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2014-09-02

Work starting on Menasha B&G Club

A new Boys and Girls Club in Menasha is going to start taking shape. Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony this morning, at the corner of Racine and 6th streets. Greg Lemke-Rochon is the head of the Boys and Girls Clubs…

posted 2014-09-02 13:04 by WHBY

FVHA doubles adoptions, falls short of goal

The Fox Valley Humane Association more than doubled its adoptions over the last three months, but the non-profit didn't reach its goal in a national competition. Interim director Deb Lewis says they found homes for just over 650 animals, as…

posted 2014-09-02 13:03 by WHBY

CDC report shows more kids using e-cigs

A Wisconsin expert is reacting to a CDC study on teen e-cigarette users. Doctor Michael Fiore is the director of the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. He says they're twice as likely to move on to traditional cigarettes,…

posted 2014-09-02 13:02 by WHBY

UW-GB pilot waives fee for 3 G.B. high schools

Students at three high schools in Green Bay won't have to pay an application fee for UW-Green Bay. The Phuture Phoenix group will work with East, West, and Preble, in a pilot project. Stephanie Cataldo-Pabich is the interim executive director,…

posted 2014-09-02 13:01 by WHBY

PAC holding lottery for 'The Book of Mormon'

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will hold a ticket lottery for a popular Broadway show. The Book of Mormon is in downtown Appleton from September 16-21. The PAC will let people sign up for $25 tickets, starting two hours…

posted 2014-09-02 13:00 by WHBY

New school year brings excitement

Today marks the start of a new school year around the Fox Cities. Appleton superintendent Lee Allinger says teachers and staff have been preparing during the summer. He says every year, their challenge is to move each student forward, throughout…

posted 2014-09-02 05:05 by WHBY

Menasha high school project progresses

Menasha high school students will notice some changes when they walk through the building today. Voters approved a nearly $30 million referendum, in April of last year, to renovate and expand the school. Superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says the remodeling projects…

posted 2014-09-02 05:04 by WHBY

WRA: Cell towers can impact property values

Plans for a cell phone tower in the town of Neenah generated some controversy earlier this week, and a representative from the Wisconsin Realtors Association is weighing in. Tom Larson is a vice president for the group, and he says…

posted 2014-09-02 05:02 by WHBY

2014-09-01

Neenah teen killed in crash

A 17-year-old girl from Neenah was killed, and two other women were seriously hurt, in an accident on Saturday afternoon in Winnebago County. The sheriff's department says a 66-year-old man went through a stop sign, at Highway II in the…

posted 2014-09-01 06:06 by WHBY

Peak travel expected this afternoon

Expect a lot of company, if you're among the people who traveled over the Labor Day weekend. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says most will be heading home sometime today. Peak travel periods are expected this afternoon and evening. AAA…

posted 2014-09-01 06:05 by WHBY

Grand Chute upgrades EMS

Grand Chute's fire department will now be able to help heroin overdose patients by giving them a drug that counteracts the effects. Firefighters recently completed the necessary training to become EMTs, and the ability to use Narcan is part of…

posted 2014-09-01 06:04 by WHBY

Anti-gambling group warns about football season

The NFL season kicks off in three days, with the Packers playing in Seattle, and a non-profit that's based in Green Bay says football season is prime time for compulsive gamblers. Rose Gruber is the executive director of the Wisconsin…

posted 2014-09-01 06:03 by WHBY

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