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2015-03-02

More schools sign up for voucher program

The state's voucher program will expand to more private schools for the next school year. Almost 70 new schools, or school systems signed up for the first time to accept voucher students. St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Greenville…

posted 2015-03-02 13:02 by WHBY

February ranked as one of the coldest months

February ranked as one of the top 10 coldest Februaries in Appleton and Green Bay. Meteorologist Scott Cultice is with Green Bay's National Weather Service office. He says last month was the seventh-coldest February in Green Bay, with an average…

posted 2015-03-02 13:01 by WHBY

Contest planned for Shattuck Park logo

Neenah's Shattuck Park turns 100 years old this year, and a group is looking for a logo. Amy Barker of Future Neenah says they're holding a design contest. She says they want something that celebrates the park, and maybe takes…

posted 2015-03-02 13:00 by WHBY

Assembly panel holding right-to-work hearing

Lawmakers in the Assembly are holding a hearing this morning on the right-to-work bill. Rep. Andre Jacque is the chair of the panel that will take testimony, starting at 10 a.m. The De Pere Republican says right now, they plan…

posted 2015-03-02 06:05 by WHBY

Walker defends natural resources board plan

Governor Walker says his plan to strip the rule-making authority of the Natural Resources Board, and give it to the DNR secretary, increases accountability. The board currently sets the rules for the state's hunting and fishing seasons, and weighs in…

posted 2015-03-02 06:04 by WHBY

Big snowfall eludes Appleton, G.B.

It's been more than 40 years since the Fox Cities and Green Bay areas made it this far through the winter, without having a storm dump at least four inches of snow. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tom Helman says the…

posted 2015-03-02 06:03 by WHBY

Hortonville explores options for library site

Hortonville's library is now part of a new municipal complex, and village leaders are looking at possibilities for the former location. Village board member Traci Martins says they could turn the site into greenspace., and make it a focal point…

posted 2015-03-02 06:02 by WHBY

2015-02-27

Suspect held in 2012 Brown Co. murder case

A suspect is in custody for a 2012 murder, in Howard. 43-year-old Thomas Wick's body was found in basement of his house, on Hidden Creek Trail, three years ago today. Wick owned an electrical contracting business. uthorities arrested 30-year-old Matthew…

posted 2015-02-27 15:30 by WHBY

Prof: Walker should choose words more carefully

A local political expert says Governor Walker may want to step back from a statement he made about union protestors, and Islamic terrorists. During a speech at a conservative summit yesterday, the governor said he's qualified to handle ISIS, because…

posted 2015-02-27 13:05 by WHBY

CVB details competition for expo center

A proposed expo center in downtown Appleton would compete with several other markets around the state. That was one of the topics during a special meeting on the Fox Cities Exhibition Center project. Pam Seidl is the executive director of…

posted 2015-02-27 13:04 by WHBY

Event focuses on African-American race relations

A community event in Appleton last night looked back on the history of African-Americans in the Fox Cities, and gave people a chance to talk about race relations in the area. Mayor Tim Hanna says it was an opportunity for…

posted 2015-02-27 13:03 by WHBY

Valley VNA takes new approach to shortage

There's a national shortage in caregivers, and a local organization is trying a new way to recruit them. Valley VNA in Neenah will offer a three-week, paid training program, and the first session will start next month. President Theresa Pichelmeyer…

posted 2015-02-27 13:02 by WHBY

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