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2014-10-06

Group focusing on public art, memorials

The group that's trying to find a new home in Appleton for a sculpture that honors Harry Houdini is working on a handful of other projects. President Alex Schultz says they were able to put a sculpture back in place,…

posted 2014-10-06 13:00 by WHBY

Clerks work to spread word about voter ID

The fight over the state's voter ID law has received a lot of attention, but plenty of people still don't know it will be in effect for next month's election. The latest Marquette University law school poll shows 20 percent…

posted 2014-10-06 05:05 by WHBY

Group looks for new spot for Houdini sculpture

A sculpture that used to be in Houdini Plaza has been in storage for about two years, and a group is looking for a new spot for it, in Appleton. Alex Schultz is the president of Sculpture Valley. He says…

posted 2014-10-06 05:04 by WHBY

Johnson: Violence against women global problem

A Republican U.S. Senator from Oshkosh is speaking out about violence against women, around the world. Sen. Ron Johnson says he learned more about what's happening, during last month's United Nations summit. He says the violence can run rampant in…

posted 2014-10-06 05:03 by WHBY

Grocers react to Calif. plastic bag ban

Don't expect Wisconsin to follow California's lead, in banning plastic grocery bags. California became the first state in the country to take that step, last week. Brandon Scholz of the Wisconsin Grocers Association says plastic is the overwhelming favorite, over…

posted 2014-10-06 05:02 by WHBY

2014-10-04

Badgers start slow again; lose to Wildcats

It wasn't just a dreary weather day in Evanston, Illinois. It was also a dreary performance for the Wisconsin Badgers football team, losing 20-14 to Northwestern. As has been the case in many of their games this year, the Badgers…

posted 2014-10-04 18:24:51 by WHBY

2014-10-03

Police arrest suspect in Lawe St. shooting

Appleton police arrested a suspect today, for a shooting last month, on the city's north side. Someone fired several shots at an apartment in the 3100 block of North Lawe Street, during the afternoon of September 6. Sgt. Dave Lund…

posted 2014-10-03 13:05 by WHBY

Group raising money for Kaukauna police K-9

Community members in Kaukauna are starting a fundraising campaign to get a K-9 for the police department. The dog would help search for drugs, and people. Police Chief John Manion says they need the dog to help combat the increase…

posted 2014-10-03 13:04 by WHBY

Walker not concerned about UW enrollment

Enrollment numbers are down in the UW System, but Governor Walker says he's confident that they'll bounce back. Figures released by the state's universities this week show a nearly half-percent drop in students, compared the fall semester last year. Walker…

posted 2014-10-03 13:03 by WHBY

Food prices up over last 6 months

Shoppers are paying a little more at grocery stores. A survey by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation shows over the last six months, prices are up nearly four percent for 16 typical items. Spokeswoman Amy Manske says beef, pork, and…

posted 2014-10-03 13:02 by WHBY

Event to highlight Neenah's history

People can take a look back at Neenah's history tomorrow, in the downtown. Future Neenah and the Neenah Historical Society are hosting Neenah Vintage Adventure, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jane Lang is the executive director of the historical…

posted 2014-10-03 13:01 by WHBY

Bemis starts big expansion in Oshkosh

A Neenah-based company is starting a $25 million expansion project at a facility in Oshkosh. Bemis officials broke ground yesterday on a 110,000 square foot addition to its healthcare packaging plant, on N. Main Street. Healthcare division president Paul Verbeten…

posted 2014-10-03 05:05 by WHBY

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