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2015-10-21

Survey could help in fight against homelessness

Local organizations hope a survey of people who are either homeless, or at risk of being homeless, will help them develop plans to tackle the issue. The Fox Cities Housing Coalition reached out to more than 600 people, and the…

posted 2015-10-21 13:03 by WHBY

Merkes: Construction delays bad for Menasha

Menasha's leader says Governor Walker's plan to borrow money to keep the Highway 10-441 project on schedule, would help the city's downtown. The governor is calling on the Legislature's budget committee to free up $200 million in borrowing this year,…

posted 2015-10-21 13:02 by WHBY

Poll: Walker support lagging after presidential run

Governor Walker's poll numbers remain low, in a survey by the St. Norbert College Survey Center. The poll shows only 39 percent think Walker is doing a good job. His disapproval rating was 60 percent. The survey also shows that…

posted 2015-10-21 13:01 by WHBY

Some GOP senators oppose GAB bill

There's opposition among Senate Republicans to the proposal to dump the state's non-partisan board that oversees elections and ethics laws. Sen. Luther Olsen of Ripon says three or four GOP members don't support the current version of the bill. He…

posted 2015-10-21 13:00 by WHBY

Walker backs State Patrol & sheriff's facility

Governor Walker says he likes a proposal from the leader of Outagamie County to build a joint facility for the State Patrol and sheriff's department. Walker wants to move the current regional State Patrol office from Fond du Lac to…

posted 2015-10-21 05:05 by WHBY

Super Bowl I players on Honor Flight

Four members of the Green Bay Packers first Super Bowl championship team are joining World War II and Korean War veterans today, for a trip to Washington D.C. The players are vets themselves, from the Vietnam War era. Drew MacDonald…

posted 2015-10-21 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown Menasha parking to return to normal

The debate over parking is over in downtown Menasha, and the city's leader says it's a good problem to need more spots. The city is paying $290,000 for 72 parking spaces, in the former Germania Hall lot, for workers at…

posted 2015-10-21 05:03 by WHBY

Suspect pleads not guilty in G.B. murder

The suspect in a murder near the UW-Green Bay campus entered a not guilty plea. Twenty-six-year-old Percy Sims of Appleton is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for the shooting death of Krystal Torres-Smith. The 39-year-old woman's body was found in…

posted 2015-10-21 05:02 by WHBY

2015-10-20

Walker calling for highway project money

Governor Walker wants the Legislature's budget committee to free up money, to avoid delays on several major road projects, including Highway 10-441. He's calling on the panel to approve $200 million in borrowing this year. Walker says that would cover…

posted 2015-10-20 15:05 by WHBY

Marigold Mile leader hopes to save flowers

One of the founders of the Marigold Mile in Appleton is working to save the tradition. Joe Sturm of Fox Valley Nursery is the leader of the effort to plant the flowers, along a stretch of S. Oneida Street. The…

posted 2015-10-20 15:04 by WHBY

Groups react to new mammogram advice

The American Cancer Society is changing its recommendations for breast cancer screenings, and a local group is concerned that they will cause confusion. The national organization now says women should start getting an annual mammogram at 45, instead of 40.…

posted 2015-10-20 15:03 by WHBY

FVTC training center has good 1st year

One year after it opened, Fox Valley Technical College's Public Safety Training Center is a busy place. Jeremy Hansen is the associate dean of public safety. He says in addition to the Fox Valley Tech students, about 1,000 people a…

posted 2015-10-20 15:02 by WHBY

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