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2016-06-24

LU prof reacts to photo ruling on Bradley

The Marines are making it official, that Appleton's John Bradley was not in the iconic World War II photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Lawrence University history professor Jerry Podair says it's disappointing, but it doesn't make Bradley…

posted 2016-06-24 05:04 by WHBY

Company to replace fuel pipeline to G.B.

Companies will have to continue shipping fuel to northeast Wisconsin, over-the-road, for at least two years. Rep. John Macco says the West Shore Pipe Line Company will replace its fuel pipeline, between Milwaukee and Green Bay. It was shut down…

posted 2016-06-24 05:04 by WHBY

More people using warming shelter

More people used a local homeless shelter last year, than in 2014. Fox Valley Warming Shelter executive director Scott Peeples presented the non-profit's annual report to the community yesterday. He says they served an average of 53 people, each night,…

posted 2016-06-24 05:03 by WHBY

Schmitt weighs in on Zippin Pippin closure

It will be at least two weeks before the Zippin Pippin will be up-and-running again. Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt doesn't think that will have a big effect on crowds at Bay Beach. He says the popular roller coaster wasn't…

posted 2016-06-24 05:01 by WHBY

2016-06-23

ThedaCare addresses country club rumors

ThedaCare officials are confirming that a country club along I-41 is a possible site for a new regional hospital. There have been rumors floating around the community for weeks that ThedaCare was at least looking at Butte des Morts Country…

posted 2016-06-23 13:05 by WHBY

G.B. man was victim of Appleton fatal fire

The man killed in a fire on Appleton's north side yesterday morning was 24-year-old Milo Huempfner of Green Bay. He was found dead in a group home at the corner of Division and Packard streets. Police Sgt. Dave Lund says…

posted 2016-06-23 13:04 by WHBY

Name released of 1 victim in I-41 crsah

The two people killed in an accident on I-41 in Fond du Lac yesterday were 26-year-old David Button of Neenah, and an eight-year-old boy. They were riding in a car that was rear-ended by a Jeep, and pushed into a…

posted 2016-06-23 13:03 by WHBY

Marines: Bradley wasn't in Iwo Jima photo

An investigation by the Marines is officially determining that John Bradley was not in the iconic World War II photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Bradley grew up in Appleton. He's included in the national Iwo Jima memorial,…

posted 2016-06-23 13:02 by WHBY

Partnership leaving legacy in Fox Valley

For the past nine years, the Basic Needs Giving Partnership has been fighting the root causes of poverty. Stakeholders say the results are evident, in the community. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says they helped form Catalpa Health in 2012,…

posted 2016-06-23 13:01 by WHBY

Bill targets businesses with weapon bans

A southeast Wisconsin lawmaker wants businesses to be held liable, if they ban customers from having guns. Republican Rep. Bob Gannon is from Slinger. He says if people are hurt in an attack, they should be able to sue companies…

posted 2016-06-23 13:00 by WHBY

Big concert set for tonight in Jones Park

The Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks concert is this evening, in Appleton's Jones Park, and organizers are expecting a huge crowd. It's the biggest show of the Thursday night downtown summer concert series. Anne Wiegmann of Appleton Downtown Inc.…

posted 2016-06-23 12:59 by WHBY

Zippin Pippin closed for at least 2 weeks

The Zippin Pippin roller coaster in Green Bay won't reopen for at least two weeks. The popular ride at Bay Beach was closed Monday, after one of its cars failed to stop at the loading platform, and crashed into another…

posted 2016-06-23 12:58 by WHBY

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