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2016-05-17

People lay out ideas for downtown, trails

Appleton leaders are looking to the future for the downtown and the city's trail system, and people were able to give their thoughts last night. The city held a community meeting at the Atlas Mill. Consultant Andrew Dane of SEH…

posted 2016-05-17 05:05 by WHBY

G.B. shooting total up to 9 in 2016

In less than five months, Green Bay police have investigated nine shootings in different parts of the city. That's one almost every two weeks. Capt. Kevin Warych says that's "very alarming." He says they're working very hard to close those…

posted 2016-05-17 05:04 by WHBY

FDA change will lower local blood supply

The local blood supply could take a five-percent hit, because of a change in federal recommendations. The FDA is increasing the minimum level for hemoglobin, or red blood cells, in order for someone to donate. Dr. Todd Strauss is the…

posted 2016-05-17 05:03 by WHBY

De Pere's music series moves to Thursdays

A De Pere concert series is coming back for another year, but on a different night. Definitely De Pere created the EastWest Fest Music series last year, to celebrate the city's 125th anniversary. This summer, organizers are scheduling performances on…

posted 2016-05-17 05:02 by WHBY

G.B. man charged in deadly sidewalk crash

Ten months after a deadly accident on Green Bay's west side, prosecutors are filing charges against a man. Fifty-two-year-old John Convery of Green Bay was in Brown County court on a charge of homicide by driving drunk. Fifty-six-year-old Brian Delebreau…

posted 2016-05-17 05:01 by WHBY

2016-05-16

Graphic Packaging closing Menasha plant

The Graphic Packaging plant in Menasha will close, by the end of the year. About 230 full and part-time workers will be let go. Company spokeswoman Sue Appleyard says they're shifting their production to newer facilities, in North America. She…

posted 2016-05-16 15:05 by WHBY

Flatoff could stand trial in August

A trial for the suspect in a standoff in downtown Neenah could start in August. A Winnebago County judge is scheduling a two-week trial for 46-year-old Brian Flatoff. It would begin on August 22. Prosecutors charged Flatoff with a series…

posted 2016-05-16 15:04 by WHBY

G.B. police look for shooting suspect

Police say a 27-year-old man is the suspect in a weekend shooting on Green Bay's west side. They say Chauncey Hughes could be in the Fox Valley area, and he should be considered armed and dangerous. They say Hughes shot…

posted 2016-05-16 15:03 by WHBY

Names of kayaker, boater released

Officials are releasing the names of the kayaker and sailboater found dead in Lake Winnebago, and Green Bay. The body of 55-year-old Warren Brown of Appleton was pulled from Lake Winnebago last Friday morning. Brown went kayaking last Thursday, and…

posted 2016-05-16 15:02 by WHBY

Tour shows options for downtown Appleton

A group walked through parts of downtown Appleton this morning, to look at spots with opportunities for growth. City officials and a consulting firm held a tour, to help put together a long-range plan for the downtown. City spokesman Chad…

posted 2016-05-16 15:01 by WHBY

Two finalists for Neenah-Menasha chief

The list of candidates for the next chief of Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue is down to two. Neenah human resources director Heather Barber says 29 people applied, and they're going through background checks on the finalists. She says the joint fire…

posted 2016-05-16 15:00 by WHBY

Police help 2 landlords evict drug dealers

Two drug dealers were kicked out of their homes in Fox Crossing and the town of Menasha, in the last month. Police Officer Jason Weber says tips from the neighborhood played a big role in both cases. He says neighbors might…

posted 2016-05-16 14:59 by WHBY

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