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2014-02-22

Badgers Road Win Streak Now 4 After Big Win in Iowa

After losing three straight games at the Kohl center the Wisconsin Badgers have gone on a four game road winning streak as they knocked off 15th ranked Iowa 79-74 in Iowa City on Saturday. Four Badgers scored in double digits,…

posted 2014-02-22 13:43:00 by WHBY

2014-02-21

Neenah gas station robbed

Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at a gas station in Neenah this morning. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says a man was wearing nylons over his face, and socks on his hands, when he went into the Express…

posted 2014-02-21 13:05 by WHBY

Langenfeld won't go to Minn. district

Green Bay's school superintendent won't be taking a job in the Twin Cities area. Michelle Langenfeld was one of the finalists to become the leader of the Anoka-Hennepin district, in Minnesota. The school board there wants to hire the assistant…

posted 2014-02-21 13:04 by WHBY

Group holding furniture drive for refugees

The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club is holding the first of three donation drives tomorrow, to help about 75 refugees. Jean Long is helping to organize the drive. She says the people are coming to the Fox Cities from Iraq,…

posted 2014-02-21 13:03 by WHBY

Ellis backs tax exemption for Gulfstream

A proposal tht will go before the Assembly next month could bring new jobs to Gulfstream, in the Appleton area. Senate President Mike Ellis says the airplane company is losing business to other states that have a tax exemption for…

posted 2014-02-21 13:02 by WHBY

Cowles: Phosphorus bill good for state

A lawmaker from Allouez says a bill passed by the Assembly yesterday could make the state more competitive for cheese and paper makers. Republican Senator Rob Cowles wants to let businesses and wastewater plants pay counties for phosphorous remediation efforts.…

posted 2014-02-21 13:01 by WHBY

Democrat enters race for 1st Senate district

A Democrat from Door County is getting in the race for a state Senate seat. Dick Skare and his family own The Cookery in Fish Creek. He's running for the 1st district seat that's currently held by Republican Sen. Frank…

posted 2014-02-21 13:00 by WHBY

Bill would limit liability of farmers

Farms that double as tourist attractions would have some protections from civil lawsuits, under a bill that cleared the Assembly yesterday. Republican Rep. Lee Nerison of Westby says owners couldn't be held liable, if some is hurt or killed by…

posted 2014-02-21 12:59 by WHBY

Farms, farmland declined in 5-yr period

A federal report shows the state lost thousands of farmers between 2007 and 2012, and hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland. Some of it was in Outagamie County. Zen Miller of the county's UW-Extension office says as cities in…

posted 2014-02-21 05:05 by WHBY

Study looks at water quality of Green Bay

An in-depth study of the water quality of Green Bay turned up some mixed results. UW-Green Bay professor emeritus "Bud" Harris was one of the researchers. He says the bay is still a walleye trophy fishery, and spotted muskies and…

posted 2014-02-21 05:04 by WHBY

City to finish East high stormwater project

The city of Appleton will move forward with the second phase of a major stormwater project on the East high school grounds. The city is burying large, underground, concrete storage tanks on the site. Some problems popped up during last…

posted 2014-02-21 05:03 by WHBY

State starting Course Options program

Students at public schools will have a new option next school year, if they want to take a class that isn't offered in their district. The state is starting a Course Options program, and it lets students take up to…

posted 2014-02-21 05:02 by WHBY

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