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2015-07-06

Walker to make White House bid official

He's been out on the campaign trail for months, but Governor Walker will make it official today -- he's running for president. Professor Arnold Shober teaches political science at Lawrence University. He says during this afternoon's speech, Walker will try…

posted 2015-07-06 05:05 by WHBY

Alderman wants to look at city structure

There's a formal proposal to possibly change the city of Appleton's form of government. The mayor is currently the CEO, and there are elections for the job every four years. Ald. Ed Baranowski wants to study other possibilities, including a…

posted 2015-07-06 05:05 by WHBY

Hortonville leader hopes bypass not delayed

Several road projects across the state will be delayed because of the state budget, and one of them could be the Highway 15 bypass of Hortonville. Village President Traci Martens says the village wants the bypass, because it's hurting businesses.…

posted 2015-07-06 05:04 by WHBY

Mile of Music looking for volunteers

It's one month to the day from the Mile of Music festival, and organizers are recruiting volunteers to help put it on. Co-founder Dave Willems says they hope more than 300 people will pitch in. He says the shifts range…

posted 2015-07-06 05:03 by WHBY

Homeless advocates update website

The Fox Cities Housing Coalition has a new tool to help homeless people find the help they need to find a permanent place to live. A group from J.J. Keller redesigned the non-profit's website. Coalition president Chris Lashock says the…

posted 2015-07-06 05:01 by WHBY

Velp Avenue on ramp closing

Drivers will have to find a different way to get onto I-41 North, from the Velp Avenue interchange, starting today. The DOT is shutting down the on ramp for the interstate expansion project, in the Green Bay area. It won't…

posted 2015-07-06 05:00 by WHBY

2015-07-04

Festival ads could help city's reputation

The Mile of Music festival is going to advertise in the Milwaukee and Madison markets, and the leader of a downtown Appleton group says the city is getting a reputation as a music destination. Jennifer Stephany is with Appleton Downtown…

posted 2015-07-04 05:05 by WHBY

Beef prices at high levels

Higher beef prices could be around for a while. Wisconsin Grocers Association President Brandon Scholz says they've been on the rise for the last year or two, and droughts in Texas, Oklahoma, and California are playing a factor. And he says…

posted 2015-07-04 05:04 by WHBY

Sargento not only expansion in Kiel

The expansion of the Sargento Foods plant in Kiel is just one of the economic development projects that's going on in the city. Mayor Mike Steinhardt says Amerequip recently expanded, and Land O'Lakes is upgrading its cheese plant. He says…

posted 2015-07-04 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton recruiting poll workers

The city of Appleton is looking for poll workers to help with elections. Clerk Dawn Collins says they hope to add more people to the group that's available to staff each polling location. She says for a typical election, they…

posted 2015-07-04 05:02 by WHBY

2015-07-03

State budget takes step forward

The state budget is now heading to the Assembly and Senate. The Legislature's budget committee took its final votes on the two year plan last night. One of the packages was the deal to fund road projects. Republican Rep. John Nygren…

posted 2015-07-03 05:05 by WHBY

Obama pushes OT change in La Crosse

President Obama brought his proposal to make more workers eligible for overtime to Wisconsin. He visited UW-La Crosse yesterday afternoon, to call for changes to federal labor rules. Right now, companies can call employees "managers" if they make just over…

posted 2015-07-03 05:04 by WHBY

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