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2014-05-28

Warm, dry weather helps farmers get in field

The mostly dry and warm weather from over the past week is good news for farmers, but they'll still likely see some losses. Kevin Jarek of the UW-Extension's Outagamie County office says after June 1, they'll lose a significant amount…

posted 2014-05-28 13:02 by WHBY

PAC honoring longtime leaders

Some longtime leaders of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will be honored tonight. Vice president Maria Van Laanen says they're presenting their Distinguished Service Award to retiring President Susan Stockton, and the remaining founding board members, of the PAC.…

posted 2014-05-28 13:01 by WHBY

GAB asked to review Bitcoin

A candidate for the Assembly is asking the state's Government Accountability Board to review its stance on using an online currency system, for campaign contributions. Madison Democrat Mark Clear says "Bitcoin" can save money, for candidates, and donors. Clear recently…

posted 2014-05-28 13:00 by WHBY

Progress in Appleton Airport customs plan

A proposal to open a customs area at the Appleton Airport are progressing. The service would be available to passengers on private planes, and Airport director Abe Weber says they have the conditional approval of the federal government. He says…

posted 2014-05-28 05:05 by WHBY

County wants more talks over expo center site

The negotiations over the proposed site for the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in downtown Appleton will continue. Outagamie County's property and airport committee is asking County Executive Tom Nelson to go back to the negotiating table with city leaders. The…

posted 2014-05-28 05:04 by WHBY

Blood Center breaks ground on project

The Community Blood Center is growing in Grand Chute. CEO John Hagins helped break ground yesterday on an 8,400 square foot garage and warehouse, at the organization's main property on W. Spencer Street. He says right now, their buses, vans,…

posted 2014-05-28 05:03 by WHBY

Students finish latest house for AHA

A family will be moving into a new house on Appleton's northwest side soon, thanks to a group of high school students. The Appleton Housing Authority worked with the school district to build the home, in the 3300 block of…

posted 2014-05-28 05:02 by WHBY

YO- VANI, Gallardo's Pinch Hit Gives Crew Walk-Off Win

Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo delivered a pinch-hit double that drove home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning Tuesday night, sending the Milwaukee Brewers over the Orioles 7-6.  With the pitcher's spot on deck and knowing Milwaukee…

posted 2014-05-28 00:23:33 by WHBY

2014-05-27

Police seek charges in child's death

Town of Menasha police are recommending a charge of first-degree reckless homicide against a 26-year-old man for the death of a three-year-old girl. Officer Jason Weber says the girl died last Wednesday from a traumatic brain injury, about a week…

posted 2014-05-27 18:00 by WHBY

Abortion law won't impact G.C. clinic anymore

A federal judge is hearing from attorneys today in a lawsuit over a state abortion law. Whatever decision is made after the trial, it won't impact a clinic in Grand Chute. Planned Parenthood had said last year that it would…

posted 2014-05-27 13:05 by WHBY

Ground broken for new TCCES middle school

Work is officially starting on a new middle school for the Twin City Catholic Education System. Hundreds of students and supporters took part in a groundbreaking ceremony this morning, on the grounds of St. Mary Central high school. Bishop David…

posted 2014-05-27 13:04 by WHBY

Waupaca police investigate 2-yr-old child's death

A two-year-old child died over the weekend, and Waupaca police are investigating. They say the child wasn't breathing when paramedics got to the home in the 600 block of Elm Street, shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. The toddler was flown…

posted 2014-05-27 13:03 by WHBY

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