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2015-09-18

New partnership tackles sex trafficking

There's a new initiative to target sex trafficking in the Fox Valley, and stakeholders got together for the first time this morning. More than 26 agencies are participating. Caroline Lasecki is the executive director of the Sexual Assault Crisis Center. She…

posted 2015-09-18 13:04 by WHBY

Menasha high showing off renovations

Construction crews finished a $30 million renovation and expansion at Menasha high school over the summer, and people can check out the finished product, tomorrow. Menasha school superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says their open house runs from 9 a.m. until noon.…

posted 2015-09-18 13:03 by WHBY

Marathon preparing for 25th year

The Fox Cities Marathon is on Sunday, but there are races throughout the weekend. Event manager Debbie Jansen says the first one is a kids fun run this afternoon at Fox Cities Stadium. The races continue tomorrow with a 5-K…

posted 2015-09-18 13:02 by WHBY

FdL man gets 18 yrs for assaulting women

A Fond du Lac County judge handed down an 18-year prison sentence today, for a 27-year-old man who entered unlocked homes, naked, and inappropriately touched sleeping women. The Fond du Lac man was convicted of three counts of second-degree sexual…

posted 2015-09-18 13:00 by WHBY

DMV issuing new drivers licenses

Drivers licenses in Wisconsin are starting to look different. Ann Perry is the director of the DMV's driver services bureau. She says they'll be the most secure cards in the country. Perry says one of the biggest changes is that…

posted 2015-09-18 05:05 by WHBY

AG launches anti-prescription drug push

The state is launching a campaign to help people realize the seriousness of prescription drug abuse in Wisconsin. Attorney General Brad Schimel was at the Medical College of Wisconsin in De Pere yesterday. He says more people die from prescription…

posted 2015-09-18 05:04 by WHBY

Oneida Skyline Bridge project done

Drivers will have an easier time getting over the Fox River on one of the bridges, near downtown Appleton. DOT project manager Tim Rank says all lanes of the Oneida Street Skyline Bridge will be open by this afternoon. He…

posted 2015-09-18 05:03 by WHBY

'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

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