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2016-07-11

Name of drowning victim released

The 26-year-old Green Bay woman who drowned in the Peshtigo River on Saturday afternoon was Kathryn Lee. The Marinette County sheriff's department says she was part of a group of tubers, and they were floating near Crivitz. Investigators say there's…

posted 2016-07-11 13:00 by WHBY

G.B. woman killed in Waushara Co. crash

Waushara County authorities say a 29-year-old Green Bay woman was killed in an accident last Thursday. Sheriff's deputies say Lydia Thao was driving a van on Highway 21, in the town of Marion. They say she crossed the centerline, near…

posted 2016-07-11 12:59 by WHBY

CVB looks at ideas for indoor facilities

There are six different ideas for indoor facilities that would boost sports tourism in the Fox Cities. After 10 communities agreed to raise the room tax, the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau asked for proposals. Matt Ten Haken is…

posted 2016-07-11 05:05 by WHBY

Expo timeline will mirror private sector

In order to meet a tight timeline for the expo center project, Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna says they plan to start building it, before all of the designs are done. Hanna says while it's a public building, they're going to…

posted 2016-07-11 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. woman drowns in Peshtigo River

A 26-year-old Green Bay woman drowned in the Peshtigo River on Saturday. The Marinette County sheriff's department says she was part of a group of tubers, and they were floating near Crivitz, around 4 p.m. She was found in the…

posted 2016-07-11 05:03 by WHBY

State launching Voter ID ad campaign

People will start hearing, and seeing, ads about the state's Voter ID rules. The Wisconsin Elections Commission is starting a "Bring It" campaign this week. Spokesman Reid Magney says they're running the ads now, so they don't get lost among…

posted 2016-07-11 05:02 by WHBY

DNR: Efforts on invasive species pay off

A DNR spokesman believes the vast majority of boaters understand the dangers of invasive species. Tim Campbell says that's because the agency has been working for about eight years to make sure people know what they need to do. He…

posted 2016-07-11 05:01 by WHBY

2016-07-08

Appleton chief reacts to Dallas shootings

Appleton police officers are paying tribute to the five Dallas officers killed in last night's ambush. Chief Todd Thomas says they wear blue ribbons when an officer in the state is killed, or there's a significant loss of life in…

posted 2016-07-08 14:05 by WHBY

Oshkosh police host Unity Walk

People walked in downtown Oshkosh over the noon hour, to bring police and the community together. Police officer Joe Nichols says Chief Dean Smith organized the Unity Walk, after the shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge, and Minnesota. He says it's…

posted 2016-07-08 14:04 by WHBY

Wounded Dallas officer has Wis. ties

One of the injured police officers in Dallas is from Fox Lake. There are reports that 23-year-old Gretchen Rocha was hit by shrapnel, and she's expected to recover. Her mother told a Madison TV station that Rocha is dealing with…

posted 2016-07-08 14:03 by WHBY

Johnson visits Menasha plant

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh was in the Fox Valley today to talk about economic growth and jobs. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson visited a paper distributor in Menasha. He told workers at Alpha Prime that it's crucial to reduce the…

posted 2016-07-08 14:02 by WHBY

Familiar faces will work on expo center

The city of Appleton is "bringing the band back together" by hiring two companies for the expo center project. Miron Construction will be the construction manager, and Zimmerman Architectural Studios will develop the designs. Mayor Tim Hanna says they also…

posted 2016-07-08 14:01 by WHBY

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