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2014-03-07

Humane Association holding adoption event

The Fox Valley Humane Association is hosting a  March Madness adoption event tomorrow to find homes for dogs and cats.  Executive Director Liz Dietz says they'll be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and they're planning a day of…

posted 2014-03-07 13:01 by WHBY

Prof: Daylight Saving Time saves lives

A Lawrence University professor says setting the clocks ahead an hour this weekend will likely save lives. David Gerard is the chair of the school's economics department. He says having an extra hour of daylight during the evening commute cuts…

posted 2014-03-07 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton leader testifies on school bill

School district leaders from across the state went to Madison yesterday, to speak out against a bill that could give the Legislature control of Wisconsin's education standards. Appleton superintendent Lee Allinger was among them. He says the Common Core standards…

posted 2014-03-07 05:05 by WHBY

Walker responds to Burke ad

The main Democratic challenger to Governor Walker is airing her first ad, and Walker is responding to it. In the ad, Mary Burke attacks Walker's record on creating jobs, saying the unemployment rate is higher now than when she served…

posted 2014-03-07 05:03 by WHBY

Wildwood Film Festival starts tomorrow

About 30 short films will be on a big screen in downtown Appleton tomorrow. Jason Buss is the organizer of the Wildwood Film Festival, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. He says anyone who has lived in Wisconsin, at…

posted 2014-03-07 05:02 by WHBY

'Phantom' tickets go on sale today

For the first time in 10 years "The Phantom of the Opera" will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. The classic musical is coming to Appleton for two weeks, from June 11th to the 22nd and tickets go…

posted 2014-03-07 05:01 by WHBY

2014-03-06

Appleton police looking for crash, robbery suspect

Police in Appleton are looking for a 17-year-old boy, accused of robbing a 76-year-old man this morning, after crashing into his car. Sgt. Dave Lund says while police were in route to the crash at East Glendale Avenue and Oneida…

posted 2014-03-06 17:00 by WHBY

Green Bay police investigating bank robbery

Green Bay police are investigating a bank robbery. They say a man walked into the Associated Bank in the 2200 block of University Avenue shortly before 11 a.m. today and gave a teller a note demanding money. Police say the…

posted 2014-03-06 16:00 by WHBY

Men killed in murder-suicide from Ripon

Fond du Lac County authorities say the two men involved in a murder-suicide yesterday, in the village of Brandon knew each other, but they aren't saying much more about their relationship. Lt. Cameron McGee says 56-year-old Ronald Kolosky of Ripon…

posted 2014-03-06 13:05 by WHBY

Grand Chute updating branding

Grand Chute officials are working on creating a new brand, that shows what the town has to offer. Grand Chute economic development coordinator Kevin Vonck says the current logo, with a barn and silo, doesn't accurately depict the town. Vonck…

posted 2014-03-06 13:04 by WHBY

Gas prices climbing

The unusually cold and long winter, and unrest in Ukraine is driving up gas prices in Wiscosnin. That's according to Erin Roth, the executive director of the Wisconsin Petroleum Council. Gas prices across the state are averaging around $3.58 a…

posted 2014-03-06 13:03 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on Hwy. 32 work in De Pere

DOT officials will be in De Pere tonight, to hear what the public thinks about a four-mile reconstruction project on Highway 32. Spokesman Mark Kantola says crews will replace the road, and utilities, between Oak and Ash streets in 2017. …

posted 2014-03-06 13:02 by WHBY

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