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2014-09-30

Kaukauns signs off on Eagle mill project

About two years after the project was first proposed, Kaukauna officials are endorsing new deals to renovate the former Eagle mill, and move the city library there. The city council unanimously approved the agreements last night. Mayor Gene Rosin says…

posted 2014-09-30 05:05 by WHBY

Big names in state for governor's race

Both major candidates for governor had some "star power" with them yesterday. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in Hudson for a couple of campaign stops with Governor Walker. First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at a rally, in Milwaukee, in…

posted 2014-09-30 05:04 by WHBY

UW-Osh leader plans to draw on experience

There's a new leader at UW-Oshkosh, and he plans to draw on his time as a professor, and fundraiser, to help him in his role. Andrew Leavitt was hired by the UW's Board of Regents yesterday. He's a vice president…

posted 2014-09-30 05:03 by WHBY

Site selectors coming to Fox Cities

The Fox Cities Regional Partnership is trying improve the area's national reputation by bringing in a group of consultants. Larry Burkhardt is the partnership's executive vice president, and he says the consultants advise businesses on where to relocate or build…

posted 2014-09-30 05:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna program deals with bullying

A parent in the Kaukauna school district caused a stir last year, when he claimed bullying wasn't taken seriously. School leaders are trying to change that perception this week with a two-day program. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter says students, teachers, and…

posted 2014-09-30 05:01 by WHBY

Advocate, lawmaker's daughter busted for drugs

The daughter of a state lawmaker is back in jail on drug charges. Twenty-five-year-old Cassie Nygren had been an advocate for recovering heroin addicts, since she was released from prison several months ago. She also joined her father, Rep. John…

posted 2014-09-30 05:00 by WHBY

Teen claims man offered him ride near Pulaski

Shawano County authorities are looking for a man, after a 16-year-old boy says he was offered a ride yesterday afternoon. They say the teen was walking home from Pulaski high school, and he yelled at the pickup truck driver. He…

posted 2014-09-30 04:59 by WHBY

2014-09-29

Berlin police release 'person of interest' in murder

Berlin police released a potential suspect, in a double murder. Investigators questioned the man, starting late Saturday night. 28-year-old Melissa Tuinstra and 28-year-old Justin Daniels were found dead that night, in the 200 block of Broadway Street. Police also issued…

posted 2014-09-29 13:05 by WHBY

New chancellor chosen for UW-Oshkosh

There's a new leader, at UW-Oshkosh. The UW Board of Regents chose Andrew Leavitt as the school's next chancellor. Interim Chancellor Petra Roter says Leavitt comes from the University of North Georgia. He's a vice president there, and the CEO…

posted 2014-09-29 13:04 by WHBY

Domestic violence claims 39 lives in Wis. last year

A report shows 39 people were killed, in domestic violence incidents around the state last year. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released its annual findings, this morning. Spokesman Tony Gibart says the total is around the average, since they started tracking…

posted 2014-09-29 13:03 by WHBY

Name released in fatal Menasha crash

A 32-year-old man lost his life in a fatal crash, early yesterday, in Menasha. Police say Michael Prell was driving, when the car hit a tree, near the intersection of Melissa and Visgro streets, around 2:15 a.m. Prell died at…

posted 2014-09-29 13:02 by WHBY

Mental health program serving as model

A program that provides on-site mental health counseling, for students around the Fox Cities, is spreading to different parts of the state. PATH for Students started in the Menasha school district, in 2008, after a community survey found that 25…

posted 2014-09-29 13:01 by WHBY

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