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2016-04-19

Kaukauna hosting Multicultural Fair

People will have a chance to learn about different cultures at Kaukauna high school today. Students are helping put together the school's first Multicultural Fair. Teacher Amy Xiong is the advisor for the Diversity Club, and she hopes people from…

posted 2016-04-19 15:02 by WHBY

Demand grows for free tax help

The demand for a program that provides help for tax filers continues to grow. Goodwill Industries runs the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, for low-to-moderate income people. Seniors, the disabled, and non-English speakers can also access it. Spokesman Dan Flannery…

posted 2016-04-19 15:01 by WHBY

Author calls for change in drug prevention

An author is telling the story of his son's drug addiction, and what can be done to prevent other children from using. David Sheff's book was this year's choice for the Fox Cities Reads program. He says the "just say…

posted 2016-04-19 05:05 by WHBY

Lutheran pastor busted in child sex case

A Lutheran pastor from southeast Wisconsin is accused of trying to meet a teenage girl for sex in Oshkosh. Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Scheil lives in Kenosha County. Investigators say he thought he was talking with a 13-year-old girl on a teen…

posted 2016-04-19 05:04 by WHBY

Walker touts tax progress

Governor Walker spent yesterday traveling the state, talking about how much lower taxes are, since he took office in 2011. One of his stops was at a business in Appleton. He says some of the $4.7 billion in tax relief…

posted 2016-04-19 05:03 by WHBY

Neenah holding workshops on future plans

People will have three chances this week to talk with city leaders in Neenah about their ideas for the future. The city is working on a new comprehensive plan. Community development director Chris Haese says the workshops will help guide…

posted 2016-04-19 05:02 by WHBY

Chamber hosts career expo for 8th graders

About 2,600 eighth graders from around the Fox Cities got a chance to learn about different careers yesterday. Emily Feagles helped organize a career expo for the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. She says about 50 businesses were there with…

posted 2016-04-19 05:01 by WHBY

Margot Warch, wife of former LU leader, died

The wife of a longtime Lawrence University president died last Sunday. Margot Warch celebrated her 77th birthday last week. Her husband Rik was the leader of the campus for 25 years, until 2004. He died in 2013. The Warch Campus…

posted 2016-04-19 05:00 by WHBY

Riverview Gardens lets people earn bikes

The group that runs Riverview Gardens in Appleton has a program that lets people earn a bike, so they have a reliable way to get to work. Kelly Nutty is the director of resource management. She says if someone works…

posted 2016-04-19 04:59 by WHBY

2016-04-18

SNL fake ad not sitting well with sheriff

A sheriff in the state is speaking out about a "Saturday Night Live" skit on heroin. The fake commercial promoted "Heroin AM" for people who want to be productive during the day, while using the drug. Dodge County Sheriff Dale…

posted 2016-04-18 15:50 by WHBY

DNR predicts short sturgeon spawn

Hundreds of huge fish will be hanging out along the shores of the Wolf and Fox rivers this week. DNR fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs says the sturgeon spawn started this morning, in New London. Koenigs says the peak spawning times…

posted 2016-04-18 13:05 by WHBY

Gunshots reported in Oshkosh early Sunday

Gunshots were fired on the south side of Oshkosh early yesterday morning. Police officer Joe Nichols says they don't have any reports of injuries or damage. He says police went to the 1600 block of Oregon Street around 2:30 a.m.,…

posted 2016-04-18 13:04 by WHBY

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