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2014-12-04

Kimberly high A.D. talks concussions

The athletic director at a Fox Cities high school is talking about sports concussions, following the suicide of an Ohio State football player. Kosta Karageorge attributed much of his emotional distress to numerous concussions that he suffered over several years.…

posted 2014-12-04 05:00 by WHBY

2014-12-03

Appleton takes up two expo center items

Appleton officials are taking action on some projects related to a proposed downtown expo center. The city's redevelopment authority signed off on a plan this morning, to create an advisory committee for the facility. Community development director Karen Harkness says…

posted 2014-12-03 13:05 by WHBY

Special needs daycare to reopen soon

Volunteers hope to re-open a special needs day care in Little Chute, within a week. Lorraine Yarborough is the executive director of A Very Special Place. She says they're hoping to have all their paperwork approved this week so they…

posted 2014-12-03 13:04 by WHBY

Hunting group not concerned about poor season

Hunters killed the fewest number of deer, in this year's gun hunting season, in 32 years, but the leader of a hunters group says that's not too concerning. Whitetails Unlimited president Jeff Schinkton says the harsh winter killed a lot…

posted 2014-12-03 13:03 by WHBY

Gas prices could keep falling

The price at the pump keeps falling, as crude oil prices continue their downward slide. The statewide average for a gallon of gas is $2.77, down about 25 cents in the past month. Wisconsin Petroleum Council Executive Director Erin Roth…

posted 2014-12-03 13:02 by WHBY

Christmas Vacation returning to theaters

Clark Griswold is returning to the big screen for a week, as part of the the 25th anniversary celebration of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Marcus Theaters spokeswoman Mari Randa says the movie will be at both the Marcus Cinemas in…

posted 2014-12-03 13:01 by WHBY

Deer hunting total lowest in 32 years

Hunters didn't have much luck during this year's gun deer hunting season. In fact, they registered the fewest deer since 1982. DNR big game specialist Kevin Wallenfang says hunters killed over 191,000 deer this year, and that's about a 15-1/2…

posted 2014-12-03 05:05 by WHBY

WPS looks to expand Fox Energy Center

A power plant that's along Highway 41, near Wrightstown, might expand. Wisconsin Public Service is proposing a project to add 400 megawatts of capacity at the natural-gas fired Fox Energy Center. Spokesman Kerry Spees says it would help offset some…

posted 2014-12-03 05:04 by WHBY

Stakeholders gather for New North Summit

An annual event brought together business stakeholders from around northeast Wisconsin yesterday. The New North Summit was in Sheboygan. Mickey Noone of First Business Bank says a survey shows companies are optimistic about next year, but there is work to…

posted 2014-12-03 05:03 by WHBY

Utility work starts before major road project

The DOT is planning a large project at the Highway 10-441 interchange with Appleton Road next year, and crews are expected to start some of the utility work today. Agency spokesman Mark Kantola says AT&T will be moving some utilities,…

posted 2014-12-03 05:02 by WHBY

SNC priest writes hymn for Pope's visit

Pope Francis will visit the U.S. for the first time next year, and one of the hymns that will be played was written by a priest at St. Norbert College. Father Andrew Cifarni worked with composer Normand Gouin of Holy…

posted 2014-12-03 05:01 by WHBY

Providers closer to offering health insurance

Seven Wisconsin health care providers are making progress in their effort to offer patients a larger insurance coverage network. They formed a partnership in August, and officials announced yesterday that its name will be Abouthealth. CEO Greg Devine says he…

posted 2014-12-03 05:00 by WHBY

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