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2015-05-19

Work to start right away on Menasha project

Construction work could get underway this week, on an office tower in downtown Menasha. John Hogerty is one of the developers of One Menasha Center. He says they want to finish the eight-story, $12 million dollar, by April of next…

posted 2015-05-19 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah police not affected by ban

The leader of the Neenah police department says President Obama's ban on military equipment won't affect them. It covers tracked armored vehicles, bayonets, grenade launchers, and large-caliber weapons. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they don't have anything like that. He says…

posted 2015-05-19 13:02 by WHBY

Head Start turns 50

Head Start programs are celebrating the national program's 50th anniversary this week. UW-Oshkosh runs the Head Start programs for Outagamie, Winnebago, Calumet and Shawano counties. Staff member Kelly Butzlaff says the kids had some cake, and little party yesterday, but…

posted 2015-05-19 13:01 by WHBY

N.L. police have sketch of robbery suspect

New London police have a sketch of the suspect in a robbery at a pharmacy, earlier this month. They say a man had a gun when he went into Jernegan's Health Mart, on S. Mill Street, on the afternoon of…

posted 2015-05-19 11:50 by WHBY

Menasha office project moves forward

Menasha's city council is on board with the plans for a large development project in the downtown. Members approved a development agreement, on a 7-to-1 vote, last night. The eight-story, $12 million building would be on the site of the…

posted 2015-05-19 05:05 by WHBY

Ripon leaders react to cookie plant closure

Ripon-area officials are bracing for the impact of a major employer closing a factory. ConAgra will shut down one of its two cookie factories by the end of the year. The move will cost about 300 people their job. Ripon…

posted 2015-05-19 05:04 by WHBY

WPS proposing double-digit rate hike

Wisconsin Public Service customers might see their bills climb by 10 percent. The utility is asking the Public Service Commission for the increase. It breaks down to an eight percent hike for electricity, and two percent for natural gas. Patrick…

posted 2015-05-19 05:03 by WHBY

TV show with Houdini bust airs tomorrow

Appleton and Harry Houdini will be in the spotlight tomorrow night. The History Channel's TV show Monument Guys is airing a new episode, focusing on a sculptor's work to create a bust of the magician. It features Houdini, in a straight…

posted 2015-05-19 05:02 by WHBY

SNC dedicates new science building

A $40 million expansion of the St. Norbert College science center is open, and the school's leader says it's a great addition. School president Tom Kunkel helped dedicate the 160,000 square foot facility, on the De Pere campus, yesterday. He…

posted 2015-05-19 05:01 by WHBY

2015-05-18

Brewers beat Tigers, 3-2

Milwaukee started the three game series against Detroit with a 3-2 victory.  Carlos Gomez opened the game with a homerun and brought in the winning run in the seventh inning.  Mike Fiers went  5 2/3 innings for the Brewers giving…

posted 2015-05-18 21:23:19 by WHBY

ConAgra closing Ripon cookie plant

ConAgra is closing one of its cookie plants in Ripon. The move will cost about 300 people their job, by the end of the year. Company officials made the announcement, following an evaluation of its network. They say the closure…

posted 2015-05-18 13:05 by WHBY

Same-sex marriages helps boost marriage rate

Wisconsin's marriage rate climbed for the first time in 30 years, and same-sex couples helped turn that number around. The state health department reports that nearly 33,000 people tied the knot in the state last year. That's an increase of…

posted 2015-05-18 13:04 by WHBY

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