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2015-06-04

G.B. police chief retiring

Green Bay's top cop will retire this summer. Police Chief Tom Molitor is going to leave his job at the end of July, after about 2-1/2 years as the permanent leader. Molitor spent 34 years with the department, including a…

posted 2015-06-04 13:05 by WHBY

Walker to announce Bucks funding deal

Governor Walker is preparing to unveil a funding plan, this afternoon, to build a $500 million Milwaukee Bucks arena. The governor, state lawmakers, team officials and Milwaukee-area leaders have been negotiating for several weeks. Walker says the plan would balance…

posted 2015-06-04 13:04 by WHBY

Cowles wants Bucks plan out of budget

A local senator is among a group of Republican lawmakers calling for the Milwaukee Bucks arena deal to be removed from the state budget. Sen. Rob Cowles of Allouez says the proposal would have a significant fiscal impact on the…

posted 2015-06-04 13:03 by WHBY

UW-Osh union project moving forward

A building project on the UW-Oshkosh campus will move forward. The front entrance of Reeve Memorial Union wasn't remodeled during a major project, almost 15 years ago. The area, on the west side of the building, along Algoma Boulevard, is…

posted 2015-06-04 13:02 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton concerts kicking off

The Thursday night concerts at Houdini Plaza, in downtown Appleton, start tonight. Jennifer Stephany is the executive director of Appleton Downtown Incorporated. She says the concert series will run for 13 straight weeks. Stephany says they're holding the concerts in…

posted 2015-06-04 13:01 by WHBY

Bike corral back in downtown

People can park their bikes in a bike corral, in downtown Appleton again this year. The city decided to put the stand in the same parking space, along College Avenue at Durkee Street. Traffic engineer Eric Lom says they think…

posted 2015-06-04 13:00 by WHBY

Plane crash victims remembered

The victims of a plane crash in Oshkosh worked for an aviation company in the city. Sonex Aircraft CEO Jeremy Monnett and assembly mechanic Mike Clark were in a small yellow plane Tuesday afternoon. General manager Mark Schaible says he…

posted 2015-06-04 05:05 by WHBY

EAA: Sonex became leader under Monnett

The death of Sonex CEO Jeremy Monnett is a loss to the aviation community, and the Oshkosh area. That's the feeling of EAA spokesman Dick Knapinski. Knapinski says Monnett helped build Sonex into a world leader for homebuilt airplanes. He…

posted 2015-06-04 05:04 by WHBY

Parking meters to change in downtown Appleton

In the coming weeks, people won't have to worry about getting a ticket at night, at parking meters in downtown Appleton. The city council is going along with a proposal to stop enforcement at 6 p.m., instead of 9 p.m.…

posted 2015-06-04 05:03 by WHBY

New Watermark owner optimistic

Green Bay's downtown could soon be home to several new businesses, after a company bought a six-story office building. 360 Real Estate Solutions now owns the Watermark building, after it sat vacant for years. CEO Marvin Wanders says it has…

posted 2015-06-04 05:02 by WHBY

Vos: Roads, Bucks holding up budget

Republican leaders are considering a couple of major changes to Governor Walker's budget. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says they might delay $1.3 billion worth of road projects over the next two years. He says Walker wants to borrow the money,…

posted 2015-06-04 05:01 by WHBY

Potential arson suspect sought

Appleton police want to talk with someone about an apartment fire on the city's southside. Sgt. Dave Lund says firefighters were able to contain it to a bedroom. He says they know somebody was there yesterday morning, and they're trying…

posted 2015-06-04 05:00 by WHBY

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