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2014-10-14

Sheboygan girl found safe

While dozens of people were searching for a seven-year-old Sheboygan girl, she was staying overnight at a friend's house. Police say Lilleona Badtke showed up at school this morning, as if nothing was wrong. They say there was a miscommunication,…

posted 2014-10-14 13:04 by WHBY

Police release name in Oshkosh hotel death

The Omro man found dead in an Oshkosh motel room last week is 21-year-old Andrew Hansen of Omro. Oshkosh and Omro police are still investigating the suspicious death. They're waiting for the results of toxicology tests. Someone found Hansen's body…

posted 2014-10-14 13:03 by WHBY

LU highlights Riverview Gardens partnership

Lawrence University is celebrating its partnership with Riverview Gardens in Appleton. University leaders presented their annual Collaboration in Action Award to the non-profit group, this morning. Riverview Gardens executive director Cindy Sahotsky says students have an opportunity to voluntee in…

posted 2014-10-14 13:02 by WHBY

Propane official leary of price projections

An industry spokesman is not ready to go along with predictions of lower propane costs for the coming winter. Brandon Scholz is with the Wisconsin Propane Gas Association. He says he's reluctant to be a cheerleader for a federal report…

posted 2014-10-14 13:01 by WHBY

UW-GB students talking with 5th graders

UW-Green Bay is hosting more than 1,400 fifth graders this week, to show them what awaits them, after they finish high school. Phuture Phoenix interim director Stephanie Pabich says they work with 10 and 11 year olds because they are…

posted 2014-10-14 13:00 by WHBY

DOT meets with businesses on Hwy. 15 work

A busy intersection in Grand Chute is in line for some minor upgrades in a couple of years. The DOT is planning to improve some of the right turn lanes, at Highway 15 and Casaloma Drive. Project manager Tim Verhagen…

posted 2014-10-14 12:59 by WHBY

School tax hike smaller than expected

The impact of the Appleton school district's referendum won't be as big on property taxpayers as expected. When voters approved the questions earlier this year, the district predicted a 79-cent increase in the property tax rate. Chief financial officer Don…

posted 2014-10-14 05:05 by WHBY

Fishing groups oppose lift station

Plans to build a lift station at one of the locks along the Fox River do not have the support of a number of local fishing groups. The state turned the Rapide Croche lock into a permanent barrier to stop…

posted 2014-10-14 05:04 by WHBY

Health care providers plan for Ebola

Fox Valley hospitals are preparing for the possibility of treating Ebola patients. The CDC is asking all hospitals to handle patients as if they have the disease, if they have a high fever or other symptoms, and have traveled to…

posted 2014-10-14 05:03 by WHBY

Walker getting updates on Ebola

Governor Walker says state health officials are updating him on Ebola, at least once a week. He says they continue to work on their response plans, for a variety of issues. Walker says some of them were put together by…

posted 2014-10-14 05:02 by WHBY

Drones not an issue at Lambeau Field yet

Someone flew a drone over Camp Randall Stadium during last Saturday's Badgers game, and Green Bay police say they're banned at Lambeau Field. UW-Madison police are looking for the person who was controlling the small helicopter drone. Green Bay Police…

posted 2014-10-14 05:01 by WHBY

2014-10-13

Online child sex sting nets 24 arrests

Police busted two dozen people in an Internet sex crime sting in northeast Wisconsin. The three-day operation looked for people who were soliciting children online, and it ended Saturday. Capt. Jeff Sanborn of the Brown County sheriff's department says the…

posted 2014-10-13 13:05 by WHBY

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