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2016-03-21

Erb Park, Pool design to be unveiled tonight

A consulting firm will show off the proposed design for Erb Park and Pool tonight. Ald. Chris Croatt says the parks and recreation committee meets at 6 p.m., at Appleton City Hall. He says there are some small changes, because…

posted 2016-03-21 05:04 by WHBY

Child with lighter starts Oshkosh fire

A nine-year-old child started a fire at an Oshkosh duplex yesterday, while playing with a lighter. Firefighters went to the 800 block of Jackson Street around 10:15 a.m. The fire caused extensive fire and smoke damage in the upstairs apartment, and…

posted 2016-03-21 05:03 by WHBY

L.C. buys land for possible future growth

Little Chute officials are exploring ways to grow, and they're eyeing properties to the north. The village board agreed to buy 18 acres on Evergreen Drive, west of Highway N, in the town of Vandenbroek. Little Chute administrator James Fenlon…

posted 2016-03-21 05:02 by WHBY

2016-03-20

Naked man arrested on east side

Appleton police say a naked man was walking along Highway 441 on the city's east side this morning, and he attacked a woman in a car. Officers used a Taser to get him into handcuffs, and the 18-year-old Neenah man…

posted 2016-03-20 18:00 by WHBY

2016-03-18

Howard trustee now faces formal charges

Prosecutors are filing formal charges against a Howard village trustee, after former students told police that he fondled them during piano lessons. Sixty-two-year-old James Widiger faces two counts of repeatedly sexually assaulting a child, and one count of sexually assaulting…

posted 2016-03-18 16:00 by WHBY

Former DARE officer pleads guilty to theft

A former Brown County sheriff's department deputy entered guilty pleas to two felonies today, for stealing money from the DARE program. Kevin Vanden Heuvel led that program for several years. He's accused of taking more than $10,000 from the organization,…

posted 2016-03-18 13:05 by WHBY

Nygren plans 3rd round of anti-opiate bills

A northeast Wisconsin lawmaker says he isn't finished, after Governor Walker signed nine bills aimed at fighting opiate painkiller addictions. It was the second round of proposals from Rep. John Nygren that target the state's heroin problem. The Marinette Republican…

posted 2016-03-18 13:04 by WHBY

Facebook feud sparks street fight in G.C.

Grand Chute police say an argument between two teenage girls on Facebook led to a street fight last night. Lt. Russ Blahnik says 20 to 25 people were fighting near the intersection of College Avenue and Bluemound Drive, just before…

posted 2016-03-18 13:03 by WHBY

'New Dublin' gears up for tomorrow's party

New London's biggest party of the year is tomorrow. Carrie Katerzynske of the city's Shamrock Club says the St. Patrick's Day event starts at 11 a.m. She says they'll have bands and food, in the parking lot of the Festival…

posted 2016-03-18 13:02 by WHBY

UW-GB chancellor, wife split NCAA Tourney trips

When the UW-Green Bay men's and women's basketball teams play in the NCAA Tournament today, the chancellor and his wife will be in different cities to watch them. The men are in Oklahoma City to take on Texas A&M at…

posted 2016-03-18 13:01 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. getting new K-9

The Outagamie County sheriff's department will soon have a new K-9 unit on the streets. Sheriff Brad Gehring says they lost their bomb-sniffing dog "Jake" last November. He says the community donated enough money to replace him, and "Ace" is…

posted 2016-03-18 13:00 by WHBY

Neenah buying two properties

The city of Neenah wants to buy an office building and a home in the downtown. The city council agreed to move forward with the purchases this week. Community development director Chris Haese says they're looking to acquire homes, if…

posted 2016-03-18 12:59 by WHBY

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