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Hortonville explores options for library site

Hortonville's library is now part of a new municipal complex, and village leaders are looking at possibilities for the former location. Village board member Traci Martins says they could turn the site into greenspace., and make it a focal point…

posted 2015-03-02 06:02 by WHBY


Suspect held in 2012 Brown Co. murder case

A suspect is in custody for a 2012 murder, in Howard. 43-year-old Thomas Wick's body was found in basement of his house, on Hidden Creek Trail, three years ago today. Wick owned an electrical contracting business. uthorities arrested 30-year-old Matthew…

posted 2015-02-27 15:30 by WHBY

Prof: Walker should choose words more carefully

A local political expert says Governor Walker may want to step back from a statement he made about union protestors, and Islamic terrorists. During a speech at a conservative summit yesterday, the governor said he's qualified to handle ISIS, because…

posted 2015-02-27 13:05 by WHBY

CVB details competition for expo center

A proposed expo center in downtown Appleton would compete with several other markets around the state. That was one of the topics during a special meeting on the Fox Cities Exhibition Center project. Pam Seidl is the executive director of…

posted 2015-02-27 13:04 by WHBY

Event focuses on African-American race relations

A community event in Appleton last night looked back on the history of African-Americans in the Fox Cities, and gave people a chance to talk about race relations in the area. Mayor Tim Hanna says it was an opportunity for…

posted 2015-02-27 13:03 by WHBY

Valley VNA takes new approach to shortage

There's a national shortage in caregivers, and a local organization is trying a new way to recruit them. Valley VNA in Neenah will offer a three-week, paid training program, and the first session will start next month. President Theresa Pichelmeyer…

posted 2015-02-27 13:02 by WHBY

Thousands expected at fishing tournament

A major ice fishing tournament opened this morning on Lake Winnebago. The Battle on Bago is headquartered at Menominee Park in Oshkosh. Organizer Todd Reuss says they're expecting about 10,000 people to participate between today and tomorrow. He says the…

posted 2015-02-27 13:01 by WHBY

Innocence Project helped overturn conviction

A former New London man could get a new trial, after he asked for help from the Wisconsin Innocence Project. A state appeals court threw out the conviction of 38-year-old Chad Magolski for the 2007 murder of James Park. A…

posted 2015-02-27 05:05 by WHBY

Walker says he's prepared for terrorists

Governor Walker says his experience taking on protesters during the collective bargaining debate helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world. The likely Republican presidential contender spoke at a conservative summit yesterday, in suburban Washington D.C. Walker says…

posted 2015-02-27 05:04 by WHBY

Room tax hike needed for expo center

Nine communities would have to agree to increase their hotel room tax to cover the construction costs of the proposed expo center in downtown Appleton. The tax was one of the big topics, at a special meeting on the Fox…

posted 2015-02-27 05:03 by WHBY

Partnership, grant help train Plexus workers

The Plexus Corporation has 70 new employees, thanks to a state grant and training through Fox Valley Technical College. Scott Kettler is the general manager of the company's Neenah operations. He says they had a lot of job openings in…

posted 2015-02-27 05:02 by WHBY

Prof: FCC rules shouldn't change Internet speeds

People shouldn't notice a difference in their Internet speeds because of rules passed yesterday by the FCC. Barry Orton is a telecommunications expert at UW-Madison. He says the net neutrality regulations essentially turn the current system into a legally binding…

posted 2015-02-27 05:01 by WHBY

Mile of Music starts Thursday, but we lean towards Wednesday night as WHBY joins the Mile of Music crew for…
posted by Daves Blog 2 hours ago
Tune in to the Tuesday PhilCast for an ArmBEARgeddon 2015 alert with a twist. It's a celeb alert, proving once…
posted by Philcast 5 hours ago
Training camp continues today for the Packers at Ray Nitchke Field. It will begin at 8:20 am. Notes from Monday:…
posted by Alex Solsma 8 hours ago