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2015-11-13

Group holding insurance enrollment event

The enrollment period for getting a health insurance policy on the federal exchanges is open, and a local group is helping people through the process tomorrow. Hilary Neste of the East Central Regional Enrollment Network says they're holding a Super…

posted 2015-11-13 13:02 by WHBY

Downtown businesses getting into holiday spirit

The holiday spirit will be alive and well in downtown Appleton this evening. Several stores will have Christmas displays up in their windows, as part of a downtown window walk. Anne Weigman of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the event runs…

posted 2015-11-13 13:01 by WHBY

Kaufert wants automated garbage, recycling

Automated garbage and recycling pickup could be coming to Neenah. Mayor Dean Kaufert included money in his proposed budget for next year, to phase in an automated system. He says it's part of a three-year plan to make the complete…

posted 2015-11-13 05:05 by WHBY

Site ranks Appleton as drunkest metro in Wis.

A national study on drinking found that the Appleton metro area has the highest percentage of binge or heavy drinkers in Wisconsin. The rate of nearly 30 percent was third in the nation, according to the list from the website…

posted 2015-11-13 05:04 by WHBY

Father of victim wants stronger hit & run law

A proposal at the Capitol would tighten the state's hit-and-run law. Jeff Kennedy's son John was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Green Bay, four years ago. He testified during an Assembly committee's hearing yesterday. He says because the driver…

posted 2015-11-13 05:03 by WHBY

FVTC students win global competition

A trio from Fox Valley Technical College recently returned from India, after helping win the Global Plumbing Challenge. Two plumbing apprentices at the school helped represent the United States, and they were joined by instructor Randy Lorge. Lorge says their…

posted 2015-11-13 05:02 by WHBY

'Newsies' tickets going on sale at PAC

A touring Broadway musical that tells the story of a "newsboy" strike is making its first stop at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in February. Newsies will be in downtown Appleton from February 2-7. There will be eight performances, and…

posted 2015-11-13 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-12

City to start design process for Erb Pool

The city of Appleton will get going on plans for a new pool at Erb Park right away. The city council included $10.5 million in next year's budget. City spokesman Chad Doran says the parks and recreation department will start…

posted 2015-11-12 13:05 by WHBY

Man arrested for robbery, threat with gun

Appleton police arrested a man last night, for a number of recent crimes, in the city. Sgt. Dave Lund says 25-year-old Lee Pitts pointed a gun, with a laser sight, at a man, at an apartment complex, last Saturday. He…

posted 2015-11-12 13:04 by WHBY

L.C. moving ahead with municipal garage plans

Little Chute's village board agreed to sell its municipal services building earlier this year, and now members are narrowing the locations, for a new one. Trilliant Food and Nutrition bought the facility, to make room for a major expansion project.…

posted 2015-11-12 13:03 by WHBY

New law lets towns partner on TIF districts

One of the bills that Governor Walker signed into law yesterday could help town governments work with neighboring communities, on development projects. Rep. Andre Jacque of De Pere worked on the proposal. It will let towns partner with villages and…

posted 2015-11-12 13:02 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants to provide free tampons

A lawmaker from Madison says she wants to make sure feminine hygiene products are available for free, in women's restrooms that are in public schools and government buildings. Democratic Rep. Melissa Sargent wants to know why toilet paper, paper towels,…

posted 2015-11-12 13:01 by WHBY

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