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2016-07-04

Fire damages shed in Suamico

Firefighters put out a fire at a shed this morning in Suamico. Crews say it was sparked by an ATV-type vehicle that was parked outside. They went to a home on Brown Road, around 3 a.m., and it took about…

posted 2016-07-04 07:04 by WHBY

Fireworks set for tonight in Neenah, Menasha

Appleton held its annual fireworks show last night, and tonight, Neenah and Menasha will be lighting up the sky. Gary Coopman is an organizer of CommunityFest. It's a joint celebration between the two cities. He says there will be a…

posted 2016-07-04 07:03 by WHBY

Menasha lock plan still in the works

Fox River officials are still trying to come up with a plan to help boaters get from the Fox River to Lake Winnebago. The Fox River Navigational System Authority closed the Menasha lock last year, after an invasive species was…

posted 2016-07-04 07:02 by WHBY

Agency pushes plants for pollinators

Insects that pollinate crops are vital for the nation's agriculture industry, but many species have been dying in large numbers in recent years. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to change that. Gary VanVreede works for the agency.…

posted 2016-07-04 07:01 by WHBY

Impact of Appleton library studied

A survey says 81 percent of users of the Appleton Public Library say it's important to have public access to computers and the Internet. Staffers study the impact of the library every other year. Assistant director Tasha Saecker says many…

posted 2016-07-04 07:00 by WHBY

2016-07-02

Man killed in crash near Eureka

An accident in Winnebago County claimed a man's life last night. The sheriff's department says the man crashed on Highway E, near Eureka, around 10 p.m. He was found inside the car, and pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies say only…

posted 2016-07-02 06:15 by WHBY

2016-07-01

Hwy. 47 crash victim's name released

The 70-year-old Seymour man who was killed in a crash on Highway 47 last night was Wayne Baumgart. The Shawano County sheriff's department says he crossed the centerline near Highway S, and hit an oncoming car. Baumgart died at the…

posted 2016-07-01 14:20 by WHBY

Justices allow evidence in G.C. murder case

The state Supreme Court is siding with police and prosecutors, in a four-year-old Grand Chute murder case. Justices ruled that Outagamie County prosecutors can use a knife and bloody clothes, in a trial against 38-year-old Mastella Jackson. She's charged with…

posted 2016-07-01 13:05 by WHBY

City picks 2 firms for expo center work

The city of Appleton could take the next big step in the expo center project next week. Mayor Tim Hanna says they want to hire Miron Construction as the construction manager, and Zimmerman Architectural Studios to design the building. He…

posted 2016-07-01 13:04 by WHBY

U.S. Venture shipping more fuel to G.B. port

A Kimberly-based company is shipping more fuel into the Port of Green Bay, to help make up for the loss of a pipeline, between Milwaukee and Green Bay. The West Shore Pipe Line Company closed that line in March, to…

posted 2016-07-01 13:03 by WHBY

Steineke out as GOP delegate

The Republican National Convention is just a few weeks away, and a local lawmaker won't be a delegate anymore. Rep. Jim Steineke of Vandenbroek says he's dropping out, because Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee. He says it's no secret…

posted 2016-07-01 13:02 by WHBY

DOT: Expect slowdowns in construction zones

There won't be any construction crews on the road over the Fourth of July weekend, but drivers will still have to deal with some traffic issues. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says two exit ramps between I-43 and I-41 remain closed,…

posted 2016-07-01 13:01 by WHBY

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