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2015-03-30

Work starting on Oneida St. bridge

Orange barrels will be on Appleton's Oneida Street bridge for at least five months, while DOT crews work on a significant project. Spokesman Kim Rudat says they'll be putting new concrete on the bridge...and adding bike lanes. The project starts…

posted 2015-03-30 05:04 by WHBY

Home sales sluggish early in year

Realtors are hoping warmer spring weather can kickstart a sluggish housing market. Economist Dave Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales are up a bit from last year, but the frigid weather that ushered in 2014 led to very…

posted 2015-03-30 05:03 by WHBY

Hearing focuses on Tomah VA clinic

The reported problems with overprescribing drugs at the Tomah VA clinic will be in the spotlight today. Members of U.S. Senate and House committees are holding a joint hearing in Tomah. Democratic Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse says overall,…

posted 2015-03-30 05:02 by WHBY

2015-03-27

Arrest made in Berit Beck cold case

The Fond du Lac county sheriff's department arrested a 61-year-old Kenosha man for the nearly 25-year-old murder of a woman whose body was found in a ditch weeks after she disappeared. Fond du Lac County Sheriff Mick Fink says Dennis…

posted 2015-03-27 16:19:47 by WHBY

Trooper's killer was wanted in Michigan

Michigan authorities say the man who died in a shootout with a state trooper in Fond du Lac was wanted, on a misdemeanor assault charge. They say the charge came from an incident last Christmas Day between 38-year-old Steven Snyder…

posted 2015-03-27 13:05 by WHBY

Manawa man dies after bus crash

The Waupaca County sheriff's department says the man who crashed into the back of a New London school bus on Tuesday, died from his injuries. Deputies say 19-year-old Edgar Soriano of Manawa rear-ended the bus on Highway 54, and his…

posted 2015-03-27 13:04 by WHBY

Downtown brand inspired by award

A national award was the springboard for coming up with the new brand. for downtown Appleton. Appleton Downtown Inc. unveiled the slogan "One Great Place" last night. Dave Willems of Willems Marketing helped to develop the brand and logo. He…

posted 2015-03-27 13:03 by WHBY

Democrat skeptical of GOP's SeniorCare plans

A Democratic lawmaker says he's skeptical of claims from Republicans, that they're going to leave SeniorCare untouched. Assembly GOP leaders announced this week that they won't go along with Governor Walker's plan, to require seniors to use Medicare Part D,…

posted 2015-03-27 13:02 by WHBY

Group pushes for tolls in state

A lobbying group spent a couple of days in Washington D.C., calling on Congress to create toll roads in the state. Craig Thompson is the director of the Wisconsin Transportation Development Association. He says if lawmakers aren't going to come…

posted 2015-03-27 13:01 by WHBY

B-52 bomber coming to EAA

A military bomber that's still in service, after 60 years, will be at this year's EAA AirVenture. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says crews have done flyovers with B-52 bombers in the past, but they've never had one on display before. He…

posted 2015-03-27 13:00 by WHBY

Bubolz holding maple syrup event

The Bubolz Nature Preserve is holding its annual Maple Syrup Saturday event tomorrow. Randy Tuma is the executive director, and he says they're starting at 9:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. He says people will be able to tour their…

posted 2015-03-27 12:59 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton has new brand

There's a new brand for downtown Appleton. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. helped unveil the "One Great Place!" slogan last night. She says it highlights the downtown as a destination. Stephany says a group of stakeholders worked on the…

posted 2015-03-27 05:05 by WHBY

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