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2016-03-17

Calumet Co. ranks high for health

Public awareness efforts on alcohol abuse and other health issues seem to be paying off in Calumet County. The county earned high marks, in a study sponsored by the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. Bonnie Kolbe is Calumet…

posted 2016-03-17 05:04 by WHBY

High court nominee spent 1 summer at LU

When he was in high school, the nominee for U.S. Supreme Court was on the Lawrence University campus for a summer. Merrick Garland was in the school's summer science program in 1968. Retired physics professor David Cook doesn't specifically remember…

posted 2016-03-17 05:03 by WHBY

Walker touts collective bargaining law

Five years after the large protests at the Capitol over collective bargaining, Governor Walker is highlighting his signature law. He was in Green Bay yesterday. The governor says his administration estimates that taxpayers have saved $5 billion so far. Walker…

posted 2016-03-17 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton's council agrees to Hwy. JJ design

A new design option for a segment of Highway JJ is heading to Outagamie County leaders. The Appleton city council agreed to a plan for the area around Appleton North high school. The vote was 13-1 last night. Because Highway JJ…

posted 2016-03-17 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-16

Tip leads police to G.B. robbery suspect

A tip helped Green Bay police find the suspect in a series of robberies, at businesses. Officers arrested 52-year-old Kevin Gillispie yesterday. Lt. Dave Wesley says someone recognized his cars and face, from pictures police released from their investigation of…

posted 2016-03-16 13:05 by WHBY

Man saves woman on Leo Frigo Bridge

Green Bay police say a man walked along an I-beam on the Leo Frigo Bridge, to save a woman's life. They're calling Rob Vine a hero, for keeping the woman from committing suicide. Vine says when he saw her car…

posted 2016-03-16 13:04 by WHBY

G.C. chair reacts to Legion's concerns

The town chair in Grand Chute says the American Legion Post 38 can spread out its payments for a road construction bill. The Legion is facing a nearly $115,000 special assessment for a College Avenue frontage road project, along the…

posted 2016-03-16 13:03 by WHBY

Walker signs elections bill with veterans ID

Governor Walker quickly signed a bill that makes several changes to election rules. It means that veterans will be able to use a veterans ID card to vote, starting April 5. The Senate approved the bill yesterday. Sen. Devin LeMahieu…

posted 2016-03-16 13:02 by WHBY

ADI looking forward to future development

Downtown stakeholders got together last night, and the head of a business group says they're excited about the future. The 25th anniversary of Appleton Downtown Incorporated was the highlight of the organization's annual dinner last night. Executive director Jennifer Stephany…

posted 2016-03-16 13:01 by WHBY

Kids safety program has unique element

A program for kids in Shawano is different than many of the child safety classes that police offer around the state. Officer Shane Stange says the radKIDS program includes some self-defense training, and that's what makes it unique. He says…

posted 2016-03-16 13:00 by WHBY

Candidates for Appleton mayor debate

The candidates for Appleton mayor met last night in what was their final scheduled debate. Challenger Josh Dukelow will take on five-term incumbent Mayor Tim Hanna, on April 5. Hanna says he would add police officers and firefighters. He says…

posted 2016-03-16 05:05 by WHBY

ADI celebrates 25th anniversary

Stakeholders in downtown Appleton got together last night to mark a big anniversary. The business group Appleton Downtown Incorporated is 25 years old this year. Executive director Jennifer Stephany says they had the right amount of people buy in, in…

posted 2016-03-16 05:04 by WHBY

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