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2016-03-18

Outagamie Co. getting new K-9

The Outagamie County sheriff's department will soon have a new K-9 unit on the streets. Sheriff Brad Gehring says they lost their bomb-sniffing dog "Jake" last November. He says the community donated enough money to replace him, and "Ace" is…

posted 2016-03-18 13:00 by WHBY

Neenah buying two properties

The city of Neenah wants to buy an office building and a home in the downtown. The city council agreed to move forward with the purchases this week. Community development director Chris Haese says they're looking to acquire homes, if…

posted 2016-03-18 12:59 by WHBY

Girl Choir welcoming alumni for anniversary

The Lawrence Academy of Music's Girl Choir is celebrating a milestone this weekend. Academy director Karen Bruno says they're welcoming back 101 alumni, from 13 states, to mark their 25th anniversary. She says it will be a family reunion of sorts.…

posted 2016-03-18 12:58 by WHBY

2 teams, 2 cities great problem for UW-GB

Both basketball teams at UW-Green Bay are playing in the NCAA Tournament later today. Having the men's and women's teams in different cities, and playing on the same night, created some logistical issues for the school. Associate athletic director Craig Sandlin…

posted 2016-03-18 05:05 by WHBY

Murder suspect sentenced for jail attack

A woman accused of murdering her estranged husband, four years ago, entered pleas in an attack on a jail inmate. Thirty-eight-year-old Mastella Jackson is waiting for her trial for the stabbing death of 41-year-old Derrick Whitlow at a Grand Chute…

posted 2016-03-18 05:04 by WHBY

Council approves S. Oneida St. designs

Appleton's S. Oneida Street will have special street signs and banners, when it's rebuilt in a couple of years. The city council approved some decorative features for the segment between the Oneida Skyline Bridge and Calumet Street. Public works director…

posted 2016-03-18 05:03 by WHBY

DOT disputes group's road rankings

A national group claims Wisconsin has the third-worst roads in the country, and the DOT is disputing that. Spokeswoman Patty Mayers says the American Society of Civil Engineers study relied heavily on a "roughness" indicator. She says that's relatively obscure,…

posted 2016-03-18 05:02 by WHBY

National suicide awareness speaker at FVTC

There are a lot of suicide prevention programs for children, but a national speaker is coming to the Fox Cities to talk about the warning signs for adults. Cindy Reffke of Prevent Suicide Fox Cities says Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas will…

posted 2016-03-18 05:01 by WHBY

2016-03-17

Bucks 96, Grizzlies 86

The Bucks beat the Memphis Grizzlies Thursday night, 96-86.  Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 15 points and 11 assists.  Greg Monroe had 14 points while Tyler Ennis came off the bench to score a career high 13 points.  The Bucks…

posted 2016-03-17 21:24:55 by WHBY

Walker signs Nygren's opioid bills

Governor Walker is signing a series of bills today to fight opiate painkiller addictions. The proposals come from Republican Rep. John Nygren of Marinette. Last session, he pushed for bills that target heroin abuse. He says it's also important to target…

posted 2016-03-17 13:05 by WHBY

Walker: Presidential race to heat up in Wis. soon

Governor Walker expects the presidential candidates from both parties to start making campaign stops in Wisconsin soon. The state's primary is April 5, and Walker says it looks like the state could have an impact on the races for both…

posted 2016-03-17 13:04 by WHBY

Police prepare for St. Patrick's Day, NCAA

With St. Patrick's Day and the start of the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament falling on the same day, Appleton police will have extra officers on patrol. Sgt. Dave Lund says they'll also have a couple of…

posted 2016-03-17 13:03 by WHBY

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