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2015-11-30

N.L. man arrested in child sex sting

New London police arrested a 42-year-old man on accusations that he tried to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex. An officer posed as a teenager on Facebook earlier this month, and police say Aaron Fredin of New London started communicating…

posted 2015-11-30 14:59 by WHBY

Appleton police to help with red kettles

Police officers in Appleton are going to pitch in, at the Salvation Army's red kettles over the next several weeks. Chief Todd Thomas says he's encouraging on-duty officers to stop at kettle locations and ring the bell for a bit,…

posted 2015-11-30 13:01 by WHBY

Police investigate horse sexual assault

Waupaca County authorities are talking with a potential suspect, after a farmer reported that one of his horses was sexually assaulted over the weekend. The farmer called the sheriff's department after 4:30 p.m. yesterday, because his horses were spooked, and…

posted 2015-11-30 13:00 by WHBY

Fire damages Hortonville building

A fire in downtown Hortonville gutted the first floor of a building and damaged the rest. Crews from the Hortonville-Hortonia department went to the 200 block of W. Main Street after 2:30 p.m. yesterday. Fire Chief Dave Dorn says it…

posted 2015-11-30 05:05 by WHBY

21-yr-old killed in Waupaca Co. crash

A rollover accident, near Northport in Waupaca County, claimed the life of a 21-year-old man. The sheriff's department says Ethan Proctor was pronounced dead at the scene, early yesterday morning, after he was thrown from his vehicle. Authorities say he…

posted 2015-11-30 05:04 by WHBY

Expo center was in question months ago

The final pieces for the proposed expo center in downtown Appleton were put in place last week, and the city's mayor says earlier in the year, he wasn't sure if the project would happen. The city had to meet deadline…

posted 2015-11-30 05:03 by WHBY

Agency has Cyber Monday tips

Online stores are trying to drum up business today through Cyber Monday sales. Michelle Reinen of the state consumer protection agency says shoppers should be wary of deals that they see on social media. She says the links could lead…

posted 2015-11-30 05:02 by WHBY

Hansen points to student loan poll

A Green Bay Democrat is encouraged by a poll on the issue of student loan debt. Sen. Dave Hansen is the author of a bill that would let people refinance their loans. He says 61 percent liked the idea, in…

posted 2015-11-30 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-27

Rain records nearly fall on Thanksgiving

Appleton and Green Bay almost set records for the rain that fell through nearly all of Thanksgiving Day. Meteorologist Michael Gorczany is with the Green Bay office of the National Weather Service. He says Appleton got 1.15 inches, and that…

posted 2015-11-27 13:05 by WHBY

Local stores ready for Small Business Saturday

Black Friday generally gives big box stores a big shot in the arm, and local retailers are hoping that people save some of their holiday shopping for Small Business Saturday. Anne Wiegman of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the event has…

posted 2015-11-27 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants ignition interlock for 1st OWI

A state lawmaker wants to force all first-time drunk drivers to have an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. Right now, offenders need one if their blood-alcohol level is twice the legal limit. Democratic Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee is…

posted 2015-11-27 13:03 by WHBY

The Draw opening in Appleton flats

A new venue for art shows, and a spot for artists to work, officially opens tomorrow in the Appleton flats. The Draw is part of the Eagle Flats development. It's a former office building, along S. Lawe Street. Curator and…

posted 2015-11-27 13:02 by WHBY

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