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2016-03-31

Appleton upgrades online tool for road work

The city of Appleton now has an interactive map to help people stay up-to-date on road construction projects. The department of public works used to post information on the city's website, with the street projects in alphabetical order. City spokesman…

posted 2016-03-31 13:01 by WHBY

Cruz, Sanders lead in MU poll

A poll shows Democrat Bernie Sanders and Republican Ted Cruz are ahead, in the presidential primary in Wisconsin. Ted Cruz got a big jump in support in the Marquette University law school poll, and he was at 40 percent. Donald…

posted 2016-03-31 05:05 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton in campaign spotlight

Downtown Appleton was in the spotlight of the presidential campaign for two straight days, and that brought more people to College Avenue. Angels Forever - Windows of Light co-owner Deb Weyenberg says some Bernie Sanders backers stopped in on Tuesday.…

posted 2016-03-31 05:04 by WHBY

Sanders, Cruz coming back to NE Wis.

A couple of presidential candidates are planning return trips to northeast Wisconsin. Republican Ted Cruz will host a screening of the movie "God's Not Dead 2" in Ashwaubenon, on Saturday night. It's at Bay Park Square, and the movie will…

posted 2016-03-31 05:03 by WHBY

Race for mayor on Menasha ballot

Voters in Menasha will decide the race for mayor next Tuesday. Mayor Don Merkes is seeking a third-term, and he faces former Ald. Chris Klein. Klein says he wants to "get a grip" on the tax issue in the city,…

posted 2016-03-31 05:02 by WHBY

John Street construction starting in Appleton

A portion of John Street in Appleton closed this week for construction. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they're rebuilding the road in two stages, so students can still get to East high school and Richmond elementary. She says right…

posted 2016-03-31 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-30

Trump: U.S. can start winning again

An overflow crowd turned out in downtown Appleton this afternoon to hear from Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. He packed the ballroom, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, and people had to be turned away. Trump says nothing in the…

posted 2016-03-30 16:15 by WHBY

Trump making several stops in NE Wis.

Donald Trump supporters and protestors braved the rain early this afternoon, ahead of a campaign stop in downtown Appleton. The front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination is holding a 2:00 p.m. rally at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel. It's his…

posted 2016-03-30 13:05 by WHBY

Several rescued from G.B. fire

Green Bay firefighters used ladders, to rescue several people hanging from windows, at a burning apartment building, this morning. They went to the 1100 block of Cherry Street, on the city's east side, around 7:30 a.m. Battalion Chief Rob Goplin…

posted 2016-03-30 13:04 by WHBY

Allouez to elect village president

Allouez will have a new leader, after next Tuesday's election. Incumbent village president Randy Graf is retiring, and two candidates are hoping to replace him. Developer Jeff Goelz  and village board member Jim Rafter are running. Goelz says his neighbors…

posted 2016-03-30 13:03 by WHBY

Titletown bill could have statewide impact

A new law that gives communities a chance to issue more liquor licenses, will help move more projects forward, besides the Titletown District. That's according to one of the authors of the proposal, Rep. David Steffen. He says allowing for…

posted 2016-03-30 13:02 by WHBY

Law requires four-way stop, when traffic lights out

Drivers now have to treat intersections as a four-way stop, if the power to a traffic light goes out. The Legislature approved the change earlier this year, and Green Bay police Lieutenant Dave Wesely says it will make the roads…

posted 2016-03-30 13:01 by WHBY

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