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Fundraising key for special needs day care

A special needs day care in Little Chute held a grand opening yesterday, and a bank that's based in Green Bay is helping to make sure that it's financially sound. Nicolet National Bank senior vice president Mike Waters presented A…

posted 2015-01-14 05:01 by WHBY


Education, efficiency focus of speech

Governor Walker will deliver his State of the State speech tonight, and he says he'll focus on finding efficiencies in state government and reforming education. Walker says more specifics on the budget won't be available until his formal budget address…

posted 2015-01-13 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton area slips in economic ranking

The Appleton area is ranked 74th on a group's latest list of the best performing small cities. The Milken Institute considers job creation, retention, and wages, when it puts together its annual metro rankings. Appleton fell 40 spots from last…

posted 2015-01-13 13:04 by WHBY

Special needs day care opens in L.C.

A day care for special needs children officially opened its doors this morning. A Very Special Place is replacing Haven of Hope, in Little Chute. Haven of Hope closed abruptly last August, and the new organization took over the building.…

posted 2015-01-13 13:04 by WHBY

Time Warner adding 40 part-time jobs

A cable company that's in the midst of merger talks, is adding 40 more part-time jobs, at its call center, in Appleton. Federal officials are reviewing a deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast. If it goes through, Charter Communications…

posted 2015-01-13 13:02 by WHBY

Port has best year since 2007

The Port of Green Bay had its best year, since before the start of the Great Recession. Director Dean Haen says 2.3 million tons of materials moved through the port in 2014. That's up three percent from a year earlier,…

posted 2015-01-13 13:01 by WHBY

Girl killed in Marinette Co. fire

A fire at a trailer home in Marinette County claimed the life of a seven-year-old girl. The sheriff's department says her father, and nine-year-old brother, were able to get out safely last night. Authorities say the father tried several times…

posted 2015-01-13 13:00 by WHBY

Walker to make State of State speech

Governor Walker will detail the "State of the State" tonight. He'll deliver the annual speech for the fifth time, and a political expert from Marquette University doesn't think there will be many specifics included. Political science professor Charles Franklin says…

posted 2015-01-13 05:05 by WHBY

Dems weigh in on governor's speech

A handful of Democrats are talking about what they'd like Governor Walker to cover during tonight's State of the State speech. Rep. Amanda Stuck of Appleton says funding for public schools, and accountability for voucher schools, are a couple of…

posted 2015-01-13 05:04 by WHBY

Ryan won't run for president

There's now only one Wisconsin Republican contemplating a run for the White House next year. Congressman Paul Ryan of Janesville announced yesterday that he will not enter the race. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober says Ryan probably feels…

posted 2015-01-13 05:03 by WHBY

Bill might impact local schools

A bill that could force under-performing public schools to become independent charters could impact schools in the Appleton and Green Bay districts. Appleton's Roosevelt middle school and 11 Green Bay schools are on a list of schools that haven't met…

posted 2015-01-13 05:02 by WHBY

State's high court to hear deportation issue

Justices on the state Supreme Court will take up the case of a former Green Bay man. Thirty-five-year-old Fernando Ortiz-Mondragen left the U.S. for for Mexico, after learning that he would face deportation for a domestic abuse incident. He reached…

posted 2015-01-13 05:01 by WHBY

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