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Mistake Prone Bucks lose to Celtics

The Boston Celtics outscored the Milwaukee Bucks 32-18 in the 4th Quarter to blow open a close game Monday night in Milwaukee. Boston goes on for the 102-86 win behind a game high 29 points from Jeff Green. Brandon Knight…

posted 2014-02-10 22:12:02 by WHBY

Propane shipments coming to Midwest

A propane industry expert says it's a good first step that the federal government is directing emergency shipments to the Midwest, as a severe shortage continues. Brandon Scholz is the managing director of the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association. He says…

posted 2014-02-10 13:05 by WHBY

More police patrolling Preble after fights

Two fights at Green Bay Preble high school last week are leading to a larger police presence today. Officials believe the incidents may have been gang related. Lt. Todd LePine says they need to meet with more students and staff,…

posted 2014-02-10 13:05 by WHBY

Walker approves deer management changes

The DNR is changing the way it manages local deer populations. Governor Walker approved a series of rules over the weekend, on the recommendation of a Texas deer expert. One of the changes redraws the state's deer management units, using…

posted 2014-02-10 13:03 by WHBY

Menominee tribe picks new leader

An Indian tribe that wants to build an 800-million dollar casino project in southeast Wisconsin has a new leader. Menominee leaders elected Laurie Boivin as their chair. She takes over for Craig Corn. He led the tribe for the past…

posted 2014-02-10 13:02 by WHBY

Dems hope to change tax cut plan

Democrats are hoping to make changes to Governor Walker's tax cut package, when it's up for a vote in the Assembly tomorrow. Rep. Gary Hebl of Sun Prairie says more of the projected budget surplus should go toward public education…

posted 2014-02-10 13:01 by WHBY

Bill would legalize cannabis oil

There's a proposal to legalize a treatment option for children who suffer from seizures. Democratic Rep. Robb Kahl of Monona says cannabis oil is different from medical marijuana. He says some parents want to get it for their children, but…

posted 2014-02-10 13:00 by WHBY

Sturgeon spearers have big weekend

Sturgeon spearers had much better luck on opening weekend this year. DNR sturgeon biologist Ryan Koenigs says the conditions are much better than a year ago. Spearers registered nearly 1,300 over the first two days of the season. That compares…

posted 2014-02-10 05:05 by WHBY

Plans in works to reuse Catholic Central school

A soon-to-close Catholic elementary school in downtown Appleton might not be shut down for long. The St. Francis Xavier system is consolidating at the elementary level, and Catholic Central will close at the end of the school year. St. Mary…

posted 2014-02-10 05:04 by WHBY

Speed limit boost hits snag in Senate

A state lawmaker says Wisconsin should join other states in the Midwest by raising the speed limit on certain highways, to 70 miles an hour. Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jerry Petrowski of the Wausau area says the bill that passed…

posted 2014-02-10 05:03 by WHBY

Olympics raise interest in curling

The Appleton Curling Club is getting ready to welcome some new members, thanks to the Winter Olympics. Club president Laura Welsh says they always see a spike in interest, in the year following the winter games. She says they're having…

posted 2014-02-10 05:02 by WHBY


Jackson Saves the Day for Badgers

Even with their recent struggles at home the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team felt good about their chances of winning a huge game against ninth-ranked Michigan State at the Kohl Center on Saturday afternoon.  The game didn't dissapoint as the biggest…

posted 2014-02-09 14:16:46 by WHBY

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