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Standoff suspect's bond set at $500K

The bond for the suspect in the shooting and standoff in downtown Neenah is $500,000. A Winnebago County court commissioner set that amount yesterday, for a case that's not directly connected to what happened at Eagle Nation Cycles. Court records…

posted 2015-12-10 05:05 by WHBY

Buyer of Flatoff's bike speaks out

The man who bought a motorcycle from Brian Flatoff says he warned police, prosecutors, and a judge about Flatoff's behavior. Vance Dalton says he bought the bike, so Flatoff would have bail money after his sixth drunk driving arrest. He…

posted 2015-12-10 05:04 by WHBY

Plans progress for Neenah office tower

The developer planning to build an officer tower in downtown Neenah is close to getting final approval of the project. Community development director Chris Haese says the five-story building would cost about $6 million. The city would provide the land,…

posted 2015-12-10 05:03 by WHBY

Olde Oneida Street change endorsed

The city of Appleton could add on-street parking along two roads to more than make up for a loss of spots along Olde Oneida Street. Businesses in the Between the Locks building asked city staffers to consider other options, as…

posted 2015-12-10 05:02 by WHBY

Group from Serbia touring local businesses

Representatives from Serbia's government and business community are in the Fox Cities this week to see how businesses in northeast Wisconsin operate. Amy Pietsch of the Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center says they're here as part of a federal…

posted 2015-12-10 05:01 by WHBY


Eagle Nation members talk about shooting

Members of the Eagle Nation bike club returned to their building today, in the wake of last Saturday's shooting and standoff. 60-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah, known as ML, was shot by Neenah police officers. Mike Petersen says he was…

posted 2015-12-09 13:05 by WHBY

Neenah shooting, standoff suspect in court

Prosecutors are charging the suspect in last Saturday's shooting and standoff in downtown Neenah, for what happened before he went to Eagle Nation Cycles. Court records say 46-year-old Brian Flatoff was staying at a friend's house, in the 200 block…

posted 2015-12-09 13:04 by WHBY

Dukelow running for mayor in Appleton

Appleton's longtime mayor will face a challenger next spring. Josh Dukelow is on the city's plan commission, and he's worked with the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau. He says he's running to help the…

posted 2015-12-09 13:03 by WHBY

One dead in New Holstein house fire

A 47-year old man died in a house fire, in New Holstein, last night.  About 75 firefighters were on the scene, in the 1700 block of Monroe Street. Fire chief Denis Mayer says someone spotted the fire, around 9:30 p.m..…

posted 2015-12-09 13:02 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. hires new highway commissioner

Outagamie County has a new highway commissioner. The county board approved County Executive Tom Nelson's appointment of Dean Steingraber, last night. He's been Waupaca County's highway commissioner for the past 16 years. Before that, he served as Outagamie County's highway…

posted 2015-12-09 13:01 by WHBY

Union leader talks about Lincoln Hills investigation

The leader of the union for state corrections workers says there have been concerns about a juvenile facility in northern Wisconsin, for some time. Rick Badger is the executive director of AFSCME Council 32. Agents from the state justice department…

posted 2015-12-09 13:00 by WHBY

Secura considers $90 mil headquarters project

An insurance company that's called Appleton home for almost 85 years wants to build a new headquarters, or expand its existing one. Secura Insurance President and CEO Dave Gross says the project could cost $90 million, and they're going to…

posted 2015-12-09 05:05 by WHBY

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