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2014-11-20

13 home Habitat project moving forward

The Fox Cities Habitat for Humanity chapter is moving forward with the a project that will create 13 homes, on the site of a former Pierce Manufacturing facility. Appleton's city council agreed last night, to divide the property along Spencer…

posted 2014-11-20 05:03 by WHBY

Chief justice calls for more judicial spending

The chief justice of the state's Supreme Court is calling for more money in the next state budget, to fund the judicial system. Justice Shirley Abrahamson wants an extra $8 million to cut the portion of court costs that counties…

posted 2014-11-20 05:02 by WHBY

SmartPlate encourages healthy eating

Two years ago, a group started a pilot program called "eatsmart!" to help people find healthy options, when they eat at a restaurant. That program is now re-launching under the name "SmartPlate." Ellen Koski of the Outagamie County health department…

posted 2014-11-20 05:01 by WHBY

2014-11-19

Appleton, Green Bay near record for cold Nov.

On Friday, Appleton and Green Bay will likely set records for the most consecutive November days without the temperature rising above freezing. National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Last says the current record is nine days, and we'll hit that tomorrow.…

posted 2014-11-19 13:05 by WHBY

Shelter still has room, despite cold weather

The first major cold snap of the winter came early this year and officials at the Fox Valley Warming Shelter say it's critical for people without a place to stay, to get shelter. Shelter director Scott Peeples says when temperatures…

posted 2014-11-19 13:04 by WHBY

Neenah council passes budget

Neenah's city council approved a budget for next year, after hours of debate last night, that dragged into the early morning hours. Alderman Lee Hillstrom says the council made about 40 changes to Mayor Dean Kaufert's budget. But he says…

posted 2014-11-19 13:03 by WHBY

Abrahamson gives 'State of Judiciary' in Appleton

Holding people responsible, and accountable, is among the biggest challenges facing the state's court system. That's one of the messages state Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson touched on today at the annual Wisconsin Judicial Conference. She gave the court's…

posted 2014-11-19 13:02 by WHBY

DNR recognizes Outagamie Co. recycling center

Outagamie County's recycling program is getting recognition from the state. The DNR gave the program its excellence award, for the overall operation Outagamie County recycling coordinator Chris Miller says adding single stream recycling let local communities switch to an automate…

posted 2014-11-19 13:01 by WHBY

Data breach hits Nicolet Bank customers

Several customers at Nicolet National Bank say someone stole their debit card numbers and cleaned out their accounts, in Texas. Green Bay police say most of the purchases were made at Walmart. Police and the bank are asking customers to…

posted 2014-11-19 05:05 by WHBY

Ashwaubenon shows off new K9 unit

Ashwaubenon police have a new tool to help fight crime. Officers showed off the department's new K9 unit last night, during a special ceremony for donors. Lt. Jody Crocker says it's the department's first dog, and the community raised $100,000…

posted 2014-11-19 05:04 by WHBY

Pantry offering free food this afternoon

A food bank is handing out two semis worth of food today, in Green Bay. It's national hunger and homeless awareness week, and Feeding America will distribute the groceries between noon and 2 p.m. Dean Ahrens of the Brown County…

posted 2014-11-19 05:03 by WHBY

Packers players visit Appleton West

A half dozen Packers players worked out with Appleton elementary school students yesterday, at Appleton West high school. The students came from 12 schools that are being recognized by the NFL's Play 60 program, for their efforts to help kids…

posted 2014-11-19 05:02 by WHBY

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