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2015-07-06

CEO non-committal on Humana impact

The CEO of the company that's buying the largest employer in the Green Bay area says that things will stay as is, for now. Aetna Insurance is buying Humana for $37 billion. The company announced the sale last Friday. About…

posted 2015-07-06 13:05 by WHBY

Streckenbach reacts to Humana sale

A top official in Brown County is weighing in on the upcoming sale of Humana. County Executive Troy Streckenbach says there would be a severe impact, if Aetna decided to relocate the workers. He says being the largest employer in…

posted 2015-07-06 13:04 by WHBY

17-yr-old arrested for Appleton attack on jogger

Appleton police believe a 17-year-old boy attacked a jogger over the weekend. Milan Stewart was arrested last Saturday night on a series of preliminary charges. They include second-degree reckless endangerment, strangulation, and substantial battery. Police say a woman was running…

posted 2015-07-06 13:03 by WHBY

GOP senators weigh in on open records

A proposal to severely limit the state's open records law drew a lot of outrage over the holiday weekend, before Republican leaders pulled an about-face. Two GOP senators from northeast Wisconsin say they wouldn't vote for the budget, if the…

posted 2015-07-06 13:02 by WHBY

Dems call for changes in state budget

With the state budget debate set to start before the entire Legislature this week, some local Democratic lawmakers are laying out their concerns with the plan. Rep. Amanda Stuck of Appleton says Republicans are pushing long-term care changes that would…

posted 2015-07-06 13:01 by WHBY

Ramp at Hwy. 10-441 interchange shutting down

Drivers on I-41 South will have to find a different way, if they want to get onto Highway 10 West. The DOT is shutting down that busy ramp for about a month, as part of the Highway 10-441 project. Project…

posted 2015-07-06 13:00 by WHBY

Black Creek woman victim of cycle crash

A 57-year-old Black Creek woman died over the weekend in a motorcycle accident in Outagamie County. The sheriff's department says Barbara Wilson hit a car on Highway 54, just before noon last Friday. Investigators say the driver of the car…

posted 2015-07-06 12:59 by WHBY

Sheriff describes Dodge Co. crash

The sheriff in Dodge County says he's never quite seen anything like yesterday's bad accident on Highway 151. Thirty-three-year-old Amy Galica of Oshkosh lost control of her vehicle, went through the median, and hit an oncoming car. Her car was…

posted 2015-07-06 12:58 by WHBY

Alderman wants to look at city structure

There's a formal proposal to possibly change the city of Appleton's form of government. The mayor is currently the CEO, and there are elections for the job every four years. Ald. Ed Baranowski wants to study other possibilities, including a…

posted 2015-07-06 05:05 by WHBY

Hortonville leader hopes bypass not delayed

Several road projects across the state will be delayed because of the state budget, and one of them could be the Highway 15 bypass of Hortonville. Village President Traci Martens says the village wants the bypass, because it's hurting businesses.…

posted 2015-07-06 05:04 by WHBY

Mile of Music looking for volunteers

It's one month to the day from the Mile of Music festival, and organizers are recruiting volunteers to help put it on. Co-founder Dave Willems says they hope more than 300 people will pitch in. He says the shifts range…

posted 2015-07-06 05:03 by WHBY

Homeless advocates update website

The Fox Cities Housing Coalition has a new tool to help homeless people find the help they need to find a permanent place to live. A group from J.J. Keller redesigned the non-profit's website. Coalition president Chris Lashock says the…

posted 2015-07-06 05:01 by WHBY

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