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Kentucky men survive plane crash near EAA

Two Kentucky men were on a single-engine plane that crashed yesterday, near Oshkosh. The plane went down in a field, near Snell Road, south of the state prison, around 3 p.m. The Oshkosh fire department officials say the men were…

posted 2014-07-31 05:05 by WHBY

Pilot highlights women in aviation

The only woman qualified to fly the B-29 Superfortress is talking about women in aviation, at the EAA AirVenture. Debbie Travis King says even though she pilots other warbirds, the B-29 is her favorite. She says it's because of its…

posted 2014-07-31 05:04 by WHBY

Hunke running for Winnebago Co. coroner

Voters in Winnebago County will have the chance to pick between two Republican candidates for coroner, in next month's primary. Don Hunke is challenging longtime Coroner Barry Busby. Hunke was a paramedic on ambulances. He says he wants to give…

posted 2014-07-31 05:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. starting food composting pilot

Twenty-six percent of the waste that's brought to the landfill in Brown County is food, and the county's top elected official wants to change that. County Executive Troy Streckenbach will join other officials, at the downtown Green Bay farmers market…

posted 2014-07-31 05:01 by WHBY


Oshkosh man arrested for selling heroin

Oshkosh police arrested a 25-year-old Oshkosh man, in connection with two recent heroin overdoses. Officer Joe Nichols says both people were revived, using the anti-overdose drug, Narcan. He says police worked with the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit last night,…

posted 2014-07-30 15:05 by WHBY

Report: Tanning led to spike in skin cancer

A report from the surgeon general shows melanoma skin cancer cases are up 200 percent, since 1973. The study recommends bans on tanning beds on college campuses, and increasing public awareness of the dangers of indoor, and outdoor tanning. Sara…

posted 2014-07-30 15:04 by WHBY

Suicide rate highest among middle-aged adults

Middle-aged people have the highest suicide rate in Wisconsin. A report from the state division of public health looked at a five-year period that ended in 2011. It also found that teens and young adults had the most hospital visits…

posted 2014-07-30 15:03 by WHBY

Larsen Green site may have burial sites

The downtown Green Bay property where Walmart wanted to build a Supercenter might be home to some burial sites or historical remnants. Seven nations lived on the Larsen Green property, including Indian tribes, the French, and British. The city might…

posted 2014-07-30 15:02 by WHBY

GOP Congressional candidates debate

The three Republican candidates the race for the sixth congressional district seat squared off in a debate last night, in Fond du Lac. Rep. Duey Stroebel of Saukville says spending in Washington D.C. is out-of-control. He accused his two opponents…

posted 2014-07-30 15:01 by WHBY

Milwaukee lawmaker running for attorney general

A lawmaker from Milwaukee is taking on two district attorneys in the Democratic primary for attorney general. Rep. Jon Richards says his experience in the Legislature makes him more qualified to handle several of the legal issues, facing the state.…

posted 2014-07-30 15:00 by WHBY

Thompson gets extension with the Packers

The Packers gave the team's Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations, Ted Thompson, a multi-year contract extension Wednesday afternoon. “I’m pleased that we were able to enter into this contract extension with Ted,” Team President and…

posted 2014-07-30 14:53:27 by WHBY

Maldonado's bat hot as Brewers shut out Rays

Martin Maldonado provided the spark in the Brewers 5-0 shutout of the Tampa Bay Rays.  Maldonado tied a career-high with 4 RBI's.  Winning pitcher Yovani Gallardo (6-5) allowed three hits over seven innings with one walk and 5 strike outs. …

posted 2014-07-30 13:34:09 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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