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2015-10-12

Deer rescued from Kaukauna power canal

Kaukauna firefighters helped pull a deer from the power canal in the city. Assistant Chief Chad Gerrits says they got a call that a deer was in the water, and they worked with Kaukauna Utilities to temporarily shut down the…

posted 2015-10-12 13:00 by WHBY

Group gathers to save Erb Pool

Several days after Appleton's mayor proposed replacing Erb Pool, community members gathered yesterday afternoon in hopes of saving it. About 100 people rallied in Erb Park. Mayor Tim Hanna's budget calls for tearing down the pool, and building a splash…

posted 2015-10-12 05:05 by WHBY

Menasha mayor not giving up on lot

A city council vote won't end an effort by Menasha's leader to buy part of the former Germania Hall parking lot. Last week, the council failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to spend $290,000 this year for 72 stalls…

posted 2015-10-12 05:04 by WHBY

Heating prices expected to drop

Heating bills are expected to be lower over the winter. A report from the American Gas Association shows the price of natural gas is expected to be down 5.2 percent in Wisconsin. Bruce McDowell is the group's managing director, and…

posted 2015-10-12 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna to look at future of Bayorgean Field

The Kaukauna high school football team is leaving its longtime home, after this season, and city officials will have to decide the future of the field. Doty Bayorgeon Field has been the home of the Galloping Ghosts since 1963. The…

posted 2015-10-12 05:02 by WHBY

Group hopes to bring back wolf hunt

In recent years, mid-October marked the start of the wolf hunt in Wisconsin, but a ruling by a federal judge means the animals don't have to worry about being shot or trapped this year. Wisconsin Wildlife Federation director George Meyer…

posted 2015-10-12 05:01 by WHBY

2015-10-09

Walker appoints Bradley to high court

Governor Walker picked a conservative-backed candidate in next spring's state Supreme Court election to join the court now. Appellate Judge Rebecca Bradley will complete the rest of the term of the late Justice Patrick Crooks. Walker's appointment was widely expected.…

posted 2015-10-09 13:05 by WHBY

Hwy. CE roundabout finished

Months of construction will come to an end, on Highway CE, east of Appleton. Crews are finishing their work today, on a roundabout, at the intersection of CE and Eisenhower Drive. Paul Sponholz  is the field operations manager, for the…

posted 2015-10-09 13:04 by WHBY

Group encouraging healthy pantry donations

Members of a Brown County health initiative are asking people to donate healthy food, during the annual Boy Scouts food drive. Scouts will be distributing bags tomorrow, and they'll pick them up, on October 17. Stephanie Lazzari is a dietician…

posted 2015-10-09 13:03 by WHBY

Football tradition ending in Kaukauna

An era for high school football will come to an end tonight, in Kaukauna. The team will pay its final game at Doty Bayorgeon Field. The school district is building its own stadium, on the high school grounds. Sup. Mark…

posted 2015-10-09 13:02 by WHBY

Race for a Reason moves to WIR

A fundraiser for mental health care in the Fox Cities and Oshkosh is moving to a new venue. Race For a Reason will be at Wisconsin International Raceway in Kaukauna tomorrow. The mini Grand Prix-style races were held in the…

posted 2015-10-09 13:01 by WHBY

Budget calls for picking library site

There's funding in next year's proposed city budget to help pick a site for a new Appleton Public Library. Mayor Tim Hanna put $500,000 into his plan, to cover the cost of property appraisals and design fees. Library director Colleen…

posted 2015-10-09 05:05 by WHBY

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