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22 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Lawyer gets 30 years for abusing his wife

A suspended 49-year-old Wisconsin lawyer was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison after being convicted in a jury trial earlier this year of 30 of the 31 counts he faced concerning the abuse, strangulation and sexual assault of his wife.

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Yesterday | WLUK-TV Green Bay

Police arrest teens in connection with seven vehicle thefts in the area.

"We're in the middle of filling out the report when says, get in the car, we think it's just down the road," said DeGrave.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Thursday | 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., Brown County, WI, Green Bay, WI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Appleton attorney gets 30 years in sexual assault case

An Appleton attorney convicted of sexually assaulting and strangling his wife multiple times for more than a year, will spend at least 30 years in prison and 10 years on supervised release.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI

WNFL-AM Green Bay

30-year prison sentence given to Appleton attorney in sexual assault case

A lawyer will spend at least 30 years in prison after an Outagamie County judge sentences him Wednesday for sexually assaulting and strangling his wife multiple times.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fred Minnick explores women's role in whiskey in his latest book

Minnick, who wrote technical forestry articles when he lived and worked in Wisconsin, is the author of Whiskey Women: The Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch and Irish Whiskey.

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Related Topix: Appleton, WI, Brookfield, WI, US National Guard, US Military

WisDOT

WIS 441 bridge inspection in Outagamie County scheduled for tomorrow

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northeast Region in Green Bay is announcing one lane of northbound WIS 441 where it crosses the Fox River east of Appleton will be closed tomorrow, July 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

New Detour Signs Help Drivers Find Monroe Ave. Businesses

If you've driven through downtown Green Bay lately, you've noticed the the construction cones and barriers.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Construction Worker Shortage Drives Home Prices Up

The housing industry has bounced back, but during the recession many construction workers became unemployed and found themselves other work.

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Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Brown County, WI, Green Bay, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

3: Guests were slow to react to hotel fire

Two people were transported to the hospital during a fire that left a Fond du Lac hotel uninhabitable for now.

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Related Topix: Fire, Stevens Point, WI, Green Bay, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Kaap's Restaurant Display Coming to Neville Museum

A landmark restaurant in downtown Green Bay that closed in the late 1970's is being brought to life again at the Neville Public Museum.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Highway Worker Hit by Shovel Suffers Serious Injuries

An Outagamie County Highway worker suffered serious injuries after being hit by a shovel that fell out of a truck, according to the Fox Valley Metro Police Department.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

FOX 11 Investigates: Inmates not asked to pay jail costs in Outagamie Co.

Wisconsin law allows counties to charge inmates, once sentenced, the full cost of locking them up in the county jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Brown County, WI, Allouez, WI

WisDOT

Meeting scheduled for WIS 47/County OO improvements in Outagamie County

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northeast Region in Green Bay is announcing a public information meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to the intersection of WIS 47 and County OO in the city of Appleton.

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Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Appleton, WI

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Woman Cited After Driving Through Asphalt, Hitting Highway Worker

A driver was issued three citations after she ignored construction warnings and hit a highway worker in Outagamie County, according to the Fox Valley Metro Police Department.

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Related Topix: Kimberly, WI

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Semi Tips in Kaukauna Roundabout

A father who authorities say went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically, has surrendered after a standoff and... Officials say a gunman dressed as a parcel delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home and shot her ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kaukauna, WI

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Star Tribune

Appleton dad accused of spending $360K from disabled son's trust fund on drugs, porn, travel

An Appleton man stole more than $360,000 from his disabled son's trust fund and spent the money on drugs, pornography and travel, prosecutors said this week.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WisDOT

Meeting planned for WIS 55 improvements in Kaukauna

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Northeast Region in Green Bay is announcing a public involvement meeting for work planned for the proposed reconstruction of WIS 55 from Lawe Street through the US 41 interchange in the city of Kaukauna, Outagamie County.

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Related Topix: Kaukauna, WI, Green Bay, WI

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Farmers dealing with a tough summer

"You're always at the mercy of the weather in this business and it's almost a worst-case scenario in the situation here," he told FOX 11. Kevin Jarek with Outagamie County's UW-Extension told us farmers across the area are struggling with saturated fields from too much rain.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Outagamie County boy, 10, hurt in hit-and-run incident

A boy in Black Creek is recovering after a hit-and-run driver pinned him and his bicycle under a truck and dragged him along the pavement.

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Related Topix: Black Creek, WI

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