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2015-08-18

Oshkosh Community Foundation leader leaving

The leader of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation is leaving this fall. CEO Diane Abraham announced that her last day will be October 9th. Foundation officials say she's resigning, to pursue other opportunities. Under Abraham's leadership, the foundation increased its…

posted 2015-08-18 13:02 by WHBY

ThedaStar crew practices water escape

Crew members from ThedaStar are brushing up on the procedure to get out of the helicopter, if it crashes in water. Flight paramedic Jeff Roehrig was among the group at the Neenah-Menasha YMCA today. He says they were strapped into…

posted 2015-08-18 13:01 by WHBY

Foodshare photo ID bill gets hearinig

Lawmakers are talking about a proposal to add a photo ID to cards for the state's food stamp program. Rep. Jesse Kremer is pushing the proposal, to fight against fraud. The Kewauksum Republican says it would be more difficult for…

posted 2015-08-18 13:00 by WHBY

Districts seeing fewer teacher applicants

Fewer college students are going into teaching, and that's leading to a less competitive market when schools add new educators. Appleton school district human resources director Mark Huenink says they've seen a significant drop in teacher applications over the past…

posted 2015-08-18 05:05 by WHBY

Hotel Northland project could start soon

Reconstruction work on a historic hotel in downtown Green Bay could begin in the next few weeks. Brigette Breitenbach is a spokeswoman for the developers. They want to convert the Hotel Northland into an upscale property. She says they hope…

posted 2015-08-18 05:04 by WHBY

Walker, protesters spar at Iowa State Fair

Governor Walker is no stranger to dealing with protesters, and he faced about 50 of them yesterday during a campaign speech at the Iowa State Fair. A group took a bus from Wisconsin to Des Moines, for Walker's speech. The…

posted 2015-08-18 05:03 by WHBY

Exhibit to feature well-known glass artist

The Bergstom Mahler Museum in Neenah is preparing for a major exhibit this fall. Spokeswoman Jennifer Stevenson says they're excited to show the work of Lino Tagliapietra. She says he's one of the biggest artists in the glass art world.…

posted 2015-08-18 05:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna gets 2 fire calls in same area

Two calls kept firefighters in Kaukauna busy yesterday afternoon. Asst. Fire Chief Don Grindheim says the first one came in around 2 a.m., at an apartment in the 500 block of Hendricks Avenue. He says the pilot light of a…

posted 2015-08-18 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-17

Ramp closed at Hwy. 10-441 & Racine St.

Crews for the Highway 10-441 expansion project shut down another ramp, at the Racine Street exit. That leaves only one exit ramp open, at that interchange. The DOT closed the ramp from Racine Street to the eastbound lanes of the…

posted 2015-08-17 13:05 by WHBY

T-Rats support gay player

The leader of the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers is reacting to a former player becoming the first in affiliated Major League Baseball to come out as gay. David Denson spent the early parts of the last two seasons with the Timber…

posted 2015-08-17 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah-area man killed in high-speed chase

A Neenah-area man was the suspect killed during a high-speed chase in Waupaca County. The State Patrol says 42-year-old Delmar Peterson took off when a sheriff's deputy tried to stop him for driving erratically, early yesterday morning. Peterson missed a…

posted 2015-08-17 13:03 by WHBY

Rural FdL man victim of drowning

The 70-year-old victim of a drowning in a Fond du Lac County lake was a rural Fond du Lac man. Searchers found Chuck Westby's body about 22-feet below the surface of Lake DeNeveu yesterday afternoon. He was swimming around 8:30…

posted 2015-08-17 13:02 by WHBY

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