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2014-07-17

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

Menasha Lock closed 4-6 weeks

The Fox River Navigational System Authority says it will take about a month to repair the Menasha Lock. That lock closed earlier this month, after a hinge pin on one of the lock doors broke. Chief operating officer Bob Stark…

posted 2014-07-17 05:01 by WHBY

Bombing drill set at Camp Randall Stadium

First responders from the federal, state, and local levels will find out today if they're prepared to deal with a large scale bombing. They're holding a drill this morning, at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. UW-Madison police department spokesman Marc…

posted 2014-07-17 05:00 by WHBY

2014-07-16

Opposition group reacts to Walmart vote

The latest push by Walmart to build a Supercenter in downtown Green Bay is over, and a leader of an opposition group is hopeful it's the last proposal from the retailer. The city council voted down Walmart's rezoning request, early…

posted 2014-07-16 13:05 by WHBY

Local advocate reacts to BadgerCare numbers

Governor Walker's administration says more than 60 percent of the people who lost BadgerCare coverage earlier this year, did not buy an insurance policy through the federal exchanges. About 63,000 people were kicked out of the state program. Trish Sarvela…

posted 2014-07-16 13:04 by WHBY

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