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1 man dead, another hurt in Appleton fire

The Appleton police and fire departments are investigating a fatal fire at a group home on the city's north side. Crews went to the house, at the corner of Division and Packard streets, around 6:15 a.m. today. There were reports that…

posted 2016-06-22 13:05 by WHBY

G.C. trying to shut down 2 hotels

Grand Chute leaders want to shut down two hotels. The town board voted last night not to renew the hotel licenses for the Northern Inn on Northland Avenue, and the American Motel along I-41. Town Chair Dave Schowalter says they've…

posted 2016-06-22 13:04 by WHBY

Work starts on new rental car facility at ATW

Work is underway on an improved rental car facility, at Appleton International Airport. Abe Weber is the airport director. He says five rental car companies will be in the 7,000 square foot building, and it should open, by next January.…

posted 2016-06-22 13:03 by WHBY

Nearly 120 infants died over 2-yr period

A report shows there were almost 120 sudden, unexpected infant deaths over a two-year period in the state. The Children's Health Alliance of Wisconsin looked at deaths from 2013 and 2014. The group's Abby Collier says most cases are linked…

posted 2016-06-22 13:02 by WHBY

Walker names 3 finalists for Supreme Court

Two judges for state appeals courts, and a private attorney, are the three finalists for an opening on the state Supreme Court. Governor Walker says he'll interview Judges Thomas Hruz and Mark Gundrum, along with attorney Daniel Kelly. Justice David…

posted 2016-06-22 13:01 by WHBY

Study looks at education, poverty

Young people will be the target of some new initiatives, because of a study on the Fox Cities. It found that bullying rates for high school students is above the national average, at 27 percent. Peter Kelly of the United…

posted 2016-06-22 05:05 by WHBY

Large project could come to Appleton site

A company is considering building its world headquarters on the southeast side of Appleton. Commercial Horizons is proposing to buy two sites, spanning seven acres, in the Southpoint Commerce Park. The firm is acting as the developer for an undisclosed…

posted 2016-06-22 05:04 by WHBY

L.C. survey gives leaders guidance

Little Chute officials believe they have a good idea of what the community wants, thanks to a recently completed study. The survey asked what people like, and dislike, about the village. It also asked what kinds of projects they would…

posted 2016-06-22 05:03 by WHBY

Wis. lags national average for kids in preschool

Fewer three and four-year-old Wisconsin kids are going to preschool than the national average. Laura Speer of the Annie E. Casey Foundation says it's one of the few areas in the group's annual education study where Wisconsin struggled. She says…

posted 2016-06-22 05:02 by WHBY

Inspectors check out Zippin Pippin

The leader of Green Bay says while he'd like to re-open the Zippin Pippin by the weekend, it will be up to state officials. Inspectors arrived at Bay Beach yesterday, after Monday's crash between two roller coaster cars in the…

posted 2016-06-22 05:00 by WHBY


Study leads to focus on youth needs

Local groups want to focus on the needs of young people, after they went over the results of the latest LIFE Study. Curt Detjen is the executive director of the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region. He says their…

posted 2016-06-21 13:05:00 by WHBY

Neenah demolition almost done

A demolition company's work on the former energy plant in downtown Neenah, is nearly complete. The project at the Fox Valley Energy Center property was supposed to be finished by the end of May. Mayor Dean Kaufert says they gave…

posted 2016-06-21 13:04:00 by WHBY

Wisconsin ranks as the 18th most patriotic state in the country. That must be the case because it says so…
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