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2014-09-11

EAB quarantine expanding in NE Wis.

Four more counties are now in the state's quarantine zone for the Emerald Ash Borer, after the beetle was found in Calumet County. Frank Kirschling is the DNR forester for Outagamie County. He says people in Calumet, Outagamie, Manitowoc and…

posted 2014-09-11 13:05 by WHBY

Insurance rates higher for Wis. small businesses

Small businesses in Wisconsin are paying more for their health insurance premiums than Minnesota, under a program through the federal health care reform law. That's according to a report by Citizen Action of Wisconsin. The federal government set up a…

posted 2014-09-11 13:04 by WHBY

Johnson reacts to Obama's ISIS plan

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh says President Obama took a "necessary step" by setting a goal to destroy the terrorist group ISIS. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson says the war on terror isn't over. He says the U.S. has to be…

posted 2014-09-11 13:03 by WHBY

School employee accused of sex with student

Oshkosh police are recommending charges against a teacher's aide from an Oshkosh middle school, for having a sexual relationship with a student. Officers arrested the 26-year-old woman yesterday afternoon, after officials at Merrill middle school learned about the relationship with…

posted 2014-09-11 13:02 by WHBY

Dodge Co. murder suspect not from Oshkosh

Investigators say a Dodge County murder suspect is from Milwaukee, and not Oshkosh. The sheriff's department says 30-year-old Kriscilla McHenry is wanted for the death of 43-year-old Michael Soeller. He was killed in his apartment, in the town of Fox…

posted 2014-09-11 13:01 by WHBY

AARP opposes utility rate hikes

Two utilities serving people in northeast Wisconsin want to significantly increase the fixed fees that they charge customers, and an advocacy group for seniors is speaking out. AARP spokeswoman Helen Marks Dicks says Wisconsin Public Service is asking for the…

posted 2014-09-11 13:00 by WHBY

Clintonville administrator resigns

Clintonville is looking for a new administrator. Embattled administrator Lisa Kotter submitted her resignation earlier this month. She's stepping down after the city council voted twice this year, to put her on paid administrative leave. She was accused of inappropriately…

posted 2014-09-11 12:59 by WHBY

Appleton Airport adding private hangar

The Appleton Airport is building another storage hangar for private pilots to put their planes. Airport director Abe Weber says it's a sign of their growth in private flights. The common storage hangar will have about 12,000 square feet of…

posted 2014-09-11 12:58 by WHBY

EAB found near High Cliff State Park

The emerald ash borer is now in northern Calumet County, and an Appleton official says it's only a matter of time before they're found in the city. Appleton forester Mike Micklig says the DNR informed him that the ash tree…

posted 2014-09-11 05:05 by WHBY

Developer working on Larsen Green plans

Green Bay officials are waiting for a plan from a developer for Larsen Green site. That's where Walmart wanted to build a Supercenter. The large retailer's proposal fell through, when the city council shot down a big-box store in the…

posted 2014-09-11 05:04 by WHBY

Greenville holding 9-11 ceremony

On this anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, some communities around the area are holding remembrances.   Greenville is hosting one tonight at the town's 9-11 memorial, outside of the fire station. It starts at 6 p.m., and Fire Chief Tim…

posted 2014-09-11 05:03 by WHBY

Erb Park, Pool concepts unveiled

There are some concept plans to revamp Appleton's Erb Park, and Pool. Parks director Dean Gazza says they're looking at keeping the lap pool, and modernizing the other areas of the pool. He says that would compliment Mead Pool's waterslide…

posted 2014-09-11 05:02 by WHBY

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