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2014-12-24

Last-minute shoppers head to stores

Last-minute shoppers will be out and about today, trying to get everyone crossed off their list. Fox River Mall general manager John Burgland says he expects to see two main groups. He says moms will be looking to even out…

posted 2014-12-24 05:05 by WHBY

Stores guard against unruly shoppers

Tempers can flare when last-minute Christmas shoppers can't find the perfect gift, and a Madison-based retail consultant says that's leading stores to increase security. Doug Johnson says he's heard several reports of clerks fearing for their safety, if an item…

posted 2014-12-24 05:04 by WHBY

N.L. theater showing 'The Interview'

A controversial comedy about an assassination attempt against North Korea's leader will be on the big screen in northeast Wisconsin. Grand Cinema Theaters in New London is showing The Interview on Christmas Day. Sony pulled the movie last week, after…

posted 2014-12-24 05:03 by WHBY

Final day for Salvation Army red kettles

Today is the final day that people can make a donation at one of the Salvation Army Fox Cities red kettles. The non-profit is trying to raise 1.2 million by the end of the year to fund most of its…

posted 2014-12-24 05:02 by WHBY

Pillars removed from historic Menasha bank

Demolition crews worked yesterday to save the large pillars from the exterior of a historic bank building in downtown Menasha. The site of the former First National Bank is part of a major redevelopment project. Developers are going to store…

posted 2014-12-24 05:01 by WHBY

Blood Center reacts to FDA decision

A local blood center hopes to reach out to a new population, thanks to a Food and Drug Administration decision. The FDA announced yesterday that it's lifting a lifetime donation ban on men who have had sex with other men,…

posted 2014-12-24 05:00 by WHBY

1 dead after ATVs break through ice

Three people broke through the ice on their ATVs, in Dodge County last night, and one of them died. The sheriff's department says two other men also went into the water of Fox Lake, and they were able to climb…

posted 2014-12-24 04:59 by WHBY

2014-12-23

DOW record not necessarily a big deal

The stock market set a record today, when the DOW Jones crossed the 18,000 for the first time, but that may not indicate a big boost for the economy. That's the feeling of The Appleton Group senior portfolio manager Mark…

posted 2014-12-23 13:05 by WHBY

'Brown Christmas' expected in Fox Cities

It's expected that the Fox Cities will have a "Brown Christmas" for the first time in over a decade. Meteorologist Jeff Last is with the National Weather Service office in Green Bay. He says the last time there was less…

posted 2014-12-23 13:04 by WHBY

Tourism group says ice arena important for area

The Tri-County Ice Arena needs significant repairs, and the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes the facility will continue to provide an economic boost. Matt Ten Haken is the bureau's sports marketing director. He says the CVB has helped…

posted 2014-12-23 13:03 by WHBY

Van Hollen concerned about marijuana

The state's outgoing attorney general believes his successor will face a number of challenges with marijuana. Republican J.B. Van Hollen says he's concerned about the relaxed federal enforcement of marijuana laws, and the decisions by some states to legalize it.…

posted 2014-12-23 13:02 by WHBY

Valley Transit completes food drive

Valley Transit riders helped stock the shelves at a local pantry over the last several weeks. The bus system offered 25-cent rides on Black Friday, and the following Saturdays, if riders donated a non-perishable food item to the St. Joseph…

posted 2014-12-23 13:01 by WHBY

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