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2016-04-04

Highway officials pleased with cell phone law

The head of the Winnebago County Highway Department is reacting to a new law that requires hands-free only cell phone use in construction zones.  Highway Commissioner Ernie Winters says he's part of a statewide highway group that's been working on…

posted 2016-04-04 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton Medical Center changing name

ThedaCare is changing the name of Appleton Medical Center. The hospital near Appleton's downtown is now ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton. Laura Reed is the healthcare provider's chief nursing executive. She says AMC is the last ThedaCare hospital to get the…

posted 2016-04-04 13:00 by WHBY

Voters will pick Appleton's mayor

There's a big race on tomorrow's ballot in Appleton. Mayor Tim Hanna is running for a sixth, four-year term and he'll face challenger Josh Dukelow. After over 19 years in office, Hanna is the longest-serving mayor in city history. He…

posted 2016-04-04 05:05 by WHBY

Meter changes lead to lower revenues

The city of Appleton's revenue from parking meters and tickets was down $130,000 last year, after a couple of changes. The big move was reducing the hours for the meters, from 9 p.m. to 6 p.m. The city also lowered…

posted 2016-04-04 05:04 by WHBY

Last Racine St. ramp closing today

As of today, the entire interchange between Highway 10-441 and Racine Street will be closed. The exit from Highway 10-441 East to Racine Street was the last remaining open ramp. Crews are rebuilding the interchange, as part of the larger…

posted 2016-04-04 05:03 by WHBY

2016-04-03

Cruz rallies supporters in G.B.

Backers of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz gathered in downtown Green Bay yesterday afternoon. Texas Senator Ted Cruz spoke for about 20 minutes at the KI Convention Center. He says Donald Trump would lose to Hillary Clinton by double digits, if…

posted 2016-04-03 19:00 by WHBY

G.B. police investigating murder

A 25-year-old man was killed in a shooting in Green Bay on Saturday night. Police went to a home in the 1100 block of Day Street, just north of downtown, around 7 p.m. The Green Bay man was pronounced dead…

posted 2016-04-03 18:45 by WHBY

2016-04-01

Sanders returns to NE Wis.

About 2,000 people were on the UW-Green Bay campus tonight, to hear from Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. The Vermont Senator was in northeast Wisconsin for a rally, for the second time in four days. He pledged to boost the…

posted 2016-04-01 22:25 by WHBY

Business robbed on Appleton's Wisconsin Ave.

Appleton police say someone robbed a business on the city's north side at gunpoint, late this morning. Officers went to Gunderson Cleaners in the 200 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue just before noon. Sgt. Dave Lund says the male walked…

posted 2016-04-01 16:00 by WHBY

Bill Clinton campaigns in Appleton

Former President Bill Clinton hit the campaign trail in Appleton today. He was at Lawrence University's Warch Campus Center to urge people to support his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. He says the choice between Democrats and Republicans is…

posted 2016-04-01 13:05 by WHBY

Clinton 1st former president to visit LU

Today's visit by former President Bill Clinton was the first time that a former holder of the country's highest office was on the Lawrence University campus. Only one sitting president has ever been on campus, and it was 105 years…

posted 2016-04-01 13:04 by WHBY

Ashwaubenon voters to pick leader

Voters in Ashwaubenon will decide a race for village president next Tuesday. Incumbent Mike Aubinger has been leading the village since 2009. He's facing a challenge from 10-year village board member Mark Williams. Aubinger says he wants to be involved…

posted 2016-04-01 13:03 by WHBY

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