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2015-01-30

Man arrested for string of robberies

A 41-year-old Fremont man is in custody for a series of gas station robberies in Waupaca County. Sheriff Brad Hardel says they tracked the suspect's footprintsfrom the Mobile Truck Stop, on Fulton Street in Waupaca, around 4:30 a.m. He says…

posted 2015-01-30 13:04 by WHBY

Uninsured to face income tax fine

If people don't have health insurance, by a deadline next month, they could face fines, on their taxes. Hillary Neste of the Partnership Community Health Center says people without insurance last year, will either have to pay one-percent of their…

posted 2015-01-30 13:03 by WHBY

Older Boomers more engaged at work

A national poll shows older Baby Boomers are more engaged and productive at work, than their younger co-workers. It also found that women are more likely to be into their work than men. Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce President Shannon…

posted 2015-01-30 13:02 by WHBY

Stage may bear name of longtime band leader

The city built a new outdoor stage at the Pierce Park pavilion, and it might bear the name of the former director of the Appleton City Band. Ike Spangenberg spent 45 years with the band. The city's parks and recreation…

posted 2015-01-30 13:01 by WHBY

Longtime DNR sturgeon biologist retires

The former leader of the DNR's sturgeon program, is retiring. Ron Bruch most recently served as the state fisheries director for the agency. But he was the lead sturgeon biologist for the Lake Winnebago system, for the majority of his…

posted 2015-01-30 13:00 by WHBY

Chancellor weighs in on faculty workload

The head of UW-Oshkosh says if faculty had to teach one more class each semester, it would fundamentally change what it's like to work at a comprehensive university. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt says it would transform the school into more of…

posted 2015-01-30 05:05 by WHBY

Groups reach out to homeless

Following an overnight homeless population count, local homeless advocates held a resource fair yesterday to help people get back on their feet. Chris Lashock of Homeless Connections says there are about 350 homeless people in the Fox Cities right now,…

posted 2015-01-30 05:04 by WHBY

Greenways group looks forward to 2015

From the Fox Cities Paper Trail, to an extension of the CB Trail, a local group plans to be involved in a number of projects this year. Fox Cities Greenways held its annual meeting last night. Group president Michael Kaeding…

posted 2015-01-30 05:03 by WHBY

Group pushes neighborhood involvement

Getting people involved in neighborhood revitalization efforts is the focus of a meeting in Neenah this morning. Eric Fowle of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission says many of the area's older neighborhoods need some work. He says instilling…

posted 2015-01-30 05:02 by WHBY

Redbox: G.B. most romantic city in U.S.

Redbox says Green Bay is the most romantic city in the country. The company put together a top 10 list, based on the number of romantic movies that people rented from Redbox kiosks. Wisconsin ranked second, among states, behind Michigan.…

posted 2015-01-30 05:01 by WHBY

2015-01-29

Menominee considers legal options for casino

Menominee tribal leaders are considering legal action, after Governor Walker rejected their proposed casino, in Kenosha. Crystal Chapman-Chevalier is the tribe's vice-chair. She says Menominee leaders are in Washington D.C. today, to explore their options. She says the federal government…

posted 2015-01-29 13:05 by WHBY

UW leaders react to Walker's comments

Administrators from around the UW System are reacting to Governor Walker's comments on faculty workload. The governor suggested yesterday if all professors taught one more class, each semester, that would take care of much of the proposed $300 million cut.…

posted 2015-01-29 13:04 by WHBY

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