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2015-07-16

Woman arrested for stealing from booster club

Police are recommending just over two dozen charges, against a former treasurer for the Kimberly Papermaker booster club. Fox Valley Metro police officer Michael Lambie says they started investigating missing money, in the spring. Police arrested former treasurer Carrie Kluge,…

posted 2015-07-16 13:04 by WHBY

Assembly to take time on Bucks arena

A top Republican in the Assembly says they're going to take some time with the proposed Milwaukee Bucks arena deal. Rep. Jim Steineke of Vandenbroek is the Assembly majority leader. He says they need to sit down with Democrats next…

posted 2015-07-16 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton reverses vote on cell tower

A cell phone tower project on Appleton's westside will move forward, two weeks after the city council took a stance against the state's rules. Verizon Wireless is proposing a 100-foot tower in the 1600 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue. The…

posted 2015-07-16 13:02 by WHBY

Vic Ferrari symphony concert rescheduled

Tonight's free concert in Appleton, featuring Vic Ferrari and a symphony orchestra, will be rescheduled, because of weather. The show in Jones Park is the highlight of this year's Thursday night concert series, in the downtown. Appleton Downtown Incorporated executive…

posted 2015-07-16 13:01 by WHBY

Police arrest woman for baby's death

Police in Fond du Lac are asking prosecutors to charge a 23-year-old Illinois woman, for the death of a 14-month-old child. Assistant police chief Steve Klein says an autopsy shows the boy died from significant injuries. He didn't reveal how…

posted 2015-07-16 13:00 by WHBY

Bellin offers extra training for half marathon

Bellin is holding its first Women's Half Marathon this fall, and organizers are trying to help participants get ready. Race director Linda Maxwell says they added Wednesday morning training runs to go along with their typical Saturday morning runs. As…

posted 2015-07-16 12:59 by WHBY

Appleton won't study other gov't setups

A push to study changing the city of Appleton's government setup came to an end last night, on a close vote. The city council voted 7-to-6 to drop the idea. The proposal would have looked into a city manager or…

posted 2015-07-16 05:04 by WHBY

Senate OKs Bucks arena deal

The Senate easily passed a funding plan for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena yesterday. The vote was 21-to-10. Under the $500 million plan, the state would pitch in $55 million dollars. With interest, it would come to $4 million a…

posted 2015-07-16 05:03 by WHBY

Werner Electric project reaches milestone

Werner Electric hit a milestone yesterday, with the work on its new headquarters and distribution facility in Grand Chute. Vice president of operations Craig Wiedemeier says construction crews installed the final steel beam on the building. The development is near the…

posted 2015-07-16 05:02 by WHBY

2015-07-15

Appleton man charged with G.B. murder

An Appleton man is charged with killing a Green Bay woman, in what police are calling a drug deal gone bad. Thirty-nine-year-old Krystal Torres-Smith was found shot to death in an SUV, near Lambeau Cottage, on the UW-Green Bay campus,…

posted 2015-07-15 20:05 by WHBY

Formal charges filed in potent heroin case

A man accused of selling a very potent batch of heroin in Appleton is now facing criminal charges. Court records say 22-year-old Dewayne Farris got the heroin in Chicago last weekend, and police believe it caused six overdoses in an…

posted 2015-07-15 20:04 by WHBY

UW-GB murder suspect to appear in court

The suspect in a murder on the UW-Green Bay campus is expected in court this afternoon. The 26-year-old man was arrested, three days after 39-year-old Krystal Torres-Smith was found dead, in Communiversity Park. She was in an SUV on the…

posted 2015-07-15 13:05 by WHBY

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