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2014-09-23

2 ped-bike projects on top of group's list

A couple of possible projects are at the forefront of the effort to improve bicycle and pedestrian connections in the Fox Cities and Oshkosh area. A special committee wants to study Highway A between Neenah and Oshkosh, and Highway 47…

posted 2014-09-23 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. thief attacks man with knife

Police say a man was cut in the arm, with a knife, while he was confronting a thief, just south of Green Bay's downtown. Lt. Jeff Brester says the 37-year-old man saw that someone was trying to get into his…

posted 2014-09-23 13:03 by WHBY

Clerks highlight early voter registration

The voter ID law could lead to longer lines at the polls in November, and clerks say people can save time, if they register early. Voters can register on election day, but they're also able to do it, in the…

posted 2014-09-23 13:02 by WHBY

Barley crop impacting brewers

Problems with the barley crop out west could hit breweries, and beer drinkers, in the pocketbook. Mark Garthwaite is the director of the Wisconsin Brewers Guild. He says much of the barley in Montana and Idaho started germinating in the…

posted 2014-09-23 13:01 by WHBY

Panel agrees to rules for murals

Appleton is moving toward a possible solution in the debate over murals. They're banned, under the city's existing rules, and the issue came to light over the summer when Wilmar Chocolates added one. The city's plan commission approved some changes…

posted 2014-09-23 05:05 by WHBY

Talk of advisory vote in town of Menasha

The town of Menasha will apparently wait to see a recommendation on incorporating, before voters might be able to weigh in. Most members of the town board want to hold off on a potential advisory referendum. A special committee is…

posted 2014-09-23 05:04 by WHBY

Roundabout in Forest Junction opening

DOT officials hope a new roundabout will improve safety at an intersection in Calumet County. The crossing between Highways 10 and 32-57, in Forest Junction, closed on July 7. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says it will reopen by the end…

posted 2014-09-23 05:03 by WHBY

Crash reports now on DMV website

Crash reports from the DMV are now available online. Agency supervisor Darlene Schwartz says in the past, people had to call or send an e-mail or letter, to request a report. Now it's as simple as clicking on a link…

posted 2014-09-23 05:02 by WHBY

Fire damages G.B. paper mill

A paper mill on Green Bay's northside was damaged by fire yesterday. The fire department went to the Procter and Gamble mill, in the 500 block of Eastman Avenue, around 11 a.m. Lt. Nick Craig says flames were coming from…

posted 2014-09-23 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-22

Oshkosh police watching for date rape drug

Oshkosh police are keeping a closer eye on college house parties, after a members of a fraternity at UW-Milwaukee were accused of slipping a date rape drug in women's drinks, at a party earlier this month. Officer Joe Nichols says…

posted 2014-09-22 13:05 by WHBY

Group files challenge of voter ID

A liberal group is arguing that the state isn't offering people enough time to get a state-issued ID at a DMV office. One Wisconsin Institute filed a challenge to the voter ID law in federal court. The court implemented the…

posted 2014-09-22 13:04 by WHBY

Home sales down again

This year's trend of declining home sales continued last month. The Wisconsin Realtors Association is reporting that they were down 5.7 percent in August. The median sale price climbed by 3.3 percent, to $157,000. Economist David Clark says rural counties…

posted 2014-09-22 13:03 by WHBY

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