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2014-05-28

Students finish latest house for AHA

A family will be moving into a new house on Appleton's northwest side soon, thanks to a group of high school students. The Appleton Housing Authority worked with the school district to build the home, in the 3300 block of…

posted 2014-05-28 05:02 by WHBY

YO- VANI, Gallardo's Pinch Hit Gives Crew Walk-Off Win

Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo delivered a pinch-hit double that drove home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning Tuesday night, sending the Milwaukee Brewers over the Orioles 7-6.  With the pitcher's spot on deck and knowing Milwaukee…

posted 2014-05-28 00:23:33 by WHBY

2014-05-27

Police seek charges in child's death

Town of Menasha police are recommending a charge of first-degree reckless homicide against a 26-year-old man for the death of a three-year-old girl. Officer Jason Weber says the girl died last Wednesday from a traumatic brain injury, about a week…

posted 2014-05-27 18:00 by WHBY

Abortion law won't impact G.C. clinic anymore

A federal judge is hearing from attorneys today in a lawsuit over a state abortion law. Whatever decision is made after the trial, it won't impact a clinic in Grand Chute. Planned Parenthood had said last year that it would…

posted 2014-05-27 13:05 by WHBY

Ground broken for new TCCES middle school

Work is officially starting on a new middle school for the Twin City Catholic Education System. Hundreds of students and supporters took part in a groundbreaking ceremony this morning, on the grounds of St. Mary Central high school. Bishop David…

posted 2014-05-27 13:04 by WHBY

Waupaca police investigate 2-yr-old child's death

A two-year-old child died over the weekend, and Waupaca police are investigating. They say the child wasn't breathing when paramedics got to the home in the 600 block of Elm Street, shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. The toddler was flown…

posted 2014-05-27 13:03 by WHBY

Russian doctors in the Fox Cities

A group of Russian doctors is in the Fox Cities this week, to see how local health care providers operate. Fox Valley Technical College global education manager Aaron Gorenc says they started the trip, at the school's health simulation and…

posted 2014-05-27 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton's skateboard rules may be reviewed

Now that Appleton is building a skateboard park, a city council member wants to take another look at all of the city's skateboarding rules. Ald. Kyle Lobner says they haven't made any changes to them, since 1992. He points to…

posted 2014-05-27 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton achieves 'Tree City' status for 30 years

Appleton's forestry efforts for the past three decades helped the city reach a milestone recently. The Arbor Day Foundation gave Appleton Tree City USA status, for the 30th year. City forester Mike Micklig says communities need to have a forestry…

posted 2014-05-27 13:01 by WHBY

Bike lane debate returning in Appleton

Bike lanes will be back before Appleton's city council soon. Ald. Greg Dannecker introduced the plan for 2015, and the municipal services committee will take them up later today. He says he wanted to get in front of the issue,…

posted 2014-05-27 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton to talk about assessment options

Appleton leaders will look at possible ways to change the city's special assessment policy for street and sidewalk projects. Right now, the city assesses property owners for the work. There's a campaign by some people on John Street to have…

posted 2014-05-27 05:04 by WHBY

Population trends could hurt jobs in state

Shifting demographics could lead to a worker shortage in the future in Wisconsin. Todd Berry is the president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. He says Wisconsin's population is aging, and the number of young people in the state is shrinking.…

posted 2014-05-27 05:03 by WHBY

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