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Police investigating overnight incident in Appleton

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Police are investigating an early morning incident on Appleton's east side. Officers were called to a home on Canary Street about 2 a.m. on Thursday. It's near the College Avenue and 4-41 Interchange. Our crew on scene says there was a heavy police presence, with some office

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-09-21 11:29:00

Appleton Police seek person of interest in credit union robbery

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Police have identified a person of interest in the robbery of Capital Credit Union on Sept. 13. The department says officers would like to speak with Jayvon R. Fleming, 24. Police say Fleming is from the Appleton area, but he may be in Madison or Chicago. The Depar

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-09-20 20:55:00

Bazaar After Dark in Appleton canceled

APPLETON, Wis. - The Bazaar After Dark scheduled in Appleton on Wednesday has been canceled due to high probability of thunderstorms, the police department tweeted. Bazaar After Dark has been cancelled for tonight; due to high probability of lightning producing thunderstorms. No word on a makeup dat

NBC26 - 2017-09-20 16:19:34

Uncertainty remains for 600 employees amid pending sale of Appleton Coated

Appleton Coated LLC in Combined Locks, August 22, 2017. (WLUK/Chris Bourassa) APPLETON (WLUK) -- The future is uncertain for more than 600 Appleton Coated employees. "There is pending sale right now," said Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson. Earlier this week, the company was auctioned off. The

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:12:11

Mile of Music Rocks the Plaza finale is Saturday in downtown Appleton

APPLETON - It's a comfort that wasn't afforded to Wednesday night's Bazaar After Dark. It should be all sunshine as Saturday welcomes the fourth and final of the Mile of Music Rocks the Plaza concerts of the year, with a three-band bill set to play a free show in Houdini Plaza in downtown Appleton b

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-09-21 17:35:51

'Bucky and the Squirrels' to (finally) get Appleton premiere

After a four-year wait, Appleton finally will get its opportunity to "Do the Squirrel." "Bucky and the Squirrels," the absurd mockumentary film shot in the Fox Cities in late September and early October 2013, will finally get an Appleton theatrical premiere later this month. The movie will open Se

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-09-20 17:47:40

Temporary layoffs confirmed at Appleton Coated, unclear how many

Appleton Coated LLC in Combined Locks, August 22, 2017. (WLUK/Chris Bourassa) COMBINED LOCKS (WLUK) -- The fate of some employees at a Fox Valley paper mill is a bit clearer Thursday. Some people have been temporarily laid off. Appleton Coated's marketing manager, Ferko Goldinger, confirmed Thursday

FOX11ONLINE.COM - 2017-09-21 14:10:58

Doing the Right Thing: Donation helps protect Appleton football players

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) - As the danger of concussions in football continues to be a hot-button topic, one local high school has a new tool to reduce the amount of impact on heads during practices. A big donation made it happen. "Sophomore year I had a concussion during a game and it is comforting kn

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2017-09-21 17:49:46

Appleton cop, former major leaguer enters stands and then surprises fans at high school football game

An Appleton police officer gave fans at a high school football game a bit of a show Friday night, a video posted by the department shows. When officer Jack Taschner entered the stands it initially appeared that he was going to deal with an unruly fan. He then turns about and leads the delighted stud

FOND DU LAC REPORTER - 2017-09-19 12:58:30

Appleton police officer leads football cheer

Appleton, Wis. (WBAY)- A cheer by students at Appleton East High School during a recent football game took many people by surprise. That's because of who conducted it. What's always been a popular cheer at Appleton East High School involving fans imitating a bus driver--took on a different twist l

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-09-19 03:36:00

Appleton officer becomes social media sensation after viral video

It's been an exciting weekend for Appleton school resource officer Jack Taschner. The officer has become a social media sensation after a video of him leading the student section at an Appleton East football game went viral. It's been an exciting weekend for Appleton school resource officer Jack Tas

NBC26 - 2017-09-19 23:34:06

Appvion ending operations at Appleton distribution center, warehouse

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Paper company Appvion is ending operations at its distribution center and warehouse in Appleton. Work will be subcontracted to another company, according to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Appvion, formerly Appleton Papers, says operations at the warehouse

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-09-18 23:30:00

Nursing aide stole from patients she cared for

KAUKAUNA, Wis. (WBAY) - A woman hired to care for the elderly is now accused of stealing from those same people. The nursing assistant at St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna has been fired and charges are expected to be filed against her. It was back in July when an investigation began after a coupl

WBAY GREEN BAY - 2017-09-20 23:13:00

Wisconsin man charged with killing wife, blowing up home

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Authorities allege that a Wisconsin man accused of blowing up his home to cover up killing his wife gave conflicting statements to police before admitting he shot her. Fifty-nine-year-old Steven Pirus, of Madison, was charged Thursday with first-degree intentional homicide and a

NBC26 - 2017-09-21 21:33:56

Patch Contributor Roundup: Free Youth Hockey Day; I.D. Theft Shredding Day; Try Restorative Yin Yoga; More Local Stories

Some of the best and most useful content comes from the Patch community. Here's a roundup of stories from this week. At Patch, we believe that some of the best and most useful content comes from our Patch communities. Here's a roundup of some of the best content from Patch Contributors and Posters f

PATCH - 2017-09-21 19:32:50

Volunteer opportunities in the Fox Valley: Sept. 22

St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Store: Is in need of gently used or new artificial Christmas trees and wreaths. The store opens Oct. 2 at Northland Mall in Appleton. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. We are in need of gently used or new artificial Christmas trees and wreaths. Donatio

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-09-21 19:01:52

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Week ahead: A colorful fall mixture on stage

The acting and musical company for Green Bay Community Theater's production of "Foxfire," playing through Sunday, Sept. 24. GREEN BAY, Wis. - Below is more information on "One Step Up" in Sheboygan, "Les Miserables: School Edition" in De Pere, "Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play" in De Pere, "Fran

WEAREGREENBAY.COM - 2017-09-21 05:01:18

Elder Match volunteer finds friendship is in the cards

John Larson of Menasha has learned how to lose graciously over the years through the Lutheran Social Services' Elder Match program. Larson, 73, has been matched with Leo Micke, a Kaukauna man in his 90s. The two had nothing in common but they hit it off and enjoy their weekly guy time. "This man lov

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-09-21 14:18:48

Gov. Scott Walker to sign $76B Wisconsin budget with money for schools, fees for hybrids

Gov. Scott Walker is signing the two-year, $76 billion budget in Neenah Thursday, providing more than $600 million more for K-12 schools, cutting property taxes on businesses and raising fees on hybrid drivers. "This budget maintains the highest appropriated levels of K-12 school aid in state histo

GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 14:58:33

Keyboard lessons offered for Neenah youth

NEENAH - The Neenah Joint School District is offering music keyboard lessons for area students beginning the weeks of Oct. 2 and Oct. 9. The program is in its 20th year and has reached more than 3,300 students. Group lessons will be offered Monday through Friday at Horace Mann Middle School. Class t

POST-CRESCENT - 2017-09-21 19:30:06