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2015-05-26

Watchdog criticizes planned fundraiser

The head of a government watchdog group is raising red flags about a planned fundraiser during state budget talks. Republican Sen. Alberta Darling of River Hills is hosting an event on Thursday, at an exclusive club in Madison. She's one…

posted 2015-05-26 13:01 by WHBY

Deal on Bucks arena could be coming

It appears that a deal for a $500 million arena, for the Milwaukee Bucks, could be close. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, and Bucks president Peter Feigin say they're optimistic that a deal can be in place, by Friday. They met…

posted 2015-05-26 13:01 by WHBY

Developers to show off latest plans for mill site

Redevelopment plans for the former Kimberly mill are slowly moving forward, and the developers are holding an open house, later this week. Renee Torzala is a spokeswoman for Stadtmueller and Associates. She says they want to get input on the…

posted 2015-05-26 05:05 by WHBY

PCB cleanup continues on Fox River

The PCB cleanup effort in the Fox River started seven years ago, and it won't be completed for two more years. Beth Olson of the DNR says crews are out on the river, working on the final six-mile stretch of…

posted 2015-05-26 05:04 by WHBY

Hortonville looks for options for former library

Hortonville's former library is on a highly visible site in the community, and village leaders are hoping people have ideas on how to use the property. Village President Traci Martens says they want to tear down the building, and possibly…

posted 2015-05-26 05:03 by WHBY

ThedaCare collecting 'thankful' videos

ThedaCare is going to start a fundraising campaign next month, and officials want people to help kick things off by sharing what they're thankful for. Spokeswoman Megan Schuessler says they'll bring a traveling video booth to their various locations, over…

posted 2015-05-26 05:02 by WHBY

2015-05-25

Deputies: Man pulled gun on Wiouwash trail

Outagamie County sheriff's deputies say a man pulled a gun, and brass knuckles, during an argument on the Wiouwash trail, near Medina. They say two people got into an argument over a dog leash, around Highway 96, around 2:15 p.m.…

posted 2015-05-25 06:05 by WHBY

Veterans leader reflects on Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, the head of the state Department of Veterans Affairs wants people to remember the fallen men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces. Secretary John Scocos says many service members who made this country what it…

posted 2015-05-25 06:04 by WHBY

Appleton to observe Memorial Day

Appleton's Memorial Day parade is coming up this morning, and an organizer is reminding people that the procession through the downtown is a celebration. Parade coordinator Eric Stadler says it starts at Houdini Plaza at nine. The route follows College Avenue,…

posted 2015-05-25 06:03 by WHBY

Houdini had link to Appleton plaza

Thirty years ago today, the community gathered to officially dedicate Houdini Plaza, and the popular downtown Appleton park has a direct link to the illusionist. Matthew Carpenter is the executive director of the History Museum at the Castle. He says…

posted 2015-05-25 06:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. crash leaves 2 hurt

Two men from Sturgeon Bay were hurt in an accident early yesterday morning in the town of Green Bay. The Brown County sheriff's department says the driver was flown by helicopter to a hospital, after the wreck on Highway 57.…

posted 2015-05-25 06:01 by WHBY

Barn fire shuts down Hwy. 57 near Hilbert

Firefighters battled a barn fire, near Hilbert, last night. Crews were called to a farm, along Highway 57, just before 9 p.m. The highway was shut down, between Highways 114 and PP, for 3-1/2 hours. There are no reports of…

posted 2015-05-25 06:00 by WHBY

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