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2014-11-17

U.S. senators reflect on change in majority

The two U.S. senators from Wisconsin are going to be switching places, in the majority, next year. Republicans are taking over, and GOP Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh says he's interested in finding common ground with Democrats, on a number…

posted 2014-11-17 05:03 by WHBY

UW-GB leader to focus on partnerships

Campus leaders at UW-Green Bay are coming up with a plan to help students and faculty create a stronger bond with the community. Chancellor Gary Miller says it focuses on creating new partnerships with non-profits and businesses. He says it…

posted 2014-11-17 05:02 by WHBY

2014-11-16

FdL Co. crash claims lives of 2 19-yr-olds

Two 19-year-olds were killed in a rollover accident in Fond du Lac County, Sunday morning. Sheriff's deputies say a Fond du Lac man lost control of his car, on a curve, around 7:15 a.m. They say the car rolled over,…

posted 2014-11-16 16:00 by WHBY

2014-11-14

Packers to debut self-serve beer stands

Lambeau Field will become the first NFL stadium to have self-serve beer stands. The Green Bay Packers announced that the new Draftserv machines will debut at Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Fans can pour their own beer, after they…

posted 2014-11-14 14:30 by WHBY

UW-GB installs new chancellor

UW-Green Bay's new chancellor started the job in August, but the university held his official installation ceremony, this afternoon. Chancellor Gary Miller came to the school, from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He was also the chancellor there. Miller says…

posted 2014-11-14 14:29 by WHBY

Harmony Cafes closing

A downtown Appleton business, known for its inclusiveness, will close by the end of the year. Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin announced today that it's shutting down the Harmony Cafe coffeehouses in Appleton and Green Bay. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery…

posted 2014-11-14 13:05 by WHBY

Police to meet with Antro Night Club owners

Police are reaching out the owners of a downtown Appleton night club, after a man was stabbed on the dance floor. A 26-year-old Green Bay man was arrested, inside Antro Night Club on College Avenue, in the early morning of…

posted 2014-11-14 13:04 by WHBY

UW-Green Bay honoring fallen soldiers

When the UW-Green Bay men's basketball team opens its season tomorrow, the players will wear jerseys with the names of fallen soldiers on their backs. Coach Brian Wardle says it's a way to honor local people who made the ultimate…

posted 2014-11-14 13:03 by WHBY

Fallen soldier honored 10 yrs after his death

Ten years ago today, a Suamico soldier lost his life in Iraq. Friends and family held a memorial for Army Private 1st Class Isaiah Hunt this morning, at Sts. Edward and Isidore Parish. The 20-year-old Hunt died when the driver…

posted 2014-11-14 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton schools to hold open houses

Most of the referendum-related projects in Appleton schools are done, and people will get a chance to check out the improvements next week. The district is holding open houses next Wednesday. Superintendent Lee Allinger says they'll bring people into classrooms,…

posted 2014-11-14 13:01 by WHBY

Brown Co. exec vetoes part of budget

The Brown County executive is vetoing a portion of the budget that the county board passed. County Executive Troy Streckenbach says he cut nearly $74,000 for the jail meal services contract to freeze the tax levy. He feels the county…

posted 2014-11-14 13:00 by WHBY

Secura offers matching grant for homeless

Secura Insurance is holding a fundraising drive for an Appleton non-profit that helps the homeless. The company is offering to match up to $15,000 in donations to Homeless Connections. The former Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley changed its name…

posted 2014-11-14 12:59 by WHBY

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