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2015-03-27

Manawa man dies after bus crash

The Waupaca County sheriff's department says the man who crashed into the back of a New London school bus on Tuesday, died from his injuries. Deputies say 19-year-old Edgar Soriano of Manawa rear-ended the bus on Highway 54, and his…

posted 2015-03-27 13:04 by WHBY

Downtown brand inspired by award

A national award was the springboard for coming up with the new brand. for downtown Appleton. Appleton Downtown Inc. unveiled the slogan "One Great Place" last night. Dave Willems of Willems Marketing helped to develop the brand and logo. He…

posted 2015-03-27 13:03 by WHBY

Democrat skeptical of GOP's SeniorCare plans

A Democratic lawmaker says he's skeptical of claims from Republicans, that they're going to leave SeniorCare untouched. Assembly GOP leaders announced this week that they won't go along with Governor Walker's plan, to require seniors to use Medicare Part D,…

posted 2015-03-27 13:02 by WHBY

Group pushes for tolls in state

A lobbying group spent a couple of days in Washington D.C., calling on Congress to create toll roads in the state. Craig Thompson is the director of the Wisconsin Transportation Development Association. He says if lawmakers aren't going to come…

posted 2015-03-27 13:01 by WHBY

B-52 bomber coming to EAA

A military bomber that's still in service, after 60 years, will be at this year's EAA AirVenture. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says crews have done flyovers with B-52 bombers in the past, but they've never had one on display before. He…

posted 2015-03-27 13:00 by WHBY

Bubolz holding maple syrup event

The Bubolz Nature Preserve is holding its annual Maple Syrup Saturday event tomorrow. Randy Tuma is the executive director, and he says they're starting at 9:30 a.m. with a pancake breakfast. He says people will be able to tour their…

posted 2015-03-27 12:59 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton has new brand

There's a new brand for downtown Appleton. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. helped unveil the "One Great Place!" slogan last night. She says it highlights the downtown as a destination. Stephany says a group of stakeholders worked on the…

posted 2015-03-27 05:05 by WHBY

GOP lawmaker reacts to SeniorCare plans

Seniors will be able to continue using the state's prescription drug program, as they do now, after Republicans stood up against a proposal from Governor Walker. The governor's budget would have required seniors to use Medicare Part D, before SeniorCare.…

posted 2015-03-27 05:04 by WHBY

Kimberly looking for growth along Hwy. CE

More development could be coming along a stretch of Highway CE, in Kimberly. Village administrator Adam Hammatt says they want to make some more infrastructure improvements, in the area west of the Railroad Street intersection. He says the village created…

posted 2015-03-27 05:03 by WHBY

KI Convention Center work progressing

The renovated and expanded KI Convention Center should be open by September, and officials got to see the progress yesterday. Brad Toll is the head of the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau. He says the $24 million project…

posted 2015-03-27 05:02 by WHBY

Fund set up in memory of G.C. firefighter

A new fund at the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is meant to keep the memory of a former Grand Chute firefighter alive. Twenty-nine-year-old Jesse Pickett was killed in a car accident in 2013. His family recently started…

posted 2015-03-27 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-26

Funeral arrangements set for Casper

The funeral arrangements are in place for a state trooper. The service for 21-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper will be on Sunday, at 5 p.m., at Kiel high school. Visitation will be from noon until 4:45 p.m., at the school. Casper…

posted 2015-03-26 17:00 by WHBY

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