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Clothes Closet busy before school starts

Back to school shopping can be difficult for families that are struggling to get by, and a non-profit will help about 1,300 children this year. The Community Clothes Closet in Menasha is holding its Cool for School program again. Operations…

posted 2015-08-17 05:00 by WHBY


Hotels benefit from Mile of Music

The totals are in, and local tourism officials say just over 500 hotel rooms were booked by music fans, during this year's Mile of Music festival. Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Pam Seidl says her group contacted…

posted 2015-08-14 13:05 by WHBY

Man gets assault rifle during dispute

Kaukauna police say a man grabbed an assault rifle when officers went to a home yesterday because of an argument. Lt. Jaime Graff says someone was trying to repossess Andy Ogden's vehicle around 5:45 p.m. yesterday. The 43-year-old Summit Lake…

posted 2015-08-14 13:04 by WHBY

C.L. TIF plans draw opposition

Combined Locks wants to extend a TIF district to help pay for a roundabout project, and the Outagamie County board is taking a stance against the proposal. Village administrator Racquel Shampo-Giese says the project is tied to the development of…

posted 2015-08-14 13:03 by WHBY

Rock Cancer preparing for seventh year

A festival that raises money for cancer patients, and research, is coming up tomorrow, in Little Chute. This is the seventh year that the Spierings Cancer Foundation is holding the Rock Cancer event. Founder, and cancer survivor Jim Spierings says…

posted 2015-08-14 13:02 by WHBY

Ashwaubenon high marking 50th anniversary

It's a milestone anniversary year at Ashwaubenon high school, and the celebration starts tomorrow. The upcoming school year will be the 50th, and alumni association president Jay Krueger says they're holding a party. He says they're inviting the entire community,…

posted 2015-08-14 13:01 by WHBY

Sinkhole swallows cars, causes evacuation

About 300 people living in a Madison apartment complex were evacuated, after a water pipe break created a sinkhole, and possible gas leak. About three vehicles fell into the water-filled hole, early this morning. Madison fire department spokeswoman Cynthia Schuster…

posted 2015-08-14 13:00 by WHBY

Brown Co. police dog dies in squad car

A police dog for the Brown County sheriff's department died in a squad car, when the air conditioning system failed. Three-year-old Wix joined the department in April of last year, and he was trained to detect explosives. He was at…

posted 2015-08-14 05:05 by WHBY

Ex-DARE officer formally charged

Brown County's district attorney is filing charges against a former Brown County DARE officer. Longtime Brown County DARE coordinator Kevin Vanden Heuvel faces four charges for theft and misconduct in office, on accusations that he stole more than $10,000 from…

posted 2015-08-14 05:04 by WHBY

Fire damages warehouse in G.B.

A fire at a business on Green Bay's eastside caused about $200,000 in damage. Crews were called to a warehouse facility in the 1900 block of Cofrin Drive just before 6 p.m. It took them about 45 minutes to get…

posted 2015-08-14 05:03 by WHBY

City eyes bike lanes on Prospect Ave.

Appleton is planning to add bike lanes on a short segment of Prospect Avenue, and the setup would be a little unusual. That's how city traffic engineer Eric Lom is describing the design, with bicyclists crossing dedicated right turn lanes…

posted 2015-08-14 05:02 by WHBY

Council to consider beehive expansion

A proposal to let people have beehives in Appleton neighborhoods is headed to the city council. Right now, they're only allowed at schools and urban farms. The board of health signed off on the rules this week. Property owners would…

posted 2015-08-14 05:01 by WHBY

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The WIAA girls state golf tournament will start Monday in Madison. Fox Valley Lutheran qualified after winning the Division 2…
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