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2014-02-11

Hintz: State unlikely to rescind KI money

An Oshkosh Democrat says he doesn't think lawmakers or the governor would take back state funding for the KI Convention Center in Green Bay, over the proposed downtown Walmart. Republican Rep. John Klenke of Green Bay says it would be…

posted 2014-02-11 13:05 by WHBY

Kimberly considering TIF for mill site, downtown

Kimberly village leaders hope the redevelopment of the former paper mill will also spark some interest in the downtown. Administrator Adam Hammatt says they want to offer incentives for projects on the mill site, through a TIF district. He says…

posted 2014-02-11 13:04 by WHBY

Greenville considering chicken rules

A decision on raising chickens in Greenville could come later this month, or in March. The town board held a hearing on the issue last night. Town chair Randy Leiker says people would be able to raise up to four…

posted 2014-02-11 13:03 by WHBY

Student loan refinancing bill gets hearing

Lawmakers are debating a proposal to let students refinance their student loans. An Assembly committee held a hearing on the bill yesterday. Democratic Senator Dave Hansen of Green Bay says in Wisconsin, it would help about 750,000 people, pay off…

posted 2014-02-11 13:02 by WHBY

MADD pushing for more ignition interlocks

A national group wants all convicted drunk drivers in Wisconsin, to have to use an ignition interlock device. Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the state two stars, out of five, in its annual report. Right now, the state requires ignition…

posted 2014-02-11 13:01 by WHBY

Area might get break from sub-zero temps

We're closing in on 40 days with sub-zero temperatures for the winter, but there could be some light at the end of the tunnel. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Last says once we get through today, the mercury will moderate,…

posted 2014-02-11 05:05 by WHBY

LU loaning building to refugee effort

Organizers of a relocation effort for about 75 refugees will be able to use a former bank building in downtown Appleton to collect donations. Lawrence University bought the building in the 300 block of E. College Avenue last month. Jake…

posted 2014-02-11 05:04 by WHBY

Logs spill, leave mess on Richmond St.

An accident involving a logging truck closed part of Richmond Street for about an hour yesterday afternoon. Appleton police Sgt. Dave Lund says the semi was turning from a Highway 41 off-ramp onto Richmond Street, when two support pillars broke,…

posted 2014-02-11 05:03 by WHBY

Man charged for contact with teen

A 30-year-old man from the Hortonville area is facing charges for having inappropriate contact with a teenage girl. Court records say Chance Ujazdowski mentored the now 17-year-old girl for 2-1/2 years, on how to show horses. He was also a…

posted 2014-02-11 05:02 by WHBY

FVTC holding preview night today

People thinking about enrolling at Fox Valley Technical College in the fall can get a look at what the school has to offer today. Spokeswoman Barb Dreger says instructors from many of their programs will be at the Grand Chute…

posted 2014-02-11 05:01 by WHBY

Redistricting backers hold own meeting

Supporters of a push to reform the state's redistricting process took matters into their own hands yesterday. Majority Republicans in the Assembly aren't scheduling a hearing on the bill, so Sens. Tim Cullen and Dale Schultz held a public meeting…

posted 2014-02-11 05:00 by WHBY

2014-02-10

Mistake Prone Bucks lose to Celtics

The Boston Celtics outscored the Milwaukee Bucks 32-18 in the 4th Quarter to blow open a close game Monday night in Milwaukee. Boston goes on for the 102-86 win behind a game high 29 points from Jeff Green. Brandon Knight…

posted 2014-02-10 22:12:02 by WHBY

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