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2014-08-25

LU's jazz studies director passes away

Lawrence University is mourning the loss of the longtime leader of the jazz studies department. Sixty-three-year-old Fred Sturm died last night, following a decade-long fight with cancer. He taught at Lawrence for 26 years, during two different stints. In between…

posted 2014-08-25 13:29 by WHBY

Early designs of library to be unveiled

A consultant will show off the conceptual designs for a new Appleton Public Library this afternoon. John Peterson is the chair of the library board, and he says it's an exciting day for the future of Appleton. The library board…

posted 2014-08-25 13:05 by WHBY

Farmers Almanac predicts winter in NE Wis.

The new Farmers Almanac is calling for below normal temperatures and snowfall totals, for the upcoming winter, but the projections are worse in other parts of the country. The annual publication is releasing its predictions for different regions, and it…

posted 2014-08-25 13:04 by WHBY

Counselor reacts to pornography addiction

The Fond du Lac man accused of going into unlocked homes, while naked, claims he became addicted to pornography when he was 11. Marie Nesemann of Reach Counseling in Neenah says people with sexual addictions can start searching for different…

posted 2014-08-25 13:03 by WHBY

Fire contained to 1 apartment in Neenah

No one was hurt in an apartment fire last night in Neenah. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the bedroom of one apartment. Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue went to the two-story apartment building, in the 100 block of Professional…

posted 2014-08-25 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton referendum projects almost ready

When students return to school in Appleton next week, crews will be finished on a number of construction projects. Voters approved a referendum in February, for $25 million in maintenance and technology upgrades. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas says…

posted 2014-08-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton teachers officially back

All 1,600 teachers and staff members for the Appleton school district are officially returning to work today. Superintendent Lee Allinger says they're meeting at West high school this morning. He says they'll spend the next four days preparing for students…

posted 2014-08-25 05:04 by WHBY

Butter prices rising, farmers impacted

Wholesale butter prices hit a record high last week, and that's good news for farmers. That's according to Kevin Jarek, the UW-Extension ag agent for Outagamie County. He says the demand for butter is a sign that are people are…

posted 2014-08-25 05:03 by WHBY

State gets low marks from Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society says the state doesn't meet the group's recommendations in nine of its 12 categories for preventing and treating the disease. Sara Sahli is with the non-profit's Cancer Action Network, and she says the state isn't spending…

posted 2014-08-25 05:02 by WHBY

Sheriff reacts to deputy's double-murder

The sheriff in Dane County says he was stunned that a former deputy is accused of killing two people in Fitchburg. Thirty-nine-year-old Andrew Steele retired from the department, after he learned in June that he had ALS. Police believe he…

posted 2014-08-25 05:01 by WHBY

2014-08-22

Packers beat the Raiders

The Packers looked good at Lambeau Field Friday night in game three of the 2014  pre-season.  Aaron Rogers tossed two touchdown passes and Eddie Lacey ran for a first quarter score in the Packers  31-21 win over Oakland. The game…

posted 2014-08-22 22:50:32 by WHBY

Brewers blunders help Bucs beat Crew

A couple of errors led to five unearned runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in an 8 to 3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park Friday night.  The Brewers took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning when…

posted 2014-08-22 22:49:18 by WHBY

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