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2014-10-17

Appleton Airport project progressing

Work is progressing on a ramp expansion project at the Appleton Airport. Crews started expanding the south aviation ramp last month and airport director Abe Weber says they should be done, next month. He says the extra space will help…

posted 2014-10-17 13:03 by WHBY

Report focuses on LGBT domestic abuse

An advocate for the gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender community in the Fox Valley says more needs to be done across the country to help victims of domestic violence. A national report showed 76 percent of the victims in domestic…

posted 2014-10-17 13:02 by WHBY

Wolf hunting zone in NE Wis. closing

It only took wolf hunters and trappers two days to trigger the closing of a hunting zone in far northeast Wisconsin. The season opened on Wednesday, and 12 wolves have already been registered in zone two. The quota is 15,…

posted 2014-10-17 13:01 by WHBY

Neenah farmers market moving indoors

Tomorrow will be the last farmers market of the year in Neenah's Shattuck Park, but it will move indoors, for a month, starting next Saturday. Future Neenah events coordinator Pamela Barnes says they extended the market this year, because last…

posted 2014-10-17 13:00 by WHBY

Buchanan holding referendum on road work

Town of Buchanan leaders hope to catch up on road maintenance projects, through a referendum. Voters will decide on November 4, if they want to exceed the state-imposed spending limits by $350,000 a year. Town administrator Joel Gregozeski says there…

posted 2014-10-17 12:59 by WHBY

'Bras Across the Fox' raising money for research

Bridges in Appleton, Oshkosh, and Green Bay have bras stretching across them, for a fundraiser for breast cancer research. Two radio stations, 95.9 KISS FM and KZ Radio, organized "Bras Across the Fox" to also raise awareness. Mary Love of…

posted 2014-10-17 12:58 by WHBY

Aldermen want library referendum

There's a push by two Appleton aldermen to hold a referendum on the proposed downtown library. Alds. Jeff Jirschele and Curt Konetzke are asking the city council to put a question on the ballot next April. The city is currently…

posted 2014-10-17 05:05 by WHBY

Ribble wants Ebola travel ban, Congress to act

A northeast Wisconsin congressman is calling for stronger action to deal with the Ebola outbreak. Congressman Reid Ribble sent House Speaker John Boehner a letter yesterday, calling for an emergency session to address the problem. The Sherwood Republican wants to…

posted 2014-10-17 05:04 by WHBY

Campaign referendum on some ballots

Voters in four communities will weigh in on whether they think the U.S. Constitution should be amended to limit campaign donations. The advisory referendum will be on the November 4 ballot in Appleton, Green Bay, Neenah and Menasha. It's in…

posted 2014-10-17 05:03 by WHBY

Richmond St. interchange opening today

The construction barrels will be gone from the Richmond Street interchange, along Highway 41, sometime today. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says crews finishing their work. He says they raised the overpass, to meet current standards, and widened the bridge, to…

posted 2014-10-17 05:02 by WHBY

G.B. police bust business for underage sales

Green Bay police say 32 percent of the businesses that they targeted in a recent alcohol compliance check sold alcohol to underage customers. Of those that failed, 42 percent checked the person's ID. The remaining 58 percent didn't look at…

posted 2014-10-17 05:01 by WHBY

2014-10-16

State added 8,400 private jobs in Sept.

Preliminary numbers show the private sector in Wisconsin added 8,400 jobs in September. The department of workforce development released the totals today. The unemployment rate was down 0.2 percent, to 5.5 percent. The latest totals show, for the year, the…

posted 2014-10-16 13:05 by WHBY

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