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2015-03-19

Study: Providers not recognizing trafficking signs

Most health care providers say they don't have enough training on how to recognize victims of sex trafficking. Dr. Angela Rabbitt says she came to that conclusion, during a study for the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of…

posted 2015-03-19 05:03 by WHBY

Keller-sponsored musher wins Iditarod again

After spending eight days and 18 hours on the trail, a musher with local ties won the Iditarod sled dog race. Dallas Seavey crossed the finish line in Nome, Alaska around 4 a.m. yesterday. J.J. Keller and Associates vice chair…

posted 2015-03-19 05:02 by WHBY

Hortonville puts twist on anti-smoking effort

What would you buy with $8.11? That's the question some Hortonville middle school students are answering, as part of an anti-tobacco program. Teacher Bryan Fletcher says that's the average price, in Wisconsin, for a pack of cigarettes. The students will…

posted 2015-03-19 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-18

School funding a top issue at budget hearing

School funding was a hot topic, at a hearing on the state budget, at Brillion high school. Hundreds of people came to tell the Joint Finance Committee what they like, and don't like, about Governor Walker's plan. Martha Baldwin is…

posted 2015-03-18 13:05 by WHBY

Future Neenah raising money for trestle bridges

Now that Menasha and Neenah are taking the first step toward possibly building two trestle bridges, a non-profit is going to start a fundraising drive to help pay for them. Future Neenah hopes to bring in at least $1 million.…

posted 2015-03-18 13:04 by WHBY

Ribble wants to review regulations

A lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin wants to eliminate some of the federal government's regulations for businesses. Congressman Reid Ribble says there are 169,000 pages of rules, and they're confusing and costly. He says that's especially the case for small business…

posted 2015-03-18 13:03 by WHBY

Renovations planned for Kaukauna building

There are plans to renovate a highly-visible building in downtown Kaukauna. Mayor Gene Rosin says it's the former Vogt Hardware store, at the corner of Crooks Avenue and 2nd Street. He says from the design work that he's seen, people…

posted 2015-03-18 13:02 by WHBY

Walker aide resigns after tweets

Posts on social media about Iowa are costing an advisor to Governor Walker her job. Liz Mair spent one day as a social media advisor to the governor's potential presidential campaign. The chair of Iowa's Republican party called Mair's posts…

posted 2015-03-18 13:01 by WHBY

Trestle bridges take step forward

Neenah and Menasha are moving ahead with the idea of building two trestle bridges to create a trail loop around the southern part of Little Lake Butte des Morts. The city councils voted last night to apply for a state…

posted 2015-03-18 05:05 by WHBY

Panel holding state budget hearing in Brillion

Hundreds of people will likely show up at Brillion high school today, for the first of four budget hearings on the proposed state budget. Rep. Michael Schraa sits on the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee. The Oshkosh Republican says he expects…

posted 2015-03-18 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton looking to future of Memorial Park

Appleton is exploring possibilities for the future of Memorial Park, on the city's northside. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says a consultant will put together some ideas in the coming weeks. People got a chance to share their thoughts,…

posted 2015-03-18 05:03 by WHBY

G.C. board signs off on Costco store

Grand Chute's town board is backing plans for Costco to build a store, west of the Fox River Mall. The wholesale retailer wants to open near the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and McCarthy Road. Town Chair Dave Schowalter says the…

posted 2015-03-18 05:02 by WHBY

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