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2014-01-07

Businesses moving into Richmond Terrace

The commercial portion of the Richmond Terrace development is starting to fill up. That part of the downtown Appleton building sat vacant for nine years, until the first tenant moved in, last summer. Another business opened in November. 440 North…

posted 2014-01-07 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-06

Some schools already closing tomorrow

Some school districts are already canceling classes for tomorrow, as the bitterly cold weather lingers. The National Weather Service says the wind chill could again drop to around 40-below zero tomorrow morning. The Appleton, Kaukauna, Neenah and Green Bay districts…

posted 2014-01-06 13:05 by WHBY

Utility keeping up with natural gas demand

Natural gas usage is about 25 percent higher on days like today, compared to a normal winter day, and utilities are making sure that they have enough supply. Wisconsin Public Service spokesman Kerry Spees says extra crews are on hand…

posted 2014-01-06 13:04 by WHBY

Cold weather keeps warming shelter open

Today's extreme cold weather led officials at the Fox Valley Warming shelter to keep the facility open all day. When the weather gets really cold, the shelter's clients typically find another place to stay during the day. But shelter manager…

posted 2014-01-06 13:03 by WHBY

Kaufert challenging Scherck in Neenah

A state lawmaker wants to be the mayor of Neenah. Rep. Dean Kaufert says he'll challenge Mayor George Schereck, in the April election. Kaufert was elected to the Assembly in 1991, after serving on the Neenah city council for five…

posted 2014-01-06 13:02 by WHBY

WEDC ads court out-of-state businesses

Starting today, people who live in Chicago, Rockford, Ill. and the Twin Cities will start seeing TV ads that tout the business climate in Wisconsin. The tourism department runs ads in those markets, but a spokesman for the Wisconsin Economic…

posted 2014-01-06 13:01 by WHBY

Guard using dog to help sex assault victims

The Wisconsin National Guard is starting to use dogs to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Amber Garfoot is the victim advocate coordinator for the guard. She says Falcon is a two-year-old black lab, and he started working…

posted 2014-01-06 13:00 by WHBY

Businesses impacted by weather closings

Businesses around the Fox Valley, and the state, will have fewer workers on hand today because of all of the school closings. Kurt Bauer is the president of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, and he says manufacturers have schedules to keep.…

posted 2014-01-06 05:04 by WHBY

Walker: Frigo bridge work could be model

Governor Walker says the repair project on the Leo Frigo bridge in Green Bay could serve as a model for other projects in the state. The I-43 bridge reopened yesterday, after closing in late September. A portion of the bridge…

posted 2014-01-06 05:03 by WHBY

Merkes excited about future for mill site

Menasha's skyline looks a bit different today, now that the smokestack for the former Gilbert Paper mill is down. Mayor Don Merkes hopes to add new pieces to the landscape by redeveloping the site. He says the plans call for…

posted 2014-01-06 05:02 by WHBY

2014-01-05

Badger Hoops Outlast Iowa in Heated Battle

It was a frigid night outside in Madison, but heated inside the Kohl Center on Sunday as the Wisconsin Badgers edged the Iowa Hawkeyes 75-71 to move to 15-0. The Badgers trailed by 11 at the half, but put together…

posted 2014-01-05 21:28:22 by WHBY

Same old story, 49'ers defeat the Packers! Season Over

For the fourth straight time and for the second straight year, the San Francisco 49'ers have defeated the Green Bay Packers and ended their season. Phil Dawson kicked a 33 yard field goal on the games final play to give…

posted 2014-01-05 20:56:53 by WHBY

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