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2014-08-12

Big decision for voters in 6th Congressional

The polls probably won't be very busy, but a local political science professor says voters in the 6th congressional district have the opportunity to make a big decision in today's primary. There are three main Republican candidates in the race…

posted 2014-08-12 15:05 by WHBY

NAMI reacts to Robin Williams' death

A spokeswoman for a local mental health agency says the stigma of depression often keeps people from getting help. Wendy Magas of NAMI-Fox Valley says the suicide of actor and comedian Robin Williams is more proof that the disease doesn't…

posted 2014-08-12 15:04 by WHBY

Two men arrested for sexual assault

A 20-year-old Appleton man told police he was sexually assaulted by two men, at a vacant rental house. Capt. Todd Freeman says the victim walked up to an officer outside the police station, just after midnight yesterday. He says they…

posted 2014-08-12 15:03 by WHBY

Police release name of moped victim

The victim of last Saturday's moped accident on Appleton's northside was 52-year-old Shelly Reichardt of Appleton. Police say she was riding on N. Meade Street, near E. Summer Street, when a wheel on her moped bumped with a wheel of…

posted 2014-08-12 15:02 by WHBY

Appleton firefighters training with new truck

Appleton's new fire truck is in the hands of the department, and firefighters started training with it today. The city bought the 100-foot ladder truck from Pierce Manufacturing last week. It replaces a 14-year-old truck that had cracks in the…

posted 2014-08-12 15:01 by WHBY

Challenge boosts FVHA adoptions

The chance of winning a $100,000 grant helped motivate officials at the Fox Valley Humane Association to dramatically increase its adoption rate this summer. Interim executive director Deb Lewis says it doubled in June, and nearly tripled in July. She…

posted 2014-08-12 15:00 by WHBY

Cleanup at Preble will run into school year

Workers won't be able to finish cleaning up the damage at Green Bay Preble high school before the start of the upcoming school year. A fire broke out last Friday morning, and Principal Natasha Rowell says they're considering their options…

posted 2014-08-12 05:05 by WHBY

Preble fire caused by spontaneous combustion

The cause of last week's fire at Green Bay Preble high school was spontaneous combustion. Lt. Nick Craig of the Green Bay fire department says district workers were re-surfacing the gym floor, and they cleaned up a chemical using cotton…

posted 2014-08-12 05:04 by WHBY

Feds: No spot for border kids in Fox Cities

Outagamie County will not house a temporary shelter for children who illegally cross the Mexican border, without an adult. County Executive Tom Nelson says federal officials recently asked if there was a vacant 100,000 square foot building. The facility would…

posted 2014-08-12 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton schools prepared for more refugees

More refugees from war-torn areas are planning to settle in the Fox Cities next year, and an Appleton school district official says they'll be ready. English Language Learners program coordinator Bill Curtis says seven of the refugees moved into the…

posted 2014-08-12 05:02 by WHBY

'Menopause The Musical' at PAC

A musical that's touring the nation opens tonight in downtown Appleton. Tara Brzozowski is a spokeswoman for the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, and she says it's the third time that Menopause The Musical is in town. Brzozowski says the…

posted 2014-08-12 05:01 by WHBY

2014-08-11

Woman dies after Appleton moped crash

Appleton police say a 52-year-old woman died yesterday, after a weekend moped accident. Sgt. Dave Lund says the Appleton woman was on North Meade Street, near the intersection of East Summer Street, around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. He says she bumped…

posted 2014-08-11 13:05 by WHBY

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