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2015-08-31

AHA gets larger state grant for homeless

More local homeless families will get some help getting back on their feet, thanks to a large increase in state funding. The Appleton Housing Authority received a nearly $160,000 grant, and that's over 40 percent more money than last year.…

posted 2015-08-31 13:01 by WHBY

UW-GB kicks of 50th anniversary events

This year marks the 50th anniversary of UW-Green Bay, and officials are starting the celebration as the new school gets underway. Chancellor Gary Miller and Mayor Jim Schmitt took part in a ceremony this morning to temporarily rename a street…

posted 2015-08-31 13:00 by WHBY

Menasha club finishes 1st summer

Tomorrow's start of the new year for public schools is also a transition for the new Boys and Girls Club in Menasha. The focus on after-school activities comes after a busier-than-expected first summer. Branch director Stephanie Lehrer says they thought…

posted 2015-08-31 05:05 by WHBY

Group concerned about school spending

Advocates for children are sounding an alarm over the situation facing public schools in the state. A report from the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families found that over the last decade, per-pupil spending isn't keeping up with other states.…

posted 2015-08-31 05:04 by WHBY

Ramp closing for Hwy. 10-441 project

One of the ramps at the Highway 10-441 interchange with I-41 will be closing for the next 50 days, starting today. The DOT is shutting down the ramp from Highway 10 East to I-41 South. Drivers can use Highways CB…

posted 2015-08-31 05:03 by WHBY

John St. work to be done soon

One of the busier streets on the eastside of Appleton should be reopening in the coming days. Stretches of John Street have been shut down during the summer, while crews replaced the sewer and water utilities. Public works director Paula…

posted 2015-08-31 05:02 by WHBY

Bill would ban minors from tanning beds

Minors would be banned from using tanning beds, if a state lawmaker gets his way. Democratic Sen. Fred Risser of Madison introduced a bill, calling it a serious public health issue. He says the state has had bans for minors…

posted 2015-08-31 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-28

Police identifying males killed in crash, fire

Green Bay police say a car was traveling at a high rate of speed before the driver crashed into a shop on the city's northside, early yesterday morning. That started a fire, at Hernandez Auto and Tire in the 1900…

posted 2015-08-28 13:05 by WHBY

Police: Man accidentally drowned in East River

Green Bay police believe a 47-year-old man accidentally drowned in the East River. Christopher Wittman's body was pulled from the water last Saturday.

posted 2015-08-28 13:04 by WHBY

AAA predicts boost in Labor Day travel

The Labor Day weekend will be a busier one for travelers this year. AAA is predicting that more than 760,000 people in Wisconsin will travel 50 miles or more. That's up almost two percent from last year. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz…

posted 2015-08-28 13:03 by WHBY

Ribble focuses on cyber-security

A lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin spent part of his morning as a clerk, at a Kwik Trip in Green Bay. Congressman Reid Ribble says he was particularly interested in cyber-security, especially since so many people use a credit card to…

posted 2015-08-28 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah's Boys & Girls Brigade turns 115

Neenah is home to the largest Boys and Girls Brigade in the world, and the organization is marking its 115th anniversary tonight. The group teaches leadership skills, and Neenah's chapter was founded in 1900. Development director David Weiss says they're…

posted 2015-08-28 13:01 by WHBY

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