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2015-05-27

Library lot affected by meter changes

The proposed changes to Appleton's downtown parking meters would partially impact the library parking lot. The city's municipal services committee unanimously agreed to eliminate nighttime enforcement hours for that lot, but the city would keep the current rates. Public works…

posted 2015-05-27 13:03 by WHBY

DOT explains 70 mph zone decisions

Most of the state's interstates are getting the new 70 mile-an-hour speed limit this summer, but some stretches will stay at 65. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says safety experts for the agency considered many factors, when they decided where to…

posted 2015-05-27 13:02 by WHBY

Program targets teens & distracted driving

Students at Ashwaubenon high school are learning about the dangers of distracted driving, and their parents can get involved tonight. Capt. Jody Crocker of the public safety department says they brought the Impact Teen Drivers program back for a second…

posted 2015-05-27 13:01 by WHBY

Road rage sparks fight

Police say road rage led to a fight in the town of Menasha yesterday afternoon. They say a 57-year-old Menasha man pulled out in front of a car, from a parking lot, on Valley Road around 4:45 p.m. A 19-year-old…

posted 2015-05-27 13:00 by WHBY

Group buying Larsen Green site

A development group owned by Titletown Brewing Company and Smet Construction has big plans for the Larsen Green property in Green Bay. The group worked out a deal to buy the 16-acre property on North Broadway. Titletown chief operating officer…

posted 2015-05-27 05:05 by WHBY

Schmitt touts growth in 'State of the City'

The leader of Green Bay is pointing to the Larsen Green project as an example of economic development in the city. Mayor Jim Schmitt delivered his annual "State of the City" address yesterday. He says the new owners of the…

posted 2015-05-27 05:04 by WHBY

Panel opposes library referendum

The issue of holding a referendum on the Appleton Public Library project is back on the table, and so far, the results are the same. The city's finance committee voted against an advisory question, on a 4-1 vote yesterday. The…

posted 2015-05-27 05:03 by WHBY

Shawano Co. highway worker killed

A worker for the Shawano County highway department was killed, on the job, yesterday. The sheriff's department says the 30-year-old Shawano man was hit by a minivan, while he was working as a flagger, north of Gresham, around 11:45 a.m.…

posted 2015-05-27 05:02 by WHBY

Expert thinks TWC sale will impact some jobs

If Charter Communications closes its deal to buy Time Warner Cable, a telecommunications expert believes some jobs in the state would be in jeopardy. Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna says Time Warner officials told him the sale shouldn't have an effect…

posted 2015-05-27 05:01 by WHBY

Jacque defends prevailing wage hearing

A Republican from De Pere is defying the leader of the Assembly on the prevailing wage issue. Rep. Andre Jacque scheduled a committee hearing, and vote today, on a bill to repeal the rules. He says he wouldn't have done…

posted 2015-05-27 05:00 by WHBY

2015-05-26

Brewers fall to Giants, 6-3

San Francisco led Milwaukee the entire game defeating them 6-3 in the second game of their three game series.  Matt Garza (2-7) was awarded the loss for the Brewers, pitching five ininngs giving up five runs off of eight hits…

posted 2015-05-26 22:20:34 by WHBY

Charter planning Time Warner takeover

Cable customers in northeast Wisconsin might have a new provider, soon. Charter Communications is proposing a $55 billion deal, to buy Time Warner Cable. The possible sale comes about a month after Comcast dropped its plans to buy Time Warner.…

posted 2015-05-26 13:05 by WHBY

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