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2014-10-02

Appleton, state win National Bike Challenge

Appleton and Wisconsin are tops in the nation for bicycling. Participants in the National Bike Challenge tracked their miles, from May through September. Appleton finished first, for cities with 50,000 to 200,000 people, for the second year in a row.…

posted 2014-10-02 05:01 by WHBY

Thrivent wins national award for supporting arts

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans won a national award for supporting the arts in the Appleton area. The organization is one of 10 businesses in the country to receive the honor from the Americans for the Arts. Thrivent spokeswoman Jenni Eickelberg…

posted 2014-10-02 05:00 by WHBY

2014-10-01

Charges coming in Berlin double murder

Prosecutors expect to charge a 33-year-old Berlin man, for the murders of his estranged wife, and her boyfriend. Berlin police arrested Nicholas Tuinstra, last night. Chief Dennis Plantz says Nicholas Tuinstra filed divorce papers, two days before Melissa Tuinstra, and…

posted 2014-10-01 13:05 by WHBY

Menasha police: Man's death 'suspicious'

Menasha police say they're investigating a suspicious death. Officer Aaron Zemlock says a man was found in a driveway, outside a home, around 4:30 a.m. He says the man died at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah. Zemlock says they're…

posted 2014-10-01 13:04 by WHBY

Preble fire caused $7.5 mil in damage

The fire at Green Bay Preble high school, caused $7.5 million in damage. The city's fire department released its final report on the August fire, this morning. It started in the gym, when rags that were soaked with chemicals, spontaneously…

posted 2014-10-01 13:03 by WHBY

Police wait to talk to driver about crashes

Appleton police say they haven't been able to talk with an 18-year-old man yet, about a series of crashes on the city's northside. Sgt. Dave Lund says the driver hit a van, several mailboxes, and a tree, in a three-block…

posted 2014-10-01 13:02 by WHBY

Report details impact of BadgerCare decision

A report shows nearly 850 people in Outagamie County are still without health insurance, after they lost their BadgerCare coverage last April. More than 1,800 people were shifted to the federal health insurance exchanges, under a plan from Governor Walker.…

posted 2014-10-01 13:01 by WHBY

Harris targets Grothman on women's issues

The Democrat in a race for Congress is taking aim at his Republican opponent over women's issues. Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris faces Republican state Sen. Glenn Grothman of Campbellsport, in the 6th congressional district. Harris says Grothman pushed to…

posted 2014-10-01 13:00 by WHBY

Salvation Army looking for bell ringers

The weather is getting colder, and before long we'll be hearing the Salvation Army bells again. Salvation Army Fox Cities spokesman Robb Waugus says people can already start signing up for two-hour bell-ringing shifts, during the holiday season. He says…

posted 2014-10-01 12:59 by WHBY

New group may move into Haven of Hope

The families affected by the abrupt closing of a day care facility for adults and children with special needs are trying to re-open it. They're working to form their own non-profit group, and they want to buy the former Haven…

posted 2014-10-01 05:05 by WHBY

Panel: Petri may have broken ethics rules

An independent panel says there's "substantial reason" to believe that a congressman from Fond du Lac broke House ethics rules and standards. Outgoing Republican Congressman Tom Petri was accused of violating rules, by supporting proposals from two companies that he…

posted 2014-10-01 05:04 by WHBY

Walker, Burke highlight domestic violence issue

Governor Walker's latest campaign ad talks about his track record in fighting domestic violence, and his Democratic challenger says he hasn't done enough. Walker says he's signed bills that provided $15 million to help domestic abuse victims, and to prevent…

posted 2014-10-01 05:03 by WHBY

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