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2014-01-31

Outagamie Co. panel supports airport name change

The Outagamie County board will talk next month, about possibly changing the name of the Outagamie County Regional Airport. County supervisor Tanya Rabec is a member of a special committee that studied the issue for the past year. She says…

posted 2014-01-31 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton adding Wednesday Farm Market

Appleton's downtown Farm Market is expanding to Wednesdays. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says they'll hold the mid-week market on Washington Street, behind the City Center. She says it will run from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and they'll…

posted 2014-01-31 13:03 by WHBY

FdL man killed in crash

A 27-year-old Fond du Lac man was the victim of last night's deadly crash, south of Oshkosh. The Winnebago County sheriff's department says Gerardo Medina, Jr. lost control of his car on Highway 45 and hit an oncoming SUV. Two…

posted 2014-01-31 13:02 by WHBY

G.B police: Man tried to break into ATM

A 40-year-old homeless man is behind bars, after Green Bay police say he tried to break into an ATM in the downtown. A worker at Johnson Bank on S. Washington Street saw the damaged machine this morning. While officers were…

posted 2014-01-31 13:01 by WHBY

Shiocton list posed no immenent threat

No one was in imminent danger when a list of names surfaced in Shiocton earlier this month. Three high school students were suspended for putting together a list of students and staff members that they didn't like. Superintendent Nichole Schweitzer…

posted 2014-01-31 13:00 by WHBY

Super Bowl Sunday big for gamblers

For gamblers, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days of the year. Rose Gruber is the executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. She says addicts can get into trouble, if they try to make up…

posted 2014-01-31 12:59 by WHBY

F.C. Greenways working on CB Trail

There are plans to extend a popular trail in the town of Menasha, into Greenville, and a local organization is involved with the project. Fox Cities Greenways held its annual meeting last night in Appleton. President Michael Kading says the…

posted 2014-01-31 12:58 by WHBY

Menasha holding 'Winter Gala'

The city of Menasha is giving people the chance to have some fun outside tomorrow. Smith Park is hosting its Winter Gala. Parks director Brian Tungate says they'll have a snow carving competition, and a winter golf event, outside. He…

posted 2014-01-31 12:57 by WHBY

TCCES wants to be in on school vouchers

A private school system in the Fox Valley that didn't get involved with the school voucher program this year, will try to get into it for next school year. Twin Cities Catholic Education System president Pat Batey says last year's…

posted 2014-01-31 05:05 by WHBY

Group sends reminder on school accountability

Some state lawmakers are trying to create a new school accountability system, and a group is reminding them about a two-year-old agreement. John Ashley is the executive director of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards. He says Governor Walker and…

posted 2014-01-31 05:04 by WHBY

Bill calls for hands-free devices for drivers

Drivers would have to use a hands-free device when they're talking on a cell phone, if a lawmaker from Kenosha gets his way. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca says fumbling with a phone while driving is dangerous. He says the…

posted 2014-01-31 05:03 by WHBY

Walmart still looking at Kaukauna site

Walmart is still eyeing a site along Highway 41 in Kaukauna for a possible store. City planning director Bob Jakel says a real estate broker is working to buy land in the Commerce Crossing development. Jakel says a typical Walmart…

posted 2014-01-31 05:02 by WHBY

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