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2014-11-20

DNR warns caution for ice fishing

Many outdoorsmen have a case of buck fever right now, but the DNR is urging caution for those who would rather take advantage of some early season ice fishing. Fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs says some area lakes have as much…

posted 2014-11-20 13:04 by WHBY

Today is the Great American Smokeout

Smokers all over the country will try to kick the habit today, as part of the Great American Smoke Out. The American Cancer Society started the annual effort to quit smoking in 1977 as a way to give people additional…

posted 2014-11-20 13:03 by WHBY

UW-Oshkosh ROTC program gets high marks

A military training group says the ROTC program at UW-Oshkosh is the best, out of similar programs at 43 other Midwest colleges and universities.  Lt. Colonel Fred Toti is a professor of military science at the school. He says the…

posted 2014-11-20 13:02 by WHBY

Little Chute football players heading to state

For the first time in school history, the Little Chute high school football team is competing for a state title, in Madison. The Mustangs made their way through the division four playoffs, and principal Dan Valentyn the entire school is…

posted 2014-11-20 13:01 by WHBY

Cold November impacting farmers

The early start of winter weather froze the ground before many farmers could get their crops out of the field and that could lead to some problems. Zen Miller of the Outagamie County UW-Extension office says the hard ground keeps…

posted 2014-11-20 05:05 by WHBY

Fire destroys two mobile homes near Pulaski

About 20 fire departments battled a blaze yesterday afternoon at a mobile home park near Pulaski. Pulaski tri-county fire chief Randy Wichlacz say the fire started around 2:30 p.m. in a garage, and spread to two trailers, in the Pleasant…

posted 2014-11-20 05:04 by WHBY

13 home Habitat project moving forward

The Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity chapter is moving forward with the a project that will create 13 homes, on the site of a former Pierce Manufacturing facility. Appleton's city council agreed last night, to divide the property along Spencer…

posted 2014-11-20 05:03 by WHBY

Chief justice calls for more judicial spending

The chief justice of the state's Supreme Court is calling for more money in the next state budget, to fund the judicial system. Justice Shirley Abrahamson wants an extra $8 million to cut the portion of court costs that counties…

posted 2014-11-20 05:02 by WHBY

SmartPlate encourages healthy eating

Two years ago, a group started a pilot program called "eatsmart!" to help people find healthy options, when they eat at a restaurant. That program is now re-launching under the name "SmartPlate." Ellen Koski of the Outagamie County health department…

posted 2014-11-20 05:01 by WHBY

2014-11-19

Appleton, Green Bay near record for cold Nov.

On Friday, Appleton and Green Bay will likely set records for the most consecutive November days without the temperature rising above freezing. National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Last says the current record is nine days, and we'll hit that tomorrow.…

posted 2014-11-19 13:05 by WHBY

Shelter still has room, despite cold weather

The first major cold snap of the winter came early this year and officials at the Fox Valley Warming Shelter say it's critical for people without a place to stay, to get shelter. Shelter director Scott Peeples says when temperatures…

posted 2014-11-19 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah council passes budget

Neenah's city council approved a budget for next year, after hours of debate last night, that dragged into the early morning hours. Alderman Lee Hillstrom says the council made about 40 changes to Mayor Dean Kaufert's budget. But he says…

posted 2014-11-19 13:03 by WHBY

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