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2016-06-08

Officer had planned on torch run

The Appleton police officer who was shot in the hip by a suspect, planned to participate in the Special Olympics torch run this week. Sgt. Dave Lund says Officer Stephanie Wiener can't run the nearly nine-mile route right now, but…

posted 2016-06-08 05:05 by WHBY

Father-son duo fly with ThedaStar

ThedaStar has a father-son duo helping patients in emergencies. Tim Lenth and son Adam are flight nurses for the ThedaCare medical helicopter. Tim says Adam was a dispatcher for ThedaStar, and an ER nurse, before joining the flight crew. He…

posted 2016-06-08 05:04 by WHBY

Anti-diarrhea drug raises OD concerns

There's a call for tighter restrictions on selling anti-diarrhea drugs, after a report showed that some people are abusing them to get high. Dr. Eric Smiltneck is Nova Counseling's medical director. He says it takes an extremely high dose to…

posted 2016-06-08 05:03 by WHBY

City, school district may have clinic site

Workers for the Appleton school district and the city could have their own clinic at ThedaCare's hospital in Appleton. City human resources director Sandy Behnke says they're working on a lease with ThedaCare, for space in the hospital's former oncology…

posted 2016-06-08 05:02 by WHBY

Neenah starts 'Fitness in the Park'

People in Neenah can take part in a new wellness program, through the parks department. "Fitness in the Park" started this week, and organizers are scheduling one class, each weekday. Recreation coordinator Laurie Olson says they're at various locations, at…

posted 2016-06-08 05:01 by WHBY

2016-06-07

Nominees weren't popular in Wis.

Many Wisconsin voters may have a tough choice to make when they go to the polls in November. Hillary Clinton is now officially the presumptive Democratic nominee, and Donald Trump will represent the GOP. Neither candidate won their party's primary…

posted 2016-06-07 13:05 by WHBY

Catholic Sisters fight human trafficking

Billboards and bus ads are going up across the state, as part of an effort by some Catholic sisters to raise awareness of human trafficking. Sister Carol Haanen of Appleton is working on the campaign. She says they're getting involved,…

posted 2016-06-07 13:04 by WHBY

UW System leader seeks more aid

The head of the UW System will ask for more state money for financial aid. President Ray Cross wants the Board of Regents to provide about $19 million more.in the next two year budget. That would be a 33 percent…

posted 2016-06-07 13:03:00 by WHBY

Design set for Appleton's Erb Park

The final design is in place for Appleton's Erb Park and pool. Carter Arndt is an architect with MSA Professional Services. He says the park is going to be reinvigorated for the next generation. Arndt presented the design. at last…

posted 2016-06-07 13:02:00 by WHBY

Johnson launches TV ad

Republican Senator Ron Johnson's first TV ad of his re-election campaign highlights his background in manufacturing. The Oshkosh Republican appears on the floor of Pacur, a company he helped build. He says "career politicians manufacture hogwash" and he manufactures plastic.…

posted 2016-06-07 13:01:00 by WHBY

Staff to look at letting dogs in parks

If Appleton would allow dogs in parks, city staffers are going to put together spots where they shouldn't go. The issue is back, two years after the city council agreed to keep the ban in place, on an 11-4 vote.…

posted 2016-06-07 05:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna opens new city hall

Kaukauna officially opened its new municipal services building yesterday. Mayor Gene Rosin says departments started moving in last week. He says the building came in under budget, with a $9 million price tag. City officials initially planned to spend about $12…

posted 2016-06-07 05:04 by WHBY

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