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2016-05-02

Johnson officially launches re-election bid

He's already made a number of campaign stops in recent weeks, and a U.S. Senator from Oshkosh is officially launching his re-election bid today. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was in Green Bay this morning at Fox Valley Metal Tech. He…

posted 2016-05-02 13:04 by WHBY

Kaufert hopes for answers on hotel

The mayor of Neenah says he's hoping for some answers on the planned renovations at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton. Communities around the Fox Cities reached a deal with the hotel to run the exhibition center. Mayor…

posted 2016-05-02 13:03 by WHBY

DOT nearing end of Wrightstown projects

A major road construction project in the Wrightstown area will come to an end, this summer. DOT project manager Andy Fulcer says crews are working on a couple of smaller parts, after they opened the new Highway 96 bridge over…

posted 2016-05-02 13:02 by WHBY

Students help seniors figure out smartphones

Students from a Little Chute charter school are helping seniors learn how to use their smartphones. Nicole Waters of the Flex Academy says students from kindergarten through eighth grade were at the Heart of the Valley YMCA in Kimberly. Waters…

posted 2016-05-02 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. police urge people to lock doors, windows

Three overnight break-ins at homes on Green Bay's east side are leading police to warn people. Police are urging people to lock their doors and windows, after three women woke up over the last week, to find someone standing over…

posted 2016-05-02 05:05 by WHBY

Local group trying to prevent suicides

A local group is trying to get a handle on the suicide problem in the Fox Cities. A study shows the nation's suicide rate is at its highest level in 30 years. Beth Clay of N.E.W. Mental Health Connection says…

posted 2016-05-02 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton schools already offer CPR

A new state law requires all school districts to teach students CPR, and that's something that's been going on in Appleton for years. Mikki Duran is the district's health and human performance leader. She says they've provided training on CPR…

posted 2016-05-02 05:03 by WHBY

Schinke running in 3rd Assembly district

A bar owner from Combined Locks is among four Republican candidates running for an open seat in the Assembly. Republican Rep. Al Ott of Forest Junction spent the last 30 years, serving in the 3rd district. Bradley Schinke owns Kamps…

posted 2016-05-02 05:02 by WHBY

Possible 'no confidence' vote draws controversy

A potential vote of "no confidence" in the UW System leadership is creating some controversy. The UW-Madison Faculty Senate is scheduled to take up the issue this afternoon. Sociology Professor Chad Alan Goldberg wants to condemn System President Ray Cross…

posted 2016-05-02 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-29

Bullets hit homes on east side of G.B.

Green Bay police say four homes on the city's east side were hit by stray bullets last night. Investigators believe people in two separate vehicles were shooting at each other. The homes are along Heather Road and Edgewood Drive. Lt.…

posted 2016-04-29 13:05 by WHBY

Priest suspended after flashing teen

A retired priest in the Green Bay Catholic Diocese is banned from performing church services, after Brown County prosecutors charged him with exposing himself to a teen. Court records accuse Rev. Richard Thomas of repeatedly flashing the boy last month.…

posted 2016-04-29 13:04 by WHBY

Local tourism spending up again

Tourism spending grew at the state and local levels last year. The state's tourism department says travelers spent nearly $12 billion in the state in 2015. That's $500 million more than 2014. It also marks the sixth straight year of…

posted 2016-04-29 13:03 by WHBY

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