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2014-02-24

Busiest season planned for Hwy. 41 work

Construction crews could have their busiest year yet, along Highway 41. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says they'll be working on the largest number of projects, during one construction season. They're concentrated in Brown County. He says the interchange between Highway…

posted 2014-02-24 13:05 by WHBY

Leaders work on site, contract for regional park

It's possible that Appleton and the village of Harrison could buy land for a regional park in the next year or so. The communities have been working together to identify potential locations. Appleton parks director Dean Gazza says they included…

posted 2014-02-24 13:04 by WHBY

Prof: Walker bombshell doubtful before election

A political expert says he doesn't expect to see any surprising revelations about Governor Walker, before this fall's election. That includes anything that might be included in about 27,000 pages of emails and documents, that were released last week, as…

posted 2014-02-24 13:03 by WHBY

New garbage, recycling bins on College Ave.

The city of Appleton is replacing the garbage cans along College Avenue, and adding bins for recycling. Public works director Paula Vandehey they want to promote recycling, so they're placing 20 of those bins on sidewalks. She says they plan…

posted 2014-02-24 13:02 by WHBY

Coin toss breaks tie in Buchanan primary

A spot on the April ballot was decided by a coin flip, in the town of Buchanan. Town administrator Joel Gregozeski says two town board candidates tied for second place in last Tuesday's primary, with 35 votes each. He says…

posted 2014-02-24 13:01 by WHBY

Record for sub-zero temps in sight

By the end of the week, we may be able to add the words "record setting" when we talk about the cold winter. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Last says so far in Green Bay, the mercury has dipped below…

posted 2014-02-24 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton, Harrison explore regional park

Two communities in the Fox Cities are eyeing potential sites for a regional park. Appleton officials have been talking about putting a large park on the city's southside, and Harrison village administrator Travis Parish says they have a similar need.…

posted 2014-02-24 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices climbing as spring nears

As temperatures slowly start to rise this spring, so will the price at the pump. That's the feeling of AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz. He says gas prices climbed about five cents last week, and they'll probably keep going up,…

posted 2014-02-24 05:03 by WHBY

Jirschele wants to look at liquor revokations

When a bar or restaurant loses its liquor license in Appleton, the owner can't apply for a new one for a year. If there's a new buyer, the wait is six months. Ald. Jeff Jirschele wants to review that punishment,…

posted 2014-02-24 05:01 by WHBY

2014-02-22

Bucks fall to the Pacers

Milwaukee was knocked off by the Indiana Pacers 110-100 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night.  Brandon Knight had a big night with 30 points and 8 assists.  Ramon Session scored 7 points off the bench to start…

posted 2014-02-22 22:15:25 by WHBY

Badgers Road Win Streak Now 4 After Big Win in Iowa

After losing three straight games at the Kohl center the Wisconsin Badgers have gone on a four game road winning streak as they knocked off 15th ranked Iowa 79-74 in Iowa City on Saturday. Four Badgers scored in double digits,…

posted 2014-02-22 13:43:00 by WHBY

2014-02-21

Neenah gas station robbed

Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at a gas station in Neenah this morning. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says a man was wearing nylons over his face, and socks on his hands, when he went into the Express…

posted 2014-02-21 13:05 by WHBY

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