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2014-10-03

Food prices up over last 6 months

Shoppers are paying a little more at grocery stores. A survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation shows over the last six months, prices are up nearly four percent for 16 typical items. Spokeswoman Amy Manske says beef, pork, and…

posted 2014-10-03 13:02 by WHBY

Event to highlight Neenah's history

People can take a look back at Neenah's history tomorrow, in the downtown. Future Neenah and the Neenah Historical Society are hosting Neenah Vintage Adventure, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jane Lang is the executive director of the historical…

posted 2014-10-03 13:01 by WHBY

Bemis starts big expansion in Oshkosh

A Neenah-based company is starting a $25 million expansion project at a facility in Oshkosh. Bemis officials broke ground yesterday on a 110,000 square foot addition to its healthcare packaging plant, on N. Main Street. Healthcare division president Paul Verbeten…

posted 2014-10-03 05:05 by WHBY

Site selectors tour Fox Cities

Some site selection consultants from around the country got a chance to check out the area over the last few days. The Fox Cities Regional Partnership brought in four people, in hopes of boosting economic development. Jay Cross is with…

posted 2014-10-03 05:04 by WHBY

Police: People well behaved at Octoberfest

Appleton police say they typically don't run into many problems during Octoberfest, but this year they only had to make one arrest last Saturday. Sgt. Dave Lund says it was for disorderly conduct. He says for the most part, people…

posted 2014-10-03 05:03 by WHBY

Walker OK with voter ID ad campaign

Governor Walker says he'll let the Legislature's budget committee decide whether to give the state's Government Accountability Board money, to raise awareness about the voter ID law. The GAB is asking for more than $400,000 to run radio, TV and…

posted 2014-10-03 05:02 by WHBY

Group opposes proposed utility fee hikes

A group that advocates for renewable energy products is speaking out against proposals from two power companies, to change the way they bill customers. We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service officials say they want to increase the fixed portion of…

posted 2014-10-03 05:01 by WHBY

2014-10-02

Berlin man formally charged with murders

A Berlin man is behind bars on a $1 million bond, on charges that he killed his estranged wife and her boyfriend. Thirty-three-year-old Nicholas Tuinstra was in Green Lake County court, on two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for the…

posted 2014-10-02 17:05 by WHBY

Parks & Rec space out of library plan

The plans for a new Appleton Public Library do not include space for the parks and recreation department anymore. Mayor Tim Hanna's proposed capital budget doesn't have funding for that. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says the city's consultant…

posted 2014-10-02 13:05 by WHBY

Police make only 1 Octoberfest arrest

Out of the over 100,000 people at Octoberfest, in downtown Appleton last Saturday, police are reporting that they only had to make one arrest. Mayor Tim Hanna told city council members last night that they also set a record for…

posted 2014-10-02 13:04 by WHBY

Poll: Plenty of undecided voters in AG's race

The candidates running for attorney general haven't done a very effective job of helping voters get to know them. That's the feeling of Marquette University law school poll director Charles Franklin. A poll released yesterday shows Republican Brad Schimel leads…

posted 2014-10-02 13:03 by WHBY

No obvious signs of foul play in Menasha death

Menasha police say there are no obvious signs of foul play in a man's death. Someone found 44-year-old Mark Pate lying in a driveway, in the 100 block of Racine Street, around 4:30 a.m. yesterday. Authorities say the community isn't…

posted 2014-10-02 13:02 by WHBY

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