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2014-06-05

Ribble checks out Green Bay VA clinic

Green Bay's VA clinic doesn't have the long delays for patients, that others are seeing across the country, but there's still room for improvement. That's the feeling of Congressman Reid Ribble. The Sherwood Republican says depending on the specialty, some…

posted 2014-06-05 05:05 by WHBY

Burke talks education in G.B.

The main Democratic candidate for governor touted her education plans, during a stop in Green Bay yesterday afternoon. Mary Burke visited Preble high school to talk with freshmen, during their annual citizenship showcase. She says the work in public schools…

posted 2014-06-05 05:04 by WHBY

Walker reacts to entrepreneurship ranking

Governor Walker is hoping the state's venture capital fund will help improve Wisconsin's ranking for entrepreneurs. The Kaufman Foundation says the state was 45th in the nation last year, for new business start-ups. Walker says lawmakers put $25 million into…

posted 2014-06-05 05:03 by WHBY

Chamber hands out business awards

Fourteen local companies were singled out for their success by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce yesterday. The group held its annual awards luncheon at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton. Frank's Pizza Palace (wholesale/retail) and Advanced Physcial…

posted 2014-06-05 05:02 by WHBY

Judge orders new election in county board race

A candidate for the Outagamie County board will get a second chance to win the election. Jason Fischer lost the April 1 race for the District 13 seat by fewer than 50 votes. He challenged the results in court, because…

posted 2014-06-05 05:01 by WHBY

2014-06-04

Brewers stumble in Minnesota

Milwaukee was defeated by the Minnesota Twins 9-8 at Target Field on Wednesday night.  Aramis Ramirez in his first game back with Milwaukee, coming off the DL, went 1 for 4 with a three-run home run.  Also Mark Reynolds batted…

posted 2014-06-04 22:19:13 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Results: Wednesday, June 4th

D2 - Baseball Regionals Semifinals -   Little Chute @ FVL -   Wrightstown @ Freedom -   Seymour @ Notre Dame -   Omro @ Waupaca D3 – Baseball Regionals Semifinals -   Laconia @ St. Mary’s Central

posted 2014-06-04 13:33:13 by WHBY

Sky lanterns already banned in Appleton

Sky lanterns are already banned in Appleton, but the fire department wants to put a more specific rule on the books. The lanterns are made of paper, and they rise in the air, like hot air balloons when people light…

posted 2014-06-04 13:05 by WHBY

Local car sales fall, despite national gains

New vehicle sales in the Fox Valley dropped last month, while the national numbers increased by more than 11 percent. Reg-Trak president Scott Quimby says dealers aren't too concerned, even though sales fell by 3.5 percent in the Fox Valley,…

posted 2014-06-04 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton exploring ways to cut phosphorus

Appleton's wastewater treatment plant has to meet new limits on phosphorus emissions by 2020, and leaders are already working on their plans. Chris Shaw is the city's utilities director. He says one part of the system will likely treat the…

posted 2014-06-04 13:03 by WHBY

Menasha B&G Club takes step forward

There's progress in the plans for a Boys and Girls Club in Menasha. The city council approved a change in the zoning of the site, at the corner of Racine and 6th streets, from residential to commercial. Mayor Don Merkes…

posted 2014-06-04 13:02 by WHBY

Allegiant's Vegas flights from Appleton grow

More people are flying to Las Vegas from the Appleton Airport. Airport director Abe Weber says Allegiant Air even had to use a larger plane, at least once this year, to handle more passengers. He says they really only see…

posted 2014-06-04 13:01 by WHBY

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