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2014-09-24

Work on Oneida St. exit in G.B. area to start

The Oneida Street exit, along Highway 41 in the Green Bay area, will be under construction for at least a year. The DOT plans to start the work soon. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they aren't expecting to have long-term ramp…

posted 2014-09-24 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah may hire lawyer for bar negotiations

An outside attorney could oversee the negotiations to possibly buy a bar in downtown Neenah, to make way for a redevelopment project. Mayor Dean Kaufert and his wife own Under the Dome, across the street from the former Glatfelter mill…

posted 2014-09-24 13:01 by WHBY

City studies Mason St. bike lanes

A study on the controversial bike lanes on Mason Street in Appleton showed that an average of 88 people a day used one segment. Traffic engineer Eric Lom says they put a counting device, just north of Packard Street, for…

posted 2014-09-24 05:05 by WHBY

Johnson: ISIS threat is long term

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh says the fight against ISIS might be on-going. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was at the United Nations yesterday. He believes the airstrikes against the terrorist group have done a "pretty effective job." Johnson says he…

posted 2014-09-24 05:04 by WHBY

Anti-bullying efforts in spotlight

Schools are paying much more attention to bullying, and the issue is at the forefront today, in the Fox Cities and the country. It's Bullying Awareness Day. Sheree Garvey is the coordinator of the Appleton school district's anti-bullying program. She…

posted 2014-09-24 05:03 by WHBY

ESTHER calls for treatment of inmates

A local non-profit is calling for changes in the state's approach to the corrections system. GinaMarie Opalescent helped organize a public forum last night in Neenah. She says the state should expand treatment programs, instead of just putting people in…

posted 2014-09-24 05:02 by WHBY

DOT adds service truck to Hwy. 10-441 area

A DOT truck is going to be on patrol, around the Highway 10-441 construction project, to help stranded drivers. Agency spokesman Mark Kantola says the "Freeway Service Team" will be able to tow vehicles, and help clean up accident scenes…

posted 2014-09-24 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-23

Series of crashes on Hwy. 41 snarl traffic

A stretch of Highway 41 South, on Appleton's northside, was more of a parking lot than a freeway this morning. Appleton Police Sgt. Dave Lund says 11 cars were involved in four separate crashes, within a short amount of time,…

posted 2014-09-23 13:05 by WHBY

2 ped-bike projects on top of group's list

A couple of possible projects are at the forefront of the effort to improve bicycle and pedestrian connections in the Fox Cities and Oshkosh area. A special committee wants to study Highway A between Neenah and Oshkosh, and Highway 47…

posted 2014-09-23 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. thief attacks man with knife

Police say a man was cut in the arm, with a knife, while he was confronting a thief, just south of Green Bay's downtown. Lt. Jeff Brester says the 37-year-old man saw that someone was trying to get into his…

posted 2014-09-23 13:03 by WHBY

Clerks highlight early voter registration

The voter ID law could lead to longer lines at the polls in November, and clerks say people can save time, if they register early. Voters can register on election day, but they're also able to do it, in the…

posted 2014-09-23 13:02 by WHBY

Barley crop impacting brewers

Problems with the barley crop out west could hit breweries, and beer drinkers, in the pocketbook. Mark Garthwaite is the director of the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. He says much of the barley in Montana and Idaho started germinating in the…

posted 2014-09-23 13:01 by WHBY

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