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2015-12-17

Two bodies found in house fire

The Winnebago County sheriff's department and the state fire marshal's office are investigating a fatal home fire in the town of Winneconne.  A neighbor, in the 5500 block of Crystal Court reported the fire around eight yesterday morning. Winnebago County…

posted 2015-12-17 15:05:02 by WHBY

Woman killed in Oshkosh crash

A 28-year-old Oshkosh woman died in an early morning crash in Oshkosh. The crash happened around two, in the 1700 block of Maricopa Drive. Oshkosh police spokesman Joe Nichols says officers were initially called for a car fire, and they…

posted 2015-12-17 15:04 by WHBY

G.B. holding meeting to discuss stadium money

Green Bay's mayor and city council will hear suggestions today, on how to spend money from the Lambeau Field renovation sales tax. The tax expired in September, and it collected about $17 million more than what was needed. About $5…

posted 2015-12-17 15:03 by WHBY

Part of Lambeau Field tree used in Howard home

A new Habitat for Humanity home has a special connection to the Packers ,and Christmas. Cora Haltaufderheid of the Greater Greean Bay Habitat for Humanity chapter says part of the pantry in the house is made from wood from the…

posted 2015-12-17 15:02 by WHBY

Star Wars fans flocking to new comics

Excitement for Star Wars is reaching a peak, as the new movie "The Force Awakens" opens tonight across the country, but there's plenty of other ways for people to get their fix for the franchise. Zach Wilson owns Power House…

posted 2015-12-17 15:01 by WHBY

GAB leader disappointed with Walker decision

The leader of the state's Government Accountability Board is reacting to a bill signed yesterday by Governor Walker, that splits the agency into separate elections and ethics boards, staffed by political appointees. GAB director Kevin Kennedy says he's not sure…

posted 2015-12-17 15:00 by WHBY

Baldwin lauds Perkins loan bill passing Senate

A bill approved yesterday by the U.S. Senate will give some Wisconsin students more access to financial aid. The chamber approved a two-year extension to the Perkins loan program, and Senator Tammy Baldwin says more than 20,000 students in the…

posted 2015-12-17 14:59 by WHBY

Records shed light on what led to standoff

Court records released yesterday give some insight into the thought process of the man charged in a Neenah shooting and standoff. 45-year-old Brian Flatoff now faces 16 charges, including murder and attempted murder, for a standoff that led to an…

posted 2015-12-17 05:05 by WHBY

The wait is nearly over for Star Wars fans

Theaters across the country will be very busy tonight, when "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opens, and the Fox Valley will be no different. Marcus Theaters spokeswoman Lindsey Weix says ticket sales for the early shows have been off the…

posted 2015-12-17 05:04 by WHBY

Lawrence offered another major grant

The same anonymous donor who promised to match donations to Lawrence University's scholarship fund, up to $25 million, is offering another challenge. Lawrence admissions dean Ken Anselment says the first grant was maxed out in recent weeks, and the donor…

posted 2015-12-17 05:03 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to GAB dismantling

Governor Walker signed a bill yesterday that replaces the Government Accountability Board with separate elections and ethics boards staffed by political appointees, and a government watchdog isn't happy about it. Republican leaders supported the change, saying the GAB had too…

posted 2015-12-17 05:02 by WHBY

Neenah council approves officer tower

Up to 250 more officer workers could be coming to work in downtown Neenah in a little over a year. The city council last night approved plans for a $6 million development in the 100 block of Main Street. It…

posted 2015-12-17 05:01 by WHBY

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