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2015-08-12

Bo Ryan hints he may stay at UW longer

Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball coach Bo Ryan definietly opened the door to staying with the team beyond next season. Ryan announced on June 29 that he would retire after the upcoming season. He was the featured guest at the U.S.…

posted 2015-08-12 22:15 by WHBY

Meijer to build supercenter in G.C.

A major retailer will build a superstore along the I-41 corridor, in Grand Chute. Town Chair Dave Showalter says Meijer will open a nearly 200,000 square foot store, at the corner of Richmond Street and Evergreen Drive. The business sells…

posted 2015-08-12 13:05 by WHBY

Sheriff reacts to vote on move

The sheriff of Outagamie County says the decision to move parts of the sheriff's department out of downtown Appleton will have a positive effect on people on a daily basis. Sheriff Brad Gehring is reacting to last night's county board…

posted 2015-08-12 13:04 by WHBY

Sheriff's move will impact downtown plans

County board members will be going over the details of the pending sheriff's department move and it's impact on the overall downtown expansion plans in the coming weeks. The county board agreed to pursue a nearly $37 million project on…

posted 2015-08-12 13:03 by WHBY

Walker signs Bucks arena financing bill

Governor Walker signed a $500 million financing deal this morning, to build a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks. Half of the money will come from the team's current and former owners, the other half will come from taxpayers. The…

posted 2015-08-12 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton might set composting rules

The city of Appleton is looking to put rules on the books for composting. The municipal services committee unanimously approved them yesterday. Inspections supervisor Kurt Craanen says they've run into situations where neighbors have complained about compost pits attracting rodents and…

posted 2015-08-12 13:01 by WHBY

County board votes to move deputies

The Outagamie County board wants to move the sheriff's department out of downtown Appleton. Members voted 17-14 last night, as part of a larger debate on the overall security and space needs in county buildings. In a separate vote, they…

posted 2015-08-12 05:05 by WHBY

U.S. Venture Open set for today

The U.S. Venture Open is today on six golf courses in the region. It's the largest single-day fundraiser in the area, and last year's event brought in a record $2.3 million. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says all of the…

posted 2015-08-12 05:04 by WHBY

Theda Clark name stood for over a century

For the first time since it opened over 100 years ago, a hospital in Neenah won't be known as Theda Clark anymore. ThedaCare is renaming the facility ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah sometime this fall. The hospital was named after Theda Clark…

posted 2015-08-12 05:03 by WHBY

Ariens expansion aimed at future products

An expansion of the research and development lab at the Ariens Company in Brillion could eventually lead to robotic lawnmowers. The company has grown by 15 percent over the past four years, and CEO Dan Ariens says they need to…

posted 2015-08-12 05:02 by WHBY

Program helps Foster elementary students

Two local groups are joining forces to make sure kids from an Appleton school are healthy, before they start the next school year. Trish Sarvela of Partnership Community Health Center says they're offering free physicals, dental care, and mental health…

posted 2015-08-12 05:01 by WHBY

2015-08-11

Theda Clark, AMC changing names

Theda Clark Medical Center and Appleton Medical Center are getting new names. Sometime this fall, they'll be known as ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton, and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah. Brian Burmeister of ThedaCare hospitals says they want to make it clear…

posted 2015-08-11 13:05 by WHBY

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