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Five arrested for attempted murder in Howard

Five people are behind bars for a stabbing and beating in Howard. Brown County authorities say more arrests are likely. Capt. Jeff Sanborn says as many as 30 people from several high schools were at a house party, on the…

posted 2014-02-17 13:05 by WHBY

Walker: Revenues should wipe out deficit

Some Republicans are reluctant to support Governor Walker's proposed tax cuts because of an increase in the structural deficit. But the governor says that shouldn't be an issue. He wants to use $500 million of the budget surplus to lower…

posted 2014-02-17 13:04 by WHBY

Walker tours Kaukauna tech ed areas

Governor Walker made a stop in Kaukauna this morning to see the high school's technical education program. Teacher Nels Lawrence says they try to connect students with companies, so they can work while they're at a technical college. He says…

posted 2014-02-17 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton schools seek $5 mil in spending

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide the fate of two referendum questions tomorrow, and the second one asks for $5 million a year in additional spending. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas says they'd use the money for…

posted 2014-02-17 13:02 by WHBY

American TV closing stores

American TV and Appliance is closing its doors, after 60 years in business. The Madison-based chain, is closing all 11 of its stores, including the one in Grand Chute. The retailer will start a liquidation sale on Thursday. The move…

posted 2014-02-17 13:01 by WHBY

Neenah high wins state excellence award

Students at Neenah high school are celebrating a state honor. Acoalition of school leaders picked Neenah for this year's Wisconsin Spirit of Excellence Award. Principal Brian Wunderlich says they highlighted a number of things that they're doing, in different areas.…

posted 2014-02-17 13:00 by WHBY

Green Bay lawmaker not seeking re-election

A Republican from Green Bay isn't going to seek re-election. Rep. John Klenke was first elected to the Assembly in 2010. He says he ran, so he could support Governor Walker's agenda.

posted 2014-02-17 12:59 by WHBY

Man arrested for fatal Manitowoc Co. crash

A 26-year-old man is dead and a 20-year-old man is in custody, after a deadly crash last night, on Highway 10. The Manitowoc County sheriff's department says the 20-year-old Manitowoc man crossed the centerline, near Branch, just west of I-43.…

posted 2014-02-17 12:58 by WHBY

Crime down in Appleton last year

Appleton police saw a decline in overall crime rates last year. The department is reporting a 3.2 percent drop in the most serious crimes. The number of police calls slipped by 2-1/2 percent, but Sgt. Dave Lund says those calls…

posted 2014-02-17 05:05 by WHBY

Technology a focus of Appleton referendum

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide a referendum tomorrow, and it includes money to improve technology in the classroom. The district is asking for $25 million for a number of maintenance projects and technology upgrades. Dale Hanson is…

posted 2014-02-17 05:04 by WHBY

Bullying program expands to help parents

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is giving parents a tool to help them talk with their kids about bullying. The organization has been working in local schools, through the Act Now program. Community health director Bridget Clementi says now, they're also…

posted 2014-02-17 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna hydro plant performing well

Kaukauna Utilities officials say their new hydroelectric plant is exceeding their expectations, over the three weeks both power generators have been up-and-running. General manager Jeff Feldt says the facility is generating a lot of electricity, even though water levels on…

posted 2014-02-17 05:02 by WHBY

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