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2015-03-20

Police remember Birkholz anniversary

The leader of the Fond du Lac police department says today is a somber day, and an anniversary they'll never forget. Four years ago, Officer Craig Birkholz was shot and killed, while he went to talk with a suspect in…

posted 2015-03-20 15:04 by WHBY

Private school tax break in place

Parents with students in private schools can take advantage of a new tax break this year. Sharon Schmeling is the director of the Wisconsin Council of Religious and Independent Schools. She says most private school families will add at least…

posted 2015-03-20 15:03 by WHBY

Menasha schools plan for Hwy. 441 work

Menasha schools are preparing to help some students find different routes to get to school, once crews start working on the interchange between Highway 441 and Racine Street. The DOT will start closing some on- and off-ramps this summer. Superintendent…

posted 2015-03-20 15:02 by WHBY

FVTC hosting international leadership event

Students from Mexico, the Caribbean, and central America are at Fox Valley Technical College this weekend, for a leadership conference. Marie Martin is the director of global education and services at Fox Valley Tech. She says the students will take…

posted 2015-03-20 15:01 by WHBY

Health officials at FEMA training

More than 70 health care workers and public health officials from the state are in Alabama this week, for disaster training. Mary Dorn is Outagamie County's public health officer. She says the FEMA drills that they're doing are similar to…

posted 2015-03-20 05:05 by WHBY

Record-setting flight leaves Appleton Airport

The Appleton Airport set a record last night for its largest commercial flight. Spokesman Pat Tracey says they had 208 passengers on Allegiant Air's flight to Las Vegas. He says the airline is using a larger plane, a Boeing 757,…

posted 2015-03-20 05:04 by WHBY

Del Monte closing plants in Pulaski, Oconto Falls

Del Monte will close a plant in Pulaski, and a warehousing and labeling facility in Oconto Falls. Nearly 245 workers will be impacted. The company recently purchased the Sager Creek Vegetable Company, and Del Monte officials announced that the closings…

posted 2015-03-20 05:03 by WHBY

Pierce makes fire truck for Jack Daniel's

The Jack Daniel's distillery in Tennessee recently received a new fire truck from Pierce Manufacturing. Dan Meyer is a spokesman for Pierce. He says the distillery uses a lot of flammable liquids, and the new Pierce truck is similar to…

posted 2015-03-20 05:02 by WHBY

Fans following Xavier boys to state

The Xavier boys basketball team is playing in the state basketball tournament in Madison today, and the high school's leader says a lot of people are making the trip to the Kohl Center. Mike Mauthe is the principal of the…

posted 2015-03-20 05:01 by WHBY

Wildwood Film Festival set for tomorrow

The annual Wildwood Film Festival starts tomorrow in downtown Appleton. Organizer Jason Buss says they're showing a variety of short films, in four sessions, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center tomorrow. He says on Sunday, they're holding a special…

posted 2015-03-20 05:00 by WHBY

'Dirty Dancing' musical coming to PAC

A musical that's based on a popular 1980s movie is coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in June. Dirty Dancing is the last show of the current Broadway season, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Amy…

posted 2015-03-20 04:59 by WHBY

2015-03-19

Reports show mixed job numbers

A pair of job reports paint two different pictures of Wisconsin's economy. Figures released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Wisconsin was ranked 38th in job growth, between September of 2013 and September of 2014. Those are the…

posted 2015-03-19 13:05 by WHBY

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