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2015-04-03

Menasha looking for uses for columns

The city of Menasha is looking for ideas for using the four limestone columns from a former bank building in the downtown. Mayor Don Merkes says they created a special committee to explore the possibilities. He says they're asking the…

posted 2015-04-03 13:02 by WHBY

2 Aldermen run for Oshkosh mayor

Oshkosh voters will elect a new mayor next Tuesday, and two city council members are in the running. Ald. Caroline Panske is taking on Ald. Steve Cummings. They're trying to succeed Mayor Burke Tower, after he didn't seek re-election. Cummings…

posted 2015-04-03 13:01 by WHBY

Ride share bill raises discrimination concerns

Some state lawmakers are raising concerns that ride share companies could discriminate against customers. They're considering a bill that would have a state agency oversee services like Uber and Lyft. Robert Kellman of Uber's Midwest office in Chicago says they…

posted 2015-04-03 13:00 by WHBY

Badger alumni hosting Final Four party

Plenty of Badgers fans will be getting together at the Green Bay Distillery tomorrow night, to watch the Final Four matchup between the Badgers and Kentucky. The Wisconsin Alumni Association's Brown County chapter is hosting a party, and spokesman Adam…

posted 2015-04-03 12:59 by WHBY

I-41 signs could start going up soon

The DOT could start installing Interstate signs on Highway 41, as soon as next month. Agency spokesman Kim Rudat says crews are just waiting for the federal highway administration to give its final approval. He says they expect that to…

posted 2015-04-03 05:05 by WHBY

State group weighs in on body cameras

All Appleton police officers will have body cameras when they're on the streets, and the leader of a state group says other departments will do the same thing. Jim Palmer of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association says some are still…

posted 2015-04-03 05:04 by WHBY

Race for Brown Co. exec on ballot

A one-term incumbent is facing a challenge for Brown County executive. Tim Nowak is taking on incumbent Troy Streckenbach in next Tuesday's election. The two disagree on whether county government can be run like a business. Streckenbach believes there are…

posted 2015-04-03 05:03 by WHBY

Neenah changes dangerous animal rules

Neenah is adding another category to the city's standards for whether a dog, or other pet, is dangerous. The city council agreed to create the "potentially dangerous" category. Mayor Dean Kaufert says in the past, when a pet bit someone,…

posted 2015-04-03 05:02 by WHBY

Catholics to choose between Badgers, mass

Bar stools may be more full that church pews tomorrow night, as Christians decide whether to go to Easter Vigil or watch the Badgers take on Kentucky in the Final Four. Rev. Ron Belitz of St. John Parish in Little…

posted 2015-04-03 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-02

Holocaust survivor sees similar atrocities today

A woman who survived life in a concentration camp, says the lack of humanity she saw in the Nazis, is still alive today. 85-year-old Eva Schloss spoke at UW-Fox Valley yesterday. She says the brutal atrocities committed recently by the…

posted 2015-04-02 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton expands immunization clinics

Uninsured parents in Appleton have several more options, to get their kids vaccinated. Kurt Eggebrecht is the city's public health officer. He says they used to offer immunization clinics two days a month, but now they're expanding the program, to…

posted 2015-04-02 13:04 by WHBY

Freedom chair candidates disagree

There's a race for town chair in Freedom, and the candidates have opposite feelings on where the town is heading. Former town chair Charles Kramer is facing town board member Steven Lowery, in next Tuesday's election. Lowery says the village's…

posted 2015-04-02 13:03 by WHBY

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