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2015-11-06

Community Blood Center revamps logo

A local non-profit is updating its look in an attempt to bring new donors through the door. The Community Blood Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and spokeswoman Lisa Koeppen says it's a good time to change the organization's logo.…

posted 2015-11-06 05:02 by WHBY

Turkey prices up for Thanksgiving

Expect to pay more for your Thanksgiving dinner turkey this year, thanks to the outbreak of the bird flu last spring. UW-Madison poultry expert Ron Kean says prices will probably be up 10 to 15 percent, to around $1.15 to…

posted 2015-11-06 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-05

Hilbert official happy bypass to remain on track

A Hortonville leader says she's pleased with the decision made by the Legislature's budget committee yesterday, to borrow $350 million to keep six major road projects on track. One of them is the Highway 15 Hortonville bypass. Village President Traci…

posted 2015-11-05 13:05 by WHBY

'Talent Upload' returns to Fox Cities

Nearly 90 students from a dozen Midwest universities are coming to the Fox Cities tonight, for a three day visit to see what kind of jobs are available here. It's part of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership's "Talent Upload" program…

posted 2015-11-05 13:04 by WHBY

Wis. gets mixed report card

A report shows Wisconsin's economic growth is lagging behind neighboring states, but it's improving, slowly. The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance issues an annual report card for the state, and researcher Dale Knapp says the education level of the workforce continues to…

posted 2015-11-05 13:03 by WHBY

Conference focused on improving self esteem

High school girls from several Fox Cities schools learned about ways to improve their self worth today at an empowerment conference in Kimberly. Mary Linden is the founder of Operation Cinderella. It's a non-profit that provides low income girls with…

posted 2015-11-05 13:02 by WHBY

Transgender bathroom bill put on hold

The fate of a bill that would ban transgender students from using the bathroom or locker room of the gender they identify with, faces an uncertain future. An Assembly committee was scheduled to hold a hearing on the proposal today,…

posted 2015-11-05 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton approves expo center agreement

The Appleton expo center proposal built on its recent momentum last night, by clearing another hurdle. The city council approved a management agreement with the owners of the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, to run the facility. The city would own…

posted 2015-11-05 05:05 by WHBY

Committee approves road project funding

Work on the Highway 10-441 expansion won't be delayed, after all. The Legislature's budget committee voted 10-to-6 yesterday, to approve $350 million in bonding, to keep six major road projects, on schedule. The DOT announced that without the money, it…

posted 2015-11-05 05:04 by WHBY

Dozens speak at Appleton budget hearing

There was standing room only last night, for a public hearing on the Appleton budget. People spoke out about several issues, including plans to replace the Erb Park pool, a plan to make Midway Road safer for pedestrians, and the…

posted 2015-11-05 05:03 by WHBY

Finalists announced for Oshkosh police chief

Oshkosh officials are getting closer to choosing a new police chief. The Oshkosh police and fire commission selected the final five candidates for the city's open police chief position. Current chief, Scott Greuel announced last month that he's retiring in…

posted 2015-11-05 05:02 by WHBY

Permit required to drink in Appleton parks

Drinking in an Appleton park will soon require a permit. The city council approved the regulation last night, after Police Chief Todd Thomas proposed the restriction as a way to combat problem day drinkers. The police department will issue individual…

posted 2015-11-05 05:01 by WHBY

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