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Walker signs Bucks arena financing bill

Governor Walker signed a $500 million financing deal this morning, to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. Half of the money will come from the team's current and former owners, the other half will come from taxpayers. The…

posted 2015-08-12 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton might set composting rules

The city of Appleton is looking to put rules on the books for composting. The municipal services committee unanimously approved them yesterday. Inspections supervisor Kurt Craanen says they've run into situations where neighbors have complained about compost pits attracting rodents and…

posted 2015-08-12 13:01 by WHBY

County board votes to move deputies

The Outagamie County board wants to move the sheriff's department out of downtown Appleton. Members voted 17-14 last night, as part of a larger debate on the overall security and space needs in county buildings. In a separate vote, they…

posted 2015-08-12 05:05 by WHBY

U.S. Venture Open set for today

The U.S. Venture Open is today on six golf courses in the region. It's the largest single-day fundraiser in the area, and last year's event brought in a record $2.3 million. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says all of the…

posted 2015-08-12 05:04 by WHBY

Theda Clark name stood for over a century

For the first time since it opened over 100 years ago, a hospital in Neenah won't be known as Theda Clark anymore. ThedaCare is renaming the facility ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah sometime this fall. The hospital was named after Theda Clark…

posted 2015-08-12 05:03 by WHBY

Ariens expansion aimed at future products

An expansion of the research and development lab at the Ariens Company in Brillion could eventually lead to robotic lawnmowers. The company has grown by 15 percent over the past four years, and CEO Dan Ariens says they need to…

posted 2015-08-12 05:02 by WHBY

Program helps Foster elementary students

Two local groups are joining forces to make sure kids from an Appleton school are healthy, before they start the next school year. Trish Sarvela of Partnership Community Health Center says they're offering free physicals, dental care, and mental health…

posted 2015-08-12 05:01 by WHBY


Theda Clark, AMC changing names

Theda Clark Medical Center and Appleton Medical Center are getting new names. Sometime this fall, they'll be known as ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton, and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah. Brian Burmeister of ThedaCare hospitals says they want to make it clear…

posted 2015-08-11 13:05 by WHBY

Ariens expanding R&D center

The Ariens Company is expanding, in Brillion. Officials announced a nine-million dollar project, to upgrade its current research and development center. The facility will have an additional 45,000 square feet. Officials say the expansion will happen in three phases, and…

posted 2015-08-11 13:04 by WHBY

Allegiant adds non-stop flight to Tampa area

The Appleton Airport will have another non-stop flight later this fall. Allegiant Air will fly to the Tampa, Fla. area through the St. Pete-Clearwater Airport. Amy Flanders of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce says it helps the region be…

posted 2015-08-11 13:03 by WHBY

Construction leading to crashes on Hwy. CE

Fox Valley Metro police and the Outagamie County sheriff's department are telling drivers to slow down, in the construction zone on Highway CE.  They say they're seeing a lot of rear-end crashes, in the area between Highway 441, in Appleton,…

posted 2015-08-11 13:02 by WHBY

GOP looking at tech schools, UW Colleges

A group of Republicans will look for possible efficiencies between the Wisconsin Technical College System and UW Colleges. Rep. Dave Murphy of Greenville says he doesn't expect that they'll call for a merger of the two. He says the talks…

posted 2015-08-11 13:01 by WHBY

No, really. An Irish wake hearse car show is one of the things we'll be talking about during Friday's award-winning…
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