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2016-01-28

City could extend option on industrial park site

A company wants more time to decide whether to buy a large piece of land in the industrial park on Appleton's southeast side. United Investments plans to build a light manufacturing facility, at the corner of Midway Road and Eisenhower…

posted 2016-01-28 05:01 by WHBY

Walker reacts to mass shooting plot

Governor Walker says it shakes him up a little bit to think that a large mass shooting can potentially happen in our own backyard. He's responding to the arrest of 23-year-old Samy Hamzeh of Milwaukee. Federal prosecutors say Hamzeh was…

posted 2016-01-28 05:00 by WHBY

2016-01-27

Boy, girl died after house fire

Police in Sheboygan Falls says the two children who died after a house fire were a girl and boy. Eleven-year-old Natalie Martin, and seven-year-old Carter Maki (were taken to hospitals, after firefighters found them in the burning house. Police Chief…

posted 2016-01-27 19:00 by WHBY

Sheboygan Falls house fire kills 2 children

A fire last night in Sheboygan Falls claimed the lives of two children. Police are now saying a 10-year-old is alive at Children's Hospital in the Milwaukee area. They earlier reported that the child died. A nine-year-old girl also survived.…

posted 2016-01-27 14:45 by WHBY

78-yr-old Oshkosh man dead after crash

Oshkosh police say a pedestrian was killed in an accident this morning on the city's south side. Officer Joe Nichols says a 78-year-old Oshkosh man was trying to cross W. 20th Avenue at Montana Street. He says the man was…

posted 2016-01-27 13:04 by WHBY

Man arrested for G.C. stabbing, break-in

Grand Chute police arrested a 28-year-old Little Chute man for a weekend stabbing, after they say forced his way into a woman's apartment yesterday. Police say they went to talk to the 31-year-old woman yesterday, because she witnessed the stabbing,…

posted 2016-01-27 13:03 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. to start on designs for expansion

Outagamie County plans to develop more detailed plans for the expansion and renovation of its downtown campus. The county board approved the concept of a project last year, including a new three-story building. Members unanimously agreed last night to borrow…

posted 2016-01-27 13:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. working on mental health package

Brown County officials are working on four proposals, to help people with mental health, and substance abuse problems. The first was announced yesterday. It would send crisis team members to certain police calls, to give emergency mental health services. Brown…

posted 2016-01-27 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton crews investigate sinkhole

Crews from Appleton's public works department are trying to figure out what caused a sinkhole to develop in the flats. It's on Jackman Street, near Water Street and the Atlas mill. Director Paula Vandehey says they're digging out the sinkhole,…

posted 2016-01-27 12:59 by WHBY

FVTC showing off technology in the classroom

Students at Fox Valley Technical College have access to a lot of high-tech equipment, and the school showed off some of those tools, today. Staffers held an open house, Grand Chute. Jay Stulo is the director of the Learning Innovation…

posted 2016-01-27 12:59 by WHBY

Recycling rates flat in Appleton in 2015

The recycling rate in Appleton remained flat in 2015. The city collected almost 6,200 tons, and that's an increase of 2.4 percent. The amount of garbage that went to the landfill rose by 2.5 percent. Public works director Paula Vandehey…

posted 2016-01-27 05:04 by WHBY

Counselors could help cops with crisis calls

A member of Brown County's mental health crisis center might respond to welfare check calls, along with police officers. Human services director Erik Pritzl says right now, only police go to those calls. He says the person then talks to…

posted 2016-01-27 05:03 by WHBY

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