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Experts weigh in on emerald ash borer

Appleton has its first confirmed case of the emerald ash borer, and experts say there are some symptoms that ash tree owners should watch out for. Kevin Jarek is with the UW-Extension office in Outagamie County. He says the beetle…

posted 2015-02-11 05:02 by WHBY

Johnson reacts to Obama's ISIS request

President Obama is expected to ask Congress for more war powers to fight the Islamic State terrorist group, and a U.S. Senator from Oshkosh says he's willing to listen. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says he's been briefed by some of…

posted 2015-02-11 05:01 by WHBY

Hansen joins SeniorCare petition drive

A Democratic senator from Green Bay is starting a petition drive over Governor Walker's proposal for SeniorCare. The governor's budget would force seniors to sign up for Medicare Part D first, and only use SeniorCare when the federal program doesn't…

posted 2015-02-11 05:00 by WHBY


Menominee make another offer for casino

The Menominee tribe is making another attempt to convince Governor Walker to approve its $800 million Kenosha casino proposal. Tribal officials and leaders of Hard Rock International say they'll pay $220 million for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena, if the…

posted 2015-02-10 15:05 by WHBY

EAB found in Appleton

The city of Appleton is reporting a confirmed case of emerald ash borer. City forester Mike Michlig says a private contractor found it late last month, while cutting down a tree on the northeast side. He says state and federal…

posted 2015-02-10 15:04 by WHBY

Survey: Wisconsin drivers take risks

A survey of Wisconsin drivers shows a "do as I say, not as I do" attitude, on the road. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says the biggest example, is speeding. He says more than 90 percent said it's unacceptable to…

posted 2015-02-10 15:03 by WHBY

Appleton may help pay for new playground

The city of Appleton might pitch in for a new playground at an elementary school on the northeast side. The Huntley Houses neighborhood group is working on the project. The group's Jamie Karpinske says the larger playground at Huntley elementary…

posted 2015-02-10 15:02 by WHBY

City still exploring canopy standards

Appleton leaders are taking another step toward dealing with lights on canopies. The plan commission approved a specific definition of a canopy yesterday. Ald. Kyle Lobner says it would cover canopies at gas stations, drive-thrus, and temporary setups. Lobner started…

posted 2015-02-10 15:01 by WHBY

Neenah Paper plans expansion

The Appleton flats have been transforming into a spot for housing, restaurants, and businesses in recent years, but that's not stopping a paper company from expanding. Neenah Paper wants to build a 44,000 square foot facility north of its existing…

posted 2015-02-10 05:05 by WHBY

ADI has mixed reaction to parking study

Appleton officials will start going over a downtown parking study later today, and the head of a business group says she likes some recommendations, but not others. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says people should be able to pay…

posted 2015-02-10 05:04 by WHBY

Estimates in for Neenah, Menasha trail loop

Neenah's mayor hopes to work quickly on a proposal to complete the Trestle Trail loop around the southern half of Little Lake Butte des Morts. The project includes building two pedestrian bridges across the Fox River, in Neenah and Menasha.…

posted 2015-02-10 05:03 by WHBY

Man arrested after 'SWATing' call

Appleton police quickly responded to what turned out to be a fake call about a shooting in the city's downtown. Lt. Mike Frisch says someone called 911, around 1:45 p.m. yesterday. He says the caller claimed a man with an…

posted 2015-02-10 05:02 by WHBY

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