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2015-09-08

Gehring reacts to sheriff's dept. veto

Outagamie County's sheriff says he's disappointed about the veto of the department's move outside of downtown Appleton. County Executive Tom Nelson used his veto pen for the first time, on a proposal to relocate the law enforcement division, along with…

posted 2015-09-08 13:05 by WHBY

Former DARE officer in Brown Co. court

The former coordinator of Brown County's DARE program was in court today, on accusations that he stole money from the organization. Former sheriff's deputy Kevin Vanden Heuvel was the longtime leader of Brown County's anti-drug effort. Accusations surfaced last year,…

posted 2015-09-08 13:04 by WHBY

Heavy rain doesn't cause major flooding

As much as 2.5 inches of rain fell in some areas this morning, but emergency management officials say they haven't received any major flooding reports. Outagamie County emergency management director Lisa Van Schyndel says there was some minor ditch flooding…

posted 2015-09-08 13:03 by WHBY

Freshman is 29th in family at LU

The entire freshman class at Lawrence University is arriving on campus today, and one student is the latest in a long line of family members at the school. Katie Kumbalek of Houston, Texas is the 29th member of her extended…

posted 2015-09-08 13:02 by WHBY

Octoberfest organizers seek volunteers

Appleton's annual Octoberfest is just over two weeks away, and organizers say they're looking for people to help. Volunteer coordinator Joy Sams says they're looking for 150 block captains and 10 more bartenders. She says block captains work three-hour shifts, and…

posted 2015-09-08 13:01 by WHBY

County board to take up veto

The home base for the patrol deputies of the Outagamie County sheriff's department is up in the air. County Executive Tom Nelson vetoed a proposed move out of downtown Appleton last Friday. The county board voted 17-14 to relocate that…

posted 2015-09-08 05:05 by WHBY

No plans for delay of Hwy. 10-441 work

A lawmaker from Appleton says he's not expecting any delays for the Highway 10-441 expansion and renovation project. Officials had said a two-year delay was possible, after lawmakers removed $800 million in borrowing for highway projects from Governor Walker's proposed…

posted 2015-09-08 05:04 by WHBY

Wolf hunt off for this year

Hunters hoping for a wolf season this fall are out of luck. A federal judge put the animal back on the endangered list last December, and there are two efforts to reverse that. DNR large carnivore specialist Dave MacFarland says…

posted 2015-09-08 05:03 by WHBY

LU freshman class arrives

The incoming freshman class at Lawrence University is very diverse. All of the approximately 400 students will be on campus today. Dean of admissions Ken Anselment says 15 percent of them are from outside of the U.S. He says 35…

posted 2015-09-08 05:02 by WHBY

2015-09-07

Nelson vetoes sheriff's dept. move

Outagamie County's leader is vetoing the proposal to move parts of the sheriff's department, as well as the emergency management and coroner's offices, out of downtown Appleton. County Executive Tom Nelson sent a letter to the county board explaining his…

posted 2015-09-07 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. police investigate gunshots

Police say someone fired gunshots, just west of the Broadway district in Green Bay, early yesterday morning. Officers went to the 300 block of N. Ashland Avenue around 3:30 a.m. A vehicle was in the area, and police believe an…

posted 2015-09-07 05:04 by WHBY

Community sets up flags for 9-11 victims

A community in Calumet County is again displaying flags to remember the victims of 9-11. Friday is the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attack, and people worked on the project next to Forest Junction's fire department yesterday. Organizer Jon Beach…

posted 2015-09-07 05:03 by WHBY

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