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2015-10-21

Super Bowl I players on Honor Flight

Four members of the Green Bay Packers first Super Bowl championship team are joining World War II and Korean War veterans today, for a trip to Washington D.C. The players are vets themselves, from the Vietnam War era. Drew MacDonald…

posted 2015-10-21 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown Menasha parking to return to normal

The debate over parking is over in downtown Menasha, and the city's leader says it's a good problem to need more spots. The city is paying $290,000 for 72 parking spaces, in the former Germania Hall lot, for workers at…

posted 2015-10-21 05:03 by WHBY

Suspect pleads not guilty in G.B. murder

The suspect in a murder near the UW-Green Bay campus entered a not guilty plea. Twenty-six-year-old Percy Sims of Appleton is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the shooting death of Krystal Torres-Smith. The 39-year-old woman's body was found in…

posted 2015-10-21 05:02 by WHBY

2015-10-20

Walker calling for highway project money

Governor Walker wants the Legislature's budget committee to free up money, to avoid delays on several major road projects, including Highway 10-441. He's calling on the panel to approve $200 million in borrowing this year. Walker says that would cover…

posted 2015-10-20 15:05 by WHBY

Marigold Mile leader hopes to save flowers

One of the founders of the Marigold Mile in Appleton is working to save the tradition. Joe Sturm of Fox Valley Nursery is the leader of the effort to plant the flowers, along a stretch of S. Oneida Street. The…

posted 2015-10-20 15:04 by WHBY

Groups react to new mammogram advice

The American Cancer Society is changing its recommendations for breast cancer screenings, and a local group is concerned that they will cause confusion. The national organization now says women should start getting an annual mammogram at 45, instead of 40.…

posted 2015-10-20 15:03 by WHBY

FVTC training center has good 1st year

One year after it opened, Fox Valley Technical College's Public Safety Training Center is a busy place. Jeremy Hansen is the associate dean of public safety. He says in addition to the Fox Valley Tech students, about 1,000 people a…

posted 2015-10-20 15:02 by WHBY

Bill creates Amber Alert system for escapees

A northeast Wisconsin lawmaker wants to create an Amber Alert-style notification system, when an inmate escapes from prison. Rep. David Steffen says the four-day delay, after two inmates escaped from a minimum security prison in Oshkosh, was unacceptable. The Howard…

posted 2015-10-20 15:01 by WHBY

Google Express expands to NE Wis.

A national online ordering and delivery service is expanding to northeast Wisconsin. Google Express provides two-day delivery, or faster service, for a $5 fee. If people pay $95 a year, delivery is free, for minimum orders. The cities that are…

posted 2015-10-20 15:00 by WHBY

Appleton's Marigold Mile in jeopardy

A popular feature on Appleton's southside could be lost in a future road project. The city is putting together plans to expand S. Oneida Street, south of the Skyline Bridge. City spokesman Chad Doran says the latest proposal doesn't include…

posted 2015-10-20 05:05 by WHBY

Community First breaks ground on headquarters

In a little more than a year, Community First Credit Union will move into a new, 120,000 square foot headquarters. Construction crews broke ground in the town of Menasha yesterday. CEO Cathie Tierney says the building will be more than…

posted 2015-10-20 05:04 by WHBY

ThedaCare ER staff training at FVTC

Emergency room workers from ThedaCare's seven northeast Wisconsin hospitals are going through some refresher training at Fox Valley Technical College. Barb Tuchscherer is the chair of the school's allied health program. She says 60 of the about 240 workers participated…

posted 2015-10-20 05:03 by WHBY

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