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2014-09-11

Appleton Airport adding private hangar

The Appleton Airport is building another storage hangar for private pilots to put their planes. Airport director Abe Weber says it's a sign of their growth in private flights. The common storage hangar will have about 12,000 square feet of…

posted 2014-09-11 12:58 by WHBY

EAB found near High Cliff State Park

The emerald ash borer is now in northern Calumet County, and an Appleton official says it's only a matter of time before they're found in the city. Appleton forester Mike Micklig says the DNR informed him that the ash tree…

posted 2014-09-11 05:05 by WHBY

Developer working on Larsen Green plans

Green Bay officials are waiting for a plan from a developer for Larsen Green site. That's where Walmart wanted to build a Supercenter. The large retailer's proposal fell through, when the city council shot down a big-box store in the…

posted 2014-09-11 05:04 by WHBY

Greenville holding 9-11 ceremony

On this anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, some communities around the area are holding remembrances.   Greenville is hosting one tonight at the town's 9-11 memorial, outside of the fire station. It starts at 6 p.m., and Fire Chief Tim…

posted 2014-09-11 05:03 by WHBY

Erb Park, Pool concepts unveiled

There are some concept plans to revamp Appleton's Erb Park, and Pool. Parks director Dean Gazza says they're looking at keeping the lap pool, and modernizing the other areas of the pool. He says that would compliment Mead Pool's waterslide…

posted 2014-09-11 05:02 by WHBY

Calls up at domestic abuse hotline

The attention that the Ray Rice video is bringing to the issue of domestic violence is leading to an influx of calls to a national hotline. Patti Seger of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin says that's not surprising. She says when…

posted 2014-09-11 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-10

Study shows racial disparities

A report shows there are major disparities between white, African-American, and Latino children in the state. The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families shows four of every five African-American children lives in a poor household. About two in three Latino…

posted 2014-09-10 13:05 by WHBY

Police request charges in credit union robbery

Green Bay police are seeking an armed robbery charge against a man accused of holding up a credit union, late last month. Investigators identified the getaway car, shortly after the August 25 robbery at the Fox Communities Credit Union in…

posted 2014-09-10 13:04 by WHBY

Memorial planned for Asylum cemetery

An old Outagamie County cemetery will be better marked soon. The county board agreed last night, to accept donations for a memorial for the cemetery that was used by the former Outagamie County Asylum. County Executive Tom Nelson says more…

posted 2014-09-10 13:03 by WHBY

Doctor: Ebola likely to spread to U.S.

A Wisconsin doctor says it could only be a matter of time, before the Ebola virus turns up in the U.S. Nasia Safdar is the director of infection control, at UW Hospital in Madison. She says how fast, and how…

posted 2014-09-10 13:02 by WHBY

Crews working on Arrowhead Trail

Work is underway on a new trail in downtown Neenah. The Arrowhead Trail will be on the former Glatfelter mill site, along the southern shoreline of Little Lake Butte des Morts. Neenah parks director Eileen McCoy says it will provide…

posted 2014-09-10 13:01 by WHBY

Crossbows generate some controversy

When the archery deer season opens in the state on Saturday, all hunters will be able to use a crossbow. It's a new law that some "traditional" bow-and-arrow hunters don't like. Wisconsin Wildlife Federation executive director George Meyer thinks it's…

posted 2014-09-10 13:00 by WHBY

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