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2014-12-04

Former Neenah power plant coming down

A power plant along the shore of Little Lake Butte des Morts, will come down. The Fox Valley Energy Center closed in July of last year. Neenah Mayor Dean Kaufert says the city reached a deal with the plant's owners,…

posted 2014-12-04 13:03 by WHBY

Bid made for Neenah hotel

A hotel auction that ended yesterday also included the major hotel in downtown Neenah. The group of investors that owns the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, also bought the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, nearly two years ago. The bid for the Riverwalk…

posted 2014-12-04 13:02 by WHBY

Oneida Nation teen attends national conference

A northeast Wisconsin teen was one of 36 Native American representatives from across the country, at a conference in Washington D.C. yesterday. Shelby Siebers was a youth ambassador, for the Oneida Nation, at the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The…

posted 2014-12-04 13:01 by WHBY

WISPIRG lists dangerous toys

A group is warning holiday shoppers about potentially dangerous toys. WISPIRG releases is "Trouble in Toyland" report every year. Spokesman Peter Skopec says some of them are choking hazards, or excessively loud. He says others contain unsafe levels of lead…

posted 2014-12-04 13:00 by WHBY

Bid for Paper Valley hotel is $17.6 mil

The auction for a downtown Appleton hotel drew a top bid of over $17.5 million. Bidding for the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel started at $7.5 million, and by the time the auction closed, the highest bid was $17.6 million. The…

posted 2014-12-04 05:05 by WHBY

Group to open special needs day care soon

Parents of some special needs students in the Fox Valley are thrilled that a day care that they've relied upon, will return soon. When Haven of Hope in Little Chute abruptly closed in August, a group of parents worked to…

posted 2014-12-04 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble pushes for college savings change

A lawmaker from Sherwood says he wants to make sure college savings accounts don't keep low-income families from getting the federal help they need. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble says right now, having as little as $2,000 in a 529 college…

posted 2014-12-04 05:03 by WHBY

Council delays vote on expo center site

Appleton's city council will wait two weeks, before taking up a land deal for the site of the proposed Fox Cities Exhibition Center. Members voted unanimously to put the issue on hold. Outagamie County agreed several months ago to sell…

posted 2014-12-04 05:02 by WHBY

Play teaches Freedom students about bullying

Students at Freedom middle school learned a lesson in bullying yesterday, from a traveling children's theater group. Haley Sisler is a member of CLIMB Theatre. She says they put on a play, showing how bullying impacts kids now, and later…

posted 2014-12-04 05:01 by WHBY

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

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