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2014-08-26

Menasha Lock reopens

After more than six weeks, the Menasha Lock on the Fox River is open again. The Fox River Navigational System Authority started letting boaters through it, last Friday. Chief Operating Officer Bob Stark says they're still making some final adjustments,…

posted 2014-08-26 05:00 by WHBY

2014-08-25

G.B. credit union robbed

Green Bay police say a man robbed the Fox Communities Credit Union in the 1300 block of Main Street this morning. They say a white man demanded money, and claimed to have a weapon. He ran off with an undisclosed…

posted 2014-08-25 15:05 by WHBY

Housing for veterans becoming reality

A facility in Green Bay will provide housing and other services for veterans. Officials gathered this morning for a groundbreaking ceremony. Mayor Jim Schmitt says Veterans Manor will be near the new V-A clinic, on the city's northeast side. He…

posted 2014-08-25 13:30 by WHBY

LU's jazz studies director passes away

Lawrence University is mourning the loss of the longtime leader of the jazz studies department. Sixty-three-year-old Fred Sturm died last night, following a decade-long fight with cancer. He taught at Lawrence for 26 years, during two different stints. In between…

posted 2014-08-25 13:29 by WHBY

Early designs of library to be unveiled

A consultant will show off the conceptual designs for a new Appleton Public Library this afternoon. John Peterson is the chair of the library board, and he says it's an exciting day for the future of Appleton. The library board…

posted 2014-08-25 13:05 by WHBY

Farmers Almanac predicts winter in NE Wis.

The new Farmers Almanac is calling for below normal temperatures and snowfall totals, for the upcoming winter, but the projections are worse in other parts of the country. The annual publication is releasing its predictions for different regions, and it…

posted 2014-08-25 13:04 by WHBY

Counselor reacts to pornography addiction

The Fond du Lac man accused of going into unlocked homes, while naked, claims he became addicted to pornography when he was 11. Marie Nesemann of Reach Counseling in Neenah says people with sexual addictions can start searching for different…

posted 2014-08-25 13:03 by WHBY

Fire contained to 1 apartment in Neenah

No one was hurt in an apartment fire last night in Neenah. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the bedroom of one apartment. Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue went to the two-story apartment building, in the 100 block of Professional…

posted 2014-08-25 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton referendum projects almost ready

When students return to school in Appleton next week, crews will be finished on a number of construction projects. Voters approved a referendum in February, for $25 million in maintenance and technology upgrades. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas says…

posted 2014-08-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton teachers officially back

All 1,600 teachers and staff members for the Appleton school district are officially returning to work today. Superintendent Lee Allinger says they're meeting at West high school this morning. He says they'll spend the next four days preparing for students…

posted 2014-08-25 05:04 by WHBY

Butter prices rising, farmers impacted

Wholesale butter prices hit a record high last week, and that's good news for farmers. That's according to Kevin Jarek, the UW-Extension ag agent for Outagamie County. He says the demand for butter is a sign that are people are…

posted 2014-08-25 05:03 by WHBY

State gets low marks from Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society says the state doesn't meet the group's recommendations in nine of its 12 categories for preventing and treating the disease. Sara Sahli is with the non-profit's Cancer Action Network, and she says the state isn't spending…

posted 2014-08-25 05:02 by WHBY

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