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2015-07-28

HHS major driver of expansion plans

Projections for population growth in Outagamie County, and an aging population, are reasons behind the recommendation to expand the county's downtown campus. The health and human services department estimates that it will have to add almost 140 employees in the…

posted 2015-07-28 05:05 by WHBY

Assembly taking vote on Bucks arena

Lawmakers in the Assembly will debate a bill to fund a $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks today, and two from the Fox Cities are on different sides. Democratic Rep. Amanda Stuck of Appleton says she can't support using…

posted 2015-07-28 05:04 by WHBY

Packers paying for new Appleton police dog

The "Green and Gold" will help Appleton's men in blue. The police department will add a third K-9 unit through a grant from the Green Bay Packers. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says they'll be able to use the dog at…

posted 2015-07-28 05:03 by WHBY

Memorial bus trip would bring together vets

A bus trip to an Illinois memorial for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will give them a chance to experience it, with people who fought beside them. Joshua McFaul of Old Glory Honor Flight is organizing the…

posted 2015-07-28 05:02 by WHBY

WIC switching to debit card-style system

The state is updating the way it issues benefits for a program that provides food to women and their young children. The Women, Infants, and Children Nutritional program, or WIC will now use a debit card-style system, instead of checks.…

posted 2015-07-28 05:01 by WHBY

2015-07-27

Man breaks into Oshkosh zoo building

Oshkosh police are investigating a break-in at the Menominee Park Zoo early this morning. They say an older white man burglarized a building, around 12:45 a.m. Police aren't saying what he took. (Click on pictures for larger images.)

posted 2015-07-27 14:15 by WHBY

Police regularly use cell phone 'pings'

It's becoming much more common for police to use signals from cell phones, to help find people, if they might be in danger. Kenosha County authorities looked at cell phone pings, from cell towers, to find the victims of a…

posted 2015-07-27 13:05 by WHBY

Agencies to talk about space needs

The leaders of several Outagamie County departments will talk about their future space needs, during a special meeting today. The county board is expected to vote tomorrow night on the scope of the building project. Sup. Tanya Rabec says the…

posted 2015-07-27 13:04 by WHBY

Honor Flight group adds bus trip for recent vets

Veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will have a chance to see a new memorial, in Illinois. Joshua McFaul of Old Glory Honor Flight is helping to organize a bus trip to Marseilles, Illinois. He says the memorial…

posted 2015-07-27 13:03 by WHBY

Man attacked in downtown for cigarettes

Appleton police say a man was attacked in the downtown early this morning over cigarettes. Sgt. Dave Lund says a 52-year-old Appleton man was knocked unconscious, near the intersection of College Avenue and Superior Street, after he refused to give…

posted 2015-07-27 13:02 by WHBY

Funeral set for G.C. doctor

Funeral services are in place for a Grand Chute doctor found dead in Door County. Sixty-three-year-old Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside was last seen on June 30. His body was discovered near Ephraim last Wednesday, with a gun nearby. There will be…

posted 2015-07-27 13:01 by WHBY

TV show on Appleton's Houdini bust airs

One of the participants in a TV show on the development of a bust of Houdini for Appleton, loved how the episode turned out. Monument Guys was on The History Channel's H2, Saturday night. Tom Boldt of The Boldt Company was…

posted 2015-07-27 13:00 by WHBY

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