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2015-06-15

AAA: Disconnect on texting & driving

When it comes to texting and driving, there's a disconnect among drivers. That's according to Nick Jarmusz of AAA Wisconsin. He says they understand it's dangerous, but too many are treating it as a "do as I say, and not…

posted 2015-06-15 13:00 by WHBY

Civil rights marchers speak at LU

Two men who played instrumental roles in the civil rights movement were at Lawrence University's spring graduation yesterday. Congressman John Lewis was the main speaker at the ceremony. He organized a series of sit-ins and freedom rides in the 1960s.…

posted 2015-06-15 05:05 by WHBY

Greenville developing plan for space needs

A group in Greenville is getting closer to making a recommendation on the future of the town hall and fire station. Town board member Andy Peters is the chair of a special committee that's looking at the facilities. He says…

posted 2015-06-15 05:04 by WHBY

DNR may change panfish limits on some lakes

Anglers who like panfishing could be in for a surprise when the new fishing season opens, next spring. The Natural Resources Board recently approved new bag limits on 95 lakes that have a reputation for having small panfish, like perch…

posted 2015-06-15 05:03 by WHBY

Rain expected to lead to many mosquitos

Get ready for an explosion in the mosquito population in the coming weeks. UW-Madison bug expert Susan Paskewitz says all of the rain that's been falling this month provides excellent breeding grounds for the pests. She says the bugs can…

posted 2015-06-15 05:02 by WHBY

2015-06-12

Vote coming for Appleton library property

Appleton's city council will take up a proposal to buy two properties, for the city's future library, during a special meeting next week. City officials say the council could authorize the city to make an offer for the Fox Banquets…

posted 2015-06-12 15:00 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. releases place crash calls

911 calls coming into the Winnebago County sheriff's department from a June second plane crash in Oshkosh, that it was quickly apparent that the people inside the plane were severely hurt. The small plane crashed at an Oshkosh Corporation property…

posted 2015-06-12 13:05 by WHBY

About 280 Lawrence students graduating Sunday

About 280 Lawrence University students are getting their diploma this weekend, during the downtown Appleton school's graduation ceremony. School spokesman Rick Peterson says the students represent 28 states and seven countries. He says it's a pretty standard size for a…

posted 2015-06-12 13:04 by WHBY

Kaukauna preparing for 'Electric City Experience'

Over 150 Local musicians will converge on Kaukauna tomorrow to be part of the first Electric City Experience. Organizer Brian Schuh says they came up with the idea to celebrate the city's 225th anniversary. He says the events will be…

posted 2015-06-12 13:03 by WHBY

Bellin Run in Green Bay tomorrow

A long-running 10K race in Green Bay is coming up tomorrow morning. Linda Maxwell is the assistant director of the Bellin Run. She says they expect up to 18-thousand people will take part in the race. She says the events…

posted 2015-06-12 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton holding Juneteenth celebration Sunday

Appleton's Juneteenth festival is coming up this Sunday in City Park. This year's event commemorates the end of slavery 150 years ago. City Diversity Coordinator Kathy Flores says the day will honor the beauty and diversity of African American culture…

posted 2015-06-12 13:01 by WHBY

Report details Trestle Trail shooting

A report from Menasha police says the Trestle Trail shooter had a history of depression, and he was drunk. Twenty-seven-year-old Sergio Valencia del Toro opened fire on random people on May 3. Chief Tim Styka says the shooter killed 31-year-old…

posted 2015-06-12 05:05 by WHBY

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