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2014-06-04

Appleton exploring ways to cut phosphorus

Appleton's wastewater treatment plant has to meet new limits on phosphorus emissions by 2020, and leaders are already working on their plans. Chris Shaw is the city's utilities director. He says one part of the system will likely treat the…

posted 2014-06-04 13:03 by WHBY

Menasha B&G Club takes step forward

There's progress in the plans for a Boys and Girls Club in Menasha. The city council approved a change in the zoning of the site, at the corner of Racine and 6th streets, from residential to commercial. Mayor Don Merkes…

posted 2014-06-04 13:02 by WHBY

Allegiant's Vegas flights from Appleton grow

More people are flying to Las Vegas from the Appleton Airport. Airport director Abe Weber says Allegiant Air even had to use a larger plane, at least once this year, to handle more passengers. He says they really only see…

posted 2014-06-04 13:01 by WHBY

Man arrested for Oshkosh church burglary

Oshkosh police say they arrested a 26-year-old man for last month's burglary at Grace Lutheran Church. They say the man is homeless, and he was taken into custody, by police in Appleton. Police are also accusing him of stealing money…

posted 2014-06-04 13:00 by WHBY

APD: Stabbing a reminder for parents

A stabbing in Waukesha this week should serve as a reminder to parents, to pay attention to how their kids are using computers. That's the feeling of Appleton Police Lt. Larry Potter. Court records say two 12-year-old Waukesha girls got…

posted 2014-06-04 05:05 by WHBY

Midweek Farm Market opens in Appleton

A spinoff of the popular Saturday Farm Market in downtown Appleton starts today. Appleton Downtown Inc. is putting together a Midweek Farm Market, on the former Washington Place site. Organizer Djuanna Hugdahl says about 50 vendors will be on hand,…

posted 2014-06-04 05:04 by WHBY

Leaders question Menasha roundabout

A piece of the Highway 441 expansion project is leading to some issues in Menasha. Mayor Don Merkes says the proposed roundabout at Racine Road, and the on-and-off ramps, would limit access to 12th Street. He says under the DOT's…

posted 2014-06-04 05:03 by WHBY

Rule change leads to thrown out signatures

A new rule for signatures on candidate nomination forms is keeping some people off of this fall's ballot. Government Accountability Board spokesman Reid Magney says the Legislature passed a law requiring people to print, and legibly sign, their names on…

posted 2014-06-04 05:02 by WHBY

Large payout ordered in travel scam

A travel company that had an office in Appleton will have to pay more than $4.5 million, as part of a lawsuit. Travel Services of Litchfield, Illinois ran a travel club business. The state sued, accusing the company, and a…

posted 2014-06-04 05:01 by WHBY

Temporary rule in place for Capitol protests

There's a temporary rule in place, dealing with Capitol protests. Majority Republicans on a legislative panel approved a change yesterday, in response to a ruling by a federal judge. Judge William Conley threw out parts of a state policy that…

posted 2014-06-04 05:00 by WHBY

2014-06-03

Gallardo Struggles, Brewers lose to Twins 6-4

Yovani Gallardo allowed six runs in five innings as Josh Willingham and Brian Dozier each hit two run home runs Tuesday night at Miller Park. The Twins go on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4. With the loss, Gallardo fell…

posted 2014-06-03 23:16:11 by WHBY

Mayor weighs in on Neenah proposal

Neenah's mayor says it's exciting to see an $8 million proposed development for the downtown, but officials also have to make sure it's a good fit. The four-story project calls for retail space on the first floor, and apartments above…

posted 2014-06-03 13:05 by WHBY

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