High traffic intersection gets lights

Where Appleton, Buchanan and Harrison meet along County KK is Coop Road, which will get traffic lights next year. Mike Hardy, the city’s deputy traffic engineer, said the $980,000 project will begin in summer of 2013. It will be split … Continue reading

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Council hopefuls begin circulating papers Saturday

Hard to believe, but we’re less than eight weeks from Appleton’s February 19 primary election for common council. The nonpartisan spring election is Apr. 2. Since 2013 is an odd numbered year, the odd numbered districts are up for election. … Continue reading

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Olde Oneida bridge won’t open before Jan. 1

Construction crews rehabbing the Olde Oneida Street bridge hit some snags this month and now say it won’t be open until 2013. Paula Vandehey, Appleton’s public works director, updated aldermen Tuesday and said the delays would linger into at least … Continue reading

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Appleton support could set fire to Ignite Fox Cities

Appleton’s council voted Wednesday to include $72,000 in its 2013 budget for a regional economic development campaign, which could spur other municipalities to follow suit. Ignite Fox Cities, a program built by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, asks for … Continue reading

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