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2014-09-16

Riverview Gardens become more sustainable

An Appleton non-profit is close to being able to cover all of its costs, without relying on annual fundraising. Riverview Gardens started 2-1/2 years ago, on the former Riverview Country Club property off of Oneida Street. Resource management director Kelly…

posted 2014-09-16 05:59 by WHBY

Man kills estranged wife in murder-suicide

Brown County investigators say a man shot and killed his estranged wife, just east of Green Bay, before he took his own life. Fifty-five-year-old Linda Budzban of Eaton, and 58-year-old Richard Phillips of the Luxemburg area, were found dead Saturday…

posted 2014-09-16 05:05 by WHBY

Schreiber Foods officially opens in G.B.

Schreiber Foods held a ribbon cutting yesterday afternoon for its new corporate headquarters in downtown Green Bay. Downtown Green Bay Incorporated executive director Jeff Mirkes says the company could provide a big boost to the area. He says Schreiber's more…

posted 2014-09-16 05:04 by WHBY

6th Congressional candidates debate

The candidates in the 6th congressional district race staked out some of their priorities, during a debate in Fond du Lac yesterday. Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris is running as a Democrat. He says Congress needs to focus on real…

posted 2014-09-16 05:03 by WHBY

Walker reacts to voter ID ruling

Governor Walker is weighing in on last week's federal court decision that put the state's voter ID law back in place, before the November election. Three judges on the 7th district court of appeals issued the ruling. Walker disagrees that…

posted 2014-09-16 05:02 by WHBY

Recovering addict helps launch coalition

A Neenah man is sharing his battle with addiction, as part of a new effort to tackle substance abuse. Tommy Casper is involved with the Fox Valley Substance Abuse Coalition. He says he spent more than a year in an…

posted 2014-09-16 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-15

Walker pushes for drug tests for benefits

Governor Walker says he wants to require drug tests for certain people, if they want government assistance. He's calling it a "basic requirement" to get a job. The tests would impact childless adults who are able to work, and are…

posted 2014-09-15 13:05 by WHBY

Clerks preparing for voter ID changes

Local clerks are making preparations, after a federal appeals court reinstated the state's voter ID law, last Friday. Menasha clerk Debbie Galeazzi says she started implementing procedures for voters to show a photo ID, after the law passed in 2012.…

posted 2014-09-15 13:03 by WHBY

Oshkosh updating long-range zoo plans

Oshkosh officials are updating their long-range plan, for the Menominee Park Zoo. Ray Maurer is the city's parks director. He says the ideas include a future black bear exhibit, and a push to keep focusing on Wisconsin. Right now the…

posted 2014-09-15 13:02 by WHBY

Supply issues lift meat prices above grain

For the first time in nine years, the prices farmers get for beef and pork, are higher than what they get for grain. Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation spokesman Casey Langan says it's not too surprising, because corn and soybean farmers…

posted 2014-09-15 13:01 by WHBY

1969-12-31

Coalition to tackle substance abuse

There's a new group that is looking to tackle problems with substance abuse, including prescription drugs and heroin Jesse Heffernan of Harmony Cafe in Appleton is one of the organizers of Fox Valley Substance Abuse Coalition. He says they're seeing…

posted 2014-09-15 13: by WHBY

2014-09-15

2 dead in possible murder-suicide

Authorities in Brown County are investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide. The sheriff's department says two people were found dead in a home on Highway T, east of Green Bay, around 9 p.m. Saturday. Deputies say people at a…

posted 2014-09-15 06:05 by WHBY

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