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2016-05-23

Donor offers matching grant for Legion bill

A donor through the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is offering to help a local American Legion post pay a special assessment. Post 38 in Grand Chute faces a $115,000 bill, for a road project on a W.…

posted 2016-05-23 13:02 by WHBY

Home sales strong last month

The housing market around the state was strong last month. Mike Theo is the president of the Wisconsin Realtors Association. He says prices were up 4.9 percent last month, and sales were up almost nine percent. Theo says it was…

posted 2016-05-23 13:01 by WHBY

Fire danger high in northern Wis.

The DNR say there's a high risk for fires, in 12 counties in the northern part of the state. The list includes Oconto and Marinette. Catherine Keole says the low humidity, gusty winds, and dry conditions could cause problems. She…

posted 2016-05-23 13:00 by WHBY

Body found near field in Bellevue

A woman was found dead near a field, in Bellevue, on Saturday afternoon. The Brown County sheriff's department is treating the case, as if it was a homicide. Someone discovered the body on the south side of Hoffman Road. Authorities…

posted 2016-05-23 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton's Jones Park could be revamped

Jones Park in Appleton could get a facelift, under the city's long-term vision for the downtown. Consultant Greg Calpino is with SEH. He says they want to find ways to have more people use the park on a daily basis.…

posted 2016-05-23 05:04 by WHBY

Hwy. 187 project includes recycling asphalt

Road crews will spend the next three months resurfacing a stretch of Highway 187, near Shiocton, and they'll use an environmentally-friendly method. They're starting the project today. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says the workers will tear up the existing pavement,…

posted 2016-05-23 05:03 by WHBY

Motorcyclists getting older in Wis.

Motorcycle riders in Wisconsin are much more likely to have gray hair. The DOT says the average age of motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes last year was 47. It was 30 in 1992. The agency's Randy Romanski says they want…

posted 2016-05-23 05:02 by WHBY

ATW holding signup for TSA PreCheck

Appleton International Airport is holding a nearly wo-week event to help travelers get through the security screening process faster. Spokesman Pat Tracey says starting today, and running through June 3, people can enroll in the TSA's PreCheck program. He says…

posted 2016-05-23 05:01 by WHBY

2016-05-20

Casper's name added to law enforcement memorial

The name of a state trooper from Kiel was added today, to the state's law enforcement memorial. Trooper Trevor Casper was killed in a shoot-out with a bank robbery suspect, in March of last year. Law enforcement from around the…

posted 2016-05-20 15:20:30 by WHBY

Neighbors help bust Appleton drug house

Appleton police say they busted a drug house in a normally very nice and peaceful neighborhood. Lt. Jeff Miller says neighbors called about people coming and going at all hours, and that led to an investigation. He says they executed…

posted 2016-05-20 13:05 by WHBY

11 want to be on state Supreme Court

Eleven people want to replace a retiring state Supreme Court Justice. Governor Walker released 10 of the 11 names this morning. Justice David Prosser announced last month that he's going to retire on July 31. The list of candidates includes…

posted 2016-05-20 13:04 by WHBY

Consultant looking at Appleton's trails

A consultant is putting together a city-wide trail plan for Appleton, and he's focusing on developing links between existing ones. Fred Young is with Alta Planning and Design. He says there are some great trails on the north side, but…

posted 2016-05-20 13:03 by WHBY

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