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2014-11-07

Appleton native created Caring Bridge site

A website that helps update people when a loved one is having health problems, has local ties. Appleton native Sona Mehring created Caring Bridge. She came to her hometown last night to speak at the Thompson Community Center. Mehring says…

posted 2014-11-07 05:04 by WHBY

USPS expands 7-day holiday package delivery

The U.S. Postal service will start delivering packages seven days a week, in the Appleton and Green Bay areas, leading up to the holidays. Spokesman Sean Hargadon says officials predict a 12 to 14 percent increase in shipments, compared to…

posted 2014-11-07 05:03 by WHBY

Wis. native gets Medal of Honor 151 yrs later

President Obama awarded a southeast Wisconsin native the Medal of Honor, over 150 years after he was killed in the Civil War. Obama said Alonzo Cushing of Delafield may have died at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, but his…

posted 2014-11-07 05:02 by WHBY

'Cat in the Hat' art piece coming down soon

The "Cat in the Hat" papier-mache piece of art that overlooks downtown Appleton, from the roof of the Trout Museum, will be taken down next week. It's been there since late July, for a Dr. Suess exhibit. Museum Pamela Williams-Lime…

posted 2014-11-07 05:01 by WHBY

2014-11-06

Walker highlighting technical colleges

Governor Walker is traveling around the state today to celebrate his re-election, and highlight technical colleges. He visited Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay this morning. The governor says he'll make higher education a priority when he puts together…

posted 2014-11-06 13:05 by WHBY

Police done searching property in Wilde case

Green Bay police say they finished their search of a property in Portage County, in their investigation into a 16-year-old missing person case. Nineteen-year-old UW-Green Bay student Amber Wilde was pregnant when she disappeared, in September of 1998. Detectives started…

posted 2014-11-06 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh assault different from others

Police in Oshkosh say last night's attack, near the UW-Oshkosh campus, was different than the recent string of robberies. University police chief Joe LeMire says it was more of an assault, than a robbery. He says the victim didn't know…

posted 2014-11-06 13:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities Chamber hands out awards

Six local business leaders received awards last night, from the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. They were handed out last night, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, in downtown Appleton. Walter Rugland received the group's service award, and Dennis Jochman…

posted 2014-11-06 13:02 by WHBY

New Hortonville grocery store opens

A new grocery store in Hortonville is now open. Gilbert's Sentry Foods moved to a larger location, along Highway 15, on the east side of the village. Hortonville administrator Patrick Vaile says that spot should get more traffic than the…

posted 2014-11-06 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton council OKs bus fare hike

Appleton's city council rubber-stamped the proposed fare increases for Valley Transit riders last night. Regular fares would climb by 20 cents to $2. Council members signed off on the changes without any debate. Ald. Kyle Lobner is on the Fox…

posted 2014-11-06 13:00 by WHBY

Council shoots down library referendum

The proposed new library in Appleton will not go before voters in an advisory referendum. The city council voted down the ballot question, 9-5 last night. Ald. Patti Coenen says she's worried about misinformation that she's heard, and how that…

posted 2014-11-06 05:04 by WHBY

Trio inducted into Business Hall of Fame

There are three new members of the Fox Cities Business Hall of Fame. The Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards event in downtown Appleton last night. Miron Construction CEO David Voss, Landmark Staffing founder Leota Ester, and former Secura…

posted 2014-11-06 05:03 by WHBY

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