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2015-08-28

Group plans Moonlight Paddle

A group is planning to hold a moonlight paddle for kayaks and canoes tonight, along the Fox River. Jeff Mazanec is the president of the North East Wisconsin Paddlers. He says plenty of people get in the water during the…

posted 2015-08-28 13:00 by WHBY

De Pere festival closing with Mile bands

A concert featuring three bands with ties to Appleton's Mile of Music will close out a summer-long series in De Pere. The EastWest Music Fest featured 60 original singer-songwriters. Organizer Keith Vanden Avond says they're bringing in Swear and Shake,…

posted 2015-08-28 12:59 by WHBY

Police have sketch of abduction suspect

Police are releasing a sketch of a suspect in an attempted child abduction in De Pere, earlier this week. They say a 14-year-old girl reported that a man asked her to get into his pickup truck, near De Pere high…

posted 2015-08-28 12:45 by WHBY

Bodies of 2 males in car after shop fire

Police in Green Bay are looking for clues, after a car crashed into a business, starting a fire, and killing two people. Green Bay firefighters went to Hernandez Auto and Tire around 2:30 a.m. yesterday, when someone reported that the…

posted 2015-08-28 05:05 by WHBY

Bond set at $500K for sexual assault suspect

A man charged with the sexual assault of a stranger on Appleton's northside, in 20-12, is in custody on a $500,000 bond. Thirty-four-year-old Adam Demerath faces several charges, after prosecutors say DNA evidence linked him to the crime. Appleton police…

posted 2015-08-28 05:04 by WHBY

New ramp opens at I-41, I-43 interchange

A major ramp between two interstates is opening today in the Green Bay area. The ramp from I-41 North to I-43 South closed in March, so crews could remove a loop ramp, and build a new flyover one. DOT spokesman…

posted 2015-08-28 05:03 by WHBY

Houdini bust in place in Appleton plaza

There's a new addition to Houdini Plaza in downtown Appleton. Community leaders unveiled a bust of Harry Houdini, near the entrance to the Appleton Center office building. Sculptor Craig Campbell from the History Channel's Monument Guys made the bronze piece of…

posted 2015-08-28 05:02 by WHBY

'Kinky Boots' tickets going on sale

The Tony Award winner for Best Musical in 2013 is coming to downtown Appleton in October. Tickets for Kinky Boots at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center go on sale at 10 a.m. PAC spokeswoman Trisha Witt says it's inspired by…

posted 2015-08-28 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-27

Two dead in G.B. crash, fire

Green Bay police say they found two bodies in a car that likely crashed into a tire shop on the north side, this morning, starting a fire. Firefighters went to Hernandez Auto and Tire, in the 1900 block of Irwin…

posted 2015-08-27 13:05 by WHBY

Average ACT score likely to slip next year

The state could have a tough time keeping its high ranking for ACT scores next year. A new requirement that all high school students take the standardized test will take effect. With an average score of 22.2, Wisconsin tied for…

posted 2015-08-27 13:04 by WHBY

Valley Value Cinema to close

A lower-cost movie theater on the southside of Appleton will close its doors next month. Marcus Theatres owns Valley Value Cinema on Memorial Drive. Company spokeswoman Lindsey Weix says it's becoming more difficult to find 35-millimeter film versions of the…

posted 2015-08-27 13:03 by WHBY

Pictures, hashtags could help feed needy family

People can help feed a family for the rest of the year, while they're going out to eat, during the first Fox Cities Restaurant Week. Tundraland Home Improvements president Brian Gottlieb says they're encouraging diners to take pictures of their…

posted 2015-08-27 13:02 by WHBY

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