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2015-11-25

Expect tight security at Packers game

Federal officials say the Islamic State terror group could try to attack a soft target in the U.S. over the Thanksgiving holiday, and a Packers official says they team is taking precautions. Green Bay hosts a nationally televised game tomorrow…

posted 2015-11-25 13:03 by WHBY

3 churches holding Thanksgiving meals

People in the Fox Cities have a few options for a free Thanksgiving Day meal tomorrow. Christ The Rock Church is hosting the largest one at Monarch Gardens, in Grand Chute. Pastor Joel Zeiner says they're planning to serve about…

posted 2015-11-25 13:01 by WHBY

Salvation Army holding 1st of several Match Days

Over the next month, the Salvation Army Fox Cities is planning about a dozen match days at its red kettles, and today is the first one. Spokesman Robb Waugus says Bassett Mechanical will match all donations, up to $5,000. He…

posted 2015-11-25 13:01 by WHBY

Expo center plans will become reality

An expo center will be built in downtown Appleton. The final community out of 10, Neenah, voted 6-3 last night to increase the room tax to 10 percent. Three percent of that will be used to cover nearly all of…

posted 2015-11-25 05:05 by WHBY

Neenah had concerns about expo impact

Because of Neenah's distance from the planned expo center, the city's top official says there were initial concerns about the impact it would have in Neenah. Mayor Dean Kaufert says the move by hotel owners in the city to back…

posted 2015-11-25 05:04 by WHBY

Christmas Parade draws crowd to Appleton

People lined the streets of College Avenue in downtown Appleton last night, for the city's annual Christmas Parade. Djuanna Hugdahl of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the weather was great, and a lot of people were out. Sure-Dry Basements won the…

posted 2015-11-25 05:03 by WHBY

Gun hunting accidents up this year

So far, five people have been the victims of accidental shootings during the gun deer hunting season. DNR hunter education administrator Jon King says there are usually only three or four shooting injuries in an entire season. Today marks the…

posted 2015-11-25 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha man arrested for child porn

A 53-year-old Menasha man could face more than two dozen charges, as part of a child porn investigation. Winnebago County authorities say Derek Rose of Menasha is expected to make his first court appearance today, on accusations that he possessed,…

posted 2015-11-25 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-24

Waushara Co. hunter killed by stray bullet

A 56-year-old Wild Rose man died last night, after he was hit by a stray bullet, while hunting in Mount Morris. Waushara County Sheriff Jeff Nett says Gregory Welk was walking on his property, near the intersection of 24th Road…

posted 2015-11-24 13:05 by WHBY

Travel agents giving safety tips

A local travel agency is giving its customers some tips, after the state department issued a worldwide travel advisory yesterday. Officials say several terror groups are planning attacks, but they don't know when or where they may happen. Rose Gray…

posted 2015-11-24 13:04 by WHBY

St. Joseph volunteer marks 100th birthday

An Appleton man celebrated his 100th birthday today at a local food pantry where he's spent almost three decades as a volunteer. Harold Deprez still hands out carts to people, at St. Joseph Food Program in Menasha. Before that, he…

posted 2015-11-24 13:03 by WHBY

Local doctors offer non-surgical bariatric balloon

A hospital in the Fox Cities is the first in the state to provide an option to gastric bypass that doesn't involve surgery. Two doctors at Midwest Bariatric Services at Theda Clark Medical Center are able to insert a gastric…

posted 2015-11-24 13:02 by WHBY

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