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2014-07-15

Lock extra obstacle for Park to Park Paddle

Hundreds of paddlers will face a new obstacle on Saturday, when they participate in the annual Park to Park Paddle. They'll travel from Shattuck Park in Neenah to Appleton's Lutz Park, but they'll have to portage around the Menasha Lock,…

posted 2014-07-15 05:00 by WHBY

2014-07-14

West opening office in Ashwaubenon

A customer service company that's based in Nebraska, will open an office in Ashwaubenon late this month. The West Corporation already has about 1,100 in two Appleton offices. Divisional human resources director Katie Johnson says the Ashwaubenon facility will eventually…

posted 2014-07-14 13:05 by WHBY

WEDC partially lifts historic tax credit moratorium

The state will start handing out tax credits, to projects that involve certain historic buildings. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation put the program on hold three weeks ago, when the total number of approved credits topped $35 million. The state…

posted 2014-07-14 13:04 by WHBY

Rosin reacts to VFW's Kwik Trip concerns

Kaukauna's mayor says the city is taking the concerns about a proposed gas station development very seriously. The local VFW opposes the current plans for a Kwik Trip, next to Veterans Memorial Park and the Ring of Honor. Mayor Gene…

posted 2014-07-14 13:03 by WHBY

Local programs help smokers kick habit

Three cities in the southern part of the state will benefit from a $12 million grant to get doctors more directly involved, in helping people quit smoking. Doctors in Milwaukee, Madison, and Janesville will be able to automatically offer free…

posted 2014-07-14 13:02 by WHBY

Hwy. 55 work in Kaukauna set for 2018

The DOT will show off the plans to rebuild a busy road in Kaukauna. Project manager Tim Rank says they're going to work on Highway 55, from Highway 41 to Lawe Street. The agency is looking to put in a…

posted 2014-07-14 13:01 by WHBY

Bucks fall in Summer League (SPORTS)

The Milwaukee Bucks fell to Phoenix Sunday 93-82 in their second Las Vegas Summer league contest.  Last year’s rookies led the way for the Bucks as Nate Wolters and Giannis Antetokounmpo each had 16-points.  This year’s top pick, Jabari Parker,…

posted 2014-07-14 06:08:05 by WHBY

Police seek driver, vehicle in hit & run

An 18-year-old New London man was killed in a hit-and-run accident over the weekend, and investigators are looking for the driver and vehicle. The Waupaca County sheriff's department says Tyler Court was walking along Collier Road, in the town of…

posted 2014-07-14 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton neighborhoods might get AEDs

A program that led to automated external defibrillators being placed around the city of Appleton could expand into neighborhoods. Former Ald. Earl Brooker says the first AED would go in front of a home, across the street from Erb Park.…

posted 2014-07-14 05:04 by WHBY

VFW concerned about impact on memorial

A proposed development in Kaukauna is running into some opposition from a veterans group. The VFW post in the city is concerned about how a Kwik Trip gas station, on Lawe Street, would affect the Ring of Honor, in Veterans…

posted 2014-07-14 05:03 by WHBY

State to stock more older walleye

Walleye fishing could be much better in Wisconsin in the coming years. The DNR is in the midst of a major stocking program to put bigger fish in about 275 lakes. Steve Avelallemant is the DNR's northern fisheries supervisor. He…

posted 2014-07-14 05:02 by WHBY

Baldwin: Wall Street impacting gas prices

Even though oil production is up in the U.S., gas prices haven't gone down. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin believes Wall Street speculation in oil markets is a factor. The Madison Democrat says some economists agree that banks are having an…

posted 2014-07-14 05:01 by WHBY

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