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2016-05-24

Group exploring senior center options

Seniors are settling into their new gathering place on Appleton's east side, and there's an effort to explore possible long-term solutions. The Thompson Community Center in downtown Appleton closed a couple of months ago. Most of the programs moved to…

posted 2016-05-24 13:04 by WHBY

Possible serial flasher busted

Ashwaubenon police arrested a New London man they think exposed himself to people over the past two years. Capt. Jody Crocker says a worker at a restaurant called police around 7 p.m. yesterday. He says the worker recognized 60-year-old Randolph…

posted 2016-05-24 13:03 by WHBY

Ascension consolidating health care groups

Two local hospitals could see some changes. The Ascension health care group is bringing together all of its organizations, into the same parent company, by creating Ascension-Wisconsin. It will combine Affinity Health System, Ministry Health Care, Columbia St. Mary's, and…

posted 2016-05-24 13:02 by WHBY

Planes helping State Patrol catch bad drivers

The State Patrol is getting its planes ready to keep tabs on traffic, during the summer driving season. Lt. Chris Jushka says it's a great way to catch speeders, .tailgaters, and other reckless drivers. The State Patrol has three planes.…

posted 2016-05-24 13:01 by WHBY

Transportation group hears local concerns

A group that wants lawmakers to put together a solution to the state's road funding issue brought people together in De Pere this morning. The Transportation Development Association held a meeting for community leaders. Executive director Craig Thompson says local…

posted 2016-05-24 13:00 by WHBY

Boyfriend arrested in woman's death

Investigators say the woman found dead in Bellevue was killed by her live-in boyfriend.Nicole Vanderheyden's body was near a field off of Hoffman Road on Saturday. Douglas Detrie is in custody, awaiting a possible charge of first-degree intentional homicide.Capt. David…

posted 2016-05-24 05:05 by WHBY

White House takes notice of Appleton police

The work that Appleton police are doing in the community is getting some national attention. Chief Todd Thomas was in Washington D.C. recently, at the request of the White House. He talked about the department's five-point plan, and a summer…

posted 2016-05-24 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices climb in Fox Cities

Gas prices in the Fox Valley rose about a dime in the past week, but in Madison, they're still around $2.15 a gallon. Nick Jarmusz of AAA Wisconsin says there's a reasonable explanation for that. He says the Green Bay…

posted 2016-05-24 05:03 by WHBY

Veterans service offices losing state funding

A local veterans service officer is having a tough time getting funding from the state. The Department of Veterans Affairs changed the way it awards grants to local offices this year. Jon LiDonne runs the office in Outagamie County. He…

posted 2016-05-24 05:02 by WHBY

Firefighters rescue dog from roof

A dog got stuck on the roof of a garage on Appleton's north side last weekend, and firefighters went to help. Battalion Chief Darrel Baker says the dog climbed through an open window, next to the attached garage, on Sunday.…

posted 2016-05-24 05:01 by WHBY

2016-05-23

Schools evacuated for bomb threats

Police in Appleton, Green Bay, and Oshkosh dealt with threats at one school in each community Monday morning. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says Janet Berry elementary received an automated call, around 11:45 a.m. He says students were evacuated to the…

posted 2016-05-23 19:00 by WHBY

Magolski retrial scheduled for July

A New London man could stand trial a second time for a murder in July. A state appeals court threw out the conviction of 40-year-old Chad Magolski more than a year ago. He was found guilty of killing his neighbor,…

posted 2016-05-23 13:05 by WHBY

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