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Nelson looks for sheriff's dept. efficiencies

There's talk about possibly moving the Outagamie County sheriff's department out of downtown Appleton, and the county's leader wants to look for efficiencies instead. County Executive Tom Nelson says the board will have to decide whether to spend additional money…

posted 2015-06-25 13:04 by WHBY

City leaders, hotel owner talk expo center

The city of Appleton is opening talks with the Radisson Paper Valley hotel about running the proposed expo center. Community development director Karen Harkness says officials had their first meeting with the hotel's new owner, earlier this week. She told…

posted 2015-06-25 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah school recognized for health programs

A Neenah school's efforts to promote healthy eating, and living an active lifestyle, are getting some national recognition. Horace Mann middle school received a bronze award, from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. Wellness education teacher Jeff Leopold says they…

posted 2015-06-25 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton girl's recipe wins dinner with First Lady

A 10-year-old Appleton girl is following in her 13-year-old sister's footsteps, by winning a recipe contest that includes a trip to the White House. Last year, Sarah Ganser won the Healthy Lunch Challenge for Wisconsin. Her recipe was for African…

posted 2015-06-25 13:01 by WHBY

Sheriff outlines costs in downtown

Outagamie County sheriff's deputies spent more than 230 hours, driving in and out of downtown Appleton, in one month this year. Sheriff Brad Gehring says that total, from April, cost taxpayers almost $13,000 in wages and mileage. Gehring wants to…

posted 2015-06-25 05:05 by WHBY

Credit union looking at new headquarters

A local credit union is planning to build a new headquarters on the town of Menasha's westside. Town administrator Jeff Sturgill says the Community First Credit Union building would have at least 120,000 square feet. The site is at the…

posted 2015-06-25 05:04 by WHBY

Walker not worried about end of fiscal year

As the end of the state's fiscal year creeps closer, Governor Walker says historically, budgets rarely get done on time. Majority Republicans have been squabbling over several issues for the last month. Walker says over the past 32 years, lawmakers…

posted 2015-06-25 05:03 by WHBY

VT proposes shuttle for Neenah industrial area

Valley Transit is looking to start a shuttle to an industrial area in Neenah. The proposal calls for a special route, with stops at Neenah Foundry, Plexus, and the Menasha Corporation headquarters. Spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke says they're partnering with each…

posted 2015-06-25 05:02 by WHBY

All-day bike racing in Neenah today

More than 500 cyclists will be in Neenah today competing in a bike racing series. Jack Hirt of the Midwest Cycling Series says they're taking part in the 11-day "Tour of America's Dairyland." The course is south of Neenah's downtown,…

posted 2015-06-25 05:01 by WHBY


Nelson wants quick work on space needs

The top official in Outagamie County is hoping for a speedy resolution to the debate over space needs on the county's downtown Appleton campus. The county board sent the concept plan for a new three-story building back to a committee…

posted 2015-06-24 13:05 by WHBY

Walker unsure if Bucks arena will be in budget

Governor Walker isn't sure what will happen with the proposed Milwaukee Bucks arena. Governor Walker says he's trying to convince Republican lawmakers to keep the state's share of funding in the budget. He says it seems to change, hour by…

posted 2015-06-24 13:04 by WHBY

Steineke: Legislature won't pass budget in 1 day

A GOP leader in the Assembly says he highly doubts lawmakers will rush the budget through the Legislature, in a single day. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke of Vandenbroek is responding to a comment from Republican Senator Luther Olsen of…

posted 2015-06-24 13:03 by WHBY

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