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Appleton police calls down slightly in 2015

Police in Appleton handled nearly 79,000 calls last year. That was down a half-percent from 2014. Overall crime also dropped, including a four-percent decline in the most serious ones. There was a six percent dip in lesser crimes, like disorderly conduct…

posted 2016-03-22 05:01 by WHBY

3 police depts. holding joint training

Members of three local police departments are going through federal training today, to focus on building trust with the community. Neenah, Menasha, and Fox Valley Metro are participating. Neenah Chief Kevin Wilkinson says "procedural justice" is a way to improve…

posted 2016-03-22 05:00 by WHBY


No one hurt in Brillion standoff

Brillion police say a man held a woman and a child hostage in an apartment this morning. They say he possibly had a knife, and he was claiming that he would hurt any police officers that he saw. The apartment…

posted 2016-03-21 13:05 by WHBY

Theda Clark name officially changing

ThedaCare is starting to change the signs at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah. The health care provider announced last year that it's changing the name of the hospital to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah. Dr. Greg Long is the Chief…

posted 2016-03-21 13:04 by WHBY

Nelson not concerned about timeline

Outagamie County's top official isn't concerned that the state may need another month or two to decide whether a joint facility for the State Patrol and sheriff's department would work. The deputy secretary of the DOT says they're still looking…

posted 2016-03-21 13:03 by WHBY

Home sales rise in February

Home sales across the state were up four percent last month, compared to February of 2015. Economist Dave Clark is with the Wisconsin Realtors Association. He says the last three winter months were sronger than normal. He says that's an encouraging…

posted 2016-03-21 13:02 by WHBY

Health care group coming to Wis.

A national health care coalition is coming to Wisconsin. Dr. Kenneth Thorpe is the chair of the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, and he says about 86 percent of the overall health care costs in the country are linked to…

posted 2016-03-21 13:01 by WHBY

State Patrol decision 1 or 2 months away

Outagamie County leaders will have to wait another month or two to find out if the state wants to partner on a joint facility for the State Patrol and sheriff's department. The county board hoped to have an agreement in…

posted 2016-03-21 05:05 by WHBY

Erb Park, Pool design to be unveiled tonight

A consulting firm will show off the proposed design for Erb Park and Pool tonight. Ald. Chris Croatt says the parks and recreation committee meets at 6 p.m., at Appleton City Hall. He says there are some small changes, because…

posted 2016-03-21 05:04 by WHBY

Child with lighter starts Oshkosh fire

A nine-year-old child started a fire at an Oshkosh duplex yesterday, while playing with a lighter. Firefighters went to the 800 block of Jackson Street around 10:15 a.m. The fire caused extensive fire and smoke damage in the upstairs apartment, and…

posted 2016-03-21 05:03 by WHBY

L.C. buys land for possible future growth

Little Chute officials are exploring ways to grow, and they're eyeing properties to the north. The village board agreed to buy 18 acres on Evergreen Drive, west of Highway N, in the town of Vandenbroek. Little Chute administrator James Fenlon…

posted 2016-03-21 05:02 by WHBY


Naked man arrested on east side

Appleton police say a naked man was walking along Highway 441 on the city's east side this morning, and he attacked a woman in a car. Officers used a Taser to get him into handcuffs, and the 18-year-old Neenah man…

posted 2016-03-20 18:00 by WHBY

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