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2015-03-26

Population up in 3 Fox Valley counties

Almost half of the counties in the state saw a decline in their population last year, but that wasn't the case for three of the four in the Fox Valley region. Outagamie County had a 1 percent increase, and that…

posted 2015-03-26 13:03 by WHBY

DNR considering northern Wis. walleye limits

The DNR wants to put permanent walleye bag limits in place, for some northern Wisconsin lakes. Each year, the agency gauges the impact of Native American spearfishing in the ceded territory, covering most of the northern third of the state.…

posted 2015-03-26 13:02 by WHBY

Group raising disability awareness

A group is in Appleton's Houdini Plaza today, to make sure people know that those with a developmental disability, have a lot to offer the community. SOAR program coordinator Mitch Cornils says they're holding a positive picket. He says participants…

posted 2015-03-26 13:01 by WHBY

County seeks feedback on park needs

A series of public meetings on the Outagamie County parks system get underway today. The parks department is working with the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to study future needs. Parks director Loren Dieck says people will be able…

posted 2015-03-26 13:00 by WHBY

State Patrol remembers Casper

The state trooper who was killed in a shootout, in Fond du Lac, was working on his own for the first time. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Casper was from Kiel, and he got into the shootout with a bank robbery suspect on…

posted 2015-03-26 05:05 by WHBY

Barnstable case shocked Fox Cities

The man convicted of a gang-related murder that shocked people the Fox Cities, about two decades ago, is now out of prison. Outagamie County Sheriff Brad Gehring says local police departments were caught off guard by the 1995 deaths of…

posted 2015-03-26 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton police want more body cameras

The Appleton police department is looking to get enough body cameras for every officer on the street. The company Taser is offering 86 cameras, and the same number of new Tasers, as part of a five-year contract with the city.…

posted 2015-03-26 05:03 by WHBY

VT looking for more funding for new buses

It would take 27 years for Valley Transit to replace its current fleet of buses, under current federal funding levels. General manager Deborah Wetter says that's why she's hoping the state will step up, and put some money in the…

posted 2015-03-26 05:02 by WHBY

Oshkosh museum celebrates 90th anniversary

The Oshkosh Public Museum is 90 years old, and the community will get a chance to mark the occasion tonight. Spokeswoman Karla Szekeres says they're hosting a reception, and they'll show off details for the construction of a new main…

posted 2015-03-26 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-25

Trooper joined State Patrol last year

The state trooper who was shot and killed in Fond du Lac yesterday, officially joined the State Patrol late last year. Twenty-one-year-old Trevor Casper was from Kiel. He got into a shootout with a bank robbery suspect. The suspect was…

posted 2015-03-25 13:05 by WHBY

Man on probation for gang murder, arrested

A man released from prison less than a year ago, for a gang-related murder in 1995, was arrested yesterday for a probation violation. 37-year-old Derek Barnstable was convicted in 1996, for his role in the death of 17-year-old Jermaine Gray.…

posted 2015-03-25 13:04 by WHBY

Team practices abduction response

Police and other public safety agencies in Winnebago County are a step closer to putting a Child Abduction Response Team in place. The potential team members took part in a table-top exercise, earlier this week, to practice their response. Town…

posted 2015-03-25 13:03 by WHBY

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