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2016-04-06

Appleton's Hanna wins 6th term

Tim Hanna has been Appleton's mayor for the past 20 years, and he earned a sixth four-year term in yesterday's election. He defeated challenger Josh Dukelow 64-to-36 percent. Hanna says he's looking forward to seeing the expo center become a…

posted 2016-04-06 05:05 by WHBY

-- Local election results

Democratic presidential primary Bernie Sanders ** Hillary Clinton Republican presidential primary Ted Cruz ** Donald Trump John Kasich State Supreme Court Rebecca Bradley (I) ** JoAnne Kloppenburg Appleton mayor Tim Hanna (I)  64% ** Josh Dukelow   36% Menasha mayor Don…

posted 2016-04-06 05:04 by WHBY

Merkes wins in Menasha

Voters in Menasha decided to keep their mayor in office. Mayor Don Merkes will stay in office for another four years. He won a third term, over former alderman Chris Klein, 53-to-47 percent. Merkes picked up about 300 more votes…

posted 2016-04-06 05:03 by WHBY

Rosin re-elected in Kaukauna

Kaukauna's mayor is staying for another term. Incumbent Mayor Gene Rosin won his re-election bid, 53-to-47 percent, over Marty DeCoster. Rosin says he's very humbled that people stood behind him. He says there are some exciting projects that he's working…

posted 2016-04-06 05:02 by WHBY

Bradley staying on high court

The new member of the state Supreme Court will be sticking around for a while. Voters elected Justice Rebecca Bradley to a 10-year term, over state appeals court Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg. Bradley's writings for the Marquette University newspaper, over 20…

posted 2016-04-06 05:01 by WHBY

Part of the town of Menasha will be a village

Voters on the west side of the town of Menasha voted overwhelmingly to incorporate into the village of Fox Crossing. They approved a referendum to make the change by an 86-to-14 percent margin. Town Chair Dale Youngquist says once Fox…

posted 2016-04-06 05:00 by WHBY

Voters give Oshkosh schools more money

The Oshkosh school district will have more money to help cover operations and maintenance costs. About 60 percent supported a referendum that asked for $4 million a year, for seven years. School district officials threatened significant cuts, if the funding…

posted 2016-04-06 04:59 by WHBY

Winneconne high school to expand

Voters in the Winneconne school district approved a pair of referendum questions yesterday. One asked for $12.5 million for more classroom space, and an auditorium. The other provides $240,000 a year, to pay for operating and maintaining the new space.…

posted 2016-04-06 04:58 by WHBY

2016-04-05

Work starting on Titletown District hotel

Work started this afternoon on the first project in the Green Bay Packers' Titletown District. Officials broke ground on the Lodge Kohler hotel. It will be along Ridge Road, across the street from Lambeau Field. Packers President Mark Murphy says…

posted 2016-04-05 15:00 by WHBY

G.B. police search for shooting suspects

Green Bay police say they're now looking for a pair of suspects in a weekend murder, and both men have changed their appearance. Twenty-five-year-old Ricardo Gomez was shot Saturday evening, at a house in the 1100 block of Day Street.…

posted 2016-04-05 13:05 by WHBY

Big turnout expected for election

Voters in today's election are dealing with some lines. In Appleton, city clerk Kami Lynch predicted a 50 percent turnout, but it's trending much higher. City officials say they were already at nearly 29 percent at noon, and they expect…

posted 2016-04-05 13:04 by WHBY

Man arrested for Appleton robbery

A Neenah man is in custody for an Appleton armed robbery. Sgt. Dave Lund says investigators believe 35-year-old Ben Stoveken went into Gunderson Cleaners, in the 200 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue, last Friday. He says the suspect threatened a…

posted 2016-04-05 13:03 by WHBY

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