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2015-03-20

Del Monte closing plants in Pulaski, Oconto Falls

Del Monte will close a plant in Pulaski, and a warehousing and labeling facility in Oconto Falls. Nearly 245 workers will be impacted. The company recently purchased the Sager Creek Vegetable Company, and Del Monte officials announced that the closings…

posted 2015-03-20 05:03 by WHBY

Pierce makes fire truck for Jack Daniel's

The Jack Daniel's distillery in Tennessee recently received a new fire truck from Pierce Manufacturing. Dan Meyer is a spokesman for Pierce. He says the distillery uses a lot of flammable liquids, and the new Pierce truck is similar to…

posted 2015-03-20 05:02 by WHBY

Fans following Xavier boys to state

The Xavier boys basketball team is playing in the state basketball tournament in Madison today, and the high school's leader says a lot of people are making the trip to the Kohl Center. Mike Mauthe is the principal of the…

posted 2015-03-20 05:01 by WHBY

Wildwood Film Festival set for tomorrow

The annual Wildwood Film Festival starts tomorrow in downtown Appleton. Organizer Jason Buss says they're showing a variety of short films, in four sessions, at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center tomorrow. He says on Sunday, they're holding a special…

posted 2015-03-20 05:00 by WHBY

'Dirty Dancing' musical coming to PAC

A musical that's based on a popular 1980s movie is coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in June. Dirty Dancing is the last show of the current Broadway season, and tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Amy…

posted 2015-03-20 04:59 by WHBY

2015-03-19

Reports show mixed job numbers

A pair of job reports paint two different pictures of Wisconsin's economy. Figures released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Wisconsin was ranked 38th in job growth, between September of 2013 and September of 2014. Those are the…

posted 2015-03-19 13:05 by WHBY

Judge keeps right-to-work in place

A Dane County judge says he will not block the right-to-work law. Judge William Foust heard from attorneys from the state AFL-CIO chapter, and two local unions, this morning. They argue that the law is unconstitutional, because workers will receive…

posted 2015-03-19 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah backs TIF district for Menasha Corp.

The Neenah city council is signing off on a development agreement with the Menasha Corporation for a $28 million project. The company is building a new headquarters on its current site, along Highway 41, south of the Breezewood Lane exit.…

posted 2015-03-19 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton OKs plans for Midway Road

Appleton's city council is on board with some changes to Midway Road. Members approved some improvements for pedestrians. Ald. Jeff Jirschele pushed for a review of the busy street between Oneida Street and Plank Road. He says he's satisfied with…

posted 2015-03-19 13:02 by WHBY

5 area school districts win national music honor

Five school districts in the area are receiving national recognition for their music education programs. Green Bay is one of them, and fine arts program coordinator Lucinda Roberts says they're thrilled.. The NAMM Foundation handed out the "Best Communities for…

posted 2015-03-19 13:01 by WHBY

Some local farms looking for direct customers

Community Supported Agriculture programs are growing in the Fox Cities, and local farms are signing people up for this year's growing season. Polly Dalton of Field Note Farms says a CSA share in a local farm can vary between $250…

posted 2015-03-19 13:00 by WHBY

Talks to start for possible library site

The city of Appleton plans to start negotiations for the preferred site of a new downtown library. Mayor Tim Hanna says they've traded appraisals with Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets. He says the state also recently approved the city's…

posted 2015-03-19 05:05 by WHBY

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