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2016-05-31

Huntley elementary getting new playground

The city of Appleton and the school district are working together on a playground project on the north side. Work at Huntley elementary will start once the school year comes to an end. Principal Kendra Vandertie says it will have…

posted 2016-05-31 05:02 by WHBY

2016-05-30

Communities to mark Memorial Day

Communities around the nation are holding Memorial Day observances today, including Appleton. American Legion Post 38 spokesman Eric Stadler says it starts at 9 a.m., with a parade. It will run from Houdini Plaza to Riverside Cemetery. He says a…

posted 2016-05-30 05:05 by WHBY

Iowa, Michigan found road-funding solution

Two neighboring states raised their gas tax, and vehicle registration fees, to solidify future funding for road construction. Craig Thompson of the Transportation Development Association says that's something Wisconsin lawmakers should consider. He says it would be a user fee-based…

posted 2016-05-30 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha school staffing to stay pretty flat

Staffing levels for the Menasha school district will stay about the same for the next school year. Superintendent Chris Vanderheyden says they recently decided to increase the number of special education positions. He says it's an area of need, along…

posted 2016-05-30 05:03 by WHBY

2016-05-28

Police release details on shooting

An Appleton police officer and a Good Samaritan survived a shooting early this morning, before the suspect turned a gun on himself. Police Chief Todd Thomas says the man was suspected of stealing cigarettes at two gas stations on the…

posted 2016-05-28 14:06:17 by WHBY

Storm leaves damage in Fond du Lac Co. village

People in a Fond du Lac County community are cleaning up, after a possible tornado damaged several homes, late yesterday afternoon. Authorities say the storm rolled through the village of Brandon shortly before 6 p.m. Mark Horvath is the chief…

posted 2016-05-28 05:55:35 by WHBY

One dead, two hurt in Appleton shooting

One man is dead and two other people were hurt in an officer involved shooting, in Appleton. Appleton police say the situation started shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday when a man shoplifted from a Moblie gas station in the 2800…

posted 2016-05-28 05:31:37 by WHBY

2016-05-27

Woman arrested for husband's murder

Appleton police say they arrested a 34-year-old woman for the stabbing death of her husband. Police brought Tina Hafeman in for questioning early this morning. 35-year-old Chad Hafeman was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Sgt. Dave Lund says they…

posted 2016-05-27 15:30 by WHBY

Nance gets at least 25 years for FdL murder

A Fond du Lac woman will be in prison for at least 25 years, for killing her husband and hiding his body. A jury convicted 39-year-old Eve Nance of the death of Tim Nance, and she received an automatic life…

posted 2016-05-27 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah police investigating robbery

Neenah police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery. They say a man went into a BP gas station at the corner of South Commercial and Cecil streets around 10 p.m. Thursday. Police say he threatened the clerk with…

posted 2016-05-27 13:03 by WHBY

Official: Call ambulance in medical emergency

ThedaCare officials say people need to call 911 if they have a medical emergency, instead of trying to drive themselves to a hospital. A 46-year-old Shawano County man died yesterday, in the parking lot of ThedaCare's Neenah hospital. Police say it…

posted 2016-05-27 13:02 by WHBY

Vet highlights meaning of Memorial Day

An Army veteran says people need to remember the real reason for the three-day weekend. Mike Hert spoke at Valley VNA in Neenah this afternoon. He says the origins of Memorial Day date back to three years after the Civil…

posted 2016-05-27 13:01 by WHBY

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