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2014-08-27

United Way to focus on 4 areas

Much of the money raised during the United Way Fox Cities' annual fundraising campaign will let the non-profit help groups that specialize in four general areas. President Peter Kelly says they're focusing on early childhood development, self-sufficiency, mental health, and…

posted 2014-08-27 05:04 by WHBY

Hortonville middle, high school projects done

When students return to Hortonville middle and high schools next week, they'll be able to use some expanded and renovated areas. School leaders held dedication ceremonies for the projects yesterday. High school principal Todd Timm says a new commons will…

posted 2014-08-27 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. police arrest 9 gang members

Nine people are behind bars on various charges, following a nine-month investigation into a gang in the Green Bay area. Capt. Todd Thomas of the Green Bay police department says the Gang Task Force learned that members of the Bay…

posted 2014-08-27 05:02 by WHBY

2014-08-26

Concept plans in place for library

The first potential design for a new Appleton Public Library is now on paper. The library board got a chance to see the concept plans yesterday. The building would be on the site of Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets,…

posted 2014-08-26 05:05 by WHBY

-- Photo gallery of library concept plans

-- Photo gallery of library concept plans

posted 2014-08-26 05:04 by WHBY

Wickman sentenced for G.B. murder

A frequent prison inmate will spend another 36 years behind bars for killing a man in Green Bay. Fifty-year-old Jeffrey Wickman was convicted of felony murder, after pleading no contest two months ago, in Brown County court. Prosecutors say he…

posted 2014-08-26 05:03 by WHBY

Harris wants Grothman to explain stances

The Democrat in the race for the 6th Congressional district believes his opponent should have to talk about his past positions. Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris is taking on Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman in the November election. Harris accuses…

posted 2014-08-26 05:02 by WHBY

NWS: Potential El Nino could impact winter

While The Old Farmer's Almanac is out with its predictions for the upcoming winter, the National Weather Service is waiting on whether an El Nino develops in the Pacific Ocean. Meteorologist Roy Eckburg in Green Bay says if it's a…

posted 2014-08-26 05:01 by WHBY

Menasha Lock reopens

After more than six weeks, the Menasha Lock on the Fox River is open again. The Fox River Navigational System Authority started letting boaters through it, last Friday. Chief Operating Officer Bob Stark says they're still making some final adjustments,…

posted 2014-08-26 05:00 by WHBY

2014-08-25

G.B. credit union robbed

Green Bay police say a man robbed the Fox Communities Credit Union in the 1300 block of Main Street this morning. They say a white man demanded money, and claimed to have a weapon. He ran off with an undisclosed…

posted 2014-08-25 15:05 by WHBY

Housing for veterans becoming reality

A facility in Green Bay will provide housing and other services for veterans. Officials gathered this morning for a groundbreaking ceremony. Mayor Jim Schmitt says Veterans Manor will be near the new V-A clinic, on the city's northeast side. He…

posted 2014-08-25 13:30 by WHBY

LU's jazz studies director passes away

Lawrence University is mourning the loss of the longtime leader of the jazz studies department. Sixty-three-year-old Fred Sturm died last night, following a decade-long fight with cancer. He taught at Lawrence for 26 years, during two different stints. In between…

posted 2014-08-25 13:29 by WHBY

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