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2014-10-24

Refugees share stories of settling in Appleton

An organization helped bring about 130 refugees to the Fox Valley over the last year, and some of them talked about their experiences last night. Mohammed Sabu Rustami took part in the latest "Walk a Mile in Their Shoes" diversity…

posted 2014-10-24 05:01 by WHBY

Expera moving into former Eagle mill

A local company is giving the Eagle mill renovation project in Kaukauna a major boost, by locating its headquarters in the historic building. Expera Specialty Solution's Thilmany mill is next door to the former mill, and CEO Russ Wanke says…

posted 2014-10-24 05:00 by WHBY

2014-10-23

6th Congressional candidates debate

Two candidates for Congress met in a debate this morning in Oshkosh. Democrat Mark Harris and Republican Glenn Grothman are looking to replace outgoing Republican Congressman Tom Petri of Fond du Lac, in the 6th district. Grothman is a state…

posted 2014-10-23 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton ranks high on another national list

Appleton is the ninth-best city in the country, to live, when you consider the average family income, and cost of living. That's the finding of a national economist, in an article from Vox.com. Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna says it's a…

posted 2014-10-23 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. medical school could have 3-yr grads

The new Medical College of Wisconsin campus in Green Bay is going to help students graduate in three years, instead of the traditional four. Dr. Matthew Hunsacker is the dean, and he says they're going to be one of the…

posted 2014-10-23 13:03 by WHBY

Combined Locks administrator leaving

Combined Locks is looking for a new administrator. Sean Hutchison is taking a city manager position in Texas, after working in Combined Locks for seven years. Village President John Neumeier says the news wasn't a surprise, because Hutchison had been…

posted 2014-10-23 13:02 by WHBY

Ripon might combine middle, high schools

There's a referendum in the Ripon school district to combine the middle and high schools, in the same building. The $29.1 million project would include a large addition to the high school and some renovations. Sup. Mary Whitrock says they…

posted 2014-10-23 13:01 by WHBY

Another poll shows close governor's race

A poll by St. Norbert College on the race for governor gives Governor Walker a one-point lead over Democratic challenger Mary Burke. That's among likely voters, and the school's survey center director says that means the election is a "toss…

posted 2014-10-23 05:05 by WHBY

Prof reacts to Petri's stance on Grothman

The Republican in the race for the state's sixth congressional district won't get the incumbent's support, but a political expert says it may not hurt him too badly. Retiring Congressman Tom Petri of Fond du Lac says he won't support…

posted 2014-10-23 05:04 by WHBY

Klein, Stuck battle for open Assembly seat

Voters in parts of Appleton and Menasha will pick a new representative in the Assembly on November 4. Republican Chris Klein of Menasha will take on Democrat Amanda Stuck of Appleton for an open seat, in the 57th district. Stuck…

posted 2014-10-23 05:03 by WHBY

Kimberly program teaches hands-on skills

A Kimberly high school program is helping students prepare for careers in areas where employers say there's a skills gap. The school started its Architecture and Construction Academy last year, and now it's adding an apprenticeship program. Technology education teacher…

posted 2014-10-23 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton alderman's cousin in World Series

An Appleton city council member is paying attention to this year's World Series to watch his cousin. Ald. Jeff Jirschele's cousin, Mike, is the third base coach for the Kansas City Royals. Mike spent the last 11 years managing the…

posted 2014-10-23 05:01 by WHBY

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