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2015-10-19

Home sales climb in Sept.

Last month was another good one for the state's housing market. Economist David Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales were up just over 11 percent. They jumped almost 14 percent in the northeast region. Median prices fell 2-1/2 percent…

posted 2015-10-19 13:00 by WHBY

Chief: Body cameras a valuable tool

Appleton's "top cop" says the department's new body cameras are becoming a valuable tool for officers. Chief Todd Thomas says they can make a big difference when someone files a complaint about an officer's "use of force." He says in…

posted 2015-10-19 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton K-9 officer wins state award

The Appleton police department has the top K-9 officer in the state. The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handlers Association recently gave its Handler of the Year award to Officer Jeremy Haney. His K-9 partner is Jico. Appleton Lt. Gary Lewis…

posted 2015-10-19 05:04 by WHBY

Growing season over, good year for farmers

Good weather and a dry fall led to a great year in the fields for many farmers. The growing season ended over the weekend, after a couple of overnight freezes. Zen Miller of the Outagamie County UW-Extension office says farmers…

posted 2015-10-19 05:03 by WHBY

Deer population stronger in southern Wis.

Deer hunters should have better luck in southern Wisconsin this fall than "up north." Wisconsin Wildlife Federation President George Meyer says that's where recent rough winters, and predators, have taken a toll. He says the maturing forests in northern Wisconsin…

posted 2015-10-19 05:02 by WHBY

Drivers getting used to Hwy. CE roundabout

It's been just over a week since a roundabout opened east of Appleton, and so far, drivers are handling it well. Lt. Terry Hammen of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says there have only been a handful of crashes at…

posted 2015-10-19 05:01 by WHBY

Neighbor spots garage fire, uses garden hose

A neighbor spotted a garage fire next door on Appleton's south side yesterday afternoon, and started spraying the flames using a garden hose. The fire department says crews went to the 400 block of W. Foster Street around 1:30 p.m.,…

posted 2015-10-19 05:00 by WHBY

2015-10-16

Apartments damaged in G.C. fire

Half of the roof of a Grand Chute apartment building collapsed because of a fire this afternoon. Crews went to the Park View Estates, at the corner of Tri-Park Court and Brewster Street, just after 3 p.m. Division Chief Matt…

posted 2015-10-16 19:01:29 by WHBY

Shooting victim able to talk with police

The victim of a shooting in Oshkosh told police the suspect approached him outside of a bar, and tried to rob him before pulling the trigger. That's according to Officer Joe Nichols. He says officers were able to talk with…

posted 2015-10-16 13:05 by WHBY

Local leaders weigh in on expo center

About two dozen local government officials from around the Fox Cities were at last night's meeting on the proposed expo center. Grand Chute town chair Dave Schowalter says he has questions about the possible room tax increase, and the cost…

posted 2015-10-16 13:04 by WHBY

Walker vows to repay campaign debts

Governor Walker says he'll pay off his presidential campaign debts, but it could take a little time. A campaign finance report shows that Walker raised nearly $7.5 million during his campaign. He still has about $1 million on hand, but…

posted 2015-10-16 13:03 by WHBY

Dog's actions keep house fire from spreading

Town of Menasha police say it appears a dog broke a window, to get out of a house and try to draw attention to a fire on the stove. Officer Jason Weber says water department crews were making repairs in…

posted 2015-10-16 13:02 by WHBY

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