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2014-06-04

Brewers stumble in Minnesota

Milwaukee was defeated by the Minnesota Twins 9-8 at Target Field on Wednesday night.  Aramis Ramirez in his first game back with Milwaukee, coming off the DL, went 1 for 4 with a three-run home run.  Also Mark Reynolds batted…

posted 2014-06-04 22:19:13 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Results: Wednesday, June 4th

D2 - Baseball Regionals Semifinals -   Little Chute @ FVL -   Wrightstown @ Freedom -   Seymour @ Notre Dame -   Omro @ Waupaca D3 – Baseball Regionals Semifinals -   Laconia @ St. Mary’s Central

posted 2014-06-04 13:33:13 by WHBY

Sky lanterns already banned in Appleton

Sky lanterns are already banned in Appleton, but the fire department wants to put a more specific rule on the books. The lanterns are made of paper, and they rise in the air, like hot air balloons when people light…

posted 2014-06-04 13:05 by WHBY

Local car sales fall, despite national gains

New vehicle sales in the Fox Valley dropped last month, while the national numbers increased by more than 11 percent. Reg-Trak president Scott Quimby says dealers aren't too concerned, even though sales fell by 3.5 percent in the Fox Valley,…

posted 2014-06-04 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton exploring ways to cut phosphorus

Appleton's wastewater treatment plant has to meet new limits on phosphorus emissions by 2020, and leaders are already working on their plans. Chris Shaw is the city's utilities director. He says one part of the system will likely treat the…

posted 2014-06-04 13:03 by WHBY

Menasha B&G Club takes step forward

There's progress in the plans for a Boys and Girls Club in Menasha. The city council approved a change in the zoning of the site, at the corner of Racine and 6th streets, from residential to commercial. Mayor Don Merkes…

posted 2014-06-04 13:02 by WHBY

Allegiant's Vegas flights from Appleton grow

More people are flying to Las Vegas from the Appleton Airport. Airport director Abe Weber says Allegiant Air even had to use a larger plane, at least once this year, to handle more passengers. He says they really only see…

posted 2014-06-04 13:01 by WHBY

Man arrested for Oshkosh church burglary

Oshkosh police say they arrested a 26-year-old man for last month's burglary at Grace Lutheran Church. They say the man is homeless, and he was taken into custody, by police in Appleton. Police are also accusing him of stealing money…

posted 2014-06-04 13:00 by WHBY

APD: Stabbing a reminder for parents

A stabbing in Waukesha this week should serve as a reminder to parents, to pay attention to how their kids are using computers. That's the feeling of Appleton Police Lt. Larry Potter. Court records say two 12-year-old Waukesha girls got…

posted 2014-06-04 05:05 by WHBY

Midweek Farm Market opens in Appleton

A spinoff of the popular Saturday Farm Market in downtown Appleton starts today. Appleton Downtown Inc. is putting together a Midweek Farm Market, on the former Washington Place site. Organizer Djuanna Hugdahl says about 50 vendors will be on hand,…

posted 2014-06-04 05:04 by WHBY

Leaders question Menasha roundabout

A piece of the Highway 441 expansion project is leading to some issues in Menasha. Mayor Don Merkes says the proposed roundabout at Racine Road, and the on-and-off ramps, would limit access to 12th Street. He says under the DOT's…

posted 2014-06-04 05:03 by WHBY

Rule change leads to thrown out signatures

A new rule for signatures on candidate nomination forms is keeping some people off of this fall's ballot. Government Accountability Board spokesman Reid Magney says the Legislature passed a law requiring people to print, and legibly sign, their names on…

posted 2014-06-04 05:02 by WHBY

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