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Tuesday, Aug, 5 2014

     Arnie Nettekoven spent 30 years on the Appleton police department, starting
in 1960.   Since retiring in 1990, Nettekoven still does police work of sorts.   He's
the custodian of the agency's museum, housed in the lower level of the police
department.
     When you visit the museum you'll witness how officers performed their duties
for many decades.   You'll see weapons police used in protecting communities,
the uniforms they wore, an old police "call box" found on many street corners,
a hand-held radar detector, and a polygraph machine.
     Nettekoven is proud of a number of items housed there, including lots of police
badges and patches, plus an extradition order signed by then-New York Governor
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, ordering a suspect's return to Appleton.
     You'll find the story on our website, whby.com, under Audio Vault and Assignment
Fox Cities.  You'll also find photos of the items on our website under photo galleries.
     Police offer tours of the museum.  Just call ahead.

posted by: Ray Waiter 3 month(s) ago Comment On This Post


Ray Waiter

Friday, Aug, 1 2014

     Police work, police science, has changed dramatically in recent decades.
Those changes are clearly demonstrated in the memorabilia on display
in the Appleton police department museum. 
     The public gets a chance to see those changes Tuesday, August 5th, when
police hold  an open house in the lower-level of the police department from
9 a.m. until noon. 
     There's an extradition order for a Wisconsin man, signed by then-New York
Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt; a replica of a machine gun, used by
Appleton police in the 1930s; and a collage of pictures of men and women
who served the city in public service roles.
     Retired officer Arnie Nettekoven, who served from 1960 to 1990, is
custodian of the collection.  His badge, number 186, is on display.
     History buff or not, it's a collection you should see.  We have a sneak
preview of the memorabilia on our home page, whby.com., under
photo galleries.
     Enjoy!


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Assignment Fox Cities

Tuesday, Jul, 1 2014

     Matt Reynebeau has retired after 37 years at Xavier High School.  Twelve
years as a math teacher, 25 as principal.  But you won't find him sitting in a
backyard chaise lounge.
     In retirement, you'll find Reynebeau in a kitchen, making what have become
his famous Mr. Reyenbeau chocolate chip cookies.  Initially, the cookies were
sold at fund-raising events for ACES, the area's Catholic education system,
and during Catholic Education Week.
     If you have had one you know they are a chocolate-lovers delight.
     Matt Reynebeau and the cookies are the subject of an Assignment
Fox Cities, posted on our website, whby. com.   You'll find the program
under Audio Vault.


 

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Assignment Fox Cities

Wednesday, Jun, 25 2014

     About 8 years ago, Outagamie county implemented a Child Death Review Committee.
The committee studies why children and adolescents die, with a goal of preventing
similar deaths in the future.
     Public Health Manager Mary Dorn details the committee's work, what happens at
periodic reviews and how the data are used.  Local reports become part of a
national registry.
     Hear about the committee's work on Assignment Fox Cities, heard Friday, June 27th,
on WHBY, at 6:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
    
    
    

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Assignment Fox Cities

Tuesday, Jun, 17 2014

     Hugh Holly of Appleton had struggled with alcohol abuse for several
years, but that's in his past.  Now Holly can boast of four decades of
absolute sobriety.
     Holly grew-up in Pennsylvania, enrolled at Lawrence University,
planning a career in medicine.  But bars along College Avenue were a
distraction.  He left the university after a few semesters.
     Because he had roots in Waupaca, Wisconsin, Holly moved to a cottage
and became what he calls "a grease monkey."    Finally admitting he had
a problem, Holly called a "hotline," seeking help for the addiction.
     The help came, along with a new job opportunity, as an alcohol and
drug counselor, first of all for Waupaca county.  That training catapulted
Holly into his current position; executive director of Nova Counseling
Services in Oshkosh.
     Hear Holly's heart-warming story on Assignment Fox Cities.  You'll
find it on our website, whby.com, under Audio Vault.

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