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2016-02-29

Outagamie Co., State Patrol still in talks

Today was the deadline for Outagamie County and the state to work out a deal for a proposed joint facility for the sheriff's department and State Patrol. The county board set a timeline for having a memorandum of understanding in…

posted 2016-02-29 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna library was in works for several years

Three years after the city of Kaukauna announced plans to move the library, the facility opened this morning. The library is in the former Eagle mill, and it's part of the Grand Kakalin project. Director Tony Wieczorek says at times,…

posted 2016-02-29 13:02 by WHBY

Screenings set for early childhood documentary

A coalition is showing off a documentary, in hopes that it will start a community conversation about early childhood initiatives. Nancy Jones of Stronger Together Fox Valley says they're holding three screenings of The Raising of America over the next few…

posted 2016-02-29 13:01 by WHBY

Sturgeon season in the books

The sturgeon spearing season came to a close yesterday on Lake Winnebago. Spearers registered 396 sturgeon from the big lake over the past 16 days, and that's a fraction of last year's total. 2015 was the sixth-best on Lake Winnebago,…

posted 2016-02-29 05:05 by WHBY

Thompson Center groups finding new homes

The Thompson Community Center in Appleton will close its doors in about a month, and it looks like all of the organizations there will have a place to go by then. Lutheran Social Services has been running the building in…

posted 2016-02-29 05:04 by WHBY

New Kaukauna library opens today

Staff members at the Kaukauna library are preparing for the grand opening of their new home this morning. Library director Tony Wieczorek says they spent the past two weeks moving from the old building to the new spot in the…

posted 2016-02-29 05:03 by WHBY

Ridership down for Valley Transit

A fare increase, and low gas prices, contributed to a decline in ridership for Valley Transit last year. That's according to spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke. The total of 1,055,544 was down 2.4 percent. She says the drop was spread out among…

posted 2016-02-29 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton murder trial resuming

A murder trial continues this week in Outagamie County court. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is facing charges in the December 2013 death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards in downtown Appleton. The Green Bay man was shot in the head, in…

posted 2016-02-29 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-27

2 shot after G.B. accident

A minor accident in Green Bay escalated into a shooting late last night. Police say two males got into a fight, after the crash on the Mason Street bridge around 11 p.m. They say the drivers of both vehicles stopped…

posted 2016-02-27 08:00 by WHBY

More 'Making a Murderer' could be in works

The filmmakers of the popular Netflix documentary on Steven Avery say they're taking preliminary steps to produce new segments. Variety is reporting that the directors of Making a Murderer took part in a panel discussion in New York City this week,…

posted 2016-02-27 07:59 by WHBY

Air Wisconsin flight entered Capitol airspace

There's a report that an Air Wisconsin plane that took off from a Washington D.C. airport yesterday morning entered prohibited airspace near the U.S. Capitol. The Washington Post says the pilot for the company that's based in the Appleton area…

posted 2016-02-27 07:58 by WHBY

2016-02-26

Witness: Lee admitted to Luna shooting

Two witnesses in the murder trial of a Neenah man say the suspect talked to them about what led up to a shooting, in a downtown Appleton nightclub. 30-year-old Chong Lee is accused of killing 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green…

posted 2016-02-26 13:05 by WHBY

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