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2015-06-23

WTA: GOP will work through budget squabbles

Majority Republicans in the Legislature remain at odds over the state budget with a week to go before the current budget year ends. Todd Berry of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says they're seeing some squabbles now, but GOP lawmakers will…

posted 2015-06-23 13:02 by WHBY

Missing Pittsfield teen found

A 14-year-old Pittsfield girl was found, not long after the Brown County sheriff's department put out a missing person alert for the teen. Lt. Scott Semb says they were concerned, because Evelena Payette didn't come home last night. He says…

posted 2015-06-23 13:01 by WHBY

Assembly Republicans want fair road cuts

A group of Assembly Republicans wants to spread any cuts in transportation equally across the state. Just over half of the Assembly's GOP members signed a letter, saying they won't support the cuts, if that doesn't happen. They're worried that Republican…

posted 2015-06-23 05:05 by WHBY

Panel narrows ideas for county park

A special group is getting closer to coming up with a recommendation for a new park in Outagamie County. A committee has been meeting for months, while holding public hearings to see what people want. County parks director Loren Dieck…

posted 2015-06-23 05:04 by WHBY

Work on Menasha trail progressing

The city of Menasha is building a new riverfront trail along the former Gilbert paper mill site. Mayor Don Merkes says it starts on Ahnaip Street, on the west, and it continues along the Fox River to the Menasha dam.…

posted 2015-06-23 05:03 by WHBY

City would have set standards for beehives

There's a proposal to allow beehives throughout the city of Appleton, but homeowners would need to meet certain rules to have them. The plan commission went over the standards yesterday afternoon. Member Josh Dukelow says they'd have to be 50…

posted 2015-06-23 05:02 by WHBY

Two Appleton high schools getting Field Turf

Appleton East and North high schools will be the latest in the area to have Field Turf on their football fields. The district is receiving $2.2 million in donations, and the projects will start soon. Don Hietpas is the district's…

posted 2015-06-23 05:01 by WHBY

2015-06-22

Menasha man dies from bike crash injuries

The victim of a crash in Menasha, one week ago, died from his injuries. Twenty-nine-year-old Josh Schubert of Menasha was riding his bike on Valley Road, last Monday morning, when he was hit by a minivan. Officer Aaron Zemlock says…

posted 2015-06-22 13:05 by WHBY

Big events raise human trafficking concerns

Three major events will bring large crowds to the Oshkosh area over the next month, and they can also be a big draw for prostitution and human trafficking. Country USA kicks off tomorrow, and EAA AirVenture and Rock USA are…

posted 2015-06-22 13:04 by WHBY

Fox Valley in 'enhanced' risk for 1st time

The National Weather Service added two new risk groups for severe weather this year, and today is the first time that the Fox Valley has been in the "enhanced" category. Meteorologist Jeff Last is with the agency's Green Bay office.…

posted 2015-06-22 13:03 by WHBY

Home sales off to strong start in 2014

Home sales in May were at their highest level in nine years. Figures from the Wisconsin Realtors Association show closings across the state were up nearly eight percent from a year earlier. Looking at the first five months of the…

posted 2015-06-22 13:02 by WHBY

Bird flu leads to boost in egg prices

The impact of the bird flu is showing up on grocery store shelves. Brandon Scholz of the Wisconsin Grocers Association says egg prices are just under three dollars a dozen, but they could be higher in some spots. He says grocers…

posted 2015-06-22 13:01 by WHBY

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