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2015-08-13

U.S. Venture launches new initiatives

The U.S. Venture Open raised a record of nearly $3.6 million yesterday, with the money going to efforts to fight the root causes of poverty. The Basic Needs Giving Partnership divides the funds between the Community Foundations in the Fox…

posted 2015-08-13 13:05 by WHBY

Behind-the-scenes progress on expo center

Work on a proposed expo center in downtown Appleton is going on behind the scenes. Community development director Karen Harkness says Mayor Tim Hanna started his second round of visits to the surrounding communities to update them on the project.…

posted 2015-08-13 13:04 by WHBY

Quarry drowning victim was G.B. man

The drowning victim in the Redgranite Quarry yesterday was a 49-year-old Green Bay man. Redgranite police went to the quarry shortly before 6 p.m. yesterday, and Daniel Whitmore was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say alcohol appeared to be…

posted 2015-08-13 13:03 by WHBY

Shawano man's body found in lake

The body of a 79-year-old Shawano man was pulled from a lake this morning. The Shawano County sheriff's department started searching for Maynard Sohr, after someone spotted his empty boat on Lily Lake yesterday. Crews used sonar and video equipment,…

posted 2015-08-13 13:02 by WHBY

Hwy. CE traffic shifting again

Drivers on Highway CE in Outagamie County are going to deal with more traffic changes, as a roundabout and resurfacing project moves along. Outagamie County traffic engineer Andy Rowell says traffic moved from the westbound to the eastbound lanes this…

posted 2015-08-13 13:01 by WHBY

Site selectors tour G.B., Fox Cities areas

Some site selection consultants are checking out the Fox Cities and Green Bay areas this week. They look for places for companies to relocate or expand. It's the first time the Greater Green Bay Chamber of Commerce and Fox Cities…

posted 2015-08-13 13:00 by WHBY

L.C. evaluating option for public works dept.

Little Chute is losing its public works building, and it could take two years, before a new facility is ready to go. The village sold its current public works site, to coffee and tea producer Trilliant. The company is building…

posted 2015-08-13 12:59 by WHBY

U.S. Venture Open shatters record

The largest single-day fundraiser in the region set another record yesterday. The U.S. Venture Open brought in almost $3.6 million to fight the root causes of poverty. Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball coach Bo Ryan was the featured guest, and he…

posted 2015-08-13 05:05 by WHBY

Fire damages salvage yard

Smoke could be seen for miles, from a fire at a salvage yard on the border between Green Bay and Bellevue yesterday afternoon. Crews from about 30 fire departments worked at Smitty's Auto Salvage in the 2300 block of Main…

posted 2015-08-13 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices spiking

Oil prices are going down, but the price at the pump across Wisconsin is spiking. Erin Roth of the Wisconsin Petroleum Council says some Madison stations raised their prices by 50 cents a gallon yesterday, because of an equipment problem…

posted 2015-08-13 05:03 by WHBY

Trilliant expanding in L.C.

A Little Chute coffee roaster and tea producer is moving ahead with a major expansion project. Village administrator James Fenlon says Trilliant is buying a neighboring property that's home to Little Chute's public works department. He says the company will…

posted 2015-08-13 05:02 by WHBY

G.C. hopes Meijer sparks growth on large site

Grand Chute leaders hope a supercenter project will spur more growth on a site along I-41. Meijer is planning to open a grocery and retail store, at the corner of Richmond Street and Evergreen Drive, in 2017. Community development director…

posted 2015-08-13 05:01 by WHBY

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