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2015-07-15

County looking at more space needs options

Officials in Outagamie County want to consider any new ideas before they move forward with an expansion of the downtown campus. The county board has been talking about a nearly $37 million project. It was one of four recommendations from…

posted 2015-07-15 05:05 by WHBY

Habitat to target neighborhood upgrades

Before construction begins on a 13-home Habitat for Humanity project near downtown Appleton, the non-profit will kick off its new program in that area. The homes will be built on the site of the former Pierce Manufacturing plant, along Spencer…

posted 2015-07-15 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble opposes Iran deal

A Republican lawmaker is speaking out against the nuclear deal with Iran. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says according to the early reports, the agreement doesn't go far enough. He says he would only support it, if it ended the…

posted 2015-07-15 05:03 by WHBY

Burkhardt leaving Fox Cities Regional Partnership

The face of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership is leaving the organization for a new job. Larry Burkhardt helped get the partnership off the ground three years ago, with the goal of attracting and retaining businesses. Next month, he'll become…

posted 2015-07-15 05:02 by WHBY

2015-07-14

Man arrested after heroin overdoses

Police believe a 22-year-old Appleton man was selling a batch of heroin that was responsible for at least a half-dozen overdoses. Appleton Sgt. Dave Lund says officers arrested DeWayne Farris around 11 p.m. He says they got a search warrant…

posted 2015-07-14 13:05 by WHBY

Habitat prepares for Appleton neighborhood build

Work will start soon on a major housing project, on a former manufacturing site, near downtown Appleton. The Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity chapter will build 13 homes over the next four years, on the former Pierce Manufacturing property…

posted 2015-07-14 13:04 by WHBY

Bucks arena now top Capitol issue

With the budget done, the Milwaukee Bucks arena is the next challenge for Republican leaders in the Legislature. Sen. Alberta Darling of River Hills says the NBA team made some moves in free agency, and now it's time for lawmakers…

posted 2015-07-14 13:03 by WHBY

Condition of corn crop varies

The condition of the corn crop this summer, in Outagamie County, depends on the location. That's according to UW-Extension ag agent Kevin Jarek. He says farmers were able to plant earlier than last year, but since then, precipitation has been…

posted 2015-07-14 13:02 by WHBY

FdL police investigate girl's claim

Fond du Lac police are investigating claims from an eight-year-old girl that she was grabbed by a man, while riding her scooter. Asst. Chief Steve Klein says she told officers that she bit the man on the back of the…

posted 2015-07-14 13:01 by WHBY

Walker kicks off presidential run

Governor Walker made it official yesterday -- he's running for president. He launched his campaign in Waukesha, saying he will "fight and win" for the country, like he did in Wisconsin. He says he has plans to get rid of the…

posted 2015-07-14 05:05 by WHBY

Another Walker was state's 1st W.H. candidate

The first presidential candidate from Wisconsin was also named Walker. One of the state's first U.S. Senators, Isaac Walker was a Democrat, and he went on to be a candidate for the White House. Land reform groups in New York…

posted 2015-07-14 05:04 by WHBY

Democratic leader takes on Walker's record

The head of the state's Democratic party believes Wisconsin has been paying the price for Governor Walker's presidential ambitions. Martha Laning criticized Walker's record before the governor's announcement. She argues that Walker's decisions as governor are hurting the middle class and…

posted 2015-07-14 05:03 by WHBY

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