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2015-05-26

PCB cleanup continues on Fox River

The PCB cleanup effort in the Fox River started seven years ago, and it won't be completed for two more years. Beth Olson of the DNR says crews are out on the river, working on the final six-mile stretch of…

posted 2015-05-26 05:04 by WHBY

Hortonville looks for options for former library

Hortonville's former library is on a highly visible site in the community, and village leaders are hoping people have ideas on how to use the property. Village President Traci Martens says they want to tear down the building, and possibly…

posted 2015-05-26 05:03 by WHBY

ThedaCare collecting 'thankful' videos

ThedaCare is going to start a fundraising campaign next month, and officials want people to help kick things off by sharing what they're thankful for. Spokeswoman Megan Schuessler says they'll bring a traveling video booth to their various locations, over…

posted 2015-05-26 05:02 by WHBY

2015-05-25

Deputies: Man pulled gun on Wiouwash trail

Outagamie County sheriff's deputies say a man pulled a gun, and brass knuckles, during an argument on the Wiouwash trail, near Medina. They say two people got into an argument over a dog leash, around Highway 96, around 2:15 p.m.…

posted 2015-05-25 06:05 by WHBY

Veterans leader reflects on Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, the head of the state Department of Veterans Affairs wants people to remember the fallen men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Secretary John Scocos says many service members who made this country what it…

posted 2015-05-25 06:04 by WHBY

Appleton to observe Memorial Day

Appleton's Memorial Day parade is coming up this morning, and an organizer is reminding people that the procession through the downtown is a celebration. Parade coordinator Eric Stadler says it starts at Houdini Plaza at nine. The route follows College Avenue,…

posted 2015-05-25 06:03 by WHBY

Houdini had link to Appleton plaza

Thirty years ago today, the community gathered to officially dedicate Houdini Plaza, and the popular downtown Appleton park has a direct link to the illusionist. Matthew Carpenter is the executive director of the History Museum at the Castle. He says…

posted 2015-05-25 06:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. crash leaves 2 hurt

Two men from Sturgeon Bay were hurt in an accident early yesterday morning in the town of Green Bay. The Brown County sheriff's department says the driver was flown by helicopter to a hospital, after the wreck on Highway 57.…

posted 2015-05-25 06:01 by WHBY

Barn fire shuts down Hwy. 57 near Hilbert

Firefighters battled a barn fire, near Hilbert, last night. Crews were called to a farm, along Highway 57, just before 9 p.m. The highway was shut down, between Highways 114 and PP, for 3-1/2 hours. There are no reports of…

posted 2015-05-25 06:00 by WHBY

Ribble wants long-term road funding solution

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says is calling out his colleagues for not dealing with longer term funding issues for road projects. Congress approved a short-term funding bill last week, but Congressman Reid Ribble opposed it. He says it didn't…

posted 2015-05-25 05:59 by WHBY

District preparing for summer school

The school year will wrap up next week in Appleton, and over 7,000 students are expected to participate in at least one course over the summer. Asst. superintendent Judy Baseman says they have a number of offerings, at the various…

posted 2015-05-25 05:58 by WHBY

2015-05-24

Brewers offense struggles in finale; lose series to Braves

The Brewers managed just one run on three hits as they dropped the series finale to the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field.  Milwaukee's loss denied an opportunity to split the series with Atlanta.  The Brewers (16-29) finished…

posted 2015-05-24 15:17:10 by WHBY

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