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2016-04-22

Teen honored for suicide prevention work

A 17-year-old girl's work to prevent suicide is gaining attention. Katrina Mazier of Appleton won the Fox Cities Youth Alliance Award from the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin. The senior at Appleton Xavier high school says she tried to…

posted 2016-04-22 13:03 by WHBY

Young Professionals Week kicking off

A group is holding 15 events over the next week, geared toward Young Professionals. Adrienne Palm is the director of the Pulse Young Professionals Network, through the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. She says they don't want to exclude older…

posted 2016-04-22 13:02 by WHBY

Stone Celler going 'green'

A brewery near downtown Appleton will soon get all of its power from a wind energy producer. Stone Cellar Brewpub brewmaster Steve Lonsway made the announcement, to celebrate Earth Day. He says they signed a contract with Arcadia Power. Lonsway…

posted 2016-04-22 13:01 by WHBY

UW-Osh students offering free classes

A series of free classes at UW-Oshkosh's Sage Hall will help people learn more about the world around them, and how to live a more "green" life. Laura Hartman is the advisor of an environmental club on campus. She says…

posted 2016-04-22 13:00 by WHBY

PAC releases education series lineup

The next education series at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will feature 15 productions or musical groups. The daytime performances bring about 23,000 students to downtown Appleton, throughout the school year. The PAC's Amy Gosz says the events cater…

posted 2016-04-22 06:00 by WHBY

Appleton North teacher focuses on Earth Day

Appleton North high school students have been learning about the world around them this week, as part of a teacher's Earth Day observance. Jamie Sadogierski teaches environmental science. She invited all of the students in science classes, as well as…

posted 2016-04-22 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton concert lineup set

The schedule is out for the outdoor summer concerts in downtown Appleton. They'll start June 3. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says all but three of the Thursday night concerts will be in Houdini Plaza. The others will be…

posted 2016-04-22 05:03 by WHBY

2016-04-21

LU prof was in 1 of Prince's bands

A professor at Lawrence University played in one of Prince's bands around the height of the musician's fame. Bill Corrothers is a jazz pianist, but he was on the keyboards and synthesizers for the spinoff band "The Family." He says…

posted 2016-04-21 19:00 by WHBY

Brewers lose 8-1, spits season series with Twins 2-2

The Twins took the lead in the first inning against Milwaukee and never looked back on Thursday afternoon, beating the Brewers 8-1.  The Brewers solo run came off of a Ryan Braun double in the first inning.  Taylor Jungmann (0-3)…

posted 2016-04-21 16:14:43 by WHBY

25 more artists announced for Mile of Music

Mile of Music organizers announced 25 more artists today. The festival will run from August 4-7. The list of the first 50 artists is included below. New Artists Pat Vegas of Redbone (Fresno, CA) Zach Vinson (Nashville, TN / Sheboygan,…

posted 2016-04-21 13:06 by WHBY

Gas leak forces evacuation of L.C. school

Authorities evacuated about 600 students from Little Chute elementary school late this morning, after a road construction crew hit a gas line. Fox Valley Metro Police Officer Michael Lambie says the leak is stopped, but school is canceled for the…

posted 2016-04-21 13:05 by WHBY

YMCA projects progressing

The president of the YMCA of the Fox Cities says the renovations at four of their facilities should be done by October. Construction crews broke ground at the Heart of the Valley location today. Renovations at the Fox West branch…

posted 2016-04-21 13:04 by WHBY

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