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Valley Transit analyzing bus stop times

Valley Transit buses are "on time" about 80 percent of the time. System spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke says that's unacceptable, and they're working to make improvements. She says many of their routes were designed 20 years ago, and traffic has changed over…

posted 2015-09-24 05:03 by WHBY

AHA raising money for student build

Some high school students in Appleton are building a new house on the city's southside, and a group is trying to raise money to keep the program going. The district offers a construction class, and a family that needs affordable…

posted 2015-09-24 05:02 by WHBY

Hansen wants details on Walker's security costs

Governor Walker's spokeswoman says his presidential campaign will repay the state for his security detail within two weeks. Democratic Sen. Dave Hansen of Green Bay says he'd like to see a detailed account of the costs, and not just a…

posted 2015-09-24 05:01 by WHBY

Group holding Bike Bingo

A local group has a unique way of playing bingo. The Fox Cities Cycling Association is holding a Bike Bingo competition to encourage people to ride their bikes to businesses. About two dozen businesses are participating. Organizer Michelle Bachaus says…

posted 2015-09-24 05:00 by WHBY


Sheriff cautious about State Patrol idea

Outagamie County's leader wants to explore moving the sheriff's department into a new shared facility with the State Patrol. Sheriff Brad Gehring says he's being cautious about the possibility. Gehring is pushing to relocate the department out of downtown Appleton,…

posted 2015-09-23 15:05 by WHBY

Scope of downtown traffic study expands

A long talked-about traffic study in downtown Appleton could have an expanded scope. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they're calling it a "mobility" study instead, so they can look at the needs for drivers, bicyclists, and walkers. She says…

posted 2015-09-23 15:04 by WHBY

Blastomycosis cases still climbing

The state expects to keep seeing new cases of blastomycosis from the Little Wolf River in the coming weeks. The latest update from the department of health shows there are 38 confirmed cases, and 37 probable ones. Appleton public health…

posted 2015-09-23 15:03 by WHBY

CASA looking for more volunteers

The leader of a non-profit that helps abused and neglected children is concerned that they won't have enough new volunteers to keep up with demand. CASA of the Fox Cities executive director Maria Turner says in their first year, child…

posted 2015-09-23 15:02 by WHBY

'Rock the Block' called a success

A non-profit's first effort to revitalize a neighborhood brought about 550 volunteers together to complete 31 projects. The Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity chapter organized a weeklong "Rock the Block" event, near the former Pierce Manufacturing plant in…

posted 2015-09-23 15:01 by WHBY

Sheriff's dept. move still in play

Talk about moving the Outagamie County sheriff's department, out of downtown Appleton, doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon. Last night, the county board upheld County Executive Tom Nelson's veto of a plan to relocate the sheriff's department,…

posted 2015-09-23 05:05 by WHBY

Bond set at $1 mil in Oshkosh murder

The suspect in an Oshkosh murder is in custody on a $1 million bond. Prosecutors charged 30-year-old Samson Gomoll with first-degree intentional homicide yesterday, in the death of his live-in girlfriend, 42-year-old Stacey Strange. Strange was found shot to death,…

posted 2015-09-23 05:04 by WHBY

Streckenbach wants Brown Co. Arena study

The future of the Brown County Arena could start taking shape next year. County Executive Troy Streckenbach and Ashwaubenon village president Mike Aubinger say they'll each put $25,000 in next year's budget to study the facility, and the entire Veterans…

posted 2015-09-23 05:03 by WHBY

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On the Tuesday PhilCast we'll be talking to the man behind tonight's PBS hour-long special, "Mary Tyler Moore, a Celebration".…
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The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Fox Valley Lutheran girls golf team. The Foxes qualified…
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