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2016-03-04

Valley Transit looking for new leader

Valley Transit will be under new leadership later this year. The city of Appleton is posting the general manager position today, after general manager Deborah Wetter retired last month. Bus system spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke says they'll continue to work on…

posted 2016-03-04 13:02 by WHBY

Touchmark hosting 'Downton Abbey' watch party

Fans of the TV drama "Downton Abbey" will be able to see the final episode of the poplar series on Sunday, at a local retirement community. Touchmark is hosting a preview screening at its facility off of W. Prospect Avenue,…

posted 2016-03-04 13:01 by WHBY

Weyauwega derailment was 20 yrs ago

Today is the 20th anniversary of a train derailment that led to the city-wide evacuation of Weyauwega. Fourteen of the 37 cars were carrying propane, and there were concerns about an explosion. Deputy Fire Chief Robert Ehrenberg says firefighters were…

posted 2016-03-04 05:05 by WHBY

Jurors watch Lee interrogation video

"I didn't do it." That's what the suspect in a downtown Appleton murder told investigators, during a police interrogation. Jurors watched a video of the interview yesterday afternoon, in the trial of 30-year-old Chong Lee of Neenah. He's charged with…

posted 2016-03-04 05:04 by WHBY

Health depts. look for answers with bacteria

There are a lot of unanswered questions about a rare blood infection that's popping up in southern Wisconsin. Officials say they're aware of 44 Elizabethkinga infections, and 18 deaths linked to the bacteria. Stephanie Smiley is director of the state…

posted 2016-03-04 05:03 by WHBY

Former Obama hater touts health care reforms

President Obama was in Milwaukee yesterday to talk about his health care reform law, and the number of people who now have insurance. Brent Brown of Mosinee introduced the president, and credited the reforms with saving his life. He says…

posted 2016-03-04 05:02 by WHBY

No back tags for hunters anymore

When deer hunters go into the woods in the fall, they'll be missing one very recognizable item. Governor Walker signed a law this week that eliminates the need for hunters to wear back tags. Jeff Nass of Seymour is the…

posted 2016-03-04 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-03

G.B. police seek serial robber

Green Bay police believe the same man robbed four businesses in the last two months. They say he held up the BP gas station, in the 2000 block of Main Street around 3:30 p.m. yesterday. They also think he's responsible…

posted 2016-03-03 13:05 by WHBY

Witness: Lee said he flushed gun at pool hall

A witness in the murder trial of a Neenah man says the suspect told him that he pulled the trigger, hours after the downtown Appleton shooting. Joe Thor of Appleton testified this morning that 30-year-old Chong Lee told him that…

posted 2016-03-03 13:04 by WHBY

PAC highlights Arts Alive! & Spotlight Series

The next season at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will feature a new series in the Kimberly-Clark Theater. President Maria Van Laanen says they have four events scheduled right now for the Spotlight Series. She says they're looking to…

posted 2016-03-03 13:03 by WHBY

G.B. Film Festival opens tonight

The Green Bay Film Festival kicks off tonight. The four-day event will be on the St. Norbert College campus for the first time. Leslie Olma is one of the organizers. She says they have special screenings tonight and tomorrow, followed…

posted 2016-03-03 13:02 by WHBY

Blood Center offers dinner for platelets

A local non-profit is offering a free dinner, if people donate platelets. The Community Blood Center is launching a punch-card promotion. Spokeswoman Jill Butzin says people get a T-shirt after three donations. After six times, they'll get a $30 gift…

posted 2016-03-03 13:01 by WHBY

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