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2015-04-01

UW-GB also offering buyouts

More UW System workers are getting buyout offers because of possible budget cuts. UW-Green Bay was the latest to release a plan yesterday afternoon. UW-Oshkosh made its announcement earlier in the day. UW-GB Chancellor Gary Miller says they're not releasing…

posted 2015-04-01 05:02 by WHBY

2015-03-31

Lambeau Field sales tax ends in fall

The half-cent sales tax that helped pay for the Lambeau Field renovations will go away this fall. The Stadium District board announced today that there's enough money in reserves to pay for the maintenance and operating costs of the stadium…

posted 2015-03-31 14:00 by WHBY

Marinette Co. murder victim laid to rest

The Wausaukee man killed by a bank robbery suspect last Tuesday was laid to rest today. A funeral service for 59-year-old Thomas Christ was held earlier this afternoon. Marinette County authorities say Steven Snyder killed Christ, while he was switching…

posted 2015-03-31 13:30 by WHBY

UW-Osh offering early retirement

UW-Oshkosh officials hope an early retirement option will help the school deal with Governor Walker's proposed funding cuts. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt says employees are eligible, if they're at least 60 years old, and they've been with the UW System for…

posted 2015-03-31 13:05 by WHBY

Walker: Religious freedom law unnecessary

Governor Walker isn't in a hurry to pass a religious liberty law, similar to the controversial bill that Indiana's governor signed last week. The bill allows business owners to refuse service to potential customers, if it would violate their religious…

posted 2015-03-31 13:04 by WHBY

3 departments team up for police academy

For the first time, three local police departments are joining forces to hold a public police academy. Menasha, Neenah, and town of Menasha police are putting together a one-day training session. They'll use Fox Valley Technical College's Public Safety Training…

posted 2015-03-31 13:03 by WHBY

LU already sets record for applications

Lawrence University is in the midst of another record year for applications. With a month to go before the deadline, the Appleton school is closing in on the 3,000 mark. The current total is up eight percent from last year.…

posted 2015-03-31 13:02 by WHBY

Pulaski holding technology referendum

Voters in the Pulaski school district will decide next Tuesday whether to put more technology directly into the hands of students. Sup. Milt Thompson says they want to provide an iPad for every student, between fourth and 12th grades. He…

posted 2015-03-31 13:01 by WHBY

Bond set at $1 mil in Beck's murder

A Fond du Lac County judge set a $1 million bond yesterday for the man accused of killing an 18-year-old woman, nearly 25 years ago. Court records say investigators tied 61-year-old Dennis Brantner of Kenosha to Berit Beck's murder through…

posted 2015-03-31 05:05 by WHBY

People lined streets to honor trooper

People gathered along streets in Kiel yesterday to honor a state trooper who was killed in the line of duty. Twenty-one-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper was laid to rest in a private ceremony. He died last Tuesday, in a shootout in…

posted 2015-03-31 05:04 by WHBY

NWTC holding referendum

Voters in parts of northeast Wisconsin will decide a referendum for Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The school is asking for $66.5 million for a series of projects in Green Bay, Marinette County, and Door County. Sandy Ryczkowski is the vice…

posted 2015-03-31 05:03 by WHBY

Critics of Tomah VA testify at hearing

Two congressional panels were in Tomah yesterday to hear from people connected to the VA clinic there. Several of them accused doctors at the facility of overprescribing painkillers. Dr. Noelle Johnson is a former pharmacy specialist at the clinic. She…

posted 2015-03-31 05:02 by WHBY

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