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FVHA makes late push in adoption drive

The days are dwindling, before the deadline for the Fox Valley Humane Association to reach its goal in a national contest. Executive director Deb Lewis says they're trying to find homes for 720 animals by the end of the month…

posted 2014-08-22 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton leading national bike contest

Appleton is currently in the lead, in this year's National Bike Challenge. More than 1,000 people in the city are tracking their mileage, in the contest that started on May 1. It runs through the end of next month. Rob…

posted 2014-08-22 13:01 by WHBY

Grothman wants GOP to back him

One of the candidates in the GOP primary for the 6th Congressional district race says a recount wouldn't make much of a difference. State Sen. Glenn Grothman of Campbellsport says he wants the party to get behind him now. Grothman…

posted 2014-08-22 05:05 by WHBY

West high hosting football game on campus

Appleton West is holding its first high school football game of the year, on campus tonight, but the facilities aren't ready to host games with big crowds. Principal Greg Hartjes says they only have seating for 1,000 right now, and…

posted 2014-08-22 05:04 by WHBY

Packers not planning for self-serve beer

The new self-serve beer stands aren't expected to show up at Lambeau Field this season. The Green Bay Packers have no plans to install the pour-your-own stands, according to a team spokesman. The self-serve stands debuted at the Major League…

posted 2014-08-22 05:03 by WHBY

Labor Day travel expected to rise

We're just one week away from the Labor Day weekend, and AAA expects travel numbers will exceed pre-recession levels for the holiday, for the first time. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says people are ready to spend money on a vacation. Over…

posted 2014-08-22 05:02 by WHBY

Some companies still breaking deeds law

A scam that targets property owners is still going on, even though a new state law put some protections in place. State consumer protection administrator Sandy Chalmers says some companies try to sell property deeds through the mail, for $89.…

posted 2014-08-22 05:01 by WHBY


GAB expects quick recount

Low voter turnout could lead to a quick recount in the Republican primary, in the 6th Congressional district. The final canvass of vote totals shows state Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend, leading Sen. Joe Leibham of Sheboygan by 219…

posted 2014-08-21 13:05 by WHBY

Work on library more than site negotiations

There's more going on with the plans for a new Appleton Public Library than the upcoming negotiations with the property owners for the proposed site. Library director Colleen Rortvedt says a consultant will show off the concept designs to members…

posted 2014-08-21 13:04 by WHBY

Open house set for new Greenville school

The Hortonville school district is showing off its newest school tonight. Voters approved a referendum in April of last year, and it included money to build the facility. nna Cochrane is the North Greenville elementary school's principal. She says the…

posted 2014-08-21 13:03 by WHBY

Union Square apartments moving forward

A developer is going to turn an industrial site on Appleton's northside into apartments. The city council signed off on a re-zoning request for the former Eagle Supply and Plastics property on E. Winnebago Avenue. Appleton community development director Karen…

posted 2014-08-21 13:02 by WHBY

Houdini Plaza wins architecture award

A group is giving the city of Appleton an award for Houdini Plaza. Mayor Tim Hanna says the recognition is from the American Association of Landscape Architects. He says people are using the plaza, just as city officials intended. He…

posted 2014-08-21 13:01 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
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So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
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Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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