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2014-05-13

Bike corral in place on College Avenue

A new bike corral is in place along College Avenue in downtown Appleton. It's a six-month pilot program to provide parking for bikes. The corral is in front of Harmony Cafe, and local leaders, and bike enthusiasts, got together this…

posted 2014-05-13 13:00 by WHBY

Brewers host Pirates for three

After Monday’s off day, the Milwaukee Brewers are back on the field Tuesday night as the Pittsburgh Pirates visit Miller Park for the opener of a three game series. It’s the first meeting between the teams since the Easter Sunday…

posted 2014-05-13 07:12:35 by WHBY

Packers add 12-undrafted free agents, announce off-season dates

After selecting nine players in last week’s NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers added twelve more players to their 2014 rookie class. Chase Rettig becomes the fourth quarterback on the Packers roster.  Rettig started four seasons at Boston College.  He…

posted 2014-05-13 07:03:59 by WHBY

City: 'Little changes' in latest Walmart plans

The leader of Green Bay's planning and community development department says little has changed in Walmart's latest proposal for a downtown supercenter. Director Kim Flom says they finished an initial review, after the retailer submitted the latest designs last Friday.…

posted 2014-05-13 05:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Defense working on unmanned vehicles

Oshkosh Defense and the Navy are expanding a contract to develop unmanned military vehicles. John Beck is Oshkosh Defense's chief engineer for unmanned systems. He says they've been working with the Marine Corps for several years to create technology that…

posted 2014-05-13 05:03 by WHBY

Burke calls herself a 'fiscal conservative'

The main Democratic challenger to Governor Walker in this fall's election calls herself a fiscal conservative. Mary Burke says her time as an executive at the Trek Bicycle company, and as a state commerce secretary, taught her the importance of…

posted 2014-05-13 05:02 by WHBY

Walker reacts to turnover in Legislature

Governor Walker believes a number of factors are involved in the historic turnover in the Legislature next year. Seven incumbents aren't running in the Senate, and that's the most in almost 60 years. More than 20 aren't running again in…

posted 2014-05-13 05:01 by WHBY

Team Industries expanding in Kaukauna

A manufacturer in Kaukauna is starting an expansion project. Team Industries is building a nearly 30,000 square foot addition. President John Panetti says they make pieces of pipe for various projects. That includes the Naval combat ships that Marinette Marine…

posted 2014-05-13 05:00 by WHBY

2014-05-12

Pedestrian killed in Appleton crash

A pedestrian died in a crash on Appleton's northside. Police Sgt. Dave Lund says a man was walking in the 1300 block of E. Northland Avenue, and he was hit by a semi around 4:15 on Monday afternoon. He was…

posted 2014-05-12 20:00 by WHBY

Officials keeping eye on rising rivers

A flash flood watch is in effect for the Fox Cities, but a local official says there aren't any major problems yet. Winnebago County emergency management director Linda Kollman says rivers are running high, because of the heavy rain yesterday,…

posted 2014-05-12 13:05 by WHBY

Group supports tighter e-cig rules

Stevens Point officials might set rules for using e-cigarettes in businesses, and a local anti-smoking group thinks more local governments should study the issue. Community Action for Healthy Living executive director Wendy Vander Zanden says e-cigarettes are much cleaner than…

posted 2014-05-12 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton marks start of Police Week

Appleton police remembered fallen officers during a flag raising ceremony this morning. The annual event marks the start of National Police Week. Sgt. Dave Lund says the Honor Guard lowered the flag to half-staff. Two Appleton police officers have been…

posted 2014-05-12 13:03 by WHBY

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