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Bill would limit owning exotic animals

A southeast Wisconsin lawmaker wants to ban people from owning certain exotic animals. Senator Van Wanggaard says he decided to introduce the bill now, after several people reported seeing what looked like a mountain lion, in Milwaukee, in recent weeks.…

posted 2015-08-03 13:00 by WHBY

Ribble wants bigger crackdown on VA workers

It's been more than a year since news broke about a VA scandal involving patient deaths, and a local lawmaker says there's been little change since then. Congressman Reid Ribble says that's why he supported a bill last week to…

posted 2015-08-03 05:05 by WHBY

Storm sirens sound in Outagamie Co.

No tornadoes were spotted or reported, but the emergency sirens sounded twice yesterday afternoon in Outagamie County. Steve Hansel is with the emergency management department. He says they decided to turn on the sirens, during two severe thunderstorm warnings, because…

posted 2015-08-03 05:04 by WHBY

Mile of Music impact on hotels unknown

The Mile of Music festival kicks off on Thursday, and local hotels should at least get a little boost from the four-day event. Mary Rhode is a spokeswoman for the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says they're not…

posted 2015-08-03 05:03 by WHBY

Fire damages G.C. house

A weekend fire in Grand Chute left a home with significant damage. The town's fire department says smoke and flames were coming from the single-story house when they got there, around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday. The house is in the 5500…

posted 2015-08-03 05:02 by WHBY

Bill would create open primary elections

In primary elections in the state, people can only vote for candidates in one political party. Rep. Robb Kahl wants to change that. The Monona Democrat is proposing a bill that would let voters cross party lines, to pick their…

posted 2015-08-03 05:01 by WHBY


Vaile to be sentenced for child pornography

A former Hortonville village administrator is scheduled to find out his fate next week in a child pornography case. Sixty-one-year-old Patrick Vaile pleaded no contest yesterday to one count of possessing child pornography. He's scheduled to be sentenced next Tuesday…

posted 2015-07-31 15:05 by WHBY

Ribble reacts to highway bill

The U.S. Senate passed a highway funding bill yesterday, but a local lawmaker says it leaves something to be desired. Congressman Reid Ribble has been calling for a long-term solution for awhile, but he says the six-year plan approved by…

posted 2015-07-31 15:04 by WHBY

Gunshots reported in Neenah

Neenah police say several people reported hearing gunshots last night on the city's southside. The calls came in from the 300 block of Stanley Court around 11:15 p.m. Investigators say it doesn't appear that anyone was hurt. They say they…

posted 2015-07-31 15:03 by WHBY

Heat gun sparks Menasha fire

A Menasha house has $40,000 in damage after a fire started during a remodeling project. Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue Chief Al Auxier says firefighters went to the 400 block of Second Street around 10 a.m. yesterday, and smoke was coming from…

posted 2015-07-31 15:02 by WHBY

Groups partner to bring in site selectors

Economic development groups in the Appleton and Green Bay areas are partnering to bring site selectors to the region. The Fox Cities Regional Partnership and Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce are hosting a tour for five consultants next month.…

posted 2015-07-31 15:01 by WHBY

Homeless advocates look for solutions

Local homeless advocates are trying to find some solutions to the growing homeless problem in the Fox Cities. Chris Lashock of Homeless Connections says his organization has been dealing with waiting lists, since the beginning of the year. He says…

posted 2015-07-31 05:05 by WHBY

YES!!!!!!!!!  The success continues as I have now completed three weeks of my training with Tony Bednarowski of Get Your…
posted by Justin Hull 2 days ago
Take a look. After two days of hard work done by Basement Repair Specialists of Appleton I now have a…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
The cement is being poured as we near the end of the work on my basement being done by Basement…
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