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2015-10-13

Half dozen options possible for Erb Pool

There could be six options on the table for Erb Pool in Appleton. Parks and recreation department director Dean Gazza says a consultant is working on different combinations, and the cost for each of them. He says they include building…

posted 2015-10-13 13:05 by WHBY

Bill would allow guns in UW System buildings

Two Republican lawmakers are working on a bill to let concealed carry owners have guns in school buildings and dorms on UW System campuses. Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum says the proposal is in direct response to violence on college…

posted 2015-10-13 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmakers weigh in on GAB bill

Lawmakers are taking up a proposal to replace the agency that oversees the state's elections and ethics rules with two partisan agencies. Majority Republicans in the Legislature are pushing for the changes. Sen. Leah Vukmir of Wauwatosa spoke during a…

posted 2015-10-13 13:03 by WHBY

Police look for bikes stolen from Appleton shop

Appleton police are investigating two break-ins at a northside business, where high-end bicycles were stolen. Sgt. Dave Lund says each time, someone broke a window and took one bike. Schwag Bike Shop is in the 2700 block of N. Meade…

posted 2015-10-13 13:02 by WHBY

Training deals with challenging students

Teachers and staff in Appleton schools have chances throughout the year to go through training to help them handle challenging situations with students. Assistant Superintendent Val Dreier says they emphasize techniques to get a student to settle down, before there's…

posted 2015-10-13 13:01 by WHBY

School budget would lower property taxes

The proposed budget for Appleton schools would lower property taxes slightly. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas unveiled the plan for the current school year, during a meeting last night. The $193 million budget includes a 2.1 percent increase in…

posted 2015-10-13 05:05 by WHBY

Search for new Oshkosh police chief starts

The city of Oshkosh is looking for a new police chief. Current Chief Scott Greuel recently announced that he's retiring in January. He has worked for the department for more than three decades. Assistant city manager John Fitzpatrick says they…

posted 2015-10-13 05:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh police to train in theater

A lot of police will be at the Marcus Theater in Oshkosh this morning, but there's no reason to be alarmed. They're holding an active shooter drill. Sgt. Todd Wrage says the city's fire and EMS departments are also taking…

posted 2015-10-13 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. backup caused by mail truck fire

If you were expecting a letter from someone in the U.P., it may not get to your house. Brown County authorities say the semi that hit a concrete barrier on I-41 South, and burst into flames yesterday morning, was hauling…

posted 2015-10-13 05:02 by WHBY

City gets 5 plans for Foremost Dairy site

There are five proposals from developers for a waterfront site in Appleton. Community development director Karen Harkness says staff will go over the possible projects for the former Foremost Dairy site this week. The deadline to submit plans was last…

posted 2015-10-13 05:01 by WHBY

'Kinky Boots' opens tonight at PAC

The 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical is making its Wisconsin premiere in Appleton tonight. Kinky Boots will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for eight shows, through Sunday night. PAC spokeswoman Trisha Witt says Cyndi Lauper wrote…

posted 2015-10-13 05:00 by WHBY

2015-10-12

Man arrested for attack in Appleton apartment

Appleton police are seeking a number of charges against a 38-year-old man who allegedly forced his way into a woman's apartment, and threatened her. Sgt. Dave Lund says Brian Ducksworth knocked on the door of an apartment in the 300…

posted 2015-10-12 13:05 by WHBY

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