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2015-09-29

Group wants non-candidate on high court

The leader of a government watchdog group says Governor Walker should avoid certain judges, when filling a vacancy on the state Supreme Court. Governor Walker is asking for applicants to complete the term of Justice Patrick Crooks. Crooks died a…

posted 2015-09-29 05:02 by WHBY

DNR holding open house on bike plan today

The DNR is working on an online map to help long-distance cyclists plot routes across the state. Officials are showing off their progress today in Grand Chute. Brigit Brown is the agency's state trails coordinator. She says they started by…

posted 2015-09-29 05:00 by WHBY

2015-09-28

Crash takes life of Hortonville student

The 16-year-old girl killed in a crash last Friday in Greenville was a Hortonville high school student. Emily Nickel was in a car that crashed on School Road, east of Manley Road. Two other 16-year-old girls were also hurt in…

posted 2015-09-28 14:30 by WHBY

Nelson hopes patrol project moves forward

Outagamie County's leader is hoping the state keeps its plans on track for a new State Patrol regional headquarters. County Executive Tom Nelson wants to build a joint facility with the Outagamie County sheriff's department. Because of state budget cuts,…

posted 2015-09-28 13:05 by WHBY

Hearing set for town of Menasha incorporation

The next step in an attempt to incorporate a portion of the town of Menasha is coming up tomorrow. State officials are holding a public hearing, at the town hall. Town Chair Dale Youngquist says he'll give a presentation, supporting…

posted 2015-09-28 13:04 by WHBY

No arrests made at Octoberfest weekend

There weren't any arrests at Octoberfest or License to Cruise over the weekend. Sgt. Dave Lund says they did write two tickets -- for underage drinking on Friday, and disorderly conduct on Saturday. He says they didn't take anyone to…

posted 2015-09-28 13:04 by WHBY

Group returning from trip to see Pope

A group of about 110 people are on their way back from Philadelphia today, after seeing Pope Francis preside over a special mass, yesterday. The bus trip from the Green Bay Catholic Diocese includes stops at several religious sites in…

posted 2015-09-28 13:03 by WHBY

Badger Avenue opens early

A busy street in Appleton reopened about a week ahead of schedule. Crews rebuilt Badger Avenue, between College and Wisconsin avenues. Public works director Paula Vandehey says the project went really well, and they're happy with the end result. Badger Avenue…

posted 2015-09-28 13:01 by WHBY

About 40 evacuated for Neenah gas leak

A gas leak led firefighters to evacuate a two-block area on the southwest side of Neenah this morning. Construction crews were working in the 1300 block of Honeysuckle Lane, around 9 a.m, when they damaged a gas line. Neenah-Menasha Fire…

posted 2015-09-28 13:00 by WHBY

DOT delay could impact Nelson's idea

A Republican lawmaker says Outagamie County might have to wait at least a few years, if there's going to be a joint facility for the sheriff's department, and the regional headquarters for the State Patrol. County Executive Tom Nelson wants…

posted 2015-09-28 05:05 by WHBY

Greenville referendum 5 weeks away

Greenville is holding a special election on building projects in just over a month. The town board is asking voters to expand the town hall, and build a new Fire/EMS station. The November 3 referendum will seek $10.5 million for…

posted 2015-09-28 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha gas station robbed

A gas station in Menasha was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend. Police say the suspect went to the Marathon station, in the 1400 block of Appleton Road, a little before 2:30 p.m. yesterday. They say he had a black,…

posted 2015-09-28 05:03 by WHBY

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