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2016-04-08

Prof weighs in on Nelson's chances

There's now a Democrat in the race for the eighth congressional district seat, and a political science professor thinks it could be wide open. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson announced yesterday that he's running. Professor Michael Kraft teaches political science…

posted 2016-04-08 05:05 by WHBY

Crowd turns out for mobility options

People packed a room at Appleton's City Hall yesterday to talk about the different options for getting around in the downtown. Consultants are studying the possibilities. One would turn Appleton Street into a two-way street, to provide a north-south corridor.…

posted 2016-04-08 05:04 by WHBY

FdL firefighters, paramedics honored

The State Patrol and city of Fond du Lac honored five first responders yesterday, for their efforts to save a state trooper's life. Members of the Fond du Lac Fire-Rescue department tended to Trooper Trevor Casper in March of last…

posted 2016-04-08 05:03 by WHBY

L.C. surveying some in community

Little Chute officials sent out a survey this week to see what kind of services and amenities people want. It also asks them about the quality of the services the village already provides. It went out to about 1,000 people.…

posted 2016-04-08 05:02 by WHBY

2016-04-07

Police: School worker stole prescription drugs

A 25-year-old groundskeeper for the Green Bay school district is accused of stealing prescription drugs from elementary school students. Green Bay police arrested Cameron Drake, and they're asking prosecutors to charge him with two counts of theft. Capt. Kevin Warych…

posted 2016-04-07 15:45 by WHBY

Man gets 23 yrs for 2 incidents with women

An Appleton man will spend 23 years behind bars after he sexually assaulted a stranger. Thirty-four-year-old Adam Demerath is going to prison for the attack on the north side of Appleton, and for trying to break into another woman's apartment…

posted 2016-04-07 15:44 by WHBY

Nelson running for Congress

Outagamie County's leader is running for Congress. County Executive Tom Nelson of Appleton announced this morning that he's seeking the seat in the 8th congressional district. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood isn't running for re-election. Nelson served in the…

posted 2016-04-07 13:05 by WHBY

Goat milking farm planned for Calumet Co.

A company wants to open a large goat dairy farm east of Lake Winnebago, in Calumet County. The 35-acre site would be in Brothertown. Town chair Chuck Schneider says Drumlin Dairy is planning to eventually have 9,000 goats on the…

posted 2016-04-07 13:04 by WHBY

Procedure replaces some open-heart surgeries

Doctors at ThedaCare's hospital in Appleton are the first in the area to help certain heart patients avoid having open heart surgery. Dr. Cherian Verghese says they can fix a damaged aortic valve by implanting a replacement valve. He says…

posted 2016-04-07 13:03 by WHBY

Clinic for Appleton city workers progresses

There's progress in the city of Appleton's plans to open an on-site health clinic for city workers. Human resources director Sandy Behnke says the city council signed off on a three-year contract last night to have ThedaCare run the facility.…

posted 2016-04-07 13:02 by WHBY

Man killed in Fond du Lac Co. crash

A 35-year-old man died this morning, in an accident on Highway 23, just east of Fond du Lac. Lt. Jim Borgen is with the Fond du Lac County sheriff's department. He says there was a crash between two cars, a…

posted 2016-04-07 13:01 by WHBY

Nelson making announcement on Congress

The eighth congressional district seat is open for this fall's election, and a local official says he'll make an announcement about the race this morning. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson has been mentioned as a possible candidate for the seat,…

posted 2016-04-07 05:05 by WHBY

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