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2014-01-27

Gardens closure leaves void at park

One of the draws for Appleton's Memorial Park is closed, and the city will have to figure out what to do with the space that the Gardens of the Fox Cities used for nearly two decades. Dean Gazza is the…

posted 2014-01-27 05:02 by WHBY

Workers with disabilities get attention

Appleton stakeholders are reacting to Governor Walker's plan to expand a program that offers job opportunities for students with disabilities. Project SEARCH connects schools with companies, and the Appleton school district helped launch a chapter last year. The district's first…

posted 2014-01-27 05:01 by WHBY

Road signs can take beating in winter

Road signs in the state are feeling some pain this time of year. Matt Rauch is a sign engineer for the DOT, and he says about 4,000 road signs have to be repaired or replaced each year. The cost to…

posted 2014-01-27 05:00 by WHBY

2014-01-25

Bucks lose big at home

The Milwaukee Bucks struggled to keep pace with the Atlanta Hawks and fell 112-87 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night.  The Bucks began losing grip of the game in the second quarter as the Hawks went on…

posted 2014-01-25 22:22:37 by WHBY

Badgers Break Out of Slump at Purdue

After winning their first 16 games and then proceeeding to lose three in a row, the Wisconsin basketball team got a much needed 72-58 victory at Purdue on Saturday evening.  A balanced scoring effort saw all five starters tally  double…

posted 2014-01-25 18:14:05 by WHBY

Marquette falls in OT to Villanova

Marquette gave all they could in trying to score an upset at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, but fell short in overtime to No.4 Villanova 94-85 on Saturday.  Davante Gardner led the way again for Marquette with a season-high 29…

posted 2014-01-25 16:51:14 by WHBY

2014-01-24

Bucks stumble in Cleveland

The Milwaukee Bucks came into Cleveland looking for their 2nd straight win, but fell back to earth losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers 93-78 on Friday night at the Quicken Loans Arena.  The Bucks managed to shoot only 40.5% from the…

posted 2014-01-24 21:41:49 by WHBY

2 G.B. deaths caused by suffocation

A mother and son both died from suffocation, in an apartment on Green Bay's westside earlier this week. The Brown County medical examiner's office says nine-year-old Damien Veraghen was likely drugged, before he was suffocated. His death is considered a…

posted 2014-01-24 15:00 by WHBY

Police: G.B. woman left suicide note, killed son

Green Bay police say a woman left a note behind, at the scene of a murder-suicide. 33-year-old April Veraghen and her nine-year-old son Damien were found dead in an apartment on Tuesday morning. The Brown County medical examiner's office says…

posted 2014-01-24 13:05 by WHBY

Gardens of the Fox Cities close after 18 years

A long-time tenant at Appleton's Memorial Park is closing its doors. The Gardens of the Fox Cities shut down for good today, after 18 years. In an e-mail to members, garden officials said they couldn't raise enough money to keep…

posted 2014-01-24 13:04 by WHBY

Chamber praises Wells' tenure at UW-Osh

The leader of UW-Oshkosh left his mark on campus, and the Oshkosh community, over his 14 years on the job. Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce president John Casper says Chancellor Richard Wells played a big role in improving the school's sports…

posted 2014-01-24 13:03 by WHBY

Cowles wants to change phosphorus rules

A lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin wants to take a different approach to removing phosphorus from waterways. Sen. Rob Cowles says the EPA is trying to force communities, and some businesses, to upgrade their filtration systems, at a steep price tag.…

posted 2014-01-24 13:02 by WHBY

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