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2015-07-30

Mile of Music 1 week away

The official kickoff of the Mile of Music festival is one week away. The four-day event in downtown Appleton runs from August 6-9. Co-founder Dave Willems says it's been a little more challenging putting this year's festival together. He says…

posted 2015-07-30 05:03 by WHBY

Dorm planned near FVTC

Fox Valley Technical College is working with a private developer to build a residence hall close to campus. Patti Jorgensen is the vice president of student and community development. She says the building would have 270 beds, and it would…

posted 2015-07-30 05:02 by WHBY

Broadway star gives tips to local actors

A group of local actors received some pointers from a Broadway star yesterday. Tony Award winning actor Adam Pascal played Roger in the original Broadway production of "Rent." He was part of the touring cast, when the musical was at…

posted 2015-07-30 05:01 by WHBY

2015-07-29

Brewers lose to Giants, 5-0

The Brewers lose the rubber match against the Giants Wednesday afternoon, 5-0.  Milwaukee gave up all five runs in the 7th inning.  Mike Fiers (5-9) got the loss for the Brewers after giving up two runs in the 7th off…

posted 2015-07-29 17:53:24 by WHBY

Nelson hopes for quick decision

The leader of Outagamie County says the county board needs to act soon, on plans to expand the downtown Appleton campus. Two board committees delayed a decision yesterday. They're looking at a $37 million project in the downtown. Another proposal…

posted 2015-07-29 13:05 by WHBY

Streak without a 90-degree day continues

We've had several close calls over the past week, but the last time Appleton or Green Bay hit 90 degrees, was 372 days ago. That's the eighth-longest streak for Appleton. Meteorologist Sean Luchs of the National Weather Service in Green…

posted 2015-07-29 13:04 by WHBY

Stickers raise awareness about speeding

Police, neighbors, and local officials are teaming up to stop speeders on a street on the east side of Green Bay. People who live along a four-to-five mile stretch of Nicolet Drive received stickers to put on their garbage and…

posted 2015-07-29 13:03 by WHBY

Former DNR secretary concerned about changes

A former leader of the DNR has some concerns about the agency's new reorganization plan. George Meyer was the secretary under former Governor Tommy Thompson. He's currently the director of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. Meyer says while most of the…

posted 2015-07-29 13:02 by WHBY

State adds auditors to target business taxes

The state is beefing up its efforts to make sure companies are paying the correct taxes. Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance President Todd Berry says a provision in the state budget adds 113 auditors at the Department of Revenue. He says they'll…

posted 2015-07-29 13:01 by WHBY

County holds off on space needs decision

There won't be a decision on the future space needs for Outagamie County for at least a couple of weeks. Two county board committees didn't make recommendations yesterday. Members are looking at a possible $37 million expansion on the downtown…

posted 2015-07-29 05:05 by WHBY

Final EAA attendance numbers in

The attendance totals from this year's EAA AirVenture might be the highest in a decade. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says they crunched the numbers, and about 550,000 people went to the event. He says they set a record, with attendees from 80…

posted 2015-07-29 05:04 by WHBY

Tourism group reacts to Bucks vote

A group that promotes tourism in Milwaukee is excited to see that the financing deal for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena is moving forward. The Assembly approved the proposal yesterday on a 52-34 vote. Visit Milwaukee spokeswoman Kristin Settle says…

posted 2015-07-29 05:03 by WHBY

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