications to work on the…

posted 2015-03-04 13:01 by WHBY

Walker backs abortion ban after 20 weeks

If state lawmakers propose a ban on abortions after 20 weeks, Governor Walker says he'll sign it into law. Wisconsin Right to Life supports the rule. Executive director Heather Weininger says hopefully the governor's announcement will provide momentum, and a…

posted 2015-03-04 05:05 by WHBY

Cross urges smaller UW budget cut

The top official in the UW System wants lawmakers to reduce Governor Walker's proposed budget cut. The governor wants to take away $300 million in funding, in exchange for greater flexibility for the universities. President Ray Cross spoke during a…

posted 2015-03-04 05:04 by WHBY

Immigration issue fuels Ribble's vote

A bill to fund the Homeland Security department through September cleared the House of Representatives yesterday, but a local Congressman voted against it. The move avoided a potential shutdown of the agency this weekend. Congressman Reid Ribble says he couldn't…

posted 2015-03-04 05:03 by WHBY

Police release name of Hwy. 41 crash victim

The victim of yesterday morning's deadly crash on Highway 41 in southern Brown County was 34-year-old Erin Cutsforth of Appleton. Hobart-Lawrence police say Cutsforth lost control of her vehicle, and crossed the median. She hit an oncoming truck, in the…

posted 2015-03-04 05:02 by WHBY

Thrivent reports another strong year

Thrivent Financial continued a string of successful years last year. A report shows total revenue was up by nearly five percent, and Thrivent's surplus grew by over 10-1/2 percent. Chief financial officer Randy Boushek says the number of agents selling…

posted 2015-03-04 05:01 by WHBY

State holds job fair for vets in G.B.

A job summit in Green Bay yesterday afternoon helped veterans learn more about prospective jobs. The state Department of Veterans Affairs organized the event. Secretary John Scocos says they highlighted careers in law enforcement, transportation, and nursing. The veterans were…

posted 2015-03-04 05:00 by WHBY

Skyscanner surveyed more than 700 travelers to find out what they've forgotten in their haste to deplane. While most items…
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Training camp will start this morning for the Packers. Packers head coach Mike McCarthy met with the media on Wednesday.…
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