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2015-04-30

Man charged with running down wife

A 40-year-old Little Chute man is facing an attempted murder charge, after prosecutors say he hit his wife with a car. Court records say Zohn Yang thought the woman was cheating on him. They say she got out of the…

posted 2015-04-30 05:05 by WHBY

Firefighter hurt battling Winchester fire

An electrical shock apparently sent a firefighter from the Clayton-Winchester department to a hospital yesterday afternoon. Crews were called to a fire in a small barn, near Highways II and M, in Winchester. Fire Chief Scott Rieckmann says thankfully, the…

posted 2015-04-30 05:04 by WHBY

Registration stations react to DNR plan

Some businesses could still try to attract deer hunters this fall, now that the DNR is moving to an electronic method for deer registration. The agency is telling former registration stations that they can offer Wi-Fi, computers, or a phone…

posted 2015-04-30 05:03 by WHBY

De Pere holding concert series for anniversary

The city of De Pere is launching a special concert series this summer, as a way to commemorate its 125th anniversary. Allyson Watson of Definitely De Pere says the EastWest Music Fest will feature 75 performances at venues on each…

posted 2015-04-30 05:02 by WHBY

Calumet Co. couple leaves $1.2 mil for education

A Calumet County couple is leaving a legacy for some local schools. Ninety-seven-year-old Violet Laack passed away in January, and she left $1.2 million to the Chilton Area Community Foundation. Her husband, Ruben, died in 2001. Curt Detjen is the…

posted 2015-04-30 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-29

Trial ordered in Berit Beck murder case

A judge ordered a trial today, for a 61-year-old Kenosha man, charged in a cold case murder, in Fond du Lac County. Dennis Brantner faces a charge of first-degree intentional homicide, for the death of 18-year-old Berit Beck. She was…

posted 2015-04-29 15:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna athletics project about to start

Work to improve the athletic facilities at Kaukauna high school will get underway soon. The district will spend $4.4 million, on a new fitness and weight training facility, and auxiliary gym. The facilities are expected to open, by January of…

posted 2015-04-29 15:04 by WHBY

Bill would cut aid for outsourcing companies

Companies that outsource jobs, after getting state aid, would be banned from receiving more state money for five years, under a bill from a local lawmaker. Democratic Senator Dave Hansen of Green Bay says it's in response to decisions made…

posted 2015-04-29 15:03 by WHBY

Study: Air quality improving in northeast Wis.

A report shows Wisconsin's air quality is slowly improving. Dona Wininsky of the American Lung Association says this year's "State of the Air" study shows that Brown County had fewer days with hazardous particle pollution, between 2011 and 2013. She…

posted 2015-04-29 15:02 by WHBY

Madison mayor calling for tighter Uber rules

Madison police are investigating incidents with two different Uber drivers, last weekend. The city's mayor says the company's response proves why communities need to be able to regulate taxi services. Police say one woman was groped by a driver, in…

posted 2015-04-29 15:01 by WHBY

Lawmakers make deal on 70 mph limit

Drivers might see a 70 mile-an-hour speed limit on some interstates and highways soon. Lawmakers apparently reached a deal to get enough support in the Senate to make the change. Republican Rep. Paul Tittl of Manitowoc is the author of…

posted 2015-04-29 05:05 by WHBY

DNR implements electronic deer registration

All hunters will have to register their deer electronically this fall. A DNR official says that won't necessarily end the tradition of people gathering at registration stations. Deer ecologist Kevin Wallenfang says anyone can register their kill, using a DNR…

posted 2015-04-29 05:04 by WHBY

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