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2016-02-19

FVTC holding Skills USA competition

More than 100 high school students are showing off their abilities in several fields today, at Fox Valley Technical College today. They're taking part in the regional Skills USA competition. Jerry Goodson is an automotive collision instructor at the Grand…

posted 2016-02-19 13:02 by WHBY

Wildwood Film Festival starts two-day run

The Wildwood Film Festival is celebrating its 15th year this weekend, and for the first time, there will be a second day. Festival director Jason Buss says they're starting at eight tonight, with a screening of the film "Appleton" at…

posted 2016-02-19 13:01 by WHBY

DNR expects busy weekend on Lake Winnebago

Spearers won't be allowed on the upriver lakes of the Winnebago system this weekend, but Lake Winnebago could be very busy. That's the feeling of DNR fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs. He says the spearing season on the big lake got…

posted 2016-02-19 13:00 by WHBY

Inefficiencies to be part of ThedaCare's study

When ThedaCare studies the possibility of building a new regional hospital, leaders will consider what it would take to make the existing facilities more efficient. CEO Dean Gruner says at Theda Clark Medical Center, the helipad isn't close to the…

posted 2016-02-19 05:05 by WHBY

Group from Fox Cities joined Capitol rally

Protesters gathered outside of the Capitol yesterday for a "Day Without Latinos" rally. Madison police estimate that about 20,000 people showed up to oppose two bills. One would fine local governments, if they ban police from asking about a person's…

posted 2016-02-19 05:04 by WHBY

Black students gather at conference

A conference brought black high school and college students from around northeast Wisconsin to Kimberly yesterday. They were taking part in the African Heritage Emerging Student Leaders Institute at Liberty Hall. Organizer Sabrina Robins says they talked to them about…

posted 2016-02-19 05:03 by WHBY

Upriver lakes sturgeon season to close

The sturgeon spearing season on the upriver lakes of the Winnebago system will close this afternoon. DNR fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs says spearers registered four adult females yesterday, and that exceeded one of the harvest cap triggers. He says the…

posted 2016-02-19 05:02 by WHBY

Packers change ticket pricing system

The Green Bay Packers are changing the way they charge season ticket holders for their tickets. Team spokesman Aaron Popkey says the price for preseason games will drop next season. Under the new two-tiered system, the cost for regular season…

posted 2016-02-19 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-18

Road rage may be connected to shooting

Appleton police are looking for two suspects in a possible road rage shooting on Wednesday night. Sgt. Dave Lund says a man was driving on Northland Avenue, near the Meade Street intersection, a little before midnight. He says someone in…

posted 2016-02-18 18:00 by WHBY

ThedaCare's CEO talks about regional hospital

The head of ThedaCare says they won't build a large regional hospital, unless it dramatically improves quality, while not raising health care costs. CEO Dean Gruner says they're going to take a couple of years to study the idea of…

posted 2016-02-18 13:05 by WHBY

Large protest highlights Latino rights

Thousands of Latinos and immigrants from around the state rallied outside the Capitol, against two bills that they believe are divisive. Some buses left from St. Therese Parish in Appleton this morning, to take people to the "Day Without Latinos"…

posted 2016-02-18 13:04 by WHBY

Challenge to Oshkosh Defense contract dropped

The Oshkosh Corporation no longer has to worry about a court challenge to its contract to replace the Humvee. Lockheed Martin dropped its lawsuit, over the contract for Oshkosh Defense to build JLTVs for the Army and Marines. Oshkosh spokesman…

posted 2016-02-18 13:03 by WHBY

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