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Appleton schools update suicide prevention policy

School districts are putting a greater emphasis on suicide prevention, and the Appleton district is updating its guidelines for helping students. Assistant superintendent of student services Val Dreier says the original policy was adopted in 1988, and they wanted to…

posted 2014-02-25 05:03 by WHBY

Ship order for Marinette could be scaled back

The U.S. defense secretary wants to reduce the Navy's order for combat ships that are built at Marinette Marine because of budget cuts, but a local lawmaker says he'll fight that proposal. Secretary Chuck Hagel is pushing to lower the…

posted 2014-02-25 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha police investigate 'sexting' case

Police in Menasha are looking into allegations that high school students posted inappropriate pictures of another student online. Authorities confirmed that they're investigating a "sexting" case, but they aren't releasing much other information. Menasha school district superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says…

posted 2014-02-25 05:01 by WHBY

Oshkosh police want mobile command center

When Oshkosh police need to use a mobile command center at a crime scene, they have to borrow the Winnebago County sheriff's department's unit, but officials are hoping to change that. The Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is raising money to…

posted 2014-02-25 05:00 by WHBY

N.L. man arrested on drug charges

New London police say authorities found about 18 pounds of high-grade marijuana at a house, after a 21-year-old man was arrested in Berlin on cocaine charges. They say Jose Fernandez-Martinez sold cocaine to an undercover agent last Friday. That led…

posted 2014-02-25 04:59 by WHBY


Bucks Smash 76ers in Philly

The Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers entered their match-up on Monday night with the two worst records in the NBA.  As bad as the season has been at times for the Bucks, the Sixers were clearly outmatched on the court…

posted 2014-02-24 20:36:45 by WHBY

2 found dead in G.B. apartment

Police found the bodies of a man and a woman Monday morning, in an apartment on Green Bay's eastside. Lt. Jeff Brester says it appears they did not die of natural causes, but they're not releasing any more details until…

posted 2014-02-24 16:30 by WHBY

Busiest season planned for Hwy. 41 work

Construction crews could have their busiest year yet, along Highway 41. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says they'll be working on the largest number of projects, during one construction season. They're concentrated in Brown County. He says the interchange between Highway…

posted 2014-02-24 13:05 by WHBY

Leaders work on site, contract for regional park

It's possible that Appleton and the village of Harrison could buy land for a regional park in the next year or so. The communities have been working together to identify potential locations. Appleton parks director Dean Gazza says they included…

posted 2014-02-24 13:04 by WHBY

Prof: Walker bombshell doubtful before election

A political expert says he doesn't expect to see any surprising revelations about Governor Walker, before this fall's election. That includes anything that might be included in about 27,000 pages of emails and documents, that were released last week, as…

posted 2014-02-24 13:03 by WHBY

New garbage, recycling bins on College Ave.

The city of Appleton is replacing the garbage cans along College Avenue, and adding bins for recycling. Public works director Paula Vandehey they want to promote recycling, so they're placing 20 of those bins on sidewalks. She says they plan…

posted 2014-02-24 13:02 by WHBY

Coin toss breaks tie in Buchanan primary

A spot on the April ballot was decided by a coin flip, in the town of Buchanan. Town administrator Joel Gregozeski says two town board candidates tied for second place in last Tuesday's primary, with 35 votes each. He says…

posted 2014-02-24 13:01 by WHBY

The Brewers play an afternoon game today, so the PhilCast won't start until after the post-game show, which puts us…
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Maybe you've heard me relate the bear story on WHBY. If not, here it is: On vacation a week or…
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I'm not a parent. Still, I get it. It's your first child. You're thrilled beyond belief. You take pictures. You…
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