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2014-07-18

Project SEARCH expanding to G.B.

A program that helps young people with disabilities is expanding to more parts of the state, including Green Bay. St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton was one of the first in Wisconsin to participate in Project SEARCH. Now, ASPIRO will connect…

posted 2014-07-18 05:00 by WHBY

LU starting community music project

Lawrence University is trying to expose more people in the community to classical music, through a new program. Assistant music professor Michael Mizrahi is involved with a New York City-based group called Decoda. He says they're going to hold a…

posted 2014-07-18 04:59 by WHBY

Town of Menasha hosts 'safety night'

Police officers, firefighters, and first responders had a chance to talk with families yesterday in the town of Menasha. Town officials hosted the annual Summer Safety Night at the municipal complex. Police officer Jason Weber says it's a way to…

posted 2014-07-18 04:58 by WHBY

2014-07-17

Sheriff's dept. quiet about heroin case

The Brown County sheriff's department is remaining tight-lipped about a large heroin case. Authorities say they can't comment, because of a court order. About 10 people were in court yesterday afternoon, on various drug-related charges. The bust is being called…

posted 2014-07-17 13:05 by WHBY

New Packers Pro Shop opens

Packers fans lined up at Lambeau Field this morning to be among the first to check out the new Packers Pro Shop. The store opened today. Kate Hogan is the team's director of retail operations, and she says they have…

posted 2014-07-17 13:04 by WHBY

Wills can include 'digital footprints'

Estate planners are starting to think a little more about how people want to handle their digital footprint, once they're gone. The federal Uniform Law Commission endorsed a plan yesterday to give loved ones access to, but not control of,…

posted 2014-07-17 13:03 by WHBY

Small businesses more optimistic

A monthly survey of small businesses in the state shows increased on economic issues, other than health insurance. Bill Smith is the director of the Wisconsin Federation of Independent Business. He says it's the best report in seven years, and…

posted 2014-07-17 13:02 by WHBY

Work to start soon on Appleton skate park

Appleton's first skate park should start taking shape soon. The city council signed off on a contract to build the facility, at Telulah Park. Miron Construction had the lowest bid, at around $230,000. Ald. Chris Croatt is the chair of…

posted 2014-07-17 13:01 by WHBY

Big heroin bust in Brown Co.

About 10 people are in custody for what's being called the largest heroin case, in Brown County history. Investigators have been focusing on the drug in recent years because of a big increase in overdose deaths. Prosecutors believe one of…

posted 2014-07-17 05:05 by WHBY

Future of proposed Walmart site unknown

The owner of the proposed Walmart site in downtown Green Bay will look at different options, if the retailer isn't interested in it anymore. The city council denied Walmart's request to rezone the Larsen Green property earlier this week, on…

posted 2014-07-17 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton tweaks assessments for new streets

Appleton's city council has more decisions to make on the special assessment issue, but one piece of the puzzle is in place. Members approved some changes to the assessment policy for new subdivisions, last night. Ald. Peter Stueck says they…

posted 2014-07-17 05:03 by WHBY

City won't allow free parking for Mile of Music

People will still have to pay to park at meters, in downtown Appleton, during the Mile of Music festival. The city council voted 9-2 against a proposal to stop parking attendants from writing tickets throughout the four-day event. Ald. Jeff…

posted 2014-07-17 05:02 by WHBY

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