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New construction up in Appleton last year

Appleton officials saw some encouraging signs in a report on the city's growth in 2013. Matt Rehbein is an economic development specialist for the city. He says construction projects in the city had a value of around $88 million. That's…

posted 2014-05-14 05:05 by WHBY

Winter deer kill could affect doe permits

The extremely cold and snowy weather took a toll on the deer herd in parts of the state last winter, and that could show up in hunting regulations this fall. DNR big game manager Kevin Wallenfang says it was the…

posted 2014-05-14 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown Menasha might get grocery store

It looks like downtown Menasha will have a grocery store again. Mayor Don Merkes says the city is on the brink of approving a development agreement for the former SuperValu, in the 200 block of Milwaukee Street. He says the…

posted 2014-05-14 05:03 by WHBY

Community gets chance to see hydro plant

The new hydro-electric plant in Kaukauna has been up and running for more than four months, and the public got a chance to check it out yesterday afternoon. Kaukauna Utilities held an open house, following a dedication ceremony. General manager…

posted 2014-05-14 05:02 by WHBY

Volunteers hand out soil for Appleton gardens

A group of volunteers brought soil to homes on the northside of Appleton last evening. The Fox Cities Kiwanis Club is helping with the Neighborhood Partners initiative, to revitalize the area between Arbutus Park and Wisconsin Avenue. Sandy Potts is…

posted 2014-05-14 05:00 by WHBY


Estrada and Lucroy lead Brewers past the Pirates 5-2!

Marco Estrada struggled but was able to strike out 8 in 6 innings and Jonathan Lucroy had the key hit of the game with a 2 run single as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Tuesday night at…

posted 2014-05-13 23:25:03 by WHBY

G.B. police finish investigation of arrest

Green Bay police say the department has wrapped up its internal investigation of an officer's use of force, during an arrest last month. The incident generated a lot of controversy after a cell phone video went viral. It showed an…

posted 2014-05-13 14:15 by WHBY

Emergency Shelter sets record in April

The Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley set a record last month. Spokeswoman Jennifer Dieter says they've never had so many homeless people stay in the downtown facility, in a single month. She says their capacity is 75, and there…

posted 2014-05-13 13:05 by WHBY

Xavier officials fill leadership positions

The St. Francis Xavier school system is announcing the replacements, for two longtime leaders. Xavier President Ray DuBois say Todd Blahnik will take over for Deacon Tony Abts, as the district's educational services director. Blahnik is currently the administrator of…

posted 2014-05-13 13:04 by WHBY

Menasha high school work underway

Work to renovate and expand Menasha high school will ramp up over the summer. Voters approved the nearly $30 million project in a referendum, in April of last year. Superintendent Chris VanderHeiden says they're focusing on demolition right now. He…

posted 2014-05-13 13:03 by WHBY

Soldier from Kiel killed in Kosovo

Army officials are investigating the death of a soldier from Kiel. Sgt. Heidi Ruh was shot and killed last week, at a base in Kosovo. The 33-year-old was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas, where she fixed surgical machines in a…

posted 2014-05-13 13:02 by WHBY

Buchanan considering adult entertainment rules

There aren't any plans for a strip club, or other adult-themed businesses, in the town of Buchanan, but town officials are working on rules for them. Administrator Joel Gregozeski says the town board wants to be proactive. He says the…

posted 2014-05-13 13:01 by WHBY

Maybe you've heard me relate the bear story on WHBY. If not, here it is: On vacation a week or…
posted by Daves Blog 4 hours ago
I'm not a parent. Still, I get it. It's your first child. You're thrilled beyond belief. You take pictures. You…
posted by Philcast 8 hours ago
There it is....the picture of the mystery Alice in Dairyland. James Garner kept this photo in his collection, and he…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago