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2016-07-18

Recycling rate up in Appleton

Almost 25 percent of everything Appleton crews pick up in garbage and recycling is being recycled. That's up 30 percent, since the city put an automated collection system with carts in place, four years ago. Deputy public works director Nate…

posted 2016-07-18 06:03 by WHBY

Pokemon Go generates interest in old cards

An Appleton gaming store is seeing more people coming in to buy traditional Pokemon cards, thanks to the popularity of the Pokemon Go smartphone game. Katrina Keys of Chimera Hobby Shop says they started seeing the increase, shortly after the…

posted 2016-07-18 06:02 by WHBY

Whitetails wants more action on CWD

Governor Walker says the state is going to increase efforts to fight chronic wasting disease by increasing monitoring, and speeding up test results. The leader of a hunting group says that's not enough. Earlier this year, Walker said he takes…

posted 2016-07-18 06:01 by WHBY

2016-07-15

Trial in G.C. murder won't be moved

The trial in a Grand Chute murder won't be moved to another part of the state. Outagamie County Judge Mark McGinnis made that ruling this morning, in the Mastella Jackson case. He also denied a request from Jackson's attorney to…

posted 2016-07-15 13:05 by WHBY

G.B. police to be featured on COPS

The Green Bay police department is getting some national exposure. Camera crews from the COPS TV show have been riding along with officers, for the last eight weeks. Captain Kevin Warych says he's not sure when the Green Bay episodes…

posted 2016-07-15 13:04 by WHBY

Greenville getting 1 dedicated deputy

Greenville will now have its own sheriff's deputy to work in the community. The town has been contracting with Outagamie County for years, to have deputies on patrol. But town chair Jack Anderson says now they'll have one specific person…

posted 2016-07-15 13:03 by WHBY

Werner settling into new building

A local electrical supply company is settling into its new headquarters and warehouse. Werner Electric built the 250,000 square-foot facility, in Grand Chute, to replace its Neenah location. Company president Scott Teerlinck says the new building is two-to-three times larger…

posted 2016-07-15 13:02 by WHBY

Co-founder talks about Mile schedule

The early schedule is out for the Mile of Music, and organizers had to figure out the best way to fit in over 850 sets at about 70 venues. Nearly 240 artists will be performing at the downtown Appleton festival,…

posted 2016-07-15 13:01 by WHBY

Chalk artists hit College Avenue

Sidewalks along College Avenue in downtown Appleton will have chalk drawings on them today. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says 35 chalk artists are participating in "Chalk on the Town." She says kids can also draw on the sidewalks…

posted 2016-07-15 13:00 by WHBY

Trout displaying part of collection for 1st time

People can see some works of art, that have never been on display before, at a downtown Appleton museum. Pamela Williams-Lime is the president of the Trout Museum of Art. She says the exhibit features pieces that were donated when…

posted 2016-07-15 12:59 by WHBY

Study looks for improvements at deadly spot

An engineering firm is making progress in a study of a dangerous intersection in the town of Neenah. Winnebago County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says they started looking for ways to improve safety at Highway CB and Oakridge Road in…

posted 2016-07-15 05:05 by WHBY

Neenah police adding more less-lethal guns

Police in Neenah will soon have access to less-lethal guns in every squad car. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they're getting six guns that can shoot gas, rubber bullets, and other less-lethal rounds. He says the threat of the less-lethal guns can…

posted 2016-07-15 05:04 by WHBY

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