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2015-07-08

Appleton city clerk leaving

There will be another change in the Appleton city clerk's office. Clerk Dawn Collins is leaving, after just under a year on the job. She is the second person to hold the position since longtime clerk Cindy Hesse retired, in…

posted 2015-07-08 05:00 by WHBY

De Pere police looking for robber

Someone robbed a credit union in De Pere yesterday afternoon. The call came in to the Unison Credit Union, at Main Avenue and Ninth Street, around 4 a.m. Police say a white man in his late-30s or early-40s demanded money,…

posted 2015-07-08 04:59 by WHBY

2015-07-07

Brewers come up short, lose to Atlanta 4-3

The Brewers tried to make a comeback adding runs in the 7th and 8th inning but fell to the Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night.  Lucroy and Lind each had a solo homerun in the game while Shane Peterson had a…

posted 2015-07-07 22:10:06 by WHBY

4 tornadoes confirmed from storm

A tornado that touched down near Marion registered as an EF-1, with winds between 80 to 100 miles an hour. The National Weather Service made that preliminary determination, after taking a look at the damage this morning. The agency also…

posted 2015-07-07 13:05 by WHBY

Canadian wildfires impact local air

Heavy smoke from wildfires in Canada and Alaska triggered a rare type of air quality advisory in northeast Wisconsin this morning. DNR Meteorologist Mike Majewski says the hazy, gray smoke has been around for a few days. He says it…

posted 2015-07-07 13:04 by WHBY

Experts concerned bird flu could come back

There haven't been any new cases of the bird flu in Wisconsin, in about two months, but a state expert says it could return. Dr. Philip Bochsler says the warm weather may have helped kill the virus. He says they're…

posted 2015-07-07 13:03 by WHBY

County starts Northland Ave. project

The first of two construction projects on Northland Avenue in Grand Chute is getting underway today. Outagamie County crews are going to extend the left turn lanes, from Northland to Bluemound Drive. Highway engineer Andy Rowell says they're also changing…

posted 2015-07-07 13:02 by WHBY

Reid Golf Course off to good start

More people are hitting the links so far this year at Reid Golf Course in Appleton. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza updated a city committee on the season yesterday. He says they're already about halfway toward their revenue goal.…

posted 2015-07-07 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton teen charged in trail attack

A 17-year-old Appleton boy is facing four felonies for an attack on a jogger last weekend. Prosecutors charged Milan Stewart of choking a woman until she passed out, along the Newberry Trail in Appleton. Court records says the 28-year-old victim…

posted 2015-07-07 05:05 by WHBY

Chamber to work to keep Humana jobs

Now that the largest employer in the Green Bay area will become part of a bigger company, a business group wants to make sure those jobs stay in the community. Humana is being sold to Aetna Insurance in a $37…

posted 2015-07-07 05:04 by WHBY

Panel deadlocked on Appleton govt study

An Appleton panel is split on whether to look at changing the city's form of government. Ald. Ed Baranowski wants to study the city manager and administrator systems, and compare them to having an elected mayor. The other two forms…

posted 2015-07-07 05:03 by WHBY

Open records flap leads to policy bill

Some Democrats have an idea to at least guarantee a little scrutiny, for last-minute policy additions to the state budget. The bill from Rep. Katrina Shankland of Stevens Point is in response to an attempt by top Republicans to gut…

posted 2015-07-07 05:02 by WHBY

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