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2015-09-11

Wrightstown to celebrate new bridge

After years of planning, and finally the construction, Wrightstown's new bridge over the Fox River is set to open next week. The village is going to celebrate tomorrow with a dedication ceremony and party. Village administrator Steve Johnson says it…

posted 2015-09-11 13:03 by WHBY

Women's Fund raising money for grant

An anonymous donor is challenging people to raise money for the Women's Fund for the Fox Valley Region. It's the 20th anniversary of the non-profit group. Executive director Becky Boulanger says they have until the end of the year to…

posted 2015-09-11 13:02 by WHBY

Suicide awareness walk tomorrow in Kaukauna

The sixth annual Walk for Suicide Awareness is tomorrow in Kaukauna. Barb Bigalke is the executive director of the Center for Suicide Awareness. She says they're trying to draw attention to a problem that still plagues northeast Wisconsin. Bigalke says…

posted 2015-09-11 13:01 by WHBY

G.C. fire dept. hosting safety day

The Grand Chute fire department is hosting its Family Safety Day tomorrow. Division Chief Matt Kasriel says they'll have a variety of activities for kids. Kids can check out fire trucks, and there's a junior firefighter obstacle course and water challenge.…

posted 2015-09-11 13:00 by WHBY

Shootout suspect a convicted robber

A robbery suspect killed in a shootout with an Ashwaubenon police officer also held up a gas station two years ago. Ashwaubenon police say 25-year-old Dustin Kuik and an officer shot at each other, in a hotel parking lot, early…

posted 2015-09-11 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. firefighters remembering 9-11

Fourteen years ago today, terrorists crashed planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, and passengers crashed a third into a Pennsylvania field. Green Bay's fire department isn't holding a public observation of the anniversary, but Assistant Chief Mike…

posted 2015-09-11 05:04 by WHBY

Some Syrian refugees could come to Fox Cities

Refugees from Syria will start coming to the U.S. next year, and some of them could settle in northeast Wisconsin. President Obama announced yesterday that the country will accept up to 10,000 people fleeing the Syrian civil war. Tami McLaughlin…

posted 2015-09-11 05:03 by WHBY

Clinton makes 1st campaign stop in state

In her first stop in Wisconsin since she announced her run for president, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton took on Republicans Donald Trump and Governor Walker. She spoke at UW-Milwaukee last evening, accusing Walker of starving universities, gutting public education, and…

posted 2015-09-11 05:02 by WHBY

Former homeless woman touts Women's Fund

A Harvard graduate who was homeless while she was in high school brought her story to Appleton yesterday. Liz Murray was the main speaker at the Women's Fund annual luncheon. She says she chose to focus on school, at 15,…

posted 2015-09-11 05:01 by WHBY

2015-09-10

25-yr-old suspect killed in shootout

The robbery suspect killed in a shootout, by an Ashwaubenon police officer, was a 25-year-old man. Police say Dustin Kuik is a convicted felon, and it was illegal for him to be carrying a gun. He was a suspect in…

posted 2015-09-10 14:05 by WHBY

Walker wants to target federal unions

Governor Walker is vowing to take on federal unions, if he's elected president, just like he did in Wisconsin. The Republican candidate laid out more plans for his first day in office, during a speech in Illinois. Walker says he…

posted 2015-09-10 13:05 by WHBY

United Way gives grant to Habitat chapter

United Way Fox Cities is giving the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity a $300,000 grant to help revitalize a neighborhood in Appleton. Habitat executive director John Weyenberg says they're going to use the money to kick off their…

posted 2015-09-10 13:04 by WHBY

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