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2016-02-08

Deputies look for truck after deadly hit & run

A 21-year-old Omro man was killed while walking along a road in Winnebago County last weekend, and the sheriff's department is looking for a pickup truck driver. Investigators say the person could have been a witness to the hit-and-run accident.…

posted 2016-02-08 13:04 by WHBY

Concerns raised about ice conditions

Two snowmobilers drove into open water last weekend, and that's raising concerns about ice conditions. DNR spokesman Ryan Koenigs says he's heard of some open pockets of water in various areas on Lake Winnebago. He says the colder temperatures that are…

posted 2016-02-08 13:03 by WHBY

Gas prices lowest since 2003

Gas prices are continuing to drop, and they fell to $1.59 in the Appleton area over the weekend. Erin Roth of the Wisconsin Petroleum Council says supplies of crude oil and gas are benefiting drivers. He says crude oil is…

posted 2016-02-08 13:02 by WHBY

Tourism industry having good winter

Wisconsin's tourism industry is having a good winter, despite the late arriving cold temperatures and snow. Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says the state's destinations know better than to just rely on Mother Nature. She says ski hills can make snow,…

posted 2016-02-08 13:01 by WHBY

Grocery stores adding online ordering

Online ordering is a growing trend in the grocery store industry, and it isn't a fad that's likely to fade away. That's the feeling of Wisconsin Grocers Association President Brandon Scholz. He says many stores are now letting people place…

posted 2016-02-08 13:00 by WHBY

3 teens escape from Kimberly fire

A house fire in Kimberly caused extensive damage yesterday. Firefighters went to a home in the 200 block of Welhouse Drive a little before noon. Three teenage girls were able to get out safely. The owners of the home were out…

posted 2016-02-08 05:05 by WHBY

City, school district might open health clinic

The Appleton city government and school district might partner on a health clinic for their staffers. City human resources director Sandy Behnke says it should save money for their employees, along with the city and district. She says they have…

posted 2016-02-08 05:04 by WHBY

Firm will explore future Appleton trails

The city of Appleton will have a consultant look at options for new trails. Deputy parks and recreation director Tom Flick says Alta Planning and Design will also evaluate the existing system, and explore potential connections. He says the riverfront…

posted 2016-02-08 05:03 by WHBY

New law benefits adopted children

Adopted children would have an easier time learning more about their birth parents. under a bill signed by Governor Walker. Republican Rep. Mike Rohrkaste of Neenah supported the proposal. He says the change removes some barriers to finding out the…

posted 2016-02-08 05:02 by WHBY

Group wants solution for road funding

The head of a group that lobbies for road builders says Wisconsin lawmakers need to address the future of transportation funding in the state. Craig Thompson of the Transportation Development Association says other states have been facing similar problems. He…

posted 2016-02-08 05:01 by WHBY

2016-02-05

Manitowoc police investigating murder

A Manitowoc man died this morning, after someone knocked on his door, and shot him in the chest. Captain Larry Zimney says the shooting happened around 5:30 a.m. and 52-year-old Kor Yang's wife called police. He says the suspect was…

posted 2016-02-05 14:30 by WHBY

Police looking for possible robbery links

Police in Neenah will look into whether last night's gas station robbery could be connected to a string of recent holdups in Appleton and Grand Chute. Officers went to the Mobil station in the 700 block of Main Street, just…

posted 2016-02-05 13:05 by WHBY

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