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2016-06-15

Work starts on Appleton parking ramp

Work on one of the parking ramps in downtown Appleton is starting today, and it will impact how people get in and out. The Red Ramp is between the Radisson Paper Valley hotel and Houdini Plaza. Public works director Paula…

posted 2016-06-15 13:01 by WHBY

FVTC helping fill pilot shortage

Fox Valley Technical College is helping fill the nation's pilot shortage. Jared Huss is the chair of the school's aeronautics program. He says 61 students completed Fox Valley Tech's pilot program over the past two years. 58 of them passed…

posted 2016-06-15 13:00 by WHBY

Vigils for Orlando draw crowds

People from around the Fox Cities honored the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando during two vigils last night. The Fox Valley LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project brought a big crowd to Rascals Bar in Appleton. Several hundred people filled the…

posted 2016-06-15 05:05 by WHBY

Testimony starts in FdL cold case trial

Jurors started hearing testimony yesterday in a Fond du Lac County cold case trial. Sixty-two-year-old Dennis Brantner faces a charge of first-degree intentional homicide for the 1990 murder of 18-year-old Berit Beck. During opening statements, Brantner's attorney told jurors that…

posted 2016-06-15 05:04 by WHBY

City seeks ideas on area near Lambeau Field

The industrial area east of Lambeau Field could get an overhaul in the future. Green Bay officials want to convert the stretch along Lombardi Avenue into an entertainment district, and the public can weigh in tonight. City development director Kevin…

posted 2016-06-15 05:03 by WHBY

Music to start earlier at Octoberfest

Bands will get an earlier start at this year's Octoberfest in Appleton. The 35th annual event is set for Sept. 24. Executive director Amy Flanders says artists will be playing at 9 a.m. on their six stages. She says in…

posted 2016-06-15 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton in national social media contest

The work by the city of Appleton on social media is drawing attention nationwide. The city is competing for online votes to win the Trending Now Award. A group called Engaging Local Government Leaders is running the contest. Appleton spokesman…

posted 2016-06-15 05:01 by WHBY

2016-06-14

Vigils planned for Orlando victims

Two local groups are holding vigils this evening, for the Orlando nightclub shooting victims. The Fox Valley LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project will host an event, at Rascals Bar on Wisconsin Avenue in Appleton. It starts at 7 p.m. Dan Flannery of…

posted 2016-06-14 13:05:00 by WHBY

Crash closes busy Menasha street

A section of Highway 114 in downtown Menasha, will be closed until this evening, after a semi hit a power pole and traffic light. Menasha Utilities crews were called to the corner of Washington Street and Garfield Avenue, just before…

posted 2016-06-14 13:04 by WHBY

Nearly 30% of companies expect growth

Twenty-nine percent of companies in the state are looking to add more workers in the next three months. That's according to a survey by Manpower. Spokeswoman Kathy Joblinske says the areas with the best prospects for growth include construction, wholesale…

posted 2016-06-14 13:03 by WHBY

G.B. Garden kicks off fundraising effort

The leader of the Green Bay Botanical Garden is announcing a public fundraising campaign for about $1.6 million. Executive director Susan Garot says they've already brought in almost 70 percent of their overall $5 million goal. She says they want…

posted 2016-06-14 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton district staying dowtown

The central offices for the Appleton school district will continue to be in the downtown for at least five more years. The school board approved a five-year lease extension for space in City Center Plaza. The district actually rents the…

posted 2016-06-14 13:01 by WHBY

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