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2014-08-06

Menasha reschedules fireworks

Menasha leaders postponed the city's fireworks over the Fourth of July, and they're going to hold the show next month, during Seafood Fest. Mayor Don Merkes says the city council decided to move the fireworks to Saturday, September 6, at…

posted 2014-08-06 05:03 by WHBY

Schroeder running for 55th Assembly seat

A loan administrator is in the race for a spot in the Assembly. Jay Schroeder of the town of Menasha is one of five Republicans in next Tuesday's primary, for the 55th district seat. He's a frequent candidate for public…

posted 2014-08-06 05:02 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. Fair kicks off

People who can't make it to the State Fair still have a chance to see some farm animal competitions and craft exhibits. The Winnebago County Fair opened last night, and it runs through Sunday. Fair treasurer Karen Pulfer says judging…

posted 2014-08-06 05:01 by WHBY

2014-08-05

Boy flown to hospital after Greenville crash

Three people were hurt this morning in a crash in the town of Greenville. Rescue crews were called to the corner of Julius Drive and Spring Road, just before 10 a.m. Deputy Chief Eric Kitowski of the Greenville fire department…

posted 2014-08-05 13:05 by WHBY

AirVenture sees attendance boost

More people went to EAA AirVenture this year. Officials say the attendance was over 500,000, and that's up about 5.5 percent, from a year ago. People from 69 countries were there. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says the Air Force Thunderbirds brought…

posted 2014-08-05 13:04 by WHBY

Menasha reverses course on Donnelley site

The city of Menasha is moving ahead with a plan to buy the former R.R. Donnelley plant along the Fox River, in the city's downtown. Community development director Greg Keil says the city council voted against the plan a couple…

posted 2014-08-05 13:03 by WHBY

Standards now in place for 'gluten-free' label

The Food and Drug Administration is now enforcing standards for products that have a "gluten-free" label and a local dietician says that's good news. Angelica Gronke of ThedaCare says even with the new standards, gluten-free foods still have a small…

posted 2014-08-05 13:02 by WHBY

Traffic deaths on record low pace

Halfway through the year, the state is on pace to have the fewest deaths on Wisconsin roads in one year. David Pabst of the State Patrol says through last month, 252 people died in traffic crashes. That's 31 fewer, than…

posted 2014-08-05 13:01 by WHBY

Sidewalk chalk highlights Mile of Music artists

The start of the Mile of Music is just two days away, and some high school students are using chalk to highlight all of the performers. They're drawing musical notes, along the sidewalks of College Avenue, with the names of…

posted 2014-08-05 13:00 by WHBY

Public checks out Appleton police museum

The Appleton police gave the public a unique opportunity this morning to look back at the department's history. Sgt. Dave Lund says they had items from their museum's collection on display, in a downstairs meeting room at the police station,…

posted 2014-08-05 12:59 by WHBY

Steffen running for 4th Assembly seat

A member of the Howard and Brown County boards is running for the Assembly. David Steffen is one of three Republican candidates in next Tuesday's primary election, in the fourth district. Steffen says he's focused on cutting spending, during his…

posted 2014-08-05 12:58 by WHBY

Fans react to Favre developments

Green Bay Packers fans are reacting to yesterday's news that the team will retire Brett Favre's number, and that he'll be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame next year. Sara Perrizo of Brett Favre's Steakhouse in Green Bay says…

posted 2014-08-05 05:05 by WHBY

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