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WEDC offers loans to Oshkosh Corp. suppliers

Suppliers to the Oshkosh Corporation will be able to get some help from the state, in the wake of the company's large job cuts. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation wasn't expected to launch a new program until the summer, but…

posted 2014-04-24 13:03 by WHBY

Valley Transit considers fare hike for Connector

People who use Valley Transit's Connector service to get to work, may have to pay a little more in the future. Spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke says federal funding changes are leaving them with a $40,000 increase for the local share of…

posted 2014-04-24 13:02 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. holding 2nd tornado drill

There was a statewide tornado drill earlier this afternoon, and Outagamie County will hold a second one later today. Emergency management director Julie Loeffelholz says their 6:45 p.m. drill gives families a chance to practice their plan for severe weather.…

posted 2014-04-24 13:01 by WHBY

Mile of Music expanding in 2nd year

The Mile of Music will be back for a second year in downtown Appleton, and organizers are trying to build off of last year's success. Dave Willems is a co-founder of the event. He says they'll continue to feature the…

posted 2014-04-24 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton schools plan for laptop program

When high school students in Appleton go to their first day of school next year, they'll leave with a new laptop. The district is starting a one-to-one computer program, thanks to a referendum that passed last month. The district decided…

posted 2014-04-24 05:04 by WHBY

State expands distracted driving law

The latest effort in the state to crack down on distracted driving now bans drivers from using any electronic device, with a screen. Governor Walker signed the bill yesterday. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says they're trying to keep up…

posted 2014-04-24 05:03 by WHBY

Rental rates for Gardens move forward

The city of Appleton is taking over the former Gardens of the Fox Cities, and the rental rates for the facility could be in place soon. The parks and recreation committee unanimously agreed to charge $30 an hour for the…

posted 2014-04-24 05:02 by WHBY

Group holds forum on immigration, economy

Representatives from some business groups are talking about how the economy is affected by immigration. The group Americans for Reform held a forum last night, at UW-Fox Valley. Thom Ciske of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce says the service…

posted 2014-04-24 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers power past Padres

Home runs by Jean Segura and Khris Davis helped push the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Diego Padres 5-2 in their series finale at Miller Park on Wednesday night.  After both teams traded runs in the opening inning, Jean Segura…

posted 2014-04-23 22:32:04 by WHBY

Appleton students to use Chromebooks next year

Appleton students will start using laptops next year, instead of tablets. The district is implementing a one-to-one computer program, at the high school level, after voters approved a referendum in February. They'll also use Chromebooks at the elementary and middle…

posted 2014-04-23 13:05 by WHBY

State seeing more cases of mumps

Cases of the mumps are popping up in Wisconsin, for the first time in more than a year, and one of them is in Brown County. The state health department is reporting 17 cases, and seven of them were confirmed…

posted 2014-04-23 13:04 by WHBY

Expert: U.S. should use community health workers

After leading efforts to set up health care systems in third-world countries, an expert on global health believes the U.S. can implement similar things. Dr. Paul Farmer of Harvard's medical school was in Appleton yesterday to speak at Lawrence University.…

posted 2014-04-23 13:03 by WHBY

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