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County has its 1st business loan applicant

Outagamie County created a revolving loan fund for small businesses this year, and a Grand Chute company is already applying for some money. Technical Prospects provides Siemens Medical Imaging parts across the country and the world. CEO Jeremy Probst says…

posted 2014-01-09 13:04 by WHBY

L.C. board approves Doyle Park shelter

Little Chute's village board approved a plan last night to build a new shelter in Doyle Park. Village administrator James Fenlon says the $280,000 project will feature decorative concrete pillars and plenty of room for special events, like The Great…

posted 2014-01-09 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton plans pay stations at library parking lot

The parking lot at the Appleton public library could have pay stations, instead of parking meters, soon. The city council is set to vote next week on a contract to buy three pay stations -- two for outside, and one…

posted 2014-01-09 13:02 by WHBY

FdL police credit luck, training for meth bust

A mix of good police training, and luck, led Fond du Lac officers to find a meth lab in the city yesterday afternoon. That's according to Asst. Chief Steve Klein. He says they went to a home in the 200…

posted 2014-01-09 13:01 by WHBY

Cold snap leads to natural gas record

Furnaces have been working overtime this week, and We Energies customers set a record for natural gas use, earlier this week. Spokesman Brian Manthey says totals from Monday morning to Tuesday morning beat the previous mark by seven percent. He…

posted 2014-01-09 05:04 by WHBY

Panel OKs water plant contract

The Appleton water treatment plant is in line for an upgrade this year, and the work could start soon. The city's finance committee endorsed a nearly $4.9 million contract for the project. Alderwoman Kathy Plank says they're going to use…

posted 2014-01-09 05:03 by WHBY

New L.C. charter focuses on flexibility

Starting next fall, students will be able to work at their pace, and go to class on their schedule, at a new charter school in Little Chute. Flex Academy coordinator Kent Swanson says all students will be evaluated, and their…

posted 2014-01-09 05:02 by WHBY

LU buys former North Shore Bank branch

Lawrence University gained about 50 parking spaces and a two-story office building, after buying a property in downtown Appleton. School officials say they're not sure yet how they'll use the former North Shore Bank building in the 300 block of…

posted 2014-01-09 05:01 by WHBY


Wisconsin Sets School Record, 16-0 Start to season!

The 4th Ranked Wisconsin Badgers used a 20-0 run in the first half to take a 25 point lead into halftime and they went on for an easy 95-70 win over 23rd ranked Illinois Wednesday night at the Kohl Center.…

posted 2014-01-08 23:00:40 by WHBY

G.B. officer cleared in shooting

Green Bay police are done with their investigation into a deadly shooting. Chief Tom Molitor says 63-year-old Darold VandenHeuval was reaching for a gun last month, when two officers approached him in the underground parking lot of his estranged wife's…

posted 2014-01-08 16:45 by WHBY

Lamers: No bus issues as schools reopen

The cold weather this morning didn't slow buses going to many Fox Cities schools. Lamers Bus Lines manager Paul Mennen says they pick up students in the Appleton, Menasha, and Kimberly school districts, and they didn't have any problems. He…

posted 2014-01-08 13:05 by WHBY

Two teachers unions may merge

There's a proposal to combine the two largest unions for teachers and other educators. The Wisconsin Education Association Council and AFT-Wisconsin might merge, under the name Wisconsin Together. AFT-Wisconsin President Kim Kohlhaas says they've been talking about it for years,…

posted 2014-01-08 13:04 by WHBY

In Wausau some kids are in trouble for being a part of a shootout.... with Nerf guns. I'll have the…
posted by Philcast 7 hours ago
It's out...and it should be fun! Tough start though, with 3 out of the first 4 on the road, including…
posted by Daves Blog 8 hours ago
Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago