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2016-02-03

Shoppers prepared for bigger storm

While the storm didn't live up to some of the earlier projections, many people were getting ready for a lot of snow. Rich Mueller is an assistant manager at Ace Hardware of Appleton, on Northland Avenue. He says their snowblowers…

posted 2016-02-03 05:04 by WHBY

Progress for Town of Menasha incorporation

The proposed incorporation of the west side of the Town of Menasha cleared a big hurdle yesterday. The state's incorporation review board ruled that the town met all of the department of administration's six standards. The decision on the Village…

posted 2016-02-03 05:03 by WHBY

Signs for Paper Trail will be in place soon

The final signs will be going up along the Fox Cities Paper Trail soon. The 42-mile trail will loop around the area, using existing trails and community streets. Fox Cities Greenways president Cheryl Zadrazil says it's been a long time…

posted 2016-02-03 05:02 by WHBY

Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue chief retiring

A change at the top will be coming soon, the Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue department. Chief Al Auxier recently told leaders in Neenah and Menasha that he plans to retire, in early May. Auxier started with the Neenah fire department 37…

posted 2016-02-03 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-02

Snow to make for slippery commute

Snow is falling in the Fox Cities, and by the time the storm ends early this evening, we will likely have several inches on the ground. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Last says heavy snow will be here through most…

posted 2016-02-02 13:05 by WHBY

Tuinstra convicted of double murder

A 34-year-old man is facing a life prison sentence for the murder of his estranged wife, and her boyfriend, in downtown Berlin. A jury convicted Nicholas Tuinstra of two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, in the September 2014 shooting deaths…

posted 2016-02-02 13:04 by WHBY

Local officials watching for Zika virus

Local health officials are keeping an eye out for a disease that recently triggered a global emergency from the World Health Organization. The Zika virus is typically found in Central and South America, but it's been spreading rapidly to other…

posted 2016-02-02 13:03 by WHBY

GAB reminding voters of ID law

Now that the court challenges of the state's voter ID law are over, people will need to bring identification with them to the polls. With the February 16 primary two weeks away, the state Government Accountability Board wants to make…

posted 2016-02-02 13:02 by WHBY

Stuck seeks transparency on appointees

A lawmaker from Appleton wants political appointees to disclose any connections to the government official that picked them for a position. Democratic Rep. Amanda Stuck is working on a bill that she says would provide transparency. She says people should…

posted 2016-02-02 13:01 by WHBY

Road crews prepare for storm

Local meteorologists have been talking about today's snowstorm for a week, and that's given road crews plenty of time to prepare. Outagamie County highway commissioner Dean Steingraber says his workers started salting roads around three this morning. He plans to…

posted 2016-02-02 05:05 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on open race for Congress

Plenty of names are popping up as possible candidates for an open seat in Congress. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood isn't running for another term in the eighth district. Governor Walker was in Appleton yesterday, and he says a…

posted 2016-02-02 05:04 by WHBY

Harris thinks Fitzgerald's bill targets him

The top Republican in the Senate is introduced a proposal yesterday to ban county executives from serving at the same time in the Legislature. The idea from Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald comes as Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris is…

posted 2016-02-02 05:03 by WHBY

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