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2015-05-14

Doctors deciding if Stoffel can go to funeral

Doctors are going to make a decision this afternoon on whether a Neenah woman can go to the funeral for her husband and daughter. Thirty-two-year-old Erin Stoffel was hit by three bullets, during the Trestle Trail shooting, on May 3.…

posted 2015-05-14 13:04 by WHBY

Feingold officially in U.S. Senate race

There will likely be a rematch for one of Wisconsin's seats in the U.S. Senate. Democrat Russ Feingold made it official this morning that he's trying to return to his former job. He would face Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of…

posted 2015-05-14 13:03 by WHBY

Xavier leads state in voucher applications

Just over 120 students applied for a voucher to go to one of Appleton's Catholic schools next year. That's the most applications of any school, or school system, in the statewide private school voucher program. The St. Francis Xavier system…

posted 2015-05-14 13:02 by WHBY

Salvation Army honoring volunteers

It's the 150th anniversary of the Salvation Army, on a national level, and the local chapter is celebrating by honoring its volunteers tonight. Salvation Army Fox Cities spokesman Robb Waugus says nearly 300 people spent at least 20 hours helping…

posted 2015-05-14 13:01 by WHBY

Woolen Mills Lofts project receives tax credits

Tax credits are helping developers with their financing  for a project in the Appleton flats. Deputy community development director Monica Klaeser says the state is providing $617,000 for the Woolen Mills Lofts. The plans call for 60 apartments in the…

posted 2015-05-14 13:00 by WHBY

Doctors hope Erin Stoffel can go to funeral

The funeral for two of the victims of the Trestle Trail shooting is tonight, and doctors hope their wife and mother can be there. Thirty-two-year-old Erin Stoffel of Neenah is recovering from three gunshot wounds at Theda Clark Medical Center.…

posted 2015-05-14 05:05 by WHBY

70 mph limit could be in place this summer

Drivers might see a 70 mile-an-hour speed limit on interstates, and some state highways, this summer. The proposal is now in the hands of Governor Walker, after the Assembly signed off on the idea yesterday. Rep. Paul Tittl says the…

posted 2015-05-14 05:04 by WHBY

Harrison looking at other downtown-type projects

A downtown-style development could be coming to Harrison in the future, and right now, leaders are looking for the best way to move forward. An official from Hobart met with the village and town boards this week, to explain Hobart's…

posted 2015-05-14 05:03 by WHBY

Financing gap doomed Foremost project

The plans for a housing development on the former Foremost Dairy site in Appleton fell through, because of a $4.5 million gap in financing. Community development director Karen Harkness explained the situation to the Appleton Redevelopment Authority yesterday. Vetter Denk…

posted 2015-05-14 05:02 by WHBY

N.L. pharmacy robbed

New London police say a man robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint, yesterday afternoon. Officers were called to Jernagen's Health Mart, on S. Mill Street, just before 2:30 p.m. Police say a white man in his 40s or 50s took off…

posted 2015-05-14 05:01 by WHBY

State updates suicide prevention plan

It took 10 years, but the state's health department recently updated its strategy to prevent suicides. Joyce Allen is the director of the bureau of mental health and substance abuse services. She says the new guidelines are more proactive and…

posted 2015-05-14 05:00 by WHBY

UW Colleges, Bellin College reach deal

A deal between Bellin College and the two-year UW Colleges will help students transfer their credits. Bellin College President Connie Boerst says students can start their college career at schools like UW-Fox Valley. She says students can get their associates…

posted 2015-05-14 04:59 by WHBY

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