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2015-11-11

Schools honoring Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, and students at Appleton North high school are recognizing the occasion in a number of ways. Principal James Huggins says they already have veteran-themed art on display in the school, and they'll add to the display…

posted 2015-11-11 05:04 by WHBY

Man gets 5 yrs in human trafficking bust

A Green Bay man will spend five years in prison after a human trafficking bust at a Grand Chute hotel. Court records say police were acting on an anonymous tip when they found 14- and 17-year-old girls at the hotel,…

posted 2015-11-11 05:03 by WHBY

'Orange is the New Black' author speaks at FVTC

The author of a book that led to a TV series talked about the need to reform the prison system, during a stop in the Appleton area. Piper Kerman of Orange is the New Black spent a year in federal prison…

posted 2015-11-11 05:02 by WHBY

Task force focuses on Alzheimer's, dementia

The state's population is aging, and a group of lawmakers is trying to find ways to help families that are dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia. Republican Rep. Mike Rohrkaste led a discussion on the issue yesterday in Neenah. He says…

posted 2015-11-11 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-10

Walker: No timeline for GOP endorsement

While the Republicans in the race for president are preparing for their debate in Milwaukee tonight, Governor Walker says he doesn't have a timetable for endorsing any of them. Walker was at a breakfast event in the city this morning.…

posted 2015-11-10 13:05 by WHBY

Sign up starts for Salvation Army programs

People can start signing up for the Salvation Army Fox Cities' Christmas Assistance programs tomorrow. Major David Minks says they're offering help through the Adopt-a-Family, Toys for Tots, and Coats for Kids programs. Minks says they already have a number…

posted 2015-11-10 13:04 by WHBY

Animal shelter opens 2nd adoption center

A local animal shelter now has a second location for adoptions. The Fox Valley Humane Association opened its new location inside the Petsmart, in Green Bay, about a month ago. Association spokeswoman Julie VanGroll says they've been finding new homes…

posted 2015-11-10 13:03 by WHBY

Senior housing coming to Kimberly TIF district

There's some movement in a stagnant TIF district, in Kimberly. The district along Highway CE by Railroad Street was created in 2008, and U.S. Venture moved its corporate headquarters to that area, a short time later. Village Administrator Adam Hammatt…

posted 2015-11-10 13:02 by WHBY

Home inventories down in urban areas

Fewer homes are available for sale around the state, and inventories are getting even smaller in urban areas. Mike Theo of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says that's making it a little more difficult for people to find something that fits…

posted 2015-11-10 13:01 by WHBY

New EAA exhibit features plane nose art

Paintings from the noses of some World War II planes are going to be on display at the EAA museum in Oshkosh. The exhibit officially opens tomorrow on Veterans Day. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says the Commemorative Air Force in Texas…

posted 2015-11-10 13:00 by WHBY

Netflix documentary series focuses on Avery

A Netflix documentary will take an in-depth look at the life of Steven Avery. A 10-part series will follow the man who was wrongly convicted of rape, and later found guilty of murder. The popular video streaming provider is calling…

posted 2015-11-10 05:04 by WHBY

Man accused of hitting girlfriend with towel rack

A 25-year-old New London area man is facing a series of charges, including attempted murder, for a weekend attack on his live-in girlfriend. The Waupaca County sheriff's department says a woman called deputies around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. She told them…

posted 2015-11-10 05:03 by WHBY

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