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2016-05-24

White House takes notice of Appleton police

The work that Appleton police are doing in the community is getting some national attention. Chief Todd Thomas was in Washington D.C. recently, at the request of the White House. He talked about the department's five-point plan, and a summer…

posted 2016-05-24 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices climb in Fox Cities

Gas prices in the Fox Valley rose about a dime in the past week, but in Madison, they're still around $2.15 a gallon. Nick Jarmusz of AAA Wisconsin says there's a reasonable explanation for that. He says the Green Bay…

posted 2016-05-24 05:03 by WHBY

Veterans service offices losing state funding

A local veterans service officer is having a tough time getting funding from the state. The Department of Veterans Affairs changed the way it awards grants to local offices this year. Jon LiDonne runs the office in Outagamie County. He…

posted 2016-05-24 05:02 by WHBY

Firefighters rescue dog from roof

A dog got stuck on the roof of a garage on Appleton's north side last weekend, and firefighters went to help. Battalion Chief Darrel Baker says the dog climbed through an open window, next to the attached garage, on Sunday.…

posted 2016-05-24 05:01 by WHBY

2016-05-23

Schools evacuated for bomb threats

Police in Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh dealt with threats at one school in each community Monday morning. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says Janet Berry elementary received an automated call, around 11:45 a.m. He says students were evacuated to the…

posted 2016-05-23 19:00 by WHBY

Magolski retrial scheduled for July

A New London man could stand trial a second time for a murder in July. A state appeals court threw out the conviction of 40-year-old Chad Magolski more than a year ago. He was found guilty of killing his neighbor,…

posted 2016-05-23 13:05 by WHBY

Priest pleads not guilty in flashing case

A retired Catholic priest pleaded not guilty this morning to exposing himself to a teenage boy. Court records say Richard Thomas is already seeking treatment. The 78-year-old is accused of flashing the teen four times in March, while the boy…

posted 2016-05-23 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh may pursue NBA D-League team

Oshkosh officials are considering making a proposal to the NBA, to place a developmental league team in the city. City Manager Mark Rohloff says the Bucks want a D-Leauge team within two hours of Milwaukee. The team put out a…

posted 2016-05-23 13:03 by WHBY

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

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