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2015-11-27

Study calls for trainers on football sidelines

A study is calling for athletic trainers to be on hand, at high school football games and practices. Researchers at UW-Madison found that about 60 percent of school districts in the state have their own trainers on staff. In some…

posted 2015-11-27 13:01 by WHBY

Thanksgiving night deals impact Black Friday

Black Friday is still a huge day for holiday shoppers, but the head of the Fox River Mall says Thanksgiving-night sales are affecting crowds. General manager John Berglund says that spreads things out, and that's a good thing for traffic.…

posted 2015-11-27 05:05 by WHBY

Shelter holding adoption drive after eviction

The search for permanent and temporary homes from an animal shelter in Appleton will pick up over the next few days. Chances Animal Rescue is being evicted from its location in the 2700 block of Lake Park Road on the…

posted 2015-11-27 05:04 by WHBY

Proposal would allow longer snakes in Appleton

An Appleton city council member wants to let people keep longer snakes as pets. Ald. Verad Meltzer says the city's current limit of three feet is too restrictive. He says a snake may be relatively small when someone buys it,…

posted 2015-11-27 05:03 by WHBY

Christmas tree lots opening

Christmas tree lots are popping up all over the Fox Valley today, as people transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Cheryl Nicholson with the Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association says Wisconsin tree farmers cut down over 600,000 Christmas trees each year.…

posted 2015-11-27 05:02 by WHBY

2015-11-26

Police investigate home invasion

Police say a small group of people robbed a house on Appleton's southside yesterday afternoon. They say the home invasion was in the 400 block of E. Lincoln Street around 1:15 p.m. Police say the suspects had a handgun when…

posted 2015-11-26 06:05 by WHBY

Animal shelter scrambles as eviction approaches

A Fox Cities animal shelter is losing its building, and some of its members are asking people to help by adopting pets. Chances Animal Rescue is on Appleton's southeast side. Volunteer Kathy Pavik says their landlord told the shelter on…

posted 2015-11-26 06:04 by WHBY

Stores offering deals starting tonight

The start of the holiday shopping season kicks off tonight. Plenty of stores will offer big deals when they open their doors, in hopes of bringing in shoppers. Like with most big sales, administrator Michelle Reinen of the state consumer…

posted 2015-11-26 06:03 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. sheriff's K-9 dies

A K-9 for the Outagamie County sheriff's department died this week, after a brief illness. Jake was a yellow lab. Department leaders announced the dog's death yesterday, saying they're deeply saddened by his untimely passing. Jake was paired with Deputy…

posted 2015-11-26 06:02 by WHBY

2015-11-25

Goodwill employee makes surprise find

A local mother is very thankful for an observant Goodwill employee. Kenny Berger says he was sorting through donation bins last month, at their Menasha store, when he found a blue box, with a number of keepsakes from a child.…

posted 2015-11-25 15:00 by WHBY

CVB already working to book expo center

A local tourism agency isn't going to waste any time, now that an expo center in downtown Appleton is officially moving forward. Pam Seidl of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau says they're starting their work today. She says…

posted 2015-11-25 13:05 by WHBY

City closes deal to buy expo center site

The city of Appleton now owns the expo center site. Leaders closed on the purchase, with Outagamie County officials, this morning. The city paid just over $2 million for a county parking lot behind the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, along Lawrence…

posted 2015-11-25 13:04 by WHBY

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