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2014-11-12

Fire damages Appleton home

A fire on Appleton's northside left a house with smoke and water damage throughout the building. Fire department spokesman Scott Karpinski says they were called to the 700 block of W. Winnebago Street, just after 1 p.m., when someone saw…

posted 2014-11-12 05:02 by WHBY

Neon sign exhibit opens in Appleton

Neon signs are pretty common in bars, but decades ago all kinds of businesses used them to draw in customers. A new exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle, in downtown Appleton, is showing off vintage signs from around…

posted 2014-11-12 05:01 by WHBY

-- Photo gallery of neon sign exhibit

-- Photo gallery of neon sign exhibit at the History Museum at the Castle, in downtown Appleton

posted 2014-11-12 05:00 by WHBY

2014-11-11

Outagamie Co. celebrates Veterans Day

Outagamie County's annual Veterans Day celebration drew a crowd, to the county board chambers this morning. Sgt. Sandra Shafstall of Green Bay is an Iraq War vet. She says people need to remember the newly returning veterans. She says that…

posted 2014-11-11 13:05 by WHBY

Antidote helps victim at house fire

Four people went to a hospital after a house fire on Green Bay's westside this morning. Firefighters gave one of them a special drug to fight the effects of smoke inhalation. Lt. Nick Craig says they've had the antidote in…

posted 2014-11-11 13:04 by WHBY

DNR warning about Asian carp threat

A second round of tests found no additional Asian carp DNA in the lower Fox River, but there still are concerns. Bob Wakeman is the DNR's aquatic invasive species coordinator. He says the invasive fish could enter the Great Lakes…

posted 2014-11-11 13:03 by WHBY

Navy officers help students build house for vet

Some navy recruiters and future sailors are pitching in on this Veterans Day, by helping build a house on Appleton's northeast side. Appleton high school students, and the Appleton Housing Authority, are partnering on the project. Housing Authority executive director…

posted 2014-11-11 13:02 by WHBY

2 teens arrested for grocery store robbery

Appleton police arrested two 17-year-old suspects for a robbery at a neighborhood grocery store. Sgt. Dave Lund says Sean Gosha of Appleton had a knife when he went into the store, in the 900 block of W. Elsie Street, on…

posted 2014-11-11 13:01 by WHBY

Records: Pain pills motive for deadly burglary

The suspect in a town of Menasha murder told police he broke into an apartment to look for pain pills. Forty-two-year-old Sean Oehlke is officially facing criminal charges in the death of 68-year-old William Summers. Court records say Oehlke admitted…

posted 2014-11-11 05:05 by WHBY

More veterans getting involved in groups

Today is Veterans Day, and a local group says after years of reaching out, more younger vets are joining organizations like the American Legion. Eric Stadler is a spokesman for the Legion's Post 38 in Grand Chute. He says many…

posted 2014-11-11 05:04 by WHBY

Walker to GOP: 'Be bold'

Governor Walker says GOP lawmakers need to be bold, now that they hold majorities in both houses of Congress and the state Legislature. He says most people in the state, and country, support conservative initiatives, like cutting taxes and repealing…

posted 2014-11-11 05:03 by WHBY

Steineke picked as Assembly majority leader

A Fox Valley lawmaker is second-in-command in the Assembly. Republicans picked Rep. Jim Steineke of Vandenbroek as their next majority leader. Steineke will be starting his third, two-year term in January. He moved up quickly to become the assistant majority…

posted 2014-11-11 05:02 by WHBY

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