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2014-09-02

Menasha high school project progresses

Menasha high school students will notice some changes when they walk through the building today. Voters approved a nearly $30 million referendum, in April of last year, to renovate and expand the school. Superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says the remodeling projects…

posted 2014-09-02 05:04 by WHBY

WRA: Cell towers can impact property values

Plans for a cell phone tower in the town of Neenah generated some controversy earlier this week, and a representative from the Wisconsin Realtors Association is weighing in. Tom Larson is a vice president for the group, and he says…

posted 2014-09-02 05:02 by WHBY

2014-09-01

Neenah teen killed in crash

A 17-year-old girl from Neenah was killed, and two other women were seriously hurt, in an accident on Saturday afternoon in Winnebago County. The sheriff's department says a 66-year-old man went through a stop sign, at Highway II in the…

posted 2014-09-01 06:06 by WHBY

Peak travel expected this afternoon

Expect a lot of company, if you're among the people who traveled over the Labor Day weekend. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says most will be heading home sometime today. Peak travel periods are expected this afternoon and evening. AAA…

posted 2014-09-01 06:05 by WHBY

Grand Chute upgrades EMS

Grand Chute's fire department will now be able to help heroin overdose patients by giving them a drug that counteracts the effects. Firefighters recently completed the necessary training to become EMTs, and the ability to use Narcan is part of…

posted 2014-09-01 06:04 by WHBY

Anti-gambling group warns about football season

The NFL season kicks off in three days, with the Packers playing in Seattle, and a non-profit that's based in Green Bay says football season is prime time for compulsive gamblers. Rose Gruber is the executive director of the Wisconsin…

posted 2014-09-01 06:03 by WHBY

2014-08-29

Houdini focus of History Channel miniseries

A two-part miniseries that premieres on Labor Day focuses on the life of Harry Houdini. Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody plays the man who was known as Erich Weisz, when he grew up in Appleton. The miniseries will be on the…

posted 2014-08-29 15:04 by WHBY

Families look for options after center closes

Families that used a day care for children with special needs are trying to find another place to send their kids. An Outagamie County agency is helping some of them, after Haven of Hope in Little Chute shut down abruptly…

posted 2014-08-29 13:05 by WHBY

Road work on hold for Labor Day weekend

Work on most highway construction projects in Wisconsin is on hold for the Labor Day weekend. Don Greuel is the chief project engineer for the DOT, and he says they're pulling back barrels as much as they can, to help…

posted 2014-08-29 13:04 by WHBY

Shawano Ave. interchange to reopen

Construction will be finished tomorrow at the Shawano Avenue interchange with Highway 41, in the Green Bay area. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says the ramps, and a stretch of Shawano Avenue, will re-open six days ahead of schedule. He says…

posted 2014-08-29 13:03 by WHBY

Campuses warns students about ID theft

Students are returning to local universities, and campus officials are reminding them to protect their sensitive information from identity thieves. David Kieper is an IT security officer at UW-Green Bay. He says they give students advice on a variety of…

posted 2014-08-29 13:02 by WHBY

Calumet County Fair opens

The Calumet County Fair kicks off today and runs through the Labor Day weekend. Board member Paul Juckem says they'll have their traditional activities, like exhibits, livestock judging, and bands. He says they brought in a unique touring show this…

posted 2014-08-29 13:01 by WHBY

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