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2015-06-22

Fewer teens are binge drinking

Fewer young people in Wisconsin are drinking alcohol. Lou Opper of the state health department says several years ago, Wisconsin had the worst binge-drinking rate for teens in the country. He says the current figure of 18 percent is lower…

posted 2015-06-22 05:05 by WHBY

More road work starting on I-41

Another road project starts today on I-41 in the Appleton area. For several weeks, crews have been working on a project that spans from the College Avenue interchange to Breezewood Lane in Neenah. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says other crews are…

posted 2015-06-22 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton woman drowns in quarry

A young woman from Appleton drowned over the weekend, in Waushara County. Eighteen-year-old Alaya HuaChee Lo was swimming in the Redgranite Quarry, around 6 p.m. last Friday. Divers found her in the water, nearly an hour later.

posted 2015-06-22 05:03 by WHBY

'Business as usual' at Fox Banquets

The decision by Appleton's city council last week means business will continue for a company that's located on what was the preferred site of a new library. Fox Banquets and Trinity Lutheran Church agreed to a deal with the city,…

posted 2015-06-22 05:02 by WHBY

Hwy. 45 project set for N.L. area

A construction project is starting on Highway 45 in the New London area. The DOT plans to close a stretch of the highway, between Highways 15 and D, from 9 a.m. today, until midnight on Wednesday. Drivers will also see…

posted 2015-06-22 05:01 by WHBY

G.B. lift bridge upgrades set for 2016

Three lift bridges in downtown Green Bay are in line for some improvements next year. The DOT is holding a meeting early this afternoon, to let people know what's going on. Project manager Andy Fulcer says they're the Main, Walnut,…

posted 2015-06-22 05:00 by WHBY

2015-06-21

Brewers wrap road trip with tough loss

The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up a rocky series in Colorado losing the rubber game against the Rockies, 10-4 on Sunday. The Crew jumped out to an early lead after an RBI single by Hernan Perez in the second inning scored…

posted 2015-06-21 18:37:45 by WHBY

2015-06-19

Tuberculosis case reported in Appleton

There's a case of tuberculosis in Appleton. City public health officer Kurt Eggebrecht says they're working to identify people who had contact with the patient over the last several months. He says the disease spreads through germs that are shared…

posted 2015-06-19 15:30 by WHBY

Coolidge elementary in online contest

An elementary school in Neenah is trying to win a grant to help pay for a playground upgrade. Coolidge elementary is one of 10 finalists in a nationwide online contest. Principal April Keepers says if they're among the top five…

posted 2015-06-19 15:04 by WHBY

Library decision could change scope of ramp plan

Appleton's mayor says the decision on the proposed site for a library in downtown Appleton doesn't impact the need to replace the Soldiers Square parking ramp. The city council voted not to buy the Trinity Lutheran Church and Fox Banquets…

posted 2015-06-19 13:05 by WHBY

Lambeau concert provides economic boost

A country show at Lambeau Field tomorrow night could pump more than $5 million into the local economy. Brad Toll of the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau says that's similar to the economic impact the last time that…

posted 2015-06-19 13:04 by WHBY

Walker hedging on announcement timing

Governor Walker is no longer committed to waiting until the state budget is finished to announce whether he'll run for president. Walker has been saying for months that he won't make his decision public, until after he signs the budget.…

posted 2015-06-19 13:03 by WHBY

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