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2014-09-30

Foster care cases climbing

Outagamie County and the surrounding area is seeing an increase in children needing foster care. A report shows the national totals went down for seven years, before they rose slightly. last year. Jennifer Sailer is a supervisor for Outagamie County's…

posted 2014-09-30 13:04 by WHBY

Johnson returns from U.N. meetings

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh is back in Wisconsin, after spending part of last week talking with world leaders at the United Nations, in New York City. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was appointed by President Obama to help represent the…

posted 2014-09-30 13:03 by WHBY

Sherwood working on master plan

There's a proposed master plan to guide development in the village of Sherwood over the next 20 to 30 years. Planner Andrew Dane of Short Elliot Hendrickson says the downtown area could use some small shops, restaurants, and a coffee…

posted 2014-09-30 13:02 by WHBY

Man gets 10 years for attempted murder

A Kaukauna man convicted of trying to kill his parents will spend 10 years in prison. An Outagamie County judge sentenced 38-year-old James Anderson yesterday. A jury found him guilty, in August, of seven charges, including attempted murder, kidnapping, and…

posted 2014-09-30 13:01 by WHBY

Kaukauns signs off on Eagle mill project

About two years after the project was first proposed, Kaukauna officials are endorsing new deals to renovate the former Eagle mill, and move the city library there. The city council unanimously approved the agreements last night. Mayor Gene Rosin says…

posted 2014-09-30 05:05 by WHBY

Big names in state for governor's race

Both major candidates for governor had some "star power" with them yesterday. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in Hudson for a couple of campaign stops with Governor Walker. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a rally, in Milwaukee, in…

posted 2014-09-30 05:04 by WHBY

UW-Osh leader plans to draw on experience

There's a new leader at UW-Oshkosh, and he plans to draw on his time as a professor, and fundraiser, to help him in his role. Andrew Leavitt was hired by the UW's Board of Regents yesterday. He's a vice president…

posted 2014-09-30 05:03 by WHBY

Site selectors coming to Fox Cities

The Fox Cities Regional Partnership is trying improve the area's national reputation by bringing in a group of consultants. Larry Burkhardt is the partnership's executive vice president, and he says the consultants advise businesses on where to relocate or build…

posted 2014-09-30 05:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna program deals with bullying

A parent in the Kaukauna school district caused a stir last year, when he claimed bullying wasn't taken seriously. School leaders are trying to change that perception this week with a two-day program. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter says students, teachers, and…

posted 2014-09-30 05:01 by WHBY

Advocate, lawmaker's daughter busted for drugs

The daughter of a state lawmaker is back in jail on drug charges. Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Nygren had been an advocate for recovering heroin addicts, since she was released from prison several months ago. She also joined her father, Rep. John…

posted 2014-09-30 05:00 by WHBY

Teen claims man offered him ride near Pulaski

Shawano County authorities are looking for a man, after a 16-year-old boy says he was offered a ride yesterday afternoon. They say the teen was walking home from Pulaski high school, and he yelled at the pickup truck driver. He…

posted 2014-09-30 04:59 by WHBY

2014-09-29

Berlin police release 'person of interest' in murder

Berlin police released a potential suspect, in a double murder. Investigators questioned the man, starting late Saturday night. 28-year-old Melissa Tuinstra and 28-year-old Justin Daniels were found dead that night, in the 200 block of Broadway Street. Police also issued…

posted 2014-09-29 13:05 by WHBY

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