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2015-12-03

New North leader talks growth potential

The best chance for the region's economy to grow is through the businesses that are already here. That's the feeling of New North executive director Jerry Murphy. The group focuses on 18 counties in northeast Wisconsin, and business leaders came…

posted 2015-12-03 05:03 by WHBY

Walker admits state can't block Syrian refugees

Governor Walker says he's still concerned about the process that's being used to vet refugees entering the U.S. He joined a number of Republicans in recent weeks, calling on the federal government to keep Syrian refugees in Wisconsin. Walker says…

posted 2015-12-03 05:02 by WHBY

U.S. sets new record for breweries

The U.S. set a record for the number of active breweries this year, and the leader of a Wisconsin brewing organization says it's not really a surprise. The Brewers Association says there are now 4,144 in the country, and that…

posted 2015-12-03 05:01 by WHBY

2015-12-02

Walker talks jobs, economy at summit

Governor Walker talked about jobs, and how to fill the positions employers are looking for at the annual New North Summit in Oshkosh this morning. Walker says the unemployment rate is down statewide, and it's even lower in the 18…

posted 2015-12-02 13:05 by WHBY

Meijer, G.C. finalize project plans

The plans for a retailer to build its first store in northeast Wisconsin are now in place. Meijer is going to open in Grand Chute, along I-41, off of Richmond Street. The town board approved a development agreement last night.…

posted 2015-12-02 13:04 by WHBY

4 graduate from Housing Authority program

The Appleton Housing Authority held a graduation ceremony this morning, to highlight four women who worked to become financially stable. The agency's Family Self-Sufficiency program takes five years to complete. The program's Kari Godsill says they cater it, to each…

posted 2015-12-02 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton girl starts yearlong music program

A student at Appleton's James Madison middle school is starting a yearlong adventure that will help her explore her love of music. Eighth grader Brooklynn Hill participated in Tundraland's "Singing in the Shower" competition during this year's Mile of Music…

posted 2015-12-02 13:02 by WHBY

DOT to show off plans for Hwy. 76 in Greenville

A short segment of Highway 76 in Greenville is in line for some improvements in the future, and people will have a chance to see the early plans today. The DOT is looking to rebuild the road between Everglade Drive…

posted 2015-12-02 13:01 by WHBY

Deer hunting numbers up slightly

Deer hunters had slightly better luck than last year, during the nine-day gun deer hunting season. Bob Nack is the agency's big game section chief. He says hunters registered nearly 205,000 deer this year, compared to just under 200,000 in…

posted 2015-12-02 05:05 by WHBY

Job cuts coming at Gulfstream

Some workers at Gulfstream are expected to lose their jobs, as part of the company's move to eliminate about 1,100 positions nationwide. Around 1,000 people work in Greenville, on the grounds of Appleton International Airport. The company isn't saying how…

posted 2015-12-02 05:04 by WHBY

Silva to serve at least 28 yrs for murder

A 20-year-old man found out his fate yesterday, in a two-year-old murder case in the town of Oneida. A jury found Alejandro Silva guilty of the shooting death of 24-year-old Kamewan Salzman. Salzman was killed outside a bar in August…

posted 2015-12-02 05:03 by WHBY

Drunk driving crashes cut in half in state

DOT officials say the state made a lot of progress in the fight against drunk driving over the past decade. Rob Miller is a spokesman for the agency. He says alcohol-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities have been cut in half…

posted 2015-12-02 05:02 by WHBY

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