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2014-06-19

Foremost Dairy project takes step forward

Plans for a development along the Fox River in Appleton are progressing. The city council agreed to a deal with Vetter Denk for the former Foremost Dairy site, last night. The firm wants to build about 90 apartments there. Community…

posted 2014-06-19 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton relaxes sidewalk cafe rules

More sidewalk cafes might be popping up outside of bars and restaurants in downtown Appleton. The city council changed the rules for the cafes last night. Businesses that serve alcohol won't need to have an employee outside, at all times,…

posted 2014-06-19 05:04 by WHBY

Walker reacts to minimum wage study

A study released this week shows the state could lose more than 16,000 jobs, if the minimum wage increases to $10.10 hour. The Wisconsin Restaurant Association paid for the report. It shows that most of those jobs would be in…

posted 2014-06-19 05:03 by WHBY

Catalpa drastically reduces therapy wait times

An 18-month-old mental health organization is drastically reducing wait times for children and teens to see a therapist. Catulpa Health CEO Lisa Kogan-Praska says a grant from U.S. Venture's Basic Needs Giving Partnership helped them add two therapists, and evaluate…

posted 2014-06-19 05:02 by WHBY

Marshals catch Philadelphia suspect in Appleton

The suspect in a sexual assault case in Philadelphia was arrested in Appleton. U.S. Marshals office caught Michael Young in the 200 block of S. Summit Street on Tuesday. They say he saw a woman walking along a sidewalk in…

posted 2014-06-19 05:01 by WHBY

Thompson calls obesity a disease

A longtime Wisconsin politician is trying to fight obesity. Former Governor Tommy Thompson is calling on Congress to recognize obesity as a disease. That would require Medicare to cover obesity treatments. Thompson says the country would save money in the…

posted 2014-06-19 05:00 by WHBY

Diamondbacks Get Walk Off Win Versus Brew Crew

Light hitting Tony Campana hit a one out single off of Brandon Kintzler to drive in Martin Prado in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks edged the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Wednesday night in Phoenix. The Brewers…

posted 2014-06-19 00:03:58 by WHBY

2014-06-18

Basic Needs Partnership giving $2.8 mil

More than 100 non-profits, in the Fox Cities, Green Bay, and Oshkosh are receiving money that was raised through an annual golf outing. Cathy Mutschler is the director of giving for U.S. Venture. She says the money from the U.S.…

posted 2014-06-18 14:14:05 by WHBY

NWS watching rain totals with more expected

The overnight storms over the last two days brought plenty of rain, and concerns about the potential for flooding. The National Weather Service is following the situation because more rain is expected to fall, tonight or early tomorrow morning. Meteorologist…

posted 2014-06-18 13:04 by WHBY

2 men arrested in Brown Co. for child pornography

Two men are in custody on child pornography charges, in Brown County. The sheriff's department says 28-year-old Darryl Ripkoski of Bellevue, and 42-year-old Jon Vangheem of De Pere were arrested. Authorities say they've been working on an undercover operation for…

posted 2014-06-18 13:03 by WHBY

Library starting early literacy program

There's a new early-learning initiative through the Appleton Public Library, to try to turn around a decline in third-grade reading scores. Tanya Misselt of the children's department says librarians will leave the library to reach out to families. She says…

posted 2014-06-18 13:02 by WHBY

Wis. drivers hit hard by bad credit

Car insurance can cost up to 80 percent more in Wisconsin, if you have a bad credit score. A national study by WalletHub shows that ranks 12th highest in the country. CEO Odysseas Papadimitriou says he knew insurance companies used…

posted 2014-06-18 13:01 by WHBY

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