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2015-05-06

Maribel man dies after Brown Co. accident

A 20-year-old Maribel man died Monday, after he was thrown from his car in a one-car crash last Friday night. Brown County authorities say Tyler Decker rolled his car on Rosecrans Road, in the town of Denmark. Deputies say he…

posted 2015-05-06 05:01 by WHBY

State provides tips for dealing with dementia

The state is launching a new effort to help communities and businesses better cater to people with dementia. Secretary Kitty Rhoades of the Department of Health Services was in Appleton yesterday. She says they developed a tool kit that's available…

posted 2015-05-06 05:00 by WHBY

CP Center holds grand opening in Kimberly

A non-profit that helps people with developmental disabilities hosted a grand opening yesterday, at its new facility in Kimberly. Cerebral Palsy, Inc. is running a day center in the 1100 block of W. Kenneday Avenue. Julie Tetzlaff is the adult…

posted 2015-05-06 04:59 by WHBY

Funding effort starts for RiverHeath venue

A large redevelopment project along the Fox River could include a venue for concerts and other events. RiverHeath developer Mark Geall says they're looking to raise $2 million online, through what's called "crowdsourcing." He says they have 30 days to…

posted 2015-05-06 04:58 by WHBY

'Jersey Boys' returns to PAC

A Broadway musical that tells the story of the group "Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons" kicked off its second visit to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Jersey Boys opened last night. The show is in downtown Appleton for…

posted 2015-05-06 04:57 by WHBY

2015-05-05

Brewers lack offense, lose to Dodgers 8-2

The Brewers managed to only get three hits against the DodgersTuesday night, losing 8-2.  Matt Garza (2-4) went six innings giving up three runss off of four hits and three walks, while striking out five.  Aramis Ramirez went 2-4 with…

posted 2015-05-05 22:17:31 by WHBY

NAMI: Watch for mental health warning signs

A local mental health advocacy group is reminding people to watch for warning signs, if someone is dealing with a traumatic emotional event. The man responsible for Sunday's tragedy on the Trestle Trail was going through a failed engagement, and…

posted 2015-05-05 15:05 by WHBY

Fishing spots had been biggest Trestle Trail issue

Menasha's police chief says the biggest problem that they dealt with on the Trestle Trail, before Sunday's shooting, was people fishing from the wrong side of the bridge. Chief Tim Styka says joggers worry about getting hooked, while someone is…

posted 2015-05-05 15:04 by WHBY

Fox Communities creates funds for victims

A local credit union is trying to raise money for the families of the Trestle Trail shooting victims. Lynn Hopfensperger is the community development director for Fox Communities Credit Union. She says people can donate to the Stoffel and Bentdahl…

posted 2015-05-05 15:03 by WHBY

Couple donates booklets to sheriff's dept.

A couple wants to help Waupaca County sheriff's deputies be able to communicate better with the deaf and hearing impaired. James Williams and Mary Ann Lapine presented special booklets, with phonetic speaking and sign language, to deputies this morning. They…

posted 2015-05-05 15:01 by WHBY

JFC leaders: UW autonomy plan dead

The co-chairs of the Legislature's budget committee say Governor Walker's proposal to give the UW System more autonomy, is dead. But they do say they're still open to give the schools some additional independence, from state government. Senator Alberta Darling…

posted 2015-05-05 15:01 by WHBY

Online fundraising page created for Bentdahl

The family of shooting victim Adam Bentdahl set up an online fundraising page. His brother-in-law created the GoFundMe site, in hopes of raising $10,000 to help with expenses. The 31-year-old Bentdahl lived in Appleton, and he was one of three…

posted 2015-05-05 11:30 by WHBY

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