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2016-04-21

Gas leak forces evacuation of L.C. school

Authorities evacuated about 600 students from Little Chute elementary school late this morning, after a road construction crew hit a gas line. Fox Valley Metro Police Officer Michael Lambie says the leak is stopped, but school is canceled for the…

posted 2016-04-21 13:05 by WHBY

YMCA projects progressing

The president of the YMCA of the Fox Cities says the renovations at four of their facilities should be done by October. Construction crews broke ground at the Heart of the Valley location today. Renovations at the Fox West branch…

posted 2016-04-21 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton council signs off on apartment expansion

Neighbors have been raising concerns about plans to expand an apartment complex on Appleton's southeast side. The city council agreed last night to rezone the property, to let the project move forward. The Virginia Village Apartments are on Schaefer Circle and…

posted 2016-04-21 13:03 by WHBY

GOP holding state convention in G.B.

Republicans from around the state will converge on Green Bay next month. The state party is holding its annual convention at the KI Convention Center from May 13-15. House Speaker Paul Ryan will be the keynote speaker. The state Democratic Party…

posted 2016-04-21 13:02 by WHBY

FVTC using cow birthing simulator

A new cow simulator will help students at Fox Valley Technical College learn how to birth a calf. Lori Nagel is an instructor in the school's agri-business department. She says students get to help deliver calves on farms through their…

posted 2016-04-21 13:01 by WHBY

Kind wants probe into voter suppression

A Democratic congressman from western Wisconsin is calling for an investigation, after one of his Republican colleagues mentioned that the state's voter ID law could help the eventual GOP presidential nominee win Wisconsin. Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse believes…

posted 2016-04-21 13:00 by WHBY

Poll: No Walker, Ryan as GOP nominee

A poll released yesterday focused on what people in Wisconsin think about the presidential race. Wendy Scattergood of the St. Norbert College Survey Center says if the Republicans have a contested convention, 56 percent want one of the primary candidates…

posted 2016-04-21 05:05 by WHBY

Town police to transition to Fox Crossing name

The town of Menasha police department isn't wasting any time transitioning to the village of Fox Crossing. The incorporation of the town's former west side became official yesterday. Police Officer Jason Weber says they already included the Fox Crossing name…

posted 2016-04-21 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton parking ramp change approved

The parking ramps in downtown Appleton will have a new system this summer. The city council agreed to a $650,000 contract to convert the ramps, to pay-as-you-exit. Public works director Paula Vandehey says the equipment from TAPCO of Milwaukee will…

posted 2016-04-21 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton council has new leader, member

There's a new face on the Appleton city council. Ald. Matt Reed had his first regular meeting last night. He says fiscal responsibility, and government transparency, are things he wants to focus on. Council members picked Ald. Kathy Plank to…

posted 2016-04-21 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton council has new leader & member

There's a new face on the Appleton city council. Ald. Matt Reed had his first regular meeting last night. He says fiscal responsibility, and government transparency, are things he wants to focus on. Council members picked Ald. Kathy Plank to…

posted 2016-04-21 05:02 by WHBY

2016-04-20

Appleton cyclist jumps out of path of semi

Videos of a weekend motorcycle accident with people from the Appleton area are going viral. A dog darted onto Highway 21, near Omro, and one of the riders hit it. That set off a chain reaction crash, and Travis Meyer of…

posted 2016-04-20 15:45 by WHBY

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