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2014-12-08

Appleton updating pictures of homes

Appleton workers are in the midst of a project to take pictures of every house in the city. Matt Tooke of the assessor's office says they're required by state law to have up-to-date photos of properties. He says they started…

posted 2014-12-08 15:00 by WHBY

UW leader details streamlining plans

Changes to graduation requirements could be coming for several programs at UW System schools. UW students have to earn at least 120 credits to graduate, and UW System president Ray Cross announced last week that he wants programs to come…

posted 2014-12-08 05:05 by WHBY

Airport sendoff set for Make-A-Wish kid

A wish will come true today for a six-year-old Marinette girl with Cystic Fibrosis. Appleton Airport spokesman Pat Tracey says the Make-A-Wish Foundation is sending Hattie and her family to Orlando, and the airport will roll out the red carpet…

posted 2014-12-08 05:04 by WHBY

Natural gas prices down

Heating your home shouldn't cost as much as it did last winter, even with an early start to the cold weather. Kira Loehr of the Wisconsin Citizens Utility Board says during the peak of the arctic blast last January, natural…

posted 2014-12-08 05:03 by WHBY

Veterans affairs leader reflects on Pearl Harbor

Yesterday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. State Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos says fewer and fewer World War II-era vets are still with us today. More than 330,000 Wisconsinites served in World War…

posted 2014-12-08 05:02 by WHBY

Man arrested for Ashwaubenon robbery

Police in Ashwaubenon arrested a 30-year-old man for a robbery at a store. They say the Green Bay man had a gun when he went into the PrePlayed DVD Store, in the 2400 block of S. Oneida Street last Friday…

posted 2014-12-08 05:01 by WHBY

2014-12-05

UW System president calling for changes

Some changes could be in store, for UW System schools. System president Ray Cross announced a series of reforms this morning, at a Board of Regents meeting. He wants to save money, and streamline academic requirements. Cross says the changes…

posted 2014-12-05 13:05 by WHBY

Thrivent workers help with match day

It's Thrivent Financial's annual match day for the Salvation Army Fox Cities, and employees are ringing bells at the red kettles. The company will match up to $100,000 in donations today. Thrivent spokesman Peter Gianopoulos says it's their goal to…

posted 2014-12-05 13:04 by WHBY

Former Appleton chief taking Goodwill job

Starting early next year, a former Appleton police chief will oversee two programs for Goodwill. Pete Helein worked at the Appleton police department for more than 30 years, including nearly two, as chief. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery says Helein will…

posted 2014-12-05 13:03 by WHBY

DNR moving on to next year's wolf hunt

The state's third wolf hunt is over and officials are preparing for next year's season. The final zone closed at noon today, nearly three months before the scheduled closure. Tom Hauge is the DNR's wildlife management director. He says hunters…

posted 2014-12-05 13:02 by WHBY

FVTC host high school cooking contest

Some high school students were showing off their cooking skills at Fox Valley Technical College this morning. The culinary arts program held a competition on campus. About eight schools participated, including Appleton West and Hortonville. Chef Jeff Igel says it's…

posted 2014-12-05 13:01 by WHBY

Neenah lot takes part in Trees for Troops

There's a collection drive this weekend to provide Christmas trees for military families around the country. Schroeder's Forevergreens in Neenah is the only tree lot in the state that's participating in the Trees for Troops weekend event. Co-owner Sue Schroeder…

posted 2014-12-05 13:00 by WHBY

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