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2014-02-19

Stockbridge referendum passes again

Voters in the Stockbridge school district are extending a $200,000 spending referendum for three more years. Sixty-eight percent supported the question. Superintendent Dave Moscinski says it's the third time they've signed off on a three-year spending question. He says they'll…

posted 2014-02-19 13:04 by WHBY

Large plane moved to FVTC training center

A large airplane is now on the campus of Fox Valley Technical College's Public Safety Training Center. Crews moved the Boeing 727 there today, from the Outagamie County Regional Airport, next door. Fed Ex donated the plane to the school…

posted 2014-02-19 13:03 by WHBY

Stockton looks back on time at PAC

The head of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is reflecting on her tenure. Susan Stockton took over as president in 2003, shortly after the downtown Appleton venue opened its doors. She's going to retire this summer. Stockton says the…

posted 2014-02-19 13:02 by WHBY

Harrison incorporation vote, 1 year later

It's the one-year anniversary of a referendum to incorporate parts of the town of Harrison into a village. After a move to annex nearly all of the remaining parts of the town, the village grew dramatically. Village administrator Travis Parish…

posted 2014-02-19 13:01 by WHBY

Spring primary election results

Appleton school board referendum Question 1: $25 million for maintenance projects and technology upgrades Yes    58% ** No    42% Question 2: $5 million a year in spending for ongoing maintenance and technology Yes    53% ** No    47% Outagamie County Appleton…

posted 2014-02-19 05:04 by WHBY

Johnson holds Appleton town hall meeting

Over 100 people packed a room in Appleton last night, for a town hall meeting with one of Wisconsin's U.S. senators. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh was at the public library. He talked about the country's fiscal future, calling…

posted 2014-02-19 05:03 by WHBY

Company expanding to Kaukauna

A company from southern Wisconsin is expanding in Kaukauna, and a new economic development group helped bring it to the area. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says they worked with officials from Kaukauna to convince PolyFlex to…

posted 2014-02-19 05:02 by WHBY

2014-02-18

Appleton school referendum passes

Appleton school district voters passed two referendum questions yesterday. Fifty-eight percent supported $25 million in maintenance projects and technology upgrades. Fifty-three percent wanted to let the district spend an additional $5 million a year on ongoing maintenance and technology needs.…

posted 2014-02-18 22:30 by WHBY

Reported 'kill list' at Hortonville high

Reports of a "kill list" surfaced at Hortonville high school yesterday, and officials believe they found the students who are responsible. District administrator Heidi Schmidt says they started investigating with police, after some students told staff members about the list.…

posted 2014-02-18 22:29 by WHBY

Bucks beat the Magic

Milwaukee get a victory over the Orlando Magic 104-100 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Tuesday night.  Caron Butler played big off the bench with 21 points including seven three-pointers to lead the Bucks.  Nate Wolters add 15 points…

posted 2014-02-18 21:48:48 by WHBY

Guard soldiers criticized for picture

A social media posting by a Wisconsin National Guard member is drawing outrage and threats. The solider posted a picture using the website Instagram, and it shows a group of Guard members posing around an empty casket at a training…

posted 2014-02-18 13:05 by WHBY

PAC's Stockton to retire, Van Laanen taking over

There's going to be a new leader of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. President Susan Stockton is going to retire, at the end of the current season. The PAC's board of directors announced today that executive vice president Maria…

posted 2014-02-18 13:04 by WHBY

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