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Yesterday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin DOT expects heavier than normal traffic Saturday

Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials are asking drivers to prepare for possible heavy traffic this weekend due to some popular attractions.

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Yesterday | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wisconsin DOT expects heavier than normal traffic ...

Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials are asking drivers to prepare for possible heavy traffic this weekend due to some popular attractions.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

More DNA Testing Ordered in 2003 Rape, Burn, Attempted Homicide Case

More than a decade after a Brown County woman was brutally attacked and left for dead, one of the men convicted is again trying to get the case reopened.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Green Bay, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Brown County launching food waste initiative

"It's quick fertilizer," said Zimmerman. "It's great for their produce and whatever their growing and getting it out of the landfill."

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Larsen Green Site's History Could Cause Problems

Wal-Mart and other developers weren't the first wanting to make themselves at home on the Larsen Green site.

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Related Topix: Larsen, WI, Green Bay, WI, Howard, WI, Healthcare Law, Law

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Rainbow House rededicated to honor slain director

Wednesday the Rainbow House in Marinette was re-dedicated to honor its former director, Patricia Waschbisch.

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Related Topix: Marinette, WI, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Green Bay, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

AirVenture turns spotlight on women in aviation

Officials say the special event, known as WomenVenture, is a chance to build camaraderie and inspire women of all ages to get involved in aviation.

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Related Topix: Marinette, WI, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Statea s Silver Alert system to go live Friday

Starting Friday, you could be hearing more about missing people in Wisconsin. The state's Silver Alert system goes into effect.

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WBAY-TV Green Bay

Brown County Launching Food Waste Drop-Off Program

County Executive Troy Streckenbach is looking for volunteers at this Saturday's Farmers Market on S. Washington St. in Green Bay.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors, Israel, World News, Middle East

WLUK-TV Green Bay

FOX11 Investigates: Rising complaints prompt legal action against Sanimax

The Sanimax animal rendering plant in the village of Howard has been the source of a foul odor detected by property owners around the area for years.

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Related Topix: Howard, WI, Green Bay, WI

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

911 Response Times Cut in Half with Change in Dispatch

When you call 911 for a fire or medical emergency, rescue crews in Brown County are now on their way to you in nearly half the time it used to take.

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Related Topix: Fire, Israel, World News, Middle East, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Merrill Foto News

Multi-Media Channels acquires Merrill Courier

Multi-Media Channels is pleased to announce the acquisition of Merrill Courier, a local newspaper and media outlet serving the city of Merrill, Wisconsin and surrounding areas.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Merrill, WI, Green Bay, WI, Waupaca, WI

Journal

Brown and Renville Counties

There are nine states with a Brown County. Eight of those states are geographically connected.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Green Bay City Leaders Discuss Cell Phone Ban

Green Bay city leaders met Monday evening to discuss putting restrictions on what drivers can and can't do with cell phones in cars.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Bay City, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Return Scheme Targets Big Box Retailers

The Brown County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying a man and woman they say returned items at a Home Depot store three times in one week, even though they never actually bought the times in the first place.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Ready Wisconsin AmeriCorps Disaster Preparedness Project to Increase Community Resilience

Wisconsin Emergency Management is seeking twenty community-minded individuals to serve as part-time AmeriCorps members in emergency management offices throughout the state from September 1, 2014 through August 31, 2015.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Bayfield County, WI, Milwaukee, WI

WLUK-TV Green Bay

DNA tests ordered in 2003 attempted homicide case

Gregorio Morales and Juan Nieto were convicted of abducting a woman from a Green Bay nightclub, sexually assaulting her, setting her on fire and then leaving her for dead.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Reward Increases in Missing Woman Case

Victoria Prokopovitz was last seen on April 26, 2013 at her home on Kunesh Road in the Township of Pittsfield.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tammy Baldwin, US News, US Senate, Tammy Baldwin, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Manitowoc, WI, Minocqua, WI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Hortonville Schools Add Radios to Help in Crisis Situations

School officials in Hortonville say a new communications system will help the district, police and emergency personnel respond better to any sort of crisis in the school district.

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Related Topix: Hortonville, WI, Education Etc., Outagamie County, WI, Green Bay, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Thieves break into storage units in Brown County

Numerous storage units in Brown County were burglarized in the past month by thieves who cut off the locks and replaced them with different locks.

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Related Topix: Howard, WI, Green Bay, WI, Menasha, WI

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