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Calumet Co. ranked among healthiest in state

Calumet County ranks sixth in the state on a list of the healthiest counties. The UW-Madison Population Health Institute released its latest study yesterday afternoon. Mark Morrison is the deputy director of the county's department of health and human services.…

posted 2014-03-27 05:02 by WHBY

Chief hopes for lower crash rate on Hwy. JJ

The speed limit will drop along a segment of Highway JJ in Outagamie County, and Grand Chute's police chief hopes that will reduce the accident rate. The Outagamie County board is reducing the limit from 45 to 35 miles an…

posted 2014-03-27 05:01 by WHBY

Fire damages home on Appleton's northside

A house caught fire yesterday on Appleton's northside. Fire department Investigator Brian Noel says smoke and flames were coming from the home in the 800 block of E. Byrd Street, near Meade Street. He says they got to the scene…

posted 2014-03-27 05:00 by WHBY


Brown Co. GOP denounces candidate's comments

The Brown County Republican Party is distancing itself from a Brown County board candidate, after he made some inflammatory remarks about a Democratic senator. Jason Wisneski is a Republican candidate for Brown County supervisor in District 1, and a profile…

posted 2014-03-26 13:05 by WHBY

Auto shop heavily damaged by fire

The inside of an auto shop and its roof suffered substantial damage when a fire broke out last night, on Appleton's eastside. Firefighter Dave Reigels says they were called to the Northside Automotive Service Center in the 1800 block of…

posted 2014-03-26 13:04 by WHBY

Speed limit dropping on Hwy. JJ

Drivers on a stretch of Highway JJ in Outagamie County will soon have to slow down. After years of debate, the county board agreed to reduce the speed limit, from 45 miles an hour to 35 between Highway 47 and…

posted 2014-03-26 13:03 by WHBY

Deep frost leading to road dips

The deep frost this winter is forcing drivers to slow down on some roads. Winnebago County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says they're seeing more dips than normal this spring. He says as the ground thaws, voids can form between culverts…

posted 2014-03-26 13:02 by WHBY

O'Connor wants seat on Appleton school board

A retired principal wants to join the Appleton school board. Barry O'Connor is one of four candidates in the running for three seats. He was the leader at Appleton North high school, and he says he wants to use his…

posted 2014-03-26 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. teacher accused of sex assault

A 57-year-old Oconto man faces sexual assault charges on allegations that he inappropriately touched an eight-year-old girl. Jer Lovaj was a teacher at Green Bay's Anne Sullivan elementary school. Court records say a girl in his class reported last month…

posted 2014-03-26 05:05 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. to study space needs

Outagamie County will take a long-term look at the space needs of a number of agencies. The county board agreed last night to hire a consultant to report back in September. The study will include whether to move the sheriff's…

posted 2014-03-26 05:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh schools holding referendum

The Oshkosh school district is holding a spending referendum next Tuesday. The district is asking for almost $4 million in each of the next seven years to maintain programs and preserve teaching positions. Sup. Stan Mack says they would use…

posted 2014-03-26 05:03 by WHBY

Sherwood has grocery store again

The village of Sherwood has been without a grocery store for more than eight years, but that's changing today. Dick's Family Foods is opening a 20,000 square foot store on Knight Drive, off of Highway 114. Sherwood administrator Randy Friday…

posted 2014-03-26 05:02 by WHBY

Tax day is here and today on the PhilCast one of the things I'll talk about is how to avoid…
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