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City to start design process for Erb Pool

The city of Appleton will get going on plans for a new pool at Erb Park right away. The city council included $10.5 million in next year's budget. City spokesman Chad Doran says the parks and recreation department will start…

posted 2015-11-12 13:05 by WHBY

Man arrested for robbery, threat with gun

Appleton police arrested a man last night, for a number of recent crimes, in the city. Sgt. Dave Lund says 25-year-old Lee Pitts pointed a gun, with a laser sight, at a man, at an apartment complex, last Saturday. He…

posted 2015-11-12 13:04 by WHBY

L.C. moving ahead with municipal garage plans

Little Chute's village board agreed to sell its municipal services building earlier this year, and now members are narrowing the locations, for a new one. Trilliant Food and Nutrition bought the facility, to make room for a major expansion project.…

posted 2015-11-12 13:03 by WHBY

New law lets towns partner on TIF districts

One of the bills that Governor Walker signed into law yesterday could help town governments work with neighboring communities, on development projects. Rep. Andre Jacque of De Pere worked on the proposal. It will let towns partner with villages and…

posted 2015-11-12 13:02 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants to provide free tampons

A lawmaker from Madison says she wants to make sure feminine hygiene products are available for free, in women's restrooms that are in public schools and government buildings. Democratic Rep. Melissa Sargent wants to know why toilet paper, paper towels,…

posted 2015-11-12 13:01 by WHBY

More money for Erb Pool in city budget

There will be a new pool in Appleton's Erb Park, and now there's enough money to keep a 50-meter pool for competitions. The city council added $10.5 million in next year's budget for the project. That funding would also cover…

posted 2015-11-12 05:05 by WHBY

Final numbers in place for Appleton's budget

The city of Appleton's budget for next year is in place. The more than $165 million plan includes a tax levy of almost $39 million. That's up 1.4 percent. Besides the Erb Pool issue, the city council only made two…

posted 2015-11-12 05:04 by WHBY

Grocers group reacts to Kroger deal

Several local grocery stores will be changing hands, and the head of a group says the new owner has a strong reputation. Cincinnati-based Kroger is going to buy Roundy's, the parent company of Copps and Pick 'n Save. The deal…

posted 2015-11-12 05:03 by WHBY

Panel taking up drunk driving bill

A proposal to revoke a repeat drunk driver's license for at least a decade will go before some state lawmakers today. An Assembly committee is holding a public hearing at the Capitol. Democratic Rep. Eric Genrich of Green Bay authored…

posted 2015-11-12 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha teen named 'Youth of the Year'

A teen member of the Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley is this year's "Youth of the Year." Seventeen-year-old Messiah Morning is a senior at Menasha high school. He started going to the Boys and Girls Club in…

posted 2015-11-12 05:01 by WHBY


Kroger buying Copps, Pick 'n Save stores

A grocery store chain is buying Pick 'n Save and Copps. Kroger announced the deal to purchase the Milwaukee-based Roundy's for about $800 million. Brandon Scholz of the Wisconsin Grocers Association says both companies have a good reputation. Kroger is…

posted 2015-11-11 13:05 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. observes Veterans Day

Outagamie County's annual Veterans Day observance, recognized the contribution of servicemen and women, in the first Gulf War. That conflict started 25 years ago. Ann Taylor is an Appleton East high school graduate, and she was called to active duty,…

posted 2015-11-11 13:04 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 5 days ago