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2014-07-21

LU leader marks 1 year on campus

The first full year is in the books for Lawrence University's new president. Mark Burstein took over at the beginning of July, last year. He says he's impressed with the Appleton area, and how welcoming the community has been. Burstein…

posted 2014-07-21 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton was 1st in Wis. to have bike lanes

Appleton was the first community in Wisconsin to have a dedicated bike lane on a city street. Nick Hoffman of the History Museum at the Castle says cities talked about them in the late 1890s, and the city put one…

posted 2014-07-21 05:03 by WHBY

FVTC to get state grant funding soon

Some state funding will be coming to Fox Valley Technical College, and officials expect to learn this week how much will be on the way. The department of workforce development is trying to train more workers for high-demand jobs, through…

posted 2014-07-21 05:02 by WHBY

Group calls for long-term highway funding fix

A group that represents road builders is urging Congress to set aside politics, and figure out a way to pay for federal construction projects. The Highway Trust Fund is running out of money, and the House approved a short-term fix…

posted 2014-07-21 05:01 by WHBY

2014-07-20

Brewers Can't Hold Lead; Nats Walk-Off to Win Series

Jayson Werth's RBI double scored Anthony Rendon all the way from first base, as Washington (53-43) walked off winners 5-4 over Milwaukee (54-45) Sunday at Nationals Park.  The Brewers grabbed an early 3-1 lead heading to the bottom of the…

posted 2014-07-20 16:20:58 by WHBY

2014-07-19

Rough Night for Garza and the Brewers

The Washington Nationals sent Matt Garza to the showers early on Saturday night as Garza would only record 1 out in the first inning giving up 5 runs, this was Garza's shortest stint in the majors. That was all the…

posted 2014-07-19 22:05:08 by WHBY

2014-07-18

Brewers win the series opener over the Nationals

Milwaukee won their first game after the All-Star break by beating the Washington Nationals 4-2 at Nationals Park on Friday night.  Aramis Ramirez led the Brewers going 1 for 4 with a two RBI single.  Scooter Gennett and Khris Davis…

posted 2014-07-18 21:08:00 by WHBY

Walker calls for action on Commom Core

Governor Walker is talking about his stance on the Common Core education standards. The governor was in Appleton this morning at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel. He says he wants to repeal Common Core, and he's calling on lawmakers to…

posted 2014-07-18 13:05 by WHBY

Paper facility catches fire in Vinland

Firefighters had to use a backhoe to sift through shredded paper to put out a fire at a plant, along Highway 41, between Neenah and Oshkosh. Town of Vinland assistant fire chief Jack Cowling says they were called to Fox…

posted 2014-07-18 13:04 by WHBY

Fire damages FdL hotel

A fire damaged a hotel along Highway 41 in Fond du Lac this morning. Housekeeping crews at the Comfort Inn spotted the fire on the first floor, by the entrance to the pool area. Tina Fugate was working, and she…

posted 2014-07-18 13:03 by WHBY

Legion holds state conference in Appleton

Veterans are getting together in downtown Appleton for the annual American Legion state conference. About 900 members are in town. Raymond Gass is the president of Appleton's Post 38, and he's also the convention president. He says they're talking about…

posted 2014-07-18 13:02 by WHBY

Kimberly's Paperfest set for this weekend

Kimberly's Sunset Park is hosting Paperfest this weekend. Jim Boots is one of the organizers, and he says there are a number of activities for families, including a kids tent. Boots says they're bringing in a zip line this year,…

posted 2014-07-18 13:01 by WHBY

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