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2016-04-25

Office building fire causes $150K in damage

An office building caught fire on Appleton's northeast side over the weekend. Damage is estimated at $150,000. The sprinkler system started going off at the Epiphany-Rose building, a little before noon on Saturday. The building is in the 4200 block…

posted 2016-04-25 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-23

Baldwin, Nygren talk about opiates in G.B.

The state's Democratic U.S. Senator was in Green Bay yesterday to talk about heroin and opiate prescription drug problems. Sen. Tammy Baldwin held a roundtable discussion on the issue at the Brown County Library branch on the city's westside. Republican…

posted 2016-04-23 07:05 by WHBY

Johnson speaks out about regulations

A federal lawmaker is speaking out about the impact federal environmental laws are having on Wisconsin businesses. Sen. Ron Johnson visited a De Pere paper mill yesterday. He says one air pollution regulation is costing a mill about $5 million,…

posted 2016-04-23 07:04 by WHBY

Ribble might appear on '60 Minutes'

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin might make his debut on "60 Minutes" tomorrow. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood was interviewed for the well-known TV show a couple of months ago. He says campaign fundraising was the topic. Ribble says…

posted 2016-04-23 07:03 by WHBY

2016-04-22

Prince's music a hot item at record store

People are talking a lot about Prince and his legacy, and they're also buying his music. An Appleton record store sold more of his CDs over the past two days than it typically would in a year. The Exclusive Company…

posted 2016-04-22 13:05 by WHBY

Man charged for G.B. student medication thefts

The man accused of stealing prescription drugs from eight Green Bay elementary schools now faces formal charges. Brown County prosecutors filed misdemeanor theft and drug possession charges against 25-year-old Cameron Drake. Investigators say the Suamico man worked as a groundskeeper…

posted 2016-04-22 13:04 by WHBY

Teen honored for suicide prevention work

A 17-year-old girl's work to prevent suicide is gaining attention. Katrina Mazier of Appleton won the Fox Cities Youth Alliance Award from the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin. The senior at Appleton Xavier high school says she tried to…

posted 2016-04-22 13:03 by WHBY

Young Professionals Week kicking off

A group is holding 15 events over the next week, geared toward Young Professionals. Adrienne Palm is the director of the Pulse Young Professionals Network, through the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. She says they don't want to exclude older…

posted 2016-04-22 13:02 by WHBY

Stone Celler going 'green'

A brewery near downtown Appleton will soon get all of its power from a wind energy producer. Stone Cellar Brewpub brewmaster Steve Lonsway made the announcement, to celebrate Earth Day. He says they signed a contract with Arcadia Power. Lonsway…

posted 2016-04-22 13:01 by WHBY

UW-Osh students offering free classes

A series of free classes at UW-Oshkosh's Sage Hall will help people learn more about the world around them, and how to live a more "green" life. Laura Hartman is the advisor of an environmental club on campus. She says…

posted 2016-04-22 13:00 by WHBY

PAC releases education series lineup

The next education series at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will feature 15 productions or musical groups. The daytime performances bring about 23,000 students to downtown Appleton, throughout the school year. The PAC's Amy Gosz says the events cater…

posted 2016-04-22 06:00 by WHBY

Appleton North teacher focuses on Earth Day

Appleton North high school students have been learning about the world around them this week, as part of a teacher's Earth Day observance. Jamie Sadogierski teaches environmental science. She invited all of the students in science classes, as well as…

posted 2016-04-22 05:04 by WHBY

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