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2016-02-25

Survey shows most drivers act dangerously

A survey from an auto group shows nearly 90 percent of drivers are doing something dangerous behind the wheel. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says that figure is alarming. He says over a 30-day period, people admitted to doing things…

posted 2016-02-25 13:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna city building to have solar panels

When Kaukauna's new city hall opens, the utility costs will be extremely low. Mayor Gene Rosin says city officials recently agreed to add solar panels to the roof, and they'll cover about one-third of the building's electrical needs. The facility…

posted 2016-02-25 13:01 by WHBY

Harrison gets land for municipal projects

The village of Harrison will soon have some land for future municipal buildings. Board members are buying 26 acres along Highway N, near Manitowoc Road. Village administrator Travis Parish says it could be a location for a new fire station.…

posted 2016-02-25 13:00 by WHBY

Jury in place for Lee's murder trial

A jury will start hearing an Appleton murder case. Attorneys spent yesterday picking the jury for the trial of a Neenah man. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, in the December 2013 death of Joshua Richards. The…

posted 2016-02-25 05:05 by WHBY

Church cuts ties with Boy Scouts over gays

A Boy Scout troop will no longer receive support from an Appleton church, after a 60-year relationship. Faith Lutheran Church Pastor Dan Thews says church officials felt they needed to end the affiliation with Troop 73, after the Boy Scouts…

posted 2016-02-25 05:04 by WHBY

Panel to keep Outagamie Co. project moving

Outagamie County is moving forward with the planning stages for a major renovation and expansion of its downtown Appleton campus. A special panel will be working to keep things on schedule. County board chair Helen Nagler says they want to…

posted 2016-02-25 05:03 by WHBY

Harrison buys land for park

There could be a future park in Harrison, just off of Highway N. The village agreed to buy 18 acres along Manitowoc Road, west of the highway. Administrator Travis Parish says local sports clubs are looking for more fields, for…

posted 2016-02-25 05:02 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on Trump

Governor Walker says conventional wisdom would indicate Donald Trump is on his way to becoming the Republican presidential nominee. He's pointing to Trump's early state wins. But Walker also says this campaign season has been anything but conventional. He calls…

posted 2016-02-25 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-24

G.C. chair excited about Holiday Inn plans

The town chair in Grand Chute is excited about the plans for two new Holiday Inns between the Fox River Mall and the airport. The Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express would be built on Lawrence Street, just south of…

posted 2016-02-24 13:05 by WHBY

G.B. police issue warning about tax scam

Police are telling people to keep close tabs on their personal information, to avoid a tax-time scam. Green Bay Capt. Kevin Warych says they received nearly 150 complaints from people in the city last year, after someone else filed a…

posted 2016-02-24 13:04 by WHBY

Brown Co. United Way reaches goal

The Brown County United Way exceeded its annual fundraising goal. The non-profit announced this morning that it topped the $4.3 million mark by about $21,000. Spokeswoman Taylor Boerboom says they work with 26 organizations, and the money will support 41…

posted 2016-02-24 13:03 by WHBY

Reid Golf Course has big financial year

For the first time in recent memory, Appleton's Reid Golf Course finished the season in the black. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they cleared almost $60,000 in revenue, in 2015. He says city workers have told him that…

posted 2016-02-24 13:02 by WHBY

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