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2016-06-24

Cayer charged in Hobart double murder

Brown County prosecutors are charging a 26-year-old Ashwaubenon man in a double murder in Hobart. Jacob Cayer faces two counts of first-degree intentional homicide for the stabbing deaths of 25-year-old Sabrina Teague, and 63-year-old Heesun Teague. Prosecutors also charged him…

posted 2016-06-24 15:30 by WHBY

Police looking for City Park flower thief

Dozens of flowers are missing from Appleton's City Park, and officials are trying to find the "petal poacher." Deputy parks director Tom Flick says someone took a handful of them last year, but they figured it was a one-time thing.…

posted 2016-06-24 13:05 by WHBY

Report details public school, voucher funding

Public schools in the state are getting about $200 less per student, five years after Governor Walker took office. Democratic Sen. Janet Bewley of Ashland asked the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau to crunch the numbers. She says over that same…

posted 2016-06-24 13:04 by WHBY

Germania Hall to become Hmong Union Hall

Downtown Menasha's Germania Hall will become a funeral home. Kor Xiong is a co-owner of Hmong Union Hall. He says Hmong funerals are large events, spread out over four days. He says they usually draw about 1,000 people. Xiong says they're…

posted 2016-06-24 13:03 by WHBY

Darboy holding annual Chickenfest

If you're feeling like a chicken dinner this weekend, there will be plenty available in Darboy. Chickenfest started last night, and it runs through tomorrow. Organizer R.J. Foster says they have plenty of rides, games, and bands, but the main…

posted 2016-06-24 13:02 by WHBY

Miron trying to get women into industry

A local construction company is trying to get more women involved in the industry. Miron Construction is hosting a "Build Like a Girl" event today. Project manager Amanda Manteufel says about 30 seventh through 10th graders are participating. She says they…

posted 2016-06-24 13:01 by WHBY

ThedaCare leader talks about site search

ThedaCare might buy a site for a potential regional hospital this year, but an executive says that wouldn't mean that the project is a done deal. Dr. Greg Long is the chief medical officer. He says a location would need…

posted 2016-06-24 05:05 by WHBY

LU prof reacts to photo ruling on Bradley

The Marines are making it official, that Appleton's John Bradley was not in the iconic World War II photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Lawrence University history professor Jerry Podair says it's disappointing, but it doesn't make Bradley…

posted 2016-06-24 05:04 by WHBY

Company to replace fuel pipeline to G.B.

Companies will have to continue shipping fuel to northeast Wisconsin, over-the-road, for at least two years. Rep. John Macco says the West Shore Pipe Line Company will replace its fuel pipeline, between Milwaukee and Green Bay. It was shut down…

posted 2016-06-24 05:04 by WHBY

More people using warming shelter

More people used a local homeless shelter last year, than in 2014. Fox Valley Warming Shelter executive director Scott Peeples presented the non-profit's annual report to the community yesterday. He says they served an average of 53 people, each night,…

posted 2016-06-24 05:03 by WHBY

Schmitt weighs in on Zippin Pippin closure

It will be at least two weeks before the Zippin Pippin will be up-and-running again. Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt doesn't think that will have a big effect on crowds at Bay Beach. He says the popular roller coaster wasn't…

posted 2016-06-24 05:01 by WHBY

2016-06-23

ThedaCare addresses country club rumors

ThedaCare officials are confirming that a country club along I-41 is a possible site for a new regional hospital. There have been rumors floating around the community for weeks that ThedaCare was at least looking at Butte des Morts Country…

posted 2016-06-23 13:05 by WHBY

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