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2015-05-08

DARE officer accused of parking scheme

Brown County officials say three people worked together, to steal more than $10,000 from the county's DARE program. Investigators say Deputy Kevin Vanden Heuvel, the longtime DARE coordinator, and a drug and alcohol abuse counselor skimmed money while they parked…

posted 2015-05-08 13:05 by WHBY

Trestle Trail victim now in fair condition

A victim of the Trestle Trail shooting in Menasha was upgraded to fair condition, at a local hospital. Thirty-two-year-old Erin Stoffel of Neenah was hit by three bullets during Sunday's random shooting. Her 33-year-old husband Jon, and 11-year-old daughter, Olivia,…

posted 2015-05-08 13:04 by WHBY

Body identified as Appleton man

Police now know the identity of the man found in the Fox River, earlier this week. A kayaker discovered 54-year-old Thomas Kelly of Appleton, along the south shoreline, east of the Memorial Drive bridge. Lt. Terry Hammen says they're working…

posted 2015-05-08 13:03 by WHBY

WEDC audit finds some same problems

For the second time in two years, an audit is raising major concerns about the agency Governor Walker formed to help create jobs. The nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau found that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation didn't require companies to show…

posted 2015-05-08 13:02 by WHBY

Parks naming rights stays in budget

A proposal to sell naming rights for state parks remains in the state budget. The Legislature's budget committee left the door open for the DNR to make deals, but officials don't expect to do anything, at least this year. Democrats…

posted 2015-05-08 13:01 by WHBY

Businesses raise money for cancer research

A number of downtown Appleton businesses are raising money, to fight cancer. Anne Wiegman is a spokeswoman for Appleton Downtown Incorporated. She says it's their ninth annual Giving Hope campaign, and businesses will donate part of their proceeds to cancer…

posted 2015-05-08 13:00 by WHBY

Community gathers to pray after shooting

People in the Fox Cities responded to the Trestle Trail shooting yesterday, by joining together to pray, and remember the victims. Freedom Fellowship Church put on an event for the National Day of Prayer, at Fritse Park in the town…

posted 2015-05-08 05:05 by WHBY

Hands Over the Fox planned

Another event is coming up in a little more than a week, to help the community heal from the Trestle Trail shooting. Hands Over the Fox will be on May 17th. Organizers want people to gather on both sides of…

posted 2015-05-08 05:04 by WHBY

Hanna wants to move quickly on library site

A major decision on the proposed Appleton Public Library project could be coming next month. Mayor Tim Hanna says he wants to move quickly, to reach a deal to buy the preferred site or choose to walk away. He says…

posted 2015-05-08 05:03 by WHBY

Bill would ban abortions after 20 weeks

Most abortions would be banned, after 20 weeks of pregnancy, under a bill from a southeast Wisconsin lawmaker. Senate President Mary Lazich of New Berlin says a fetus can feel pain at that point of development. Opponents say the proposed…

posted 2015-05-08 05:02 by WHBY

L.C. creates local law on 'sexting'

Sexting is a problem in many schools across the state, and Little Chute's village board is giving the Fox Valley Metro police department an extra tool to deal with it. Village administrator James Fenlon says the board passed a proposal…

posted 2015-05-08 05:01 by WHBY

Not guilty pleas entered for Vaile

A former village administrator in Hortonville entered not guilty pleas to charges of possessing child pornography. Sixty-one-year-old Patrick Vaile is facing 16 counts, in Outagamie County, and he was in court yesterday. Court records say state agents searched Vaile's house,…

posted 2015-05-08 05:00 by WHBY

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