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2015-10-01

4-yr-old killed in FdL Co. crash

A four-year-old girl was killed in a crash, in northern Fond du Lac County, yesterday afternoon. Addison Nye of Elkhart Lake was riding with a 19-year-old Kiel woman, in the town of Calumet, east of Lake Winnebago. Capt. Rick Olig…

posted 2015-10-01 15:01 by WHBY

Woman gets 1 yr in jail for OWI death

A woman convicted of killing an 18-year-old man in a drunk driving crash will spend one year in jail. A Waupaca County judge handed down that sentence yesterday to 40-year-old Heather Schmidt of New London. Court records say she crossed…

posted 2015-10-01 05:05 by WHBY

Poll: Walker's approval rating slips

Governor Walker's approval rating fell slightly, after he dropped out of the presidential race last week. A Marquette University Law School poll shows 37 percent approve of the job Walker is doing. That's down from 39 percent in August, and…

posted 2015-10-01 05:04 by WHBY

Local leaders weigh in on road delays

The delay of two large road projects in the area won't only be a headache for drivers. The leaders of the town of Menasha and Hortonville are raising issues about the impact on economic growth. The DOT is extending the…

posted 2015-10-01 05:03 by WHBY

UW System holding forum at UW-Osh

UW-Oshkosh is the latest stop for a panel of UW System officials, while they update their strategic plan. Tom Grogan is an assistant to the chancellor at UW-Oshkosh. He says the hearing runs from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., at…

posted 2015-10-01 05:01 by WHBY

2015-09-30

Lawmakers react to DOT project delays

Two local lawmakers are responding to the DOT's plans to delay two major Fox Valley road projects. The agency announced yesterday, that an $800 million cut in the road project budget is forcing delays to the Highway 10-441 project, and…

posted 2015-09-30 13:05 by WHBY

Howard home damaged in fire

A Howard family is safe after a garage fire spread to their home early this morning. Fire chief Steve DeValk says neighbors woke the family in the 1300 block of Portside Lane, around 5:30 a.m. to tell them their garage…

posted 2015-09-30 13:04 by WHBY

Brown Co. Lambeau sales tax ends today

A special sales tax to help pay for renovations at Lambeau Field ends today, after about five years. Dale Knapp is a researcher for the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. He says even though the half-cent tax generated tens of millions of…

posted 2015-09-30 13:03 by WHBY

Donations coming in for trail loop bridges

Donations are coming in for a pair of trestle bridges, that will complete a trail loop around the southern end of Little Lake Butte des Morts. Amy Barker of Future Neenah announced today that Community First Credit Union is chipping…

posted 2015-09-30 13:02 by WHBY

ThedaCare holds community breakfast

The two largest hospitals in the ThedaCare system are preparing for a big change next year. During the healthcare provider's annual community breakfast this morning, officials talked about the importance of having the ThedaCare name on the system's buildings. Paula…

posted 2015-09-30 13:01 by WHBY

De Pere schools join home program

The De Pere school district is joining Green Bay schools and several nonprofit agencies to help build and renovate area homes. For the past three years, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay Habitat for Humanity and the Brown County Home…

posted 2015-09-30 13:00 by WHBY

Council holds closed meeting on expo center

There's been a lot of behind-the-scenes work in the last few months on the proposed expo center in downtown Appleton. The city council held a closed-door meeting last night to go over the latest financing plan, and a possible management…

posted 2015-09-30 05:04 by WHBY

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