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2015-04-24

Windmill group looking for volunteers

There's a push to find volunteers for the Little Chute windmill this summer. Executive director Jay Van Stiphout says they're holding an open house and recruiting event tomorrow. He says people don't have to make a big time commitment. He…

posted 2015-04-24 13:00 by WHBY

Police find chemicals in Appleton apartment

Police say they found dozens of different chemicals in a man's apartment, on Appleton's southside. Sgt. Dave Lund says 32-year-old Steven Meyer was taken into custody for breaking into a neighbor's apartment, before officers made the discovery. He says some…

posted 2015-04-24 05:04 by WHBY

Comcast-TWC deal reportedly dead

A possible merger between two of the nation's largest cable TV providers appears to be on the shelf. Comcast is reportedly pulling the plug on a $45 billion dollar deal to buy Time Warner Cable. UW-Madison telecommunications professor Barry Orton…

posted 2015-04-24 05:03 by WHBY

Official details disposal process after bird flu

Wisconsin poultry farmers with cases of bird flu in their flocks are euthanizing hundreds of thousands chickens and turkeys. Raechelle Cline with the state's ag department says the turkeys are killed using a foam that suffocates them. The chickens are…

posted 2015-04-24 05:02 by WHBY

2015-04-23

Boyd gets 30 yrs in prison for shooting

A former cashier at the Neenah Walmart is going to prison for 30 years for shooting a co-worker. Forty-eight-year-old Justine Boyd entered a no contest plea to a charge of attempted murder, and a jury determined she was mentally competent…

posted 2015-04-23 18:00 by WHBY

Brewers get 3rd win of the year

Kyle Lohse got his first win of the season as the Brewers beat the Reds Thursday afternoon, 4-2. Lohse (1-3) pitched strong seven innings giving up two runs off of three hits (one homerun) and one walk while striking out…

posted 2015-04-23 15:11:32 by WHBY

Authorities investigating suspicious chemicals

Police are trying to identify some suspicious chemicals that were found in an apartment on Appleton's southside. Sgt. Dave Lund says 34-year-old Steven Meyer was arrested, for breaking into an apartment, just after midnight. He says Meyer lives in the…

posted 2015-04-23 13:05 by WHBY

Man sentenced for town of Menasha murder

A 43-year-old man will be behind bars for 30 years, in connection with the murder of a town of Menasha man. 43-year-old Sean Oehlke entered guilty pleas in February, for killing 68-year-old William Summers, after he broke into the victim's…

posted 2015-04-23 13:04 by WHBY

Walker explains cut to deer roadkill removal

Governor Walker says he proposed eliminating funding for the DNR to pick up dead deer, because he had bigger priorities, in other areas. The Legislature's budget committee yesterday put $700,000 back in the budget, for the collection of roadkill deer,…

posted 2015-04-23 13:03 by WHBY

Bill would eliminate lawmaker sick pay

State lawmakers would no longer get paid sick leave, under a bill from a Green Bay-area Republican. Rep. David Steffen of Howard says members of the Legislature have very flexible schedules and they don't need sick days. He says right…

posted 2015-04-23 13:02 by WHBY

Jischele new Appleton city council president

Appleton's city council has a new leader. Members picked Alderman Jeff Jirschele to be the president, for the next year. He says they have a couple of major projects to work on, with the proposed expo center, and library. Jirschele…

posted 2015-04-23 13:01 by WHBY

Deputy incompetent to face murder charges

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy could spend the rest of his life in a mental health facility, for killing his wife and sister-in-law. Jurors in the double murder trial for Andrew Steele determined he lacked the mental capacity at…

posted 2015-04-23 13:00 by WHBY

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