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2014-06-26

Consultant recommends indoor sports facility

A new indoor sports complex could help fill a void in what the Fox Cities has to offer for groups that hold sports tournaments. That's one of the finding in a report that an Arizona consulting firm completed for the…

posted 2014-06-26 05:04 by WHBY

RiverHeath development opens

Seven years after it was first proposed, a development along the Fox River in Appleton is a reality. The first apartment building at RiverHeath, and a riverfront boardwalk, are now open. Mark Geall of Tanesay Development says the 32-unit building…

posted 2014-06-26 05:03 by WHBY

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Photo gallery of RiverHeath development

posted 2014-06-26 05:02 by WHBY

State shuts down historic tax credit program

The state's public-private economic development agency is halting an expanded tax credit program for historic buildings because it's significantly over budget. Lawmakers set aside $4 million for the program. But Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO Reed Hall says developers have…

posted 2014-06-26 05:01 by WHBY

WHA reacts to federal hospital list

All of the major hospitals in the Fox Valley and Green Bay are included on a preliminary list of facilities that could lose some federal funding, because of their rates for infections and complications. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

posted 2014-06-26 05:00 by WHBY

'Book of Mormon' tickets going on sale

A Tony Award winner for Best Musical will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in September. Tickets for The Book of Mormon go on sale this morning. Tara Brzozowski is a spokeswoman for the downtown Appleton venue, and…

posted 2014-06-26 04:59 by WHBY

2014-06-25

Brewers win with hot bats

Brewers took game three against Washington Wednesday afternoon, 9-2.  Scooter Gennett hit his first ever Grand Slam in the 2nd to give Milwaukee an early lead.  Khris Davis also homered for the Brewers.  Marco Estrada (7-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings…

posted 2014-06-25 16:16:55 by WHBY

DOT breaks ground on Hwy. 441 project

The DOT held a groundbreaking ceremony late this morning, for a $475 million project to improve Highway 441. Over the next five years, crews will expand a six-mile stretch of the south end of the road to six lanes, and…

posted 2014-06-25 13:05 by WHBY

Oshkosh crash victim in critical condition

Oshkosh police say a 23-year-old Wautoma man is in critical condition, after he was hit by a pickup truck near the Country USA grounds last night. The man was flown to UW Hospital in Madison. A 20-year-old Eureka woman and…

posted 2014-06-25 13:04 by WHBY

Hanna: Parking lot is best site for expo center

A deal for Appleton to buy the site of a proposed expo center is heading to the city council, and the city's leader says it's the best location for the facility. The city would pay $2.1 million for a county-owned…

posted 2014-06-25 13:03 by WHBY

Board updates airport project list

There are long-range plans in place for the Appleton Airport. The Outagamie County board approved an update to the airport's list of potential projects last night. It runs through 2020, and the overall price tag is $140 million. Federal and…

posted 2014-06-25 13:02 by WHBY

Crops taking big hit from rain

A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says 21 percent of the state's corn crop is in fair or poor condition. An ag agent for Outagamie County says the situation is very serious in the area, because of recent…

posted 2014-06-25 13:01 by WHBY

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