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Devastating fire in Menasha's Brin Building was caused by electrical issue

Buy PhotoFirefighters from multiple fire departments battle a structure fire in the Brin Building along the block of 1 Main Street on Friday, August 10, 2018, in downtown Menasha, Wis.Wm. Glasheen/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin, USA TODAY NETWORK-WisconsinFullscreen

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-08-17 00:03:00

Sexual assault case against former Little Chute teacher moves toward trial

LaVigne, 46, of Appleton is charged with repeated sexual assault of the same child in relation to the incidents that the student said happened in 1999 when she was 14 years old and that she reported in 2009.

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-08-17 18:34:00

Man arrested in Appleton wanted for human trafficking in 9 states

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) -A man being held in the Outagamie County Jail is accused of human trafficking in nine states, including Wisconsin.


The Buzz: Quick updates on moves, closures and an opening

Old National Bank, Indiana's largest bank, purchased Anchor Bank in 2016 and took over its local branches. It currently has Fox Cities locations at 1220 W. Northland Ave. in Appleton and W3160 County KK in Darboy.

POST-CRESCENT - 2018-08-16 17:24:00

Chicago man arrested, accused of trafficking two women out of Appleton, Grand Chute hotels

Chicago man arrested, accused of trafficking two women out of Appleton, Grand Chute hotels


Home damaged in fire - Waupaca County Post

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it does not appear suspicious, according to the New London Fire Department.

WAUPACANOW.COM - 2018-08-17 11:46:38

Appleton awarded $15K for public safety drone

"We know how much it's going to benefit not only Octoberfest, but also other events that occur throughout the year in the City of Appleton," the committee said.

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 15:00:37

Road Trip: Paninoteca Latin American Restaurant

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WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-08-17 17:20:06

Menasha Business Owner Says His Shop a "Total Loss" After Brin Building Fire

MENASHA, Wis. (WFRV) - While officials still don't know the extent of the damage the Brin Building in Menasha incurred after it caught fire last weekend, a business owner says his shop within the building is certainly a total loss.

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2018-08-15 22:23:55

The Buzz: Planet Fitness in Grand Chute to move

“Planet Fitness will stay in its current location until the new location is finished later this year,” said Cory Kilsdonk, director of operations.


Appleton West coach brings energy to new job

“Mitch was a unique candidate for us,” West athletic director Jim McClowry said. “His passion, knowledge and ‘it factor’ were impressive, which made us want to spend more time getting to know him. Through every phase of our search process, he demonstrated his readiness in leading the entire West foo


Schultz pleads not guilty in drug overdose death case

Schultz waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday, and pleaded not guilty. He returns to court Sept. 10 for a status conference. No trial date has been set, according to court records.


Small plane crashes in De Pere, pilot has minor injuries

DE PERE, Wis. - Early Tuesday evening, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a small plane that had crashed.The Sheriff's Office says it was reported that the 69-year-old pilot was taken by a family member to an area hospital for treatment of apparent minor injuries.The Sheriff'


The Buzz: Six reader questions get answers

Trigger Action Sports, the indoor shooting range, is preparing to open in about five weeks. “Right now, we are opening the third week of September with an Oct. 13 grand opening,” said owner George Butz Jr.


Wisconsin primary: Kriewaldt, Wiegert and Wilz claim victories as sheriff

In Outagamie County, Sgt. Clint Kriewaldt, a former NFL player, won 73.5 percent of the vote to easily outdistance law-enforcement veteran Alex Bebris (14.5 percent) and patrolman John Brylski (12 percent) for a four-year term.


Menasha residents share memories of Brin Building

Friday's blaze took almost everything from the Brin Building, but residents say, the memories remain.


Green Bay Police respond to east side shooting incident

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -Green Bay Police responded to a shooting incident Tuesday afternoon.Officers say it happened near East Walnut and South Van Buren Streets.Reports of gunshots came in before 5:00 p.m.Action 2 News is told responding officers found a crime scene where it appears rounds were fir


Abandoned Younkers building creating problems for residents

MANITOWOC, Wis. (WBAY) -People living behind what once was a Younkers in Manitowoc are frustrated. After the store closed the property was abandoned and now there's trash, rodents, and trespassers in the area.Greg Quint and his wife have lived in their home more than 20 years, they love their home,


UW-Oshkosh plan to auction off Rosendale Biodigester approved, $2 million baseline set

Fond du Lac County Circuit Judge Richard Nuss approved the Foundation's plan to sell its Rosendale Biodigester, which converts animal waste into energy, during an Aug. 27 auction, according to court documents.


Mason-Funk wrongful death lawsuit cost Neenah taxpayers $100,000 in legal fees

Answer:Funk's widow, Theresa Mason-Funk, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Neenah police and the city after two officers fatally shot her husband on Dec. 5, 2015, as he was escaping from an armed hostage-taker at Eagle Nation Cycles.