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2015-12-07

Hortonville asks public for downtown vision

There's a push to develop a plan for the future of downtown Hortonville, and the community can have a say tonight. Village President Traci Martens says they're holding a Shape Hortonville vision workshop at the Opera House. She says they're…

posted 2015-12-07 12:59 by WHBY

Lawyer: Man killed in standoff was a hostage

A 60-year-old business partner of the owner of a downtown Neenah bike shop was the person killed in Saturday's shooting and standoff. Michael Funk was a Vietnam veteran, known as "M.L." Attorney Cole White of Green Bay represented Funk. He…

posted 2015-12-07 05:05 by WHBY

Chief credits community for SWAT gear

Neenah's police chief says a ballistic helmet likely saved the life of a SWAT officer on Saturday. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says officers went into the Eagle Nation Cycles building, about half-hour into the standoff, because they believed the hostages were…

posted 2015-12-07 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble weighs in on transportation bill

Congress put together a long-term plan for transportation funding, and a lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin was in on the negotiations. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says it was important for the bill to cover five years, because they'll be…

posted 2015-12-07 05:03 by WHBY

Ag zone expanding in Greenville

An area set aside for non-traditional farming in Greenville is expanding. Steve Nagy of Homestead Meadows says the county and state recently agreed to grow the current land in an Ag Enterprise Area from 1,400 acres to nearly 6,000. Nagy says…

posted 2015-12-07 05:02 by WHBY

2015-12-05

1 dead, 1 arrested in Neenah standoff

One man is dead, another is in custody, and a police officer was shot, during a shooting and standoff in downtown Neenah. Police Chief Kevin Wilkinson says a man went to Eagle Nation Cycles on Doty Avenue, around 9 a.m.,…

posted 2015-12-05 20:00 by WHBY

2015-12-04

Man killed on G.B.'s east side

Police in Green Bay say they're investigating a murder on the city's east side. They were called to a duplex in the 800 block of Bellevue Street, around 11 p.m., for a shooting. Capt. Kevin Warych says a man had…

posted 2015-12-04 13:05 by WHBY

Salvation Army urges match day donations

Today is the largest match day of the Salvation Army Fox Cities red kettle campaign, with Thrivent Financial pledging to match donations, up to $75,000. Salvation Army spokesman Robb Waugus says they need a good showing, to meet their overall…

posted 2015-12-04 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton ranks 7th in nation for holiday shopping

Appleton is the seventh-best city in the country for holiday shopping. The financial company SmartAsset released its rankings today. Mary Rhode of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau hopes it will draw more people to the area. She says…

posted 2015-12-04 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton school official weighs in on land swap

The Appleton school district could soon own a building in Pierce Park, as part of a land swap with the city. Don Hietpas is the district's chief financial officer. He says Fox River Academy, at Jefferson elementary school, has been…

posted 2015-12-04 13:02 by WHBY

A Very Neenah Christmas set for tonight

The holiday season officially gets underway tonight in downtown Neenah. Future Neenah is holding A Very Neenah Christmas from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Executive director Amy Barker says over 25 businesses will have window displays, featuring "live mannequins." She…

posted 2015-12-04 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. police investigating shooting

Green Bay police are investigating a shooting last night on the city's east side. Police aren't saying anything, except that it happened near the corner of Bellevue and Amy streets around 11 p.m. There's no word if anyone was hurt.…

posted 2015-12-04 05:05 by WHBY

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