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2016-04-15

Appleton district to honor tutors

Volunteers have been helping elementary school students in Appleton with their reading for the last 20 years. The district is marking the anniversary of the United for Reading Success program tomorrow. Mary Greiner is the director of volunteer services, and…

posted 2016-04-15 13:01 by WHBY

Trout Museum exhibit features Wis. veterans

An exhibit featuring portraits of Wisconsin veterans opens Saturday, at the Trout Museum of Art, in downtown Appleton. The Wisconsin War Stories gallery highlights veterans from World War Two, Korea, and Vietnam. They were interviewed as part of a documentary…

posted 2016-04-15 13:00 by WHBY

Mile of Music details coming

The kickoff event for this summer's Mile of Music festival will be in downtown Appleton this morning. Organizers will talk about some of the new features and unveil the first 50 acts. The different venues have high hopes for the…

posted 2016-04-15 05:05 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on CWD

Just over nine percent of the deer tested by the DNR last year had chronic wasting disease, and Governor Walker says the agency is exploring the problem. Only six percent tested positive in 2014. That increase is leading some lawmakers…

posted 2016-04-15 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. man killed in northwest Wis. crash

A Green Bay man died Wednesday morning in a car accident in the northwest corner of the state. The Douglas County sheriff's department says 23-year-old Raymond Teller was driving on Highway 53, a little before 10 a.m., when his car…

posted 2016-04-15 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton fire dept. buys drone

Appleton's fire department bought a drone to help the hazardous materials team. Battalion Chief Ethan Kroll says the drone could be a big help in evaluating potentially dangerous situations where they can't get a good look from the ground. He…

posted 2016-04-15 05:02 by WHBY

Baldwin meets with high court nominee

While Republicans hold firm on their stance over the open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the state's Democratic U.S. Senator met with President Obama's nominee. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she had a productive meeting with Merrick Garland yesterday. She…

posted 2016-04-15 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-14

Brewers shutout by Cardinals, 7-0

The Brewers (4-5) managed to only get one hit in teh final game of the series against St. Louis, losing 7-0.  Domingo Santana broke up the Cardinals no hitter in the 7th inning.  Wily Peralta (0-3) gave up five runs…

posted 2016-04-14 15:18:58 by WHBY

Rise in CWD cases 'shocking'

The state saw a jump in the number of deer that tested positive for chronic wasting disease last year, and the head of a group says that's shocking. More than nine percent of deer around the state had the brain…

posted 2016-04-14 13:05 by WHBY

Law clears way for Fox River Locks visitors center

Governor Walker was in Appleton today, to sign a bill that impacts the Fox River Locks. When the state created the Fox River Navigational System Authority in the early 2000s, the group could fix the locks, but it wasn't allowed…

posted 2016-04-14 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton police outline campaign OT costs

The visits by presidential candidates to Appleton came at a price to taxpayers. Police Chief Todd Thomas updated the city's safety and licensing committee last night. He says overtime costs for the three major events came to about $8,500. Democrat…

posted 2016-04-14 13:03 by WHBY

L.C. outdoor recreation plan in place

Little Chute has a new outdoor recreation plan for the village. The village board unanimously approved it last night. Administrator James Felon says it covers all of the parks in the community, and identifies potential locations for new ones when…

posted 2016-04-14 13:02 by WHBY

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