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Sinkhole swallows cars, causes evacuation

About 300 people living in a Madison apartment complex were evacuated, after a water pipe break created a sinkhole, and possible gas leak. About three vehicles fell into the water-filled hole, early this morning. Madison fire department spokeswoman Cynthia Schuster…

posted 2015-08-14 13:00 by WHBY

Brown Co. police dog dies in squad car

A police dog for the Brown County sheriff's department died in a squad car, when the air conditioning system failed. Three-year-old Wix joined the department in April of last year, and he was trained to detect explosives. He was at…

posted 2015-08-14 05:05 by WHBY

Ex-DARE officer formally charged

Brown County's district attorney is filing charges against a former Brown County DARE officer. Longtime Brown County DARE coordinator Kevin Vanden Heuvel faces four charges for theft and misconduct in office, on accusations that he stole more than $10,000 from…

posted 2015-08-14 05:04 by WHBY

Fire damages warehouse in G.B.

A fire at a business on Green Bay's eastside caused about $200,000 in damage. Crews were called to a warehouse facility in the 1900 block of Cofrin Drive just before 6 p.m. It took them about 45 minutes to get…

posted 2015-08-14 05:03 by WHBY

City eyes bike lanes on Prospect Ave.

Appleton is planning to add bike lanes on a short segment of Prospect Avenue, and the setup would be a little unusual. That's how city traffic engineer Eric Lom is describing the design, with bicyclists crossing dedicated right turn lanes…

posted 2015-08-14 05:02 by WHBY

Council to consider beehive expansion

A proposal to let people have beehives in Appleton neighborhoods is headed to the city council. Right now, they're only allowed at schools and urban farms. The board of health signed off on the rules this week. Property owners would…

posted 2015-08-14 05:01 by WHBY

Shattuck Park hits centennial

Neenah's Shattuck Park is turning 100 years old, and the city is celebrating with a number of events. Future Neenah executive director Amy Barker says they had a movie in the park Wednesday, followed by a "Lunch with Elvis" yesterday.…

posted 2015-08-14 05:00 by WHBY


U.S. Venture launches new initiatives

The U.S. Venture Open raised a record of nearly $3.6 million yesterday, with the money going to efforts to fight the root causes of poverty. The Basic Needs Giving Partnership divides the funds between the Community Foundations in the Fox…

posted 2015-08-13 13:05 by WHBY

Behind-the-scenes progress on expo center

Work on a proposed expo center in downtown Appleton is going on behind the scenes. Community development director Karen Harkness says Mayor Tim Hanna started his second round of visits to the surrounding communities to update them on the project.…

posted 2015-08-13 13:04 by WHBY

Quarry drowning victim was G.B. man

The drowning victim in the Redgranite Quarry yesterday was a 49-year-old Green Bay man. Redgranite police went to the quarry shortly before 6 p.m. yesterday, and Daniel Whitmore was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say alcohol appeared to be…

posted 2015-08-13 13:03 by WHBY

Shawano man's body found in lake

The body of a 79-year-old Shawano man was pulled from a lake this morning. The Shawano County sheriff's department started searching for Maynard Sohr, after someone spotted his empty boat on Lily Lake yesterday. Crews used sonar and video equipment,…

posted 2015-08-13 13:02 by WHBY

Hwy. CE traffic shifting again

Drivers on Highway CE in Outagamie County are going to deal with more traffic changes, as a roundabout and resurfacing project moves along. Outagamie County traffic engineer Andy Rowell says traffic moved from the westbound to the eastbound lanes this…

posted 2015-08-13 13:01 by WHBY

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