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Appleton to observe Memorial Day

Appleton's Memorial Day parade is coming up this morning, and an organizer is reminding people that the procession through the downtown is a celebration. Parade coordinator Eric Stadler says it starts at Houdini Plaza at nine. The route follows College Avenue,…

posted 2015-05-25 06:03 by WHBY

Houdini had link to Appleton plaza

Thirty years ago today, the community gathered to officially dedicate Houdini Plaza, and the popular downtown Appleton park has a direct link to the illusionist. Matthew Carpenter is the executive director of the History Museum at the Castle. He says…

posted 2015-05-25 06:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. crash leaves 2 hurt

Two men from Sturgeon Bay were hurt in an accident early yesterday morning in the town of Green Bay. The Brown County sheriff's department says the driver was flown by helicopter to a hospital, after the wreck on Highway 57.…

posted 2015-05-25 06:01 by WHBY

Barn fire shuts down Hwy. 57 near Hilbert

Firefighters battled a barn fire, near Hilbert, last night. Crews were called to a farm, along Highway 57, just before 9 p.m. The highway was shut down, between Highways 114 and PP, for 3-1/2 hours. There are no reports of…

posted 2015-05-25 06:00 by WHBY

Ribble wants long-term road funding solution

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says is calling out his colleagues for not dealing with longer term funding issues for road projects. Congress approved a short-term funding bill last week, but Congressman Reid Ribble opposed it. He says it didn't…

posted 2015-05-25 05:59 by WHBY

District preparing for summer school

The school year will wrap up next week in Appleton, and over 7,000 students are expected to participate in at least one course over the summer. Asst. superintendent Judy Baseman says they have a number of offerings, at the various…

posted 2015-05-25 05:58 by WHBY


Brewers offense struggles in finale; lose series to Braves

The Brewers managed just one run on three hits as they dropped the series finale to the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field.  Milwaukee's loss denied an opportunity to split the series with Atlanta.  The Brewers (16-29) finished…

posted 2015-05-24 15:17:10 by WHBY


Brewers blast Braves

Milwaukee cranked out twelve hits on their way to an 11-0 win over the Atlanta Braves Friday night at Turner Field.  The Brewers pitching staff was equally impressive limiting the Braves to just three hits for the game as Milwaukee…

posted 2015-05-22 21:26:25 by WHBY

Changes to budget will help clinic survive

One of the leaders of a local health clinic says a move by the Legislature's budget committee will allow their operation to continue. The Joint Finance Committee tweaked a proposal in Governor Walker's budget last last night. It would have…

posted 2015-05-22 13:05 by WHBY

DOT removes hanging flag from Frigo bridge

Crews took down an American flag from the arch of the Leo Frigo bridge in Green Bay this morning. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says it was a traffic hazard. He says it was poorly attached, and if it had fallen…

posted 2015-05-22 13:04 by WHBY

Zareczny arrested for probation violation

About two months after he was released from prison for a 26-year-old sexual assault case, a convicted sex offender is back behind bars. Fifty-eight-year-old Roman Zareczny was arrested by Appleton police, around 11:45 p.m., for a probation violation. There aren't…

posted 2015-05-22 13:03 by WHBY

DOT puts projects on hold for weekend

Road construction projects are on hold for the Memorial Day weekend, but a DOT spokesman says drivers will still have to be careful in work zones. Kim Rudat says they're pulling back the orange barrels, as much as possible. He…

posted 2015-05-22 13:02 by WHBY

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