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2015-11-11

Outagamie Co. observes Veterans Day

Outagamie County's annual Veterans Day observance, recognized the contribution of servicemen and women, in the first Gulf War. That conflict started 25 years ago. Ann Taylor is an Appleton East high school graduate, and she was called to active duty,…

posted 2015-11-11 13:04 by WHBY

Veterans Village proposed in G.C.

A veterans group is working on developing a Veterans Village in Grand Chute. The property is owned by the Outagamie County Housing Authority, and the project includes three existing apartment buildings. The site is near Fox Valley Technical College. The…

posted 2015-11-11 13:03 by WHBY

AAA: Include spare tires in new vehicles

More new vehicles aren't coming with a spare tire, and that's not sitting well with one group. AAA Wisconsin says about one-third of them have tire inflator kits instead. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says it appears like manufacturers are doing it,…

posted 2015-11-11 13:02 by WHBY

Olde Oneida Street parking raises concerns

The city is going to rebuild a stretch of Olde Oneida Street, as part of the larger S. Oneida Street project, and there are some concerns about parking. The current design would remove eight on-street spots, by the Between the…

posted 2015-11-11 13:01 by WHBY

AMC among 1st to use new stent technology

Heart patients at an Appleton hospital are among the first in the nation to get a new kind of stent, that's designed to speed the healing process. Mesh stents are used to open clogged arteries, and they're typically coated with…

posted 2015-11-11 13:01 by WHBY

Man killed when trench collapses

A work accident claimed a man's life in Kaukauna yesterday afternoon. Asst. Fire Chief Chad Gerrits says the victim was in his 40s, and he was working in a trench, behind a building along I-41, in the 2200 block of…

posted 2015-11-11 05:05 by WHBY

Schools honoring Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, and students at Appleton North high school are recognizing the occasion in a number of ways. Principal James Huggins says they already have veteran-themed art on display in the school, and they'll add to the display…

posted 2015-11-11 05:04 by WHBY

Man gets 5 yrs in human trafficking bust

A Green Bay man will spend five years in prison after a human trafficking bust at a Grand Chute hotel. Court records say police were acting on an anonymous tip when they found 14- and 17-year-old girls at the hotel,…

posted 2015-11-11 05:03 by WHBY

'Orange is the New Black' author speaks at FVTC

The author of a book that led to a TV series talked about the need to reform the prison system, during a stop in the Appleton area. Piper Kerman of Orange is the New Black spent a year in federal prison…

posted 2015-11-11 05:02 by WHBY

Task force focuses on Alzheimer's, dementia

The state's population is aging, and a group of lawmakers is trying to find ways to help families that are dealing with Alzheimer's and dementia. Republican Rep. Mike Rohrkaste led a discussion on the issue yesterday in Neenah. He says…

posted 2015-11-11 05:01 by WHBY

2015-11-10

Walker: No timeline for GOP endorsement

While the Republicans in the race for president are preparing for their debate in Milwaukee tonight, Governor Walker says he doesn't have a timetable for endorsing any of them. Walker was at a breakfast event in the city this morning.…

posted 2015-11-10 13:05 by WHBY

Sign up starts for Salvation Army programs

People can start signing up for the Salvation Army Fox Cities' Christmas Assistance programs tomorrow. Major David Minks says they're offering help through the Adopt-a-Family, Toys for Tots, and Coats for Kids programs. Minks says they already have a number…

posted 2015-11-10 13:04 by WHBY

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