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2014-08-21

Union Square apartments moving forward

A developer is going to turn an industrial site on Appleton's northside into apartments. The city council signed off on a re-zoning request for the former Eagle Supply and Plastics property on E. Winnebago Avenue. Appleton community development director Karen…

posted 2014-08-21 13:02 by WHBY

Houdini Plaza wins architecture award

A group is giving the city of Appleton an award for Houdini Plaza. Mayor Tim Hanna says the recognition is from the American Association of Landscape Architects. He says people are using the plaza, just as city officials intended. He…

posted 2014-08-21 13:01 by WHBY

Dump truck driver in fair condition

The driver a dump truck is in fair condition after yesterday's crash on Highway 41 in Kaukauna. The man was flown to Theda Clark Medical Center by helicopter, and the southbound lanes were closed for several hours. Kaukauna Police say…

posted 2014-08-21 13:00 by WHBY

Wheel tax vote delayed

The talk about creating a wheel tax in Appleton will continue. Ald. Kathy Plank delayed a vote on the $20 a year fee last night, by sending the proposal back to the finance committee. She's the chair of the panel,…

posted 2014-08-21 05:05 by WHBY

City to open talks over library site

Negotiations can start between the city of Appleton and the property owners of the site of the proposed new Appleton Public Library. The city council agreed to let that happen, on a 10-3 vote last night. Fox Banquets and Trinity…

posted 2014-08-21 05:04 by WHBY

Kaukauna crash shuts down Hwy. 41 for hours

A crash on Highway 41 closed the southbound lanes of the highway, ear Kaukauna, for several hours yesterday afternoon. Kaukauna police Sgt. Donald Krueger says a small dump truck slammed into the back of a Goodwill truck shortly after noon,…

posted 2014-08-21 05:03 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber part of 'Women in Senate' push

Senate Democrats hope Wisconsin becomes the third state to have a majority of women in the ruling party of a state legislative body. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of Appleton is trying to join five other women in the Senate. She…

posted 2014-08-21 05:02 by WHBY

2014-08-20

Brewers lose to Toronto

Brewers (71-56) five game win streak ends as Milwaukee falls to Toronto 9-5.  Brewers split the shortened series with the Blue Jays, a game a piece. Jimmy Nelson pitched 5 2/3 innings for Milwaukee giving up 4 runs giving Nelson…

posted 2014-08-20 16:27:26 by WHBY

Crash closing Hwy. 41 near Kaukauna

A crash on Highway 41 closed the southbound lanes of the highway, near Kaukauna, for several hours this afternoon. Kaukauna police Sgt. Donald Krueger says a small dump truck slammed into the back of a Goodwill truck shortly after noon,…

posted 2014-08-20 16:00 by WHBY

G.C. chair concerned about wheel tax

The town chair in Grand Chute is concerned that people living outside of Appleton might be charged the proposed wheel tax that the city is considering. Appleton's city council will debate the $20 a year fee tonight. The DMV includes…

posted 2014-08-20 13:05 by WHBY

Waupaca Co. releases sketch of suspect

Waupaca County authorities are asking for help, finding a man accused of trying to sexually assault a woman yesterday, near Clintonville. Capt. Dave Conat says they released a sketch of the suspect. He says the 18-year-old woman told investigators he…

posted 2014-08-20 13:04 by WHBY

Seven arrested in Oshkosh meth busts

Oshkosh police arrested seven people, in a pair of recent meth lab busts. Officer Joe Nichols says they followed up on a tip last Thursday, that some people were running a meth lab, in a home in the 800 block…

posted 2014-08-20 13:03 by WHBY

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