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2014-09-19

Fox Cities Marathon set for weekend

The Fox Cities Marathon is coming up this weekend, and about 8,000 people will compete in one of the five events. Spokeswoman Amanda Secor says they start this afternoon, with a kids run at Appleton North high school. There's a…

posted 2014-09-19 05:02 by WHBY

Final Kermis festival set in L.C.

People will get their first chance to tour the Little Chute windmill tomorrow, as part of the village's annual Kermis festival. Little Chute Windmill Inc. board member Mike Van Asten says spots for the windmill tours are limited, so people…

posted 2014-09-19 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-18

Recycling truck victim was from Tigerton

The worker who was killed in a recycling truck accident in Freedom yesterday morning was a 25-year-old Tigerton man. Kevin Griepentrog was pronounced dead at the scene, after he got pinned by one of the truck's mechanisms. He was driving…

posted 2014-09-18 15:00 by WHBY

Job growth lags, ranks 33rd in nation

Wisconsin lagged behind the national average in job growth, according to the latest quarterly figures. The state ranked 33rd in the nation, and third from the bottom in the Midwest, in job growth over a 12-month period that ended in…

posted 2014-09-18 13:05 by WHBY

Colleges offer students ID for voting

College students at many universities won't have trouble complying with the state's voter ID law, thanks to some help from the schools. All UW System schools are providing free photo ID cards to students, that they can use at the…

posted 2014-09-18 13:04 by WHBY

Poll: Attorney general race nearly tied

The race for attorney general appears to be just as tight as the one for governor, this fall. The Marquette University law school poll that was released yesterday shows a one-point difference between Republican Brad Schimel and Democrat Susan Happ.…

posted 2014-09-18 13:03 by WHBY

Bear captured on G.B.'s westside

The DNR captured a bear that was wandering around a neighborhood on Green Bay's westside this morning. The 200-pound animal was going through yards, and climbing fences, in the Leo Street area. Jeff Pritzl is the DNR's district wildlife supervisor.…

posted 2014-09-18 13:02 by WHBY

L.C. settles on bike route for street

Little Chute is going with a bike route, instead of bike lanes or a shared lane between cars and bicyclists, on Lincoln Avenue. The village board voted unanimously last night to designate a stretch of the street as a bike…

posted 2014-09-18 13:01 by WHBY

Former Appleton alderman passes away

A former Appleton city council member died earlier this week. Ray Kaufman spent 18 years as an alderman, over two stints, between 1972 and 1993. He was the council president in 1990. Kaufman represented an area north of Wisconsin Avenue,…

posted 2014-09-18 13:00 by WHBY

ARA might own expo center

A proposed expo center in downtown Appleton could be owned publicly, by an arm of the city of Appleton. The latest plans for the Fox Cities Exhibition Center would involve the Appleton Redevelopment Authority. A special board would oversee the…

posted 2014-09-18 05:05 by WHBY

Card wish comes true for Greenville boy

Several mail trucks arrived outside of a Greenville apartment yesterday with letters and packages for a four-year-old boy. Beckett Roerdink has a rare form of cancer, and his wish to get a lot of birthday cards went viral. His mother,…

posted 2014-09-18 05:04 by WHBY

Walker reacts to latest poll

Governor Walker believes that conservative-leaning voters are paying more attention to the November election. That's one of the things he's taking from the latest Marquette poll. Walker says they're catching on that it has been a close race. He says…

posted 2014-09-18 05:03 by WHBY

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