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2015-10-30

Former sheriff reflects on Halbach case

A missing person case that led to one of the most closely watched murder cases in northeast Wisconsin began 10 years ago, tomorrow. Teresa Halbach went missing on Halloween of 2005, after she went to the Avery salvage yard to…

posted 2015-10-30 05:05 by WHBY

Health insurance enrollment period starting

The three-month open enrollment period for health insurance policies on the federal exchanges opens on Sunday. Trish Sarvela of Partnership Community Health Center says there are still people without health insurance, and many of them feel the policies are either…

posted 2015-10-30 05:04 by WHBY

Conference focusing on I-41 corridor potential

Now that Highway 41 is an Interstate, that corridor will be getting more attention from site selectors who help businesses choose places to build. The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is holding a conference on the economic potential of…

posted 2015-10-30 05:03 by WHBY

Beyond Health implementing action plans

A Brown County group that's trying to help the community become healthier, is meeting today to update its plan. Chrystal Woller of Beyond Health says when the organization formed last year, they decided to focus on fighting alcohol abuse, and…

posted 2015-10-30 05:02 by WHBY

2015-10-29

Room tax hike on to other communities

Now that Appleton approved the room tax increase for the proposed downtown expo center, the city's leader will be lobbying other communities to follow suit. All 10 communities in the Fox Cities room tax district have to agree to the…

posted 2015-10-29 13:05 by WHBY

Grand Chute police investigating stabbing

A 20-year-old man has non-life threatening injuries after he was stabbed twice this morning in the 1400 block of North Hine Street in Grand Chute. Grand Chute police chief Greg Peterson says the suspects were wearing masks and investigators don't…

posted 2015-10-29 13:04 by WHBY

Ryan joins list of influential Wis. congressman

Congressman Paul Ryan will become the first speaker of the house from the Badger State, and a political science professor says the Janesville Republican will join a list of influential Wisconsin congressman. Professor Arnold Shober of Lawrence University says the…

posted 2015-10-29 13:03 by WHBY

Entrepreneur program launched at FVTC

Up and coming entrepreneurs in northeast Wisconsin have a new way to get feedback on their business plan, and seek help on problems they're encountering. Fox Valley Technical College launched the Million Cups program yesterday, at the Bordini Center. Amy…

posted 2015-10-29 13:02 by WHBY

Bill would get fast care for low-income vets

A lawmaker from Oshkosh is proposing a bill to help low-income veterans get urgent mental health care. Democratic Representative Gordon Hintz says the Joint Finance committee was reviewing the Needy Veterans Program, and found that less than half of its…

posted 2015-10-29 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton approves room tax hike

Appleton's city council approved a proposal last night to raise the Fox Cities room tax from five to 10 percent. It would pay for an expo center in downtown Appleton, and fund future athletic facility improvements in the region. The…

posted 2015-10-29 05:05 by WHBY

Hanna: Expo management agreement coming

The next step in the expo center process is getting the rest of the communities in the room tax district to agree to the hike,and for the city to pass a management agreement for the facility with the owners of…

posted 2015-10-29 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble: Ryan a good choice for speaker

A congressman from Janesville will likely be voted in today as the next Speaker of the House. That's a position that no Wisconsin lawmaker has ever held. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood, says Paul Ryan is a good choice.…

posted 2015-10-29 05:03 by WHBY

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