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2015-07-21

New Kaukauna City Hall taking shape

Crews are moving along with their work on Kaukauna's new City Hall. Mayor Gene Rosin says they had been spending their time on infrastructure projects, and putting the footing of the building in place. Many of the city departments, including…

posted 2015-07-21 15:00 by WHBY

State ranks 13th for well-being of kids

A group is ranking Wisconsin 13th in the country for the overall well-being of children. The Annie E. Casey Foundation puts together a Kids Count survey every year. The organization's Laura Speer says the state was 10th in the economic…

posted 2015-07-21 14:59 by WHBY

City looks at options for drinking in parks

Some Appleton parks are becoming hangouts for heavy-drinking homeless people, and city officials are considering options to handle the problem. Police Chief Todd Thomas wants to ban alcohol in parks without a city permit. Ald. Chris Croatt says they need…

posted 2015-07-21 05:05 by WHBY

Hotel owner talks expo center, upgrades

About two months after he bought the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton, the new owner stopped in town yesterday. Joe Gillespie is with the Florida-based Inner Circle Investments. He met with Mayor Tim Hanna to talk about a…

posted 2015-07-21 05:04 by WHBY

Snyder suspected of 9 bank robberies

The FBI was looking for a bank robber who shot and killed a state trooper in Fond du Lac. Thirty-eight-year-old Steven Snyder was connected to at least nine robberies in the Midwest, through DNA evidence. He killed Trooper Trevor Casper…

posted 2015-07-21 05:03 by WHBY

Search on hold for G.C. doctor

There aren't any more plans to search for a missing Grand Chute doctor in Door County. Sixty-three-year-old Dr. Jeffrey Whiteside was last seen on June 30, in Ephraim. He reportedly left after an argument with his wife. Chief Deputy Pat…

posted 2015-07-21 05:02 by WHBY

B-52 Stratofortress debuts on EAA grounds

The biggest plane in the Boeing Plaza at the EAA AirVenture this year is also a first-time visitor to the event. First Lt. Edward Rowe is a crew member for the B-52 Stratofortress. He says it's the Air Force's top…

posted 2015-07-21 05:01 by WHBY

Walker eyes options for bad WEDC loans

Governor Walker wants to take action against companies that misrepresent themselves to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. He's responding to recent reports of two bad loans that were made by the troubled agency. Walker says the state should look into…

posted 2015-07-21 05:00 by WHBY

2015-07-20

Walker signs 20-week abortion ban

Governor Walker is banning abortions in Wisconsin after 20 weeks. He signed a bill into law this morning in Oshkosh. He was at Fox Valley Technical College for a Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation meeting. Walker points to some medical experts,…

posted 2015-07-20 13:05 by WHBY

Teen pleads not guilty in deadly crash

An 18-year-old Clintonville man was back in Shawano County court this morning in connection with a crash that left three of his friends dead. Ryan Swadner entered not guilty pleas to 11 charges this morning, in the deaths of three…

posted 2015-07-20 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. Metro fire dept. earns high rating

The Green Bay Metro fire department is the first in the state to reach a very high standard. The Insurance Service Office upgraded the department to a Class One Community. That's the group's highest ranking. There are only 132 departments…

posted 2015-07-20 13:03 by WHBY

Mile of Music schedule being released

Music lovers will be able to see when and where people will be performing at this year's Mile of Music festival. The schedule will be posted on the event website later today. Co-founder Dave Willems says they over 200 artists…

posted 2015-07-20 13:02 by WHBY

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