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Salvation Army bell ringing underway

You may hear a familiar holiday season sound, around the area, starting today. Salvation Army Fox Cities spokesman Robb Waugus says the non-profit is beginning its annual red kettle campaign. The group hopes to bring in$1.2 million this year. Waugus…

posted 2014-11-07 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton district hosting Charter School Fair

People will be able to learn more about Appleton's charter schools tomorrow. The school district is hosting its annual Charter School Fair, on the second floor of City Center Plaza, in the downtown. Asst. superintendent Judy Baseman says teachers and…

posted 2014-11-07 12:59 by WHBY

Walker dismisses advisory questions

Governor Walker is taking much stock in the results of two advisory referendum questions from Tuesday's election. They were on ballots in some parts of the state, including in Appleton. A majority of voters want the state to accept federal…

posted 2014-11-07 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton native created Caring Bridge site

A website that helps update people when a loved one is having health problems, has local ties. Appleton native Sona Mehring created Caring Bridge. She came to her hometown last night to speak at the Thompson Community Center. Mehring says…

posted 2014-11-07 05:04 by WHBY

USPS expands 7-day holiday package delivery

The U.S. Postal service will start delivering packages seven days a week, in the Appleton and Green Bay areas, leading up to the holidays. Spokesman Sean Hargadon says officials predict a 12 to 14 percent increase in shipments, compared to…

posted 2014-11-07 05:03 by WHBY

Wis. native gets Medal of Honor 151 yrs later

President Obama awarded a southeast Wisconsin native the Medal of Honor, over 150 years after he was killed in the Civil War. Obama said Alonzo Cushing of Delafield may have died at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, but his…

posted 2014-11-07 05:02 by WHBY

'Cat in the Hat' art piece coming down soon

The "Cat in the Hat" papier-mache piece of art that overlooks downtown Appleton, from the roof of the Trout Museum, will be taken down next week. It's been there since late July, for a Dr. Suess exhibit. Museum Pamela Williams-Lime…

posted 2014-11-07 05:01 by WHBY


Walker highlighting technical colleges

Governor Walker is traveling around the state today to celebrate his re-election, and highlight technical colleges. He visited Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay this morning. The governor says he'll make higher education a priority when he puts together…

posted 2014-11-06 13:05 by WHBY

Police done searching property in Wilde case

Green Bay police say they finished their search of a property in Portage County, in their investigation into a 16-year-old missing person case. Nineteen-year-old UW-Green Bay student Amber Wilde was pregnant when she disappeared, in September of 1998. Detectives started…

posted 2014-11-06 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh assault different from others

Police in Oshkosh say last night's attack, near the UW-Oshkosh campus, was different than the recent string of robberies. University police chief Joe LeMire says it was more of an assault, than a robbery. He says the victim didn't know…

posted 2014-11-06 13:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities Chamber hands out awards

Six local business leaders received awards last night, from the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. They were handed out last night, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, in downtown Appleton. Walter Rugland received the group's service award, and Dennis Jochman…

posted 2014-11-06 13:02 by WHBY

New Hortonville grocery store opens

A new grocery store in Hortonville is now open. Gilbert's Sentry Foods moved to a larger location, along Highway 15, on the east side of the village. Hortonville administrator Patrick Vaile says that spot should get more traffic than the…

posted 2014-11-06 13:01 by WHBY

Thanks to Common Councilman Jeff Jirschele, who joined us to chat about the approval of the land for the Exhibition…
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