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2015-09-18

'The Grinch' making holiday stop at PAC

The musical version of a classic holiday story is coming to Appleton in a couple of months. Dr. Suess' How The Grinch Stole Christmas will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in November for 10 shows. Tickets go on sale…

posted 2015-09-18 05:02 by WHBY

Band bringing kids-friendly songs to PAC

The No. 1 kids band in the country will be in downtown Appleton this evening. Ashlynn Chong is one the four singers in KIDS BOP. The 14-year-old has been on tour since March, and tonight's stop is at the Fox Cities…

posted 2015-09-18 05:01 by WHBY

2015-09-17

Prof weighs in on Walker, debate

A political science professor doesn't think Governor Walker will get a boost in his poll numbers, after last night's Republican presidential debate. Professor Charles Franklin of the Marquette University law school poll says Walker clearly showed his position on some…

posted 2015-09-17 13:05 by WHBY

Oshkosh Corp. CEO retiring

There's going to be a change at the top of the Oshkosh Corporation, next year. CEO Charlie Szews announced this morning, that he'll retire. He started at the company in 1996, as the chief financial officer. Szews became the CEO,…

posted 2015-09-17 13:04 by WHBY

Wis. job growth lags behind national average

The state is still below the national average, in job growth. Figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics show companies added over 39,000 jobs, during a 12-month period that ended in March. The growth rate of 1.7 percent ranked…

posted 2015-09-17 13:03 by WHBY

Group to host 'State of Black America'

A group is hosting a forum in Appleton next month on the "State of Black America." Dr. Sabrina Robins of African Heritage Incorporated says they're bringing in two national speakers to talk about the situation around the country. They're economist…

posted 2015-09-17 13:02 by WHBY

Town of Menasha, Neenah reach border deal

A border agreement between the town of Menasha and the city of Neenah could make for a smoother transition, as a portion of the town tries to become a village. Officials from the town and city reached a tentative agreement,…

posted 2015-09-17 13:01 by WHBY

Crooks hopes high court turmoil will end

A retiring state Supreme Court justice hopes that the court will become much more peaceful in the future. Justice Patrick Crooks announced yesterday that he won't seek another 10-year term. The last several years have been very contentious for the…

posted 2015-09-17 13:00 by WHBY

Walker more aggressive in 2nd debate

After a pretty quiet first Republican presidential debate, Governor Walker was more aggressive the second time around. At one point, he went after the current frontrunner, Donald Trump, saying the country doesn't need another "apprentice" in the White House. The…

posted 2015-09-17 05:05 by WHBY

Honey bees coming to Appleton homes

People are going to be able to raise honey bees in neighborhoods, in Appleton. The city council signed off on the change, 9-4, last night. The city would have to issue a permit, and there would be specific setback standards…

posted 2015-09-17 05:04 by WHBY

Crooks looks back on career

A state Supreme Court justice with strong ties to northeast Wisconsin is going to retire at the end of next year. Justice Patrick Crooks went from becoming a judge in Brown County, 38 years ago, to joining the state's highest…

posted 2015-09-17 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. school closed after meningitis death

A Green Bay school is canceling classes for the rest of the week, after a kindergartner died from viral meningitis on Tuesday. Trinity Lutheran Principal Brett Jones says a cleaning crew disinfected the building yesterday, as a precaution. Jones says…

posted 2015-09-17 05:02 by WHBY

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