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2016-04-27

ATW hosts grand opening for customs office

The new customs office at Appleton International Airport opened last December, but people got together this morning to hold an official grand opening. Airport Director Abe Weber says they're on track to meet their goal of handling 75 to 100…

posted 2016-04-27 13:04 by WHBY

Wis. home prices remain affordable

Home prices are steadily rising in Wisconsin, but they remain affordable, compared to other states. That's the assessment of economist Dave Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association. Last month's median statewide price was $155,000. That's a four-percent increase over the…

posted 2016-04-27 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah couple wins financial challenge

A non-profit that helps people with their finances is highlighting a couple from Neenah. Chris and Kay Hillmann won this year's Financial Makeover Challenge from FISC. The group's Becky Smith was their counselor, and she says they were having a…

posted 2016-04-27 13:02 by WHBY

Dad, 2 kids dead in Wis. Rapids murder-suicide

Police in central Wisconsin say a man shot his two children, before turning the gun on himself. Officers went to a house in Wisconsin Rapids around 2:15 a.m. today. They say the man had a three-year-old daughter, and his son…

posted 2016-04-27 13:01 by WHBY

We Energies launches web stream of falcons

A power company is waiting for falcon eggs to hatch, and people can follow the progress online. We Energies set up nesting boxes at five power plants this year. Spokeswoman Cathy Schulze says the mother and father peregrine falcons are…

posted 2016-04-27 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton Airport hopes to add Southwest

The leader of Appleton International Airport says a lot of travelers would like to see Southwest offer a flight from the Fox Cities, but that's easier said than done. Director Abe Weber says there are plenty of customers in the…

posted 2016-04-27 05:05 by WHBY

City Center, Oneida St. study falls flat

The idea of studying an extension of Oneida Street, through the City Center, doesn't have the support of an Appleton panel. The municipal services committee voted unanimously against spending $4,000 to see if the divided buildings would still be structurally…

posted 2016-04-27 05:04 by WHBY

Road work shuts down part of Kimberly Ave.

It will be a long construction season this year for people living on Kimberly's northwest side. Road crews are rebuilding a mile-long stretch of Kimberly Avenue. Village administrator Adam Hammatt says they closed the road this week between Marcella and…

posted 2016-04-27 05:03 by WHBY

Walker wants options for repeat drunk drivers

The state is going to look at options for housing repeat drunk drivers, in hopes of finding something less expensive than a traditional prison. Governor Walker wants the corrections department to bring him different ideas. He says an apartment-like setting,…

posted 2016-04-27 05:02 by WHBY

OGHF taking Persian War vets to new memorial

Veterans of the wars in the Persian Gulf can check out a new memorial for them, in central Wisconsin, this summer. Old Glory Honor Flight is putting together a trip to The Highground Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday, July 23.…

posted 2016-04-27 05:01 by WHBY

State official impressed with Reach Out & Read

A program that encourages parents to read to their young children is being held up as a national model. The United Way Fox Cities is supporting the local version of Reach Out and Read. It provides books to health care…

posted 2016-04-27 05:00 by WHBY

2016-04-26

Agents find marijuana in storage shed

Drug investigators found about 75 pounds of marijuana in a storage shed in Oshkosh. The Winnebago County sheriff's department says agents believed 24-year-old Matthew Summerville of Oshkosh was selling a large amount of marijuana. He was arrested last Thursday, while…

posted 2016-04-26 17:00 by WHBY

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