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2014-10-30

FVTC unveils public safety training center

Fox Valley Technical College's $35 million public safety training facility is nearly complete. School officials showed it off this morning, during an open house for police and firefighters. Jeremy Hansen is an associate dean for the school's public safety program.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:06 by WHBY

--Photo gallery of FVTC training center

Photo gallery of FVTC public safety training center

posted 2014-10-30 13:05 by WHBY

Walker confident GOP will stay in control

When the dust clears from the races for the state Legislature, Governor Walker believes Republicans will remain in control of the Senate and Assembly. Democrats are trying to win three Republican-held seats in the Senate to take over the majority.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:04 by WHBY

Happ, Schimel hold final debate for AG

The candidates in the race for attorney general met in their final debate last night, and expanding background checks, on gun sales, was one of the topics. Right now, they're required for all commercial gun sales, but not private sales.…

posted 2014-10-30 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna students in anti-bullying films

Two films focusing on bullying issues debut tonight in Kaukauna. River View middle school students star in the videos, and the scripts were developed using the results of a school survey. Principal Dan Joseph says they do a good job…

posted 2014-10-30 13:02 by WHBY

Lasee, DeBroux meet for Senate seat

A lawmaker from De Pere is running for his second term in the state Senate, and he's facing a challenge from a special education teacher. Republican Sen. Frank Lasee will meet Democrat Dean DeBroux in the 1st district race, next…

posted 2014-10-30 13:01 by WHBY

Dogs abandoned in Beaver Dam dumpster

Two small dogs were abandoned in a dumpster, behind a grocery store, in Beaver Dam. The Dodge County Humane Society took in the two small dogs. President Ryan Vossekuil says someone heard them barking and whining, Tuesday afternoon. He says…

posted 2014-10-30 13:00 by WHBY

Couple donates $1 mil to UW-GB

A couple from the Green Bay area is donating $1 million for scholarships to UW-Green Bay. The gift from Dr. Herbert and Crystal Sandmire ties the largest for scholarships in school history. The Sandmires started a fund, 27 years ago,…

posted 2014-10-30 12:59 by WHBY

Panel votes against library referendum

Appleton would not hold an advisory referendum on a proposed new library, under the recommendation of a city panel. The finance committee voted down the idea last night, 4-1. The question would ask whether the city should spend $30 million…

posted 2014-10-30 05:05 by WHBY

Burke talks about run for governor

The Democrat in the race for governor says her experience as an executive at Trek Bicycle would help her lead the state. Mary Burke is talking about next Tuesday's election against Governor Walker. She says her top priorities are improving…

posted 2014-10-30 05:04 by WHBY

Community Foundation sets giving record

Grants from the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region set a record for a one-year period. President Curt Detjen says non-profits received nearly $16 million. Almost 900 grants were handed out, in the fiscal year that ended in June.…

posted 2014-10-30 05:03 by WHBY

Commission backs Valley Transit fare hike

Valley Transit is a step closer to raising fares for the first time in five years. The Fox Cities Transit Commission decided to increase regular fares by 20 cents, to $2. Chair Chuck Rundquist says expenses are rising, and they…

posted 2014-10-30 05:02 by WHBY

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