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2015-07-09

Walker might sign budget quickly

Governor Walker won't have much time to go over the state budget, if he wants to sign it before he kicks off his official campaign for president on Monday. The state's governor has the most powerful line-item veto authority in…

posted 2015-07-09 13:05 by WHBY

Cross: UW budget better than original

The top official for the UW System says universities will have to deal with a tough budget, but they're in a better place than when the process started. President Ray Cross talked to the Board of Regents about the plan…

posted 2015-07-09 13:04 by WHBY

Gas tank swelling not a Mercury issue

A Fond du Lac-based engine maker says it's not connected to the problems that some boat owners are having with expanding fuel tanks. The EPA changed the rules for outboard-engine tanks, a few years ago, to reduce the fumes that…

posted 2015-07-09 13:03 by WHBY

City using drone to show off Foremost site

The city of Appleton plans to reach out to developers in the next couple of weeks, about a property that's along the Fox River. Community and economic development director Karen Harkness says they're going to seek proposals again for the…

posted 2015-07-09 13:02 by WHBY

Missing sisters found safe in Wyoming

Three sisters with roots in southeast Wisconsin were cold and hungry, but otherwise OK, when they were found this morning in northwest Wyoming. Twenty-five-year-old Megan Andrews-Sharer, 22-year-old Erin, and 16-year-old Kelsi were in the wilderness, in Bridger-Teton National Forest. A…

posted 2015-07-09 13:01 by WHBY

Glendale Avenue road project done

The construction barrels are gone, along a stretch of a street on Appleton's northeast side. The city rebuilt Glendale Avenue, east of Ballard Road, over the last two years. This year, crews worked on the northern half of Glendale. The…

posted 2015-07-09 13:00 by WHBY

Kutska hearing enters 2nd day

The appeal of one of the "Monfils 6" will continue today in Brown County court. Sixty-four-year-old Keith Kutska is serving a life sentence for the murder of Tom Monfils. The former James River Paper mill worker was found dead in…

posted 2015-07-09 05:05 by WHBY

Budget votes shifted for Lasee's vacation

The Legislature changed its plans for the budget debate so a lawmaker from De Pere could go on his scheduled vacation to Mexico. GOP Sen. Frank Lasee accused Assembly Republicans of "playing games" with the prevailing wage issue, in his…

posted 2015-07-09 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha to analyze RR Donnelley site

Four years after the plant closed, the city of Menasha is taking steps toward possibly buying the former RR Donnelley facility, along the Fox River. Community development director Greg Keil says they've been negotiating with the company on a price…

posted 2015-07-09 05:03 by WHBY

Storm brought 3 tornadoes, not 4

The National Weather Service is changing its preliminary ruling on the number of tornadoes that passed through parts of northeast Wisconsin. Meteorologists in the Green Bay office now say there were three, not four, twisters on Monday afternoon. They determined…

posted 2015-07-09 05:02 by WHBY

2015-07-08

Kutska hearing underway in Monfils death

The Tom Monfils death is back in the spotlight this week, because one of the defendants is seeking a new trial. Sixty-four-year-old Keith Kutska and his attorneys argue that Monfils committed suicide in 1992. Monfils was found dead in a…

posted 2015-07-08 13:05 by WHBY

Chicken proposal dropped in Appleton

The idea of allowing chickens in certain parts of Appleton is now on the shelf. Alds. Polly Dalton and Vered Meltzer pulled their proposal to let people raise the animals in areas that are zoned for educational use or urban…

posted 2015-07-08 13:04 by WHBY

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