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2015-06-15

Bicyclist hit by minivan in Menasha

Menasha police say a bicyclist has serious injuries, after a minivan hit the rider this morning. Officer Aaron Zemlock says the crash happened in the 700 block of Valley Road, around 8:45 a.m. He says the minivan crossed the centerline,…

posted 2015-06-15 13:04 by WHBY

Hobart fire victim was an 89-yr-old man

An 89-year-old Hobart man was the victim of last Friday night's house fire. Harold Ambrosius was found dead, inside the home, in the 2300 block of Overland Drive. The house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters got there, around…

posted 2015-06-15 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna music festival expected to return

Organizers of a music festival in Kaukauna hope to make it an annual event, after seeing the response last Saturday. Over 150 musicians participated in the Electric City Experience in the downtown. They performed in parks and inside businesses. Brian…

posted 2015-06-15 13:02 by WHBY

Accessibility contributes to alcohol rankings

Wisconsin ranks among the top states in the nation when it comes to per-capita consumption of beer and brandy. Lou Oppor heads the Substance Abuse Section for the state health department. He says availability is a factor. He says Wisconsin…

posted 2015-06-15 13:01 by WHBY

AAA: Disconnect on texting & driving

When it comes to texting and driving, there's a disconnect among drivers. That's according to Nick Jarmusz of AAA Wisconsin. He says they understand it's dangerous, but too many are treating it as a "do as I say, and not…

posted 2015-06-15 13:00 by WHBY

Civil rights marchers speak at LU

Two men who played instrumental roles in the civil rights movement were at Lawrence University's spring graduation yesterday. Congressman John Lewis was the main speaker at the ceremony. He organized a series of sit-ins and freedom rides in the 1960s.…

posted 2015-06-15 05:05 by WHBY

Greenville developing plan for space needs

A group in Greenville is getting closer to making a recommendation on the future of the town hall and fire station. Town board member Andy Peters is the chair of a special committee that's looking at the facilities. He says…

posted 2015-06-15 05:04 by WHBY

DNR may change panfish limits on some lakes

Anglers who like panfishing could be in for a surprise when the new fishing season opens, next spring. The Natural Resources Board recently approved new bag limits on 95 lakes that have a reputation for having small panfish, like perch…

posted 2015-06-15 05:03 by WHBY

Rain expected to lead to many mosquitos

Get ready for an explosion in the mosquito population in the coming weeks. UW-Madison bug expert Susan Paskewitz says all of the rain that's been falling this month provides excellent breeding grounds for the pests. She says the bugs can…

posted 2015-06-15 05:02 by WHBY

2015-06-12

Vote coming for Appleton library property

Appleton's city council will take up a proposal to buy two properties, for the city's future library, during a special meeting next week. City officials say the council could authorize the city to make an offer for the Fox Banquets…

posted 2015-06-12 15:00 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. releases place crash calls

911 calls coming into the Winnebago County sheriff's department from a June second plane crash in Oshkosh, that it was quickly apparent that the people inside the plane were severely hurt. The small plane crashed at an Oshkosh Corporation property…

posted 2015-06-12 13:05 by WHBY

About 280 Lawrence students graduating Sunday

About 280 Lawrence University students are getting their diploma this weekend, during the downtown Appleton school's graduation ceremony. School spokesman Rick Peterson says the students represent 28 states and seven countries. He says it's a pretty standard size for a…

posted 2015-06-12 13:04 by WHBY

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