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2015-03-27

Kimberly looking for growth along Hwy. CE

More development could be coming along a stretch of Highway CE, in Kimberly. Village administrator Adam Hammatt says they want to make some more infrastructure improvements, in the area west of the Railroad Street intersection. He says the village created…

posted 2015-03-27 05:03 by WHBY

KI Convention Center work progressing

The renovated and expanded KI Convention Center should be open by September, and officials got to see the progress yesterday. Brad Toll is the head of the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau. He says the $24 million project…

posted 2015-03-27 05:02 by WHBY

Fund set up in memory of G.C. firefighter

A new fund at the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is meant to keep the memory of a former Grand Chute firefighter alive. Twenty-nine-year-old Jesse Pickett was killed in a car accident in 2013. His family recently started…

posted 2015-03-27 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-26

Funeral arrangements set for Casper

The funeral arrangements are in place for a state trooper. The service for 21-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper will be on Sunday, at 5 p.m., at Kiel high school. Visitation will be from noon until 4:45 p.m., at the school. Casper…

posted 2015-03-26 17:00 by WHBY

Hanna: Appleton a leader on body cameras

Appleton police want to get body cameras for every officer on the street, and Mayor Tim Hanna says that would make the city a leader in the state. The department has a tentative five-year deal with the company Taser, to…

posted 2015-03-26 13:05 by WHBY

Proposed SeniorCare change 'dead'

A leading Republican says there isn't enough support for Governor Walker's proposed changes to SeniorCare. The governor wants seniors to sign up for federal Medicare Part D benefits first. Rep. John Nygren is a co-chair of the Legislature's budget committee.…

posted 2015-03-26 13:04 by WHBY

Population up in 3 Fox Valley counties

Almost half of the counties in the state saw a decline in their population last year, but that wasn't the case for three of the four in the Fox Valley region. Outagamie County had a 1 percent increase, and that…

posted 2015-03-26 13:03 by WHBY

DNR considering northern Wis. walleye limits

The DNR wants to put permanent walleye bag limits in place, for some northern Wisconsin lakes. Each year, the agency gauges the impact of Native American spearfishing in the ceded territory, covering most of the northern third of the state.…

posted 2015-03-26 13:02 by WHBY

Group raising disability awareness

A group is in Appleton's Houdini Plaza today, to make sure people know that those with a developmental disability, have a lot to offer the community. SOAR program coordinator Mitch Cornils says they're holding a positive picket. He says participants…

posted 2015-03-26 13:01 by WHBY

County seeks feedback on park needs

A series of public meetings on the Outagamie County parks system get underway today. The parks department is working with the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to study future needs. Parks director Loren Dieck says people will be able…

posted 2015-03-26 13:00 by WHBY

State Patrol remembers Casper

The state trooper who was killed in a shootout, in Fond du Lac, was working on his own for the first time. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Casper was from Kiel, and he got into the shootout with a bank robbery suspect on…

posted 2015-03-26 05:05 by WHBY

Barnstable case shocked Fox Cities

The man convicted of a gang-related murder that shocked people the Fox Cities, about two decades ago, is now out of prison. Outagamie County Sheriff Brad Gehring says local police departments were caught off guard by the 1995 deaths of…

posted 2015-03-26 05:04 by WHBY

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