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2016-07-22

Meeting dispels Fox Crossing, Menasha rumors

Fox Crossing plans to add the remainder of the town of Menasha to the village this fall. Last night, town and village leaders held a meeting to answer questions about that process. Town Chair Barbara Hanson says there are rumors…

posted 2016-07-22 05:02 by WHBY

Honor Flight trip honors Middle East vets

Two bus loads of veterans will be going to Neilsville tomorrow, to see the dedication of a Persian Gulf war memorial. Drew MacDonald of Old Glory Honor Flight says all of the veterans served in the Middle East. Last year,…

posted 2016-07-22 05:01 by WHBY

2016-07-21

Erb Park project bids under budget

Bids for Appleton's Erb Park and pool project came in under budget. Parks director Dean Gazza says he was pleasantly surprised yesterday when he opened them. He says Miron Construction had the low bid to build a new pool, create…

posted 2016-07-21 17:48:33 by WHBY

Gun store owner offering $25K reward

The owner of a gun store on Green Bay's west side is offering a $25,000 reward, after thieves stole several guns, early Monday morning. Green Bay police Capt. Kevin Warych says they broke a window to get into Nelson Tactical,…

posted 2016-07-21 13:05 by WHBY

Storm knocks out power to thousands

This morning's storms knocked out power to a lot of people in northeast and northern Wisconsin. Kerry Spees of Wisconsin Public Service says at one point, they had about 28,000 customers without electricity. That included several thousand in the Green…

posted 2016-07-21 13:04 by WHBY

Morning storms dampen heat conerns

The storms that rolled through the area this morning are keeping the predicted high heat away today. A heat advisory was scheduled to go into effect this afternoon for northeast Wisconsin, but National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Last says that's…

posted 2016-07-21 13:03 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. moving ahead with eminent domain

Outagamie County is using eminent domain to buy the sheriff's department a new building, near I-41 and Highway 441, but there's still work to do, before the process is complete. County corporation counsel Joe Guidote says the county and property…

posted 2016-07-21 13:02 by WHBY

Thompson calling for GOP unity behind Trump

A former Wisconsin governor says he feels Republican support for presidential nominee Donald Trump is growing. Former Governor Tommy Thompson says Trump wasn't the first choice for many in the GOP, but it's time to stand behind him. He says…

posted 2016-07-21 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton council upholds dog ban in parks

Appleton's city council upheld the city's stance against dogs in parks last night. The council voted down a proposal that would have allowed dogs on park trails and roads, if they were leashed, and had their registration and rabies tags.…

posted 2016-07-21 05:03 by WHBY

Walker supports Trump, attacks Clinton, at RNC

After months of hedging, Governor Walker threw his full support behind presidential nominee Donald Trump, at the Republican National Convention. But the governor spent much of his speech, last night, attacking presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Walker told the delegates…

posted 2016-07-21 05:02 by WHBY

Neenah chair want roundabout on Hwy. CB

Winnebago County showed several possibilities for improving a dangerous crossing in the town of Neenah, last night. Town Chair Bob Schmeichel says several people have been seriously hurt, or killed, at the intersection of Highway CB and Oakridge Road, and…

posted 2016-07-21 05:01 by WHBY

2016-07-20

Outagamie Co. approves eminent domain plan

The Outagamie County board voted Wednesday night to use eminent domain, to buy a property in Appleton's northeast business park, for the sheriff's department. The proposal passed on a 17-to-11 vote, with many supervisors saying they had a tough time…

posted 2016-07-20 23:39:46 by WHBY

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