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2016-03-01

State's presidential primary 5 weeks away

It's Super Tuesday, but Wisconsin's presidential primary isn't for five more weeks. Republican strategist Brandon Scholz says it's hard to tell if voters here will have chance to play an important role in picking the GOP nominee. Scholz says the…

posted 2016-03-01 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-29

One dead in Ripon apartment fire

A 32-year-old man died Saturday, in an apartment fire, in Ripon. Police Capt. Bill Wallner says the firefighters went to the building in the 200 block of Watson Street around 2:45. He says they were able to contain the flames,…

posted 2016-02-29 13:15 by WHBY

Lee trial enters third day

It's the third day of a Neenah man's murder trial, in Outagamie County court. 30-year-old Chong Lee faces several charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, for the December 2013 shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green Bay. Court records say…

posted 2016-02-29 13:05 by WHBY

Robbery suspect to stand trial

A judge is ordering a trial for the Kaukauna man charged with a pair of robberies. Police arrested 41-year-old Justin Posey earlier this month for a couple of the holdups in Appleton and Grand Chute. He'll stand trial, after waiving…

posted 2016-02-29 13:04 by WHBY

Outagamie Co., State Patrol still in talks

Today was the deadline for Outagamie County and the state to work out a deal for a proposed joint facility for the sheriff's department and State Patrol. The county board set a timeline for having a memorandum of understanding in…

posted 2016-02-29 13:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna library was in works for several years

Three years after the city of Kaukauna announced plans to move the library, the facility opened this morning. The library is in the former Eagle mill, and it's part of the Grand Kakalin project. Director Tony Wieczorek says at times,…

posted 2016-02-29 13:02 by WHBY

Screenings set for early childhood documentary

A coalition is showing off a documentary, in hopes that it will start a community conversation about early childhood initiatives. Nancy Jones of Stronger Together Fox Valley says they're holding three screenings of The Raising of America over the next few…

posted 2016-02-29 13:01 by WHBY

Sturgeon season in the books

The sturgeon spearing season came to a close yesterday on Lake Winnebago. Spearers registered 396 sturgeon from the big lake over the past 16 days, and that's a fraction of last year's total. 2015 was the sixth-best on Lake Winnebago,…

posted 2016-02-29 05:05 by WHBY

Thompson Center groups finding new homes

The Thompson Community Center in Appleton will close its doors in about a month, and it looks like all of the organizations there will have a place to go by then. Lutheran Social Services has been running the building in…

posted 2016-02-29 05:04 by WHBY

New Kaukauna library opens today

Staff members at the Kaukauna library are preparing for the grand opening of their new home this morning. Library director Tony Wieczorek says they spent the past two weeks moving from the old building to the new spot in the…

posted 2016-02-29 05:03 by WHBY

Ridership down for Valley Transit

A fare increase, and low gas prices, contributed to a decline in ridership for Valley Transit last year. That's according to spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke. The total of 1,055,544 was down 2.4 percent. She says the drop was spread out among…

posted 2016-02-29 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton murder trial resuming

A murder trial continues this week in Outagamie County court. Thirty-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah is facing charges in the December 2013 death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards in downtown Appleton. The Green Bay man was shot in the head, in…

posted 2016-02-29 05:01 by WHBY

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