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2015-05-08

Hanna wants to move quickly on library site

A major decision on the proposed Appleton Public Library project could be coming next month. Mayor Tim Hanna says he wants to move quickly, to reach a deal to buy the preferred site or choose to walk away. He says…

posted 2015-05-08 05:03 by WHBY

Bill would ban abortions after 20 weeks

Most abortions would be banned, after 20 weeks of pregnancy, under a bill from a southeast Wisconsin lawmaker. Senate President Mary Lazich of New Berlin says a fetus can feel pain at that point of development. Opponents say the proposed…

posted 2015-05-08 05:02 by WHBY

L.C. creates local law on 'sexting'

Sexting is a problem in many schools across the state, and Little Chute's village board is giving the Fox Valley Metro police department an extra tool to deal with it. Village administrator James Fenlon says the board passed a proposal…

posted 2015-05-08 05:01 by WHBY

Not guilty pleas entered for Vaile

A former village administrator in Hortonville entered not guilty pleas to charges of possessing child pornography. Sixty-one-year-old Patrick Vaile is facing 16 counts, in Outagamie County, and he was in court yesterday. Court records say state agents searched Vaile's house,…

posted 2015-05-08 05:00 by WHBY

2015-05-07

Brewers lose big to Dodgers, 14-4

Brewers kept the game close until the sixth inning, but after that it was all Dodgers.  LA scored four runs in the sixth, another three in the eighth, and four more in the ninth beating Milwaukee 14-4.  Mike Fiers (1-4)…

posted 2015-05-07 16:03:15 by WHBY

Bentdahl remembered as unselfish, honest

One of the victims of the Trestle Trail shooting liked being outside, and he was very laid back. That's how the brother-in-law of Adam Bentdahl is describing the 31-year-old Appleton man. Bentdahl was killed on Sunday, along with 33-year-old Jon…

posted 2015-05-07 13:05 by WHBY

Responders to shooting go through debriefing

The police officers, first responders, and dispatchers involved in the response to the Trestle Trail shooting spent time yesterday talking about what happened. Menasha police officer Aaron Zemlock says they went through what's known as a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing.…

posted 2015-05-07 13:04 by WHBY

Calumet Co. highway worker remembered

Workers at the Calumet County highway department are mourning the loss of one of their co-workers. Fifty-year-old Derrick Burkhalter died on Monday, nearly one week after he was hurt in a crash, on the job. The Hilbert man was driving…

posted 2015-05-07 13:03 by WHBY

Feeding America building new food bank

A group will build a $40,000 square-foot food bank, along I-41, in Little Chute. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin broke ground on the facility this morning. Spokeswoman Gina Styer says the facility will be nearly four times larger than their current…

posted 2015-05-07 13:02 by WHBY

Democrat speaks out against FoodShare bill

A Democratic lawmaker opposes a proposal to restrict what people can buy, with food stamps. The bill would require FoodShare participants to spend at least two-thirds of the money, on nutritious food. It also bans people from using their benefits…

posted 2015-05-07 13:01 by WHBY

Body found in Fox River in Appleton

A kayaker on the Fox River in Appleton found a body late yesterday afternoon. Undersheriff Mike Jobe of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says the dive team removed the man's body from the water. He says they don't know if…

posted 2015-05-07 05:05 by WHBY

Faith Technologies plans to expand

If a proposal for an eight-story office building goes through, a local company could add a significant number of workers to Menasha's downtown. The project would be on the site of the former Hotel Menasha, and two banks, on Main…

posted 2015-05-07 05:04 by WHBY

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