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2014-09-03

Walker won't make new jobs promise

Four years after he pledged to help create 250,000 jobs during his first term, Governor Walker says he won't make a specific job-creation promise this time. He says he doesn't regret the pledge though. Walker says he'll introduce a proposal…

posted 2014-09-03 05:03 by WHBY

Local property values near pre-recession levels

A study shows property values in the Fox Valley are following a state trend. Todd Berry of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says statewide values rose 2.6 percent over the past year. That was the first increase since 2008. Brown County…

posted 2014-09-03 05:02 by WHBY

Police seek man for mall incident

Police say a man exposed himself, in an SUV, at the Fox River Mall earlier this week. Grand Chute police are searching for a man accused of indecent exposure in the parking lot of the mall. Officers were called around…

posted 2014-09-03 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-02

Pedestrian dies after Appleton crash

The pedestrian who was hit by an SUV in downtown Appleton last week, died over the weekend. Sgt. Dave Lund says the 36-year-old Appleton area man was crossing S. Memorial Drive, at College Avenue, just after midnight on Friday morning.…

posted 2014-09-02 14:30 by WHBY

Crash victim was senior at Neenah high

The 17-year-old victim of a weekend crash in Winnebago County was a senior at Neenah high school. Alicia Haase was riding in an SUV when a 66-year-old man ran a stop sign at Highway II, in the town of Clayton,…

posted 2014-09-02 14:29 by WHBY

Kaukauna starts with smaller classes

Class sizes are getting a bit smaller, as students return to the classroom today in the Kaukauna school district. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter while many schools are seeing larger classes, the school board made a commitment to go in the opposite…

posted 2014-09-02 13:05 by WHBY

Work starting on Menasha B&G Club

A new Boys and Girls Club in Menasha is going to start taking shape. Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning, at the corner of Racine and 6th streets. Greg Lemke-Rochon is the head of the Boys and Girls Clubs…

posted 2014-09-02 13:04 by WHBY

FVHA doubles adoptions, falls short of goal

The Fox Valley Humane Association more than doubled its adoptions over the last three months, but the non-profit didn't reach its goal in a national competition. Interim director Deb Lewis says they found homes for just over 650 animals, as…

posted 2014-09-02 13:03 by WHBY

CDC report shows more kids using e-cigs

A Wisconsin expert is reacting to a CDC study on teen e-cigarette users. Doctor Michael Fiore is the director of the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. He says they're twice as likely to move on to traditional cigarettes,…

posted 2014-09-02 13:02 by WHBY

UW-GB pilot waives fee for 3 G.B. high schools

Students at three high schools in Green Bay won't have to pay an application fee for UW-Green Bay. The Phuture Phoenix group will work with East, West, and Preble, in a pilot project. Stephanie Cataldo-Pabich is the interim executive director,…

posted 2014-09-02 13:01 by WHBY

PAC holding lottery for 'The Book of Mormon'

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will hold a ticket lottery for a popular Broadway show. The Book of Mormon is in downtown Appleton from September 16-21. The PAC will let people sign up for $25 tickets, starting two hours…

posted 2014-09-02 13:00 by WHBY

New school year brings excitement

Today marks the start of a new school year around the Fox Cities. Appleton superintendent Lee Allinger says teachers and staff have been preparing during the summer. He says every year, their challenge is to move each student forward, throughout…

posted 2014-09-02 05:05 by WHBY

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