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2015-03-26

Oshkosh museum celebrates 90th anniversary

The Oshkosh Public Museum is 90 years old, and the community will get a chance to mark the occasion tonight. Spokeswoman Karla Szekeres says they're hosting a reception, and they'll show off details for the construction of a new main…

posted 2015-03-26 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-25

Trooper joined State Patrol last year

The state trooper who was shot and killed in Fond du Lac yesterday, officially joined the State Patrol late last year. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Casper was from Kiel. He got into a shootout with a bank robbery suspect. The suspect was…

posted 2015-03-25 13:05 by WHBY

Man on probation for gang murder, arrested

A man released from prison less than a year ago, for a gang-related murder in 1995, was arrested yesterday for a probation violation. 37-year-old Derek Barnstable was convicted in 1996, for his role in the death of 17-year-old Jermaine Gray.…

posted 2015-03-25 13:04 by WHBY

Team practices abduction response

Police and other public safety agencies in Winnebago County are a step closer to putting a Child Abduction Response Team in place. The potential team members took part in a table-top exercise, earlier this week, to practice their response. Town…

posted 2015-03-25 13:03 by WHBY

Calumet Co. 3rd among healthiest counties

A study shows Calumet County is the third-healthiest county in Wisconsin. The UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to rank all 72 counties. Outagamie County finished in the top third, at 23rd.…

posted 2015-03-25 13:02 by WHBY

Goodwill store closing during Hwy. 441 work

Goodwill's Menasha store will close for nearly three months, at the same time the DOT is shutting down the Highway 441 interchange with Appleton Road. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery says they're going to start a remodeling project, at the store…

posted 2015-03-25 13:01 by WHBY

State trooper killed in line of duty

A trooper for the State Patrol was killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect, in Fond du Lac yesterday. The suspect is also dead. Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb says Trooper Trevor Casper was following a…

posted 2015-03-25 10:05 by WHBY

Child sex offender to be released

The suspect in the sexual assaults of two young girls in Appleton, over 25 years ago, will be moving back to the city. Fifty-eight-year-old Roman Zareczny is completing his prison sentence for a 1989 attack on an 11-year-old girl, outside…

posted 2015-03-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton Easter dinner back on

An Easter Sunday meal in Appleton is back on. Organizer Ed Rathsack says they've received an outpouring of donations, after he announced earlier this week that they would have to cancel, because they didn't have enough money. He said they…

posted 2015-03-25 05:03 by WHBY

Groups oppose DOT budget

A coalition is speaking out against some of the DOT's proposed road construction projects in the next state budget. Steve Hiniker is with 1,000 Friends of Wisconsin. He says the agency should be focusing on maintaining existing roads, instead of…

posted 2015-03-25 05:02 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to recall donation

A website is reporting that the owner of Menard's gave $1.5 million to a conservative group that backed Governor Walker in a 2012 recall. John Menard's company later qualified for up to $1.8 million in state tax credits. Matt Rothschild…

posted 2015-03-25 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-24

ADI weighs in on mayor's vision

The mayor of Appleton wants to invest in the downtown, to attract young talent, and a business leader says improvements would also bring in "baby boomers." Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says they can't discount that demographic. She says…

posted 2015-03-24 13:05 by WHBY

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