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ThedaCare drops lawsuit against Ascension over hiring of former employees, which had gained national spotlight

APPLETON - ThedaCare is dropping its lawsuit against Ascension Wisconsin over a group of former employees that they previously argued Ascension had improperly recruited to work at its Appleton hospital.  ThedaCare president and CEO Dr. Imran Andrabi told The Post-Crescent Friday that his health system needs to focus its efforts on finding people to fill the positions that were vacated, not on pursuing legal action.  ...
APPLETON, WI
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From Valders to D1, Griepentrog signs letter of intent to Minnesota

VALDERS, Wis. (WBAY) - Valders senior Shane Griepentrog is running his talents to the neighbors to the west. He signed his letter of intent to run cross country and track at the University of Minnesota. It means a lot knowing all the work, hours and miles, I put in pays...
VALDERS, WI
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ThedaCare Drops Lawsuit Against Ascension Over Employees

APPLETON, WI (WTAQ-WLUK) — A dispute over health care employees in the Fox Valley appears to be over. ThedaCare on Friday dismissed its lawsuit against Ascension Wisconsin over seven members of ThedaCare’s interventional radiology and cardiovascular team hired by Ascension. The members worked at ThedaCare’s Level 2 trauma and stroke center in Neenah.
APPLETON, WI
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Local hemp business owner supports recent bill to legalize medical marijuana

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WBAY) - Republican lawmakers reintroduce a bill this week to legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin. It’s the latest attempt to update the state’s marijuana laws to join 36 states already offering the treatment. States that neighbor Wisconsin, like Illinois, Michigan, and Minnesota, allow legal access to...
ASHWAUBENON, WI
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ThedaCare increases visitor restrictions amid higher COVID-19 case levels

NEENAH, Wis. (WBAY) - With higher levels of COVID-19 in hospitals and the community, ThedaCare will turn away some visitors at all of its hospitals to reduce the chance of exposure to COVID-19. The new restrictions mean no visitors for patients regardless of the patient’s COVID status, with some exceptions:
NEENAH, WI
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Green Bay students talk with astronaut aboard the International Space Station

BELLEVUE, Wis. (WBAY) - Students at McAuliffe Elementary School listened intently to a Zoom video call on Friday from space. “I’ve always been curious about our place in the universe, and I think the idea that I get to do this as a job, get to perceive our existence from a different perspective than most people get the opportunity to do, has just been wonderful for me,” astronaut Mark Vande Hei said.
GREEN BAY, WI
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National Guard sends aid to Wisconsin long-term care facilities lacking staff

ALLOUEZ, Wis. (WBAY) - Long-term care facilities like nursing homes and assisted living communities had staffing problems before the pandemic. Now, the omicron surge has made it even worse. However, the National Guard has stepped in to try and help. Members of the Wisconsin National Guard have deployed troop members...
ALLOUEZ, WI
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Where to watch Great Midwest Trivia Contest, Jan. 28-30

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Great Midwest Trivia Contest, created by Lawrence University students in Appleton, is back for its 57th consecutive year and it’s starting Friday night. According to a release, the pandemic has forced some adjustments over the past two years. However, organizers say most of...
APPLETON, WI
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Dozens of Northeast Wisconsin bridges found to be in poor condition

(WLUK) -- Here in Northeast Wisconsin, bridge maintenance is a top priority. Some local bridges are in poor condition. A small bridge on W. Mason Street will soon get work done, and with the federal infrastructure law, funding could benefit similar projects. “For bridges, the increase in funding is going...
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INTERVIEW: Machinists needed

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Northeast Wisconsin area has about 200 machine shops, and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College says every one of them is looking to hire. Some need 2 employees, some need as many as 15. Currently NWTC graduates 12 to 15 machinists a year, well below the local...
GREEN BAY, WI
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