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ThedaCare building new cancer center

A local health care organization is building a $44 million cancer center on the northeast side of Appleton. ThedaCare officials announced today that the facility will be on Capitol Drive, near the Encircle Health clinic. Stacy Milam is ThedaCare's Oncology…

posted 2014-10-22 13:04 by WHBY

LU almost halfway to reaching match

About a month after Lawrence University announced the largest donation in school history, the school is nearing the halfway point in its effort to match it. Before the $25 million anonymous gift became public, President Mark Burstein says they started…

posted 2014-10-22 13:03 by WHBY

Group takes steps to replace day care

A new group is one step closer to becoming a non-profit, and replacing a special needs day care that closed abruptly. Organizers of A Special Place officially formed a board of directors last night, and they elected Lisa Schneider as…

posted 2014-10-22 13:02 by WHBY

G.C. creating state's first town TIF district

Grand Chute plans to be the first town in the state to create a TIF district, to help spur development. Lawmakers approved a bill earlier this year, giving towns the ability to use that tool. Cities and villages have been…

posted 2014-10-22 13:01 by WHBY

Authorities end standoff with arrest

The Winnebago County SWAT team arrested a man, following a standoff in Larsen. The standoff lasted for several hours, before deputies arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a home, around 12:30 p.m. Authorities closed Highway T, between Highway II…

posted 2014-10-22 13:00 by WHBY

Petri won't endorse Grothman

The Republican running for the state's sixth congressional district seat will not be getting an endorsement from the retiring GOP incumbent. Congressman Tom Petri of Fond du Lac says state Senator Glenn Grothman mentioned that he would be insulted, if…

posted 2014-10-22 12:58 by WHBY

Hintz, Elliott in race for Assembly seat

The owner of a real estate company is challenging a four-term Democrat in the Assembly. Republican Mark Elliott of Oshkosh will meet Rep. Gordon Hintz of Oshkosh in the 54th district race on November 4. Elliott says he wants to…

posted 2014-10-22 12:57 by WHBY

Werner Electric plans progress in G.C.

A major project in Grand Chute cleared its first hurdle last night. Werner Electric is proposing to build a new headquarters, and distribution center, near the corner of Prospect Avenue and Casaloma Drive. Neighboring homeowners aren't happy with the plans.…

posted 2014-10-22 05:05 by WHBY

Candidates for 55th Assembly debate

Two candidates from Neenah are running for an open seat in the Assembly, and they squared off in a debate last night. Democrat Mark Westphal is taking on Republican Mike Rohrkaste, in the 55th district, on November 4. Rohrkaste says…

posted 2014-10-22 05:04 by WHBY

Two in running for open Assembly seat

A business owner and a local politician are trying to take over for a two-term incumbent in the Assembly. John Macco helped run Macco's Floor Covering, and he owns the Macco Financial Group. The Green Bay Republican says with that…

posted 2014-10-22 05:03 by WHBY


Suspect reaches deal in Plamann murder

One of the suspects in a seven-year-old Greenville murder case reached a plea deal today. 40-year-old Rosie Campbell entered no contest pleas, to charges of criminal damage to property, and theft. Prosecutors dropped a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. Campbell,…

posted 2014-10-21 14:00 by WHBY

K-C cutting up to 1,300 jobs worldwide

Kimberly-Clark is going to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs, and the company isn't releasing what impact the cuts will have in the Fox Valley. A spokesman says the move will affect all segments of the company, around the world, and…

posted 2014-10-21 13:05 by WHBY

     Law enforcement agencies, firefighters, medical officials, social workers and others in Winnebago county are working to launch a CART…
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