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2014-01-30

BBB warns of one-ring cell phone scam

Scammers are targeting curious cell phone users. The Better Business Bureau is warning people about one-ring calls from strange numbers. Susan Bach runs the group's Appleton office. She says if they call back, after the hang-up, they could have large…

posted 2014-01-30 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-29

Northwestern Shocks the Badgers in Madison

Drew Crawford scored 30 points as the Northwestern Wildcats upset the 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers Wednesday night in Madison 65-56. The Badgers hit their first two shots of the night, both three pointers to take a 6-0 lead but it…

posted 2014-01-29 22:36:57 by WHBY

Suns charge past the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to struggle at home as they fell to the Phoenix Suns 126-117 on Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  Ersan Ilyasova led the Bucks with 27 points, with Brandon Knight adding 24 points and 8…

posted 2014-01-29 21:47:39 by WHBY

Ribble, Petri react to State of the Union

Two congressmen from northeast Wisconsin are reacting to President Obama's call to raise the minimum wage. The president pushed for a rate of $10.10 an hour, during his State of the Union address last night. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of…

posted 2014-01-29 13:05 by WHBY

Fox Valley shelter meets demand in cold

The Fox Valley Warming Shelter was able to keep up with demand, during the latest cold snap. Some shelters in the Milwaukee area were at standing room only, but local shelter manager Michael Brodhagen says they stayed just under capacity.…

posted 2014-01-29 13:04 by WHBY

LU using $1 mil donation to help faculty

Faculty at Lawrence University can tap into a new scholarship fund for research projects, thanks to a $1 million anonymous donation. Lawrence president Mark Burstein says the fund will be named after former school president Richard Warch and his wife…

posted 2014-01-29 13:03 by WHBY

Milk Source wins national award

A group is honoring a local dairy company with a national award. Milk Source is based in the Kaukauna area, and the company received the Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year honor, from the International Dairy Foods Association. Jim Ostrom…

posted 2014-01-29 13:02 by WHBY

Police: No enforcement of sober server rule yet

Neenah put rules in place several months ago, requiring bartenders to be sober while they're on the job, and Wausau just put a tougher law on the books. The city council there decided to override a veto from the mayor…

posted 2014-01-29 13:01 by WHBY

Travel company guilty of deceiving customers

An Illinois-based travel company was found guilty, of misleading customers in Wisconsin. An Outagamie County jury reached that verdict this week, in the case against Travel Services Inc. The company sold travel club memberships in Appleton and Brookfield, between 2006…

posted 2014-01-29 13:00 by WHBY

Town of Menasha may incorporate

Another town in the Fox Cities is at least going to explore the possibility of incorporating into a city or village. The town of Menasha board is putting together a special committee to study the idea over the next year.…

posted 2014-01-29 05:05 by WHBY

Long winter could impact deer herd

A part of the state that's already dealing with low deer numbers could be hit even harder by a harsh winter. DNR big game manager Kevin Wallenfang says the snow and cold are reaching critical levels, in the northern part…

posted 2014-01-29 05:04 by WHBY

Tobacco sales to minors raises funding issue

Cuts to the state's anti-tobacco efforts could be behind an increase in the number of retailers that are selling tobacco to minors in northeast Wisconsin. Maureen Busalacchi of Health First Wisconsin says the state spent $23 million a year in…

posted 2014-01-29 05:03 by WHBY

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