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2015-11-16

Church health clinic working to meet need

A free health clinic in Grand Chute was busy last week, after opening on Monday. The HOPE Clinic and Care Center is in the Appleton Alliance Church building. Executive director Cal Kanowitz says their doctors volunteer their time to provide…

posted 2015-11-16 05:02 by WHBY

AHA leader on board with smoking ban

The leader of an Appleton group says she would welcome a rule that bans smoking in public housing properties with open arms. The federal government is considering the change, and it could take effect in about a year-and-a-half. Debra Dillenberg…

posted 2015-11-16 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-13

Green Bay man OK after Paris terror attack

A Green Bay native is OK, after narrowly avoiding one of the attacks in Paris Friday. Muse Seymour is in Paris for the weekend, and says he was walking past the restaurant where terrorists opened fire, about three minutes before…

posted 2015-11-13 19:13:10 by WHBY

Wis. National Guard preparing for cuts

The Wisconsin Army National Guard would lose 3.6 percent of it's force, under a defense bill that's awaiting president Obama's signature. Guard Major Paul Rickert says that equates to a reduction of about 150 soldiers over the next two years.…

posted 2015-11-13 13:05 by WHBY

Interstate crashes up after speeds increase

The number of Interstate traffic crashes is up in Wisconsin, since the governor approved raising the speed limit to 70-miles-an hour. A spokesman for the State Patrol says that's interesting, but there isn't necessarily a direct correlation between the two.…

posted 2015-11-13 13:04 by WHBY

Veterans Council opening headquarters

A group that helps veterans now has a physical office. The Hooper law office is donating space in its building to the Fox Valley Veterans Council. Council president Jim Strong says their members have been working out of their homes…

posted 2015-11-13 13:03 by WHBY

Group holding insurance enrollment event

The enrollment period for getting a health insurance policy on the federal exchanges is open, and a local group is helping people through the process tomorrow. Hilary Neste of the East Central Regional Enrollment Network says they're holding a Super…

posted 2015-11-13 13:02 by WHBY

Downtown businesses getting into holiday spirit

The holiday spirit will be alive and well in downtown Appleton this evening. Several stores will have Christmas displays up in their windows, as part of a downtown window walk. Anne Weigman of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the event runs…

posted 2015-11-13 13:01 by WHBY

Kaufert wants automated garbage, recycling

Automated garbage and recycling pickup could be coming to Neenah. Mayor Dean Kaufert included money in his proposed budget for next year, to phase in an automated system. He says it's part of a three-year plan to make the complete…

posted 2015-11-13 05:05 by WHBY

Site ranks Appleton as drunkest metro in Wis.

A national study on drinking found that the Appleton metro area has the highest percentage of binge or heavy drinkers in Wisconsin. The rate of nearly 30 percent was third in the nation, according to the list from the website…

posted 2015-11-13 05:04 by WHBY

Father of victim wants stronger hit & run law

A proposal at the Capitol would tighten the state's hit-and-run law. Jeff Kennedy's son John was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Green Bay, four years ago. He testified during an Assembly committee's hearing yesterday. He says because the driver…

posted 2015-11-13 05:03 by WHBY

FVTC students win global competition

A trio from Fox Valley Technical College recently returned from India, after helping win the Global Plumbing Challenge. Two plumbing apprentices at the school helped represent the United States, and they were joined by instructor Randy Lorge. Lorge says their…

posted 2015-11-13 05:02 by WHBY

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