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2015-06-18

Walker takes step toward presidential run

Governor Walker formed a new fundraising committee today, to test the waters for a presidential campaign. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober says it's one more step on the governor's path, to officially entering the race for the Republican…

posted 2015-06-18 13:03 by WHBY

Special needs group seeks overnight child services

A special needs day care that opened earlier this year in Little Chute is looking to take care of children overnight. A Very Special Place already offers that service for adults. Executive director Lorraine Yarbrough says they need the village…

posted 2015-06-18 13:02 by WHBY

Food Truck Rally could expand

The owners of food trucks are joining together again today in Appleton, and they're already looking to expand what's already becoming a monthly event. The first Fox Valley Food Truck Rally, at Pierce Park last month, went much better than…

posted 2015-06-18 13:01 by WHBY

Council shoots down library site deal

Plans for a new library along a bluff, in Appleton, are dead. The city council voted 8-to-6 last night, not to buy the proposed site. The city was offering $3 million to Fox Banquets and Trinity Lutheran Church. Ald. Ed…

posted 2015-06-18 05:05 by WHBY

Library board leader reacts to vote

The head of the library board in Appleton expects that members will have to take a look at other possible sites for a library. John Peterson says last night's vote may have delayed the project for a year. Peterson says…

posted 2015-06-18 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton would close crossing for trestles

The city of Appleton is closer to taking over three railroad trestles from the Canadian National Railroad. The city council signed off on the framework of a deal, on a 13-to-1 vote last night. The railroad wants the city to…

posted 2015-06-18 05:03 by WHBY

Man has advice for parents after losing son

A Vermont man spoke at Fox Valley Technical College last night, in hopes of helping parents prevent suicide. John Halligan says his 13-year-old son, Ryan, committed suicide in 2003, after he was bullied. He says he didn't realize how dangerous…

posted 2015-06-18 05:02 by WHBY

'Move over law' now applies to boats

Boaters are now required to follow a standard "rule of the road" for drivers. DNR recreational enforcement and education chief April Dombrowski says the "move over law" is now in place. She says if the blue lights are on, on…

posted 2015-06-18 05:01 by WHBY

2015-06-17

Land talks latest step for library

Appleton's city council will take up a deal tonight to buy the proposed site of a new library. The city started negotiating with Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets several months ago, for the property along a bluff, overseeing the…

posted 2015-06-17 13:05 by WHBY

Advocate backs G.C. police in hotel stance

A non-profit that's trying to raise awareness about sex trafficking is applauding Grand Chute for taking a tough stance against two hotels. Police raised concerns about the number of arrests for prostitution and drugs at the Motel 6, and American…

posted 2015-06-17 13:04 by WHBY

Walker: Road funding main budget holdup

Republican leaders in the Legislature are still hammering out a few issues in the state budget, and Governor Walker says transportation funding is the main sticking point. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says they may cut Walker's proposal to borrow $1.3…

posted 2015-06-17 13:03 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on road projects

In five years, the DOT plans to replace or significantly renovate the Racine Street bridge in Menasha, and officials will show off the latest designs tonight. Project Manager Bill Bertrand says four options are now on the table. One calls…

posted 2015-06-17 13:02 by WHBY

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