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2016-06-23

G.B. man was victim of Appleton fatal fire

The man killed in a fire on Appleton's north side yesterday morning was 24-year-old Milo Huempfner of Green Bay. He was found dead in a group home at the corner of Division and Packard streets. Police Sgt. Dave Lund says…

posted 2016-06-23 13:04 by WHBY

Name released of 1 victim in I-41 crsah

The two people killed in an accident on I-41 in Fond du Lac yesterday were 26-year-old David Button of Neenah, and an eight-year-old boy. They were riding in a car that was rear-ended by a Jeep, and pushed into a…

posted 2016-06-23 13:03 by WHBY

Marines: Bradley wasn't in Iwo Jima photo

An investigation by the Marines is officially determining that John Bradley was not in the iconic World War II photograph of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. Bradley grew up in Appleton. He's included in the national Iwo Jima memorial,…

posted 2016-06-23 13:02 by WHBY

Partnership leaving legacy in Fox Valley

For the past nine years, the Basic Needs Giving Partnership has been fighting the root causes of poverty. Stakeholders say the results are evident, in the community. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says they helped form Catalpa Health in 2012,…

posted 2016-06-23 13:01 by WHBY

Bill targets businesses with weapon bans

A southeast Wisconsin lawmaker wants businesses to be held liable, if they ban customers from having guns. Republican Rep. Bob Gannon is from Slinger. He says if people are hurt in an attack, they should be able to sue companies…

posted 2016-06-23 13:00 by WHBY

Big concert set for tonight in Jones Park

The Vic Ferrari Symphony on the Rocks concert is this evening, in Appleton's Jones Park, and organizers are expecting a huge crowd. It's the biggest show of the Thursday night downtown summer concert series. Anne Wiegmann of Appleton Downtown Inc.…

posted 2016-06-23 12:59 by WHBY

Zippin Pippin closed for at least 2 weeks

The Zippin Pippin roller coaster in Green Bay won't reopen for at least two weeks. The popular ride at Bay Beach was closed Monday, after one of its cars failed to stop at the loading platform, and crashed into another…

posted 2016-06-23 12:58 by WHBY

Grants for basic needs total $1.2 mil

About three-dozen projects in northeast Wisconsin will share over $1.2 million in grant money. The Basic Needs Giving Partnership is using the money on projects that fight the root causes of poverty. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says $300,000 will…

posted 2016-06-23 05:05 by WHBY

Gas pipeline now closed indefinitely

The only pipeline that sends gas from Milwaukee to northeast Wisconsin could be shut down much longer than initially planned. The West Shore Pipe Line Company says it's closed indefinitely, while officials determine whether it needs to be replaced. Erin…

posted 2016-06-23 05:04 by WHBY

Kimberly high getting indoor practice facility

Kimberly high school will expand to make more room for phy ed and athletics. Construction will start in August on a nearly $5.5 million indoor practice facility. The 50,000 square foot building will be used by various sports teams, phy…

posted 2016-06-23 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton panel talks about $17 mil HQ project

An Appleton panel will let city leaders negotiate with the developer of a possible $17 million project on the southeast side. An undisclosed company could build its world headquarters in the Southpoint Commerce Park. The developer, Commercial Horizons, is seeking…

posted 2016-06-23 05:02 by WHBY

2016-06-22

Neenah man, boy killed in FdL crash

The two people killed in yesterday's crash on I-41 in Fond du Lac were a 26-year-old Neenah man, and an eight-year-old boy. The State Patrol says they were in a car that was rear-ended by a Jeep, and pushed into…

posted 2016-06-22 19:15 by WHBY

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