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2014-10-14

LU highlights Riverview Gardens partnership

Lawrence University is celebrating its partnership with Riverview Gardens in Appleton. University leaders presented their annual Collaboration in Action Award to the non-profit group, this morning. Riverview Gardens executive director Cindy Sahotsky says students have an opportunity to voluntee in…

posted 2014-10-14 13:02 by WHBY

Propane official leary of price projections

An industry spokesman is not ready to go along with predictions of lower propane costs for the coming winter. Brandon Scholz is with the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association. He says he's reluctant to be a cheerleader for a federal report…

posted 2014-10-14 13:01 by WHBY

UW-GB students talking with 5th graders

UW-Green Bay is hosting more than 1,400 fifth graders this week, to show them what awaits them, after they finish high school. Phuture Phoenix interim director Stephanie Pabich says they work with 10 and 11 year olds because they are…

posted 2014-10-14 13:00 by WHBY

DOT meets with businesses on Hwy. 15 work

A busy intersection in Grand Chute is in line for some minor upgrades in a couple of years. The DOT is planning to improve some of the right turn lanes, at Highway 15 and Casaloma Drive. Project manager Tim Verhagen…

posted 2014-10-14 12:59 by WHBY

School tax hike smaller than expected

The impact of the Appleton school district's referendum won't be as big on property taxpayers as expected. When voters approved the questions earlier this year, the district predicted a 79-cent increase in the property tax rate. Chief financial officer Don…

posted 2014-10-14 05:05 by WHBY

Fishing groups oppose lift station

Plans to build a lift station at one of the locks along the Fox River do not have the support of a number of local fishing groups. The state turned the Rapide Croche lock into a permanent barrier to stop…

posted 2014-10-14 05:04 by WHBY

Health care providers plan for Ebola

Fox Valley hospitals are preparing for the possibility of treating Ebola patients. The CDC is asking all hospitals to handle patients as if they have the disease, if they have a high fever or other symptoms, and have traveled to…

posted 2014-10-14 05:03 by WHBY

Walker getting updates on Ebola

Governor Walker says state health officials are updating him on Ebola, at least once a week. He says they continue to work on their response plans, for a variety of issues. Walker says some of them were put together by…

posted 2014-10-14 05:02 by WHBY

Drones not an issue at Lambeau Field yet

Someone flew a drone over Camp Randall Stadium during last Saturday's Badgers game, and Green Bay police say they're banned at Lambeau Field. UW-Madison police are looking for the person who was controlling the small helicopter drone. Green Bay Police…

posted 2014-10-14 05:01 by WHBY

2014-10-13

Online child sex sting nets 24 arrests

Police busted two dozen people in an Internet sex crime sting in northeast Wisconsin. The three-day operation looked for people who were soliciting children online, and it ended Saturday. Capt. Jeff Sanborn of the Brown County sheriff's department says the…

posted 2014-10-13 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton police phasing out dash cameras

Appleton police want to phase out squad car dash cameras, in favor of body cameras. The department is asking for $51,000 in next year's city budget, to start making the transition. Sgt. Dave Lund says some officers have been using…

posted 2014-10-13 13:04 by WHBY

G.B. police: Woman's death suspicious

Green Bay police say the person who was found dead on a living room couch, over the weekend, is a 37-year-old woman. Investigators say the woman's roommate found her, in a home in the 1700 block of 12th Avenue yesterday…

posted 2014-10-13 13:03 by WHBY

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