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Technology a focus of Appleton referendum

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide a referendum tomorrow, and it includes money to improve technology in the classroom. The district is asking for $25 million for a number of maintenance projects and technology upgrades. Dale Hanson is…

posted 2014-02-17 05:04 by WHBY

Bullying program expands to help parents

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is giving parents a tool to help them talk with their kids about bullying. The organization has been working in local schools, through the Act Now program. Community health director Bridget Clementi says now, they're also…

posted 2014-02-17 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna hydro plant performing well

Kaukauna Utilities officials say their new hydroelectric plant is exceeding their expectations, over the three weeks both power generators have been up-and-running. General manager Jeff Feldt says the facility is generating a lot of electricity, even though water levels on…

posted 2014-02-17 05:02 by WHBY


Wisconsin Gets Big Road Win Over Wolverines

The Wisconsin Badgers basketball team went into Ann Arbor on Sunday afternoon hoping to improve their win streak to four games in a  top 25 contest with Michigan.  UW took control from the opening tip and never looked back on…

posted 2014-02-16 14:11:19 by WHBY


Marquette takes down Xavier

At the BMO Harris Bradley Center, the Marquette Golden Eagles picked up their third straight win with a victory over the Xavier Musketeers 81-72 on Saturday afternoon.  Senior guard Jake Thomas led the way for Marquette with a career-high 6…

posted 2014-02-15 17:55:58 by WHBY


Brother accused of Luna witness intimidation

The brother of the accused shooter at Luna Lounge is charged with intimidating witnesses in the murder case. Prosecutors believe 28-year-old Chong Lee shot and killed a Green Bay man at a downtown Appleton nightclub, and now they think Lee's…

posted 2014-02-14 15:05 by WHBY

Science, tech ed a focus of referendum

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide a referendum next Tuesday, and the proposed projects include upgrading science and tech education programs. The first question asks for $25 million for maintenance and technology upgrades. The tech ed areas at…

posted 2014-02-14 13:05 by WHBY

Ripon's main downtown street reopens

More than two months after a major fire, the main street through downtown opening this afternoon. A one-block stretch of Watson Street was shut down, after the fire destroyed the Watson Street Sub Shop and an empty store. A…

posted 2014-02-14 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton police launch app

A new app for smartphones and tablets will give people more access to information from the Appleton police department. Sgt. Dave Lund says it lets people contact the department directly to report a tip. He says they can also see…

posted 2014-02-14 13:03 by WHBY

Locals join effort to end violence against women

Two local groups joined with others around the country, and the world today, to demand an end to violence against women. One Billion Rising for Justice is a Valentine's Day campaign that started last year. Beth Schnorr is the executive…

posted 2014-02-14 13:02 by WHBY

Bill would set standard for newborn tests

There's a push to create a list of required hospital tests for newborns, and set a statewide standard. Right now, their blood or urine is tested, but some doctors think pulse oximetery should be included. They check a baby's pulse…

posted 2014-02-14 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton fire department wants new boat

The Appleton fire department could get a new rescue boat. Battalion chief Ethan Kroll says their current one is 15 years old, and it's showing its age. Kroll says the new boat is light enough, that firefighters could carry it…

posted 2014-02-14 13:00 by WHBY

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