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2016-05-25

Group charges Ariens with discrimination

A group is filing a religious discrimination complaint, against a Brillion company, over prayer breaks. The Ariens Company fired seven Muslim employees earlier this year, after executives decided to enforce a policy against unscheduled breaks. Another 14 resigned. The Council…

posted 2016-05-25 13:05 by WHBY

Robocall threat made at Shattuck middle school

More threatening automated phone calls are coming into schools around the nation today, and Neenah's Shattuck middle school was one of them. Neenah district spokesman Jim Strick says they evacuated the building, and students went to a safe area of…

posted 2016-05-25 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah still waiting on another Plexus project

Neenah officials say they're still waiting for word from Plexus, about a possible development in the city's downtown. Plexus officials announced yesterday, that they'll move 200 design workers to the Gateway office building, that's under construction. Neenah community development director…

posted 2016-05-25 13:03 by WHBY

DNR releases deer hunting details

Deer hunters in the Fox Valley should have pretty good luck this year. That's the feeling of DNR big game ecologist Kevin Wallenfang. The agency released its framework for this year's deer hunting seasons, today. Wallenfang says hunters in 10…

posted 2016-05-25 13:02 by WHBY

College Avenue to be rebuilt by airport

A stretch of College Avenue, west of the Fox River Mall, will be rebuilt in the coming years. Dean Steingraber is Outagamie County's highway commissioner. He says the federal government will provide $6 million for the project. Steingraber says they'll…

posted 2016-05-25 13:01 by WHBY

Trinity Lutheran could sell Appleton church

A church in downtown Appleton could be sold to local developers. Trinity Lutheran Church received an offer, and members approved it during a special meeting earlier this month. Church leaders wouldn't comment. The offer was for $1.4 million, according to…

posted 2016-05-25 05:04 by WHBY

D-League facility talks preliminary

An Oshkosh leader says talks are too preliminary to determine if public money would be used to help bring an NBA D-League team to the city. City Manager Mark Rohloff says a private group is exploring the possibilities, and looking…

posted 2016-05-25 05:03 by WHBY

Mile of Music seeks volunteers

With over 200 artists, and tens of thousands of people coming to downtown Appleton, Mile of Music organizers are looking for volunteers. Operations director Nathan Litt says they hope more than 300 people will help, with at least one four-hour…

posted 2016-05-25 05:02 by WHBY

Painted windows to raise money for vet

An art sale at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center tonight could help a Vietnam veteran stand, for the first time in over 40 years. Tundraland owner Brian Gottlieb organized the Windows for a Cause event. He says his business…

posted 2016-05-25 05:01 by WHBY

Fire shuts down College Ave. Bridge

A fire below the College Avenue Bridge in Appleton forced firefighters to shut down the bridge, during the afternoon rush hour yesterday. Battalion Chief Ron Hockett says they were called to a building of townhouses, on the south side of…

posted 2016-05-25 05:00 by WHBY

2016-05-24

Murder victim was G.B. substitute teacher

The Green Bay school district says the woman whose body was found in Bellevue last weekend was a substitute teacher. District officials released a statement today, offering condolences to Nicole Vanderheyden's family. The 31-year-old woman subbed at several elementary and…

posted 2016-05-24 13:30 by WHBY

Plexus moving design center to downtown Neenah

Plexus plans to move its design center to Neenah's downtown, next summer. The company announced today that the 200 workers will transfer from their current location on Jewelers Park Drive, to the Gateway office building. That building is under construction.…

posted 2016-05-24 13:05 by WHBY

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