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Fire damages G.B. paper mill

A paper mill on Green Bay's northside was damaged by fire yesterday. The fire department went to the Procter and Gamble mill, in the 500 block of Eastman Avenue, around 11 a.m. Lt. Nick Craig says flames were coming from…

posted 2014-09-23 05:01 by WHBY


Oshkosh police watching for date rape drug

Oshkosh police are keeping a closer eye on college house parties, after a members of a fraternity at UW-Milwaukee were accused of slipping a date rape drug in women's drinks, at a party earlier this month. Officer Joe Nichols says…

posted 2014-09-22 13:05 by WHBY

Group files challenge of voter ID

A liberal group is arguing that the state isn't offering people enough time to get a state-issued ID at a DMV office. One Wisconsin Institute filed a challenge to the voter ID law in federal court. The court implemented the…

posted 2014-09-22 13:04 by WHBY

Home sales down again

This year's trend of declining home sales continued last month. The Wisconsin Realtors Association is reporting that they were down 5.7 percent in August. The median sale price climbed by 3.3 percent, to $157,000. Economist David Clark says rural counties…

posted 2014-09-22 13:03 by WHBY

Trinity Lutheran school expansion opens

There's more room at a school in Neenah. Trinity Lutheran finished an expansion project, and school and church members got together yesterday to celebrate. They held a dedication ceremony and open house. Principal Jason Gibson says the building now has…

posted 2014-09-22 13:02 by WHBY

Many sore after yesterday's marathon

A lot of people who ran the Fox Cities Marathon yesterday are nursing sore muscles and joints today. Dr. Doug Conner of ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus says it can take a while to recover from a distance running event.He says those…

posted 2014-09-22 13:01 by WHBY

Railroad leader warns about pictures on tracks

Some high school seniors want to take their senior pictures on railroad tracks, and a state official wants to put an end to that practice. Railroad commissioner Jeff Plale says it's dangerous, and people could get a ticket for trespassing.…

posted 2014-09-22 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton may reconsider SWAT vehicle

The debate over police departments using military-style SWAT vehicles is coming to Appleton. The city partnered with the Outagamie County sheriff's department to accept the donated armored truck, through a national program. Ald. Polly Dalton says the city council didn't…

posted 2014-09-22 05:05 by WHBY

Windmill group expects up to 40K visitors

When the Little Chute windmill opens next spring, the group running the attraction plans on seeing 25,000 to 40,000 visitors each year. Mike Van Asten is a board member for Little Chute Windmill Inc. He says the building will be…

posted 2014-09-22 05:04 by WHBY

Burke plans to continue strategy

The challenger in the race for governor plans to stick to her current strategy, leading up the November 4 election. Democrat Mary Burke says she wants to make sure that voters get to know her, and learn about her plans.…

posted 2014-09-22 05:03 by WHBY

Work starts on stretch of Hwy. 114

Construction starts today on a stretch of Highway 114 in Calumet County. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says they're going to re-do the pavement along a nearly four-mile segment. He says it runs from Highway 10, through Sherwood, to the southern…

posted 2014-09-22 05:02 by WHBY

Weather windy, wet for Fox Cities Marathon

A little rain and wind didn't dampen the spirits of runners in yesterday's Fox Cities Marathon. Amanda Secor is an organizer of the marathon. She says runners didn't mind the wind very much, and they know how to handle a…

posted 2014-09-22 05:01 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
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So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
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Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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