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2016-04-19

Neenah holding workshops on future plans

People will have three chances this week to talk with city leaders in Neenah about their ideas for the future. The city is working on a new comprehensive plan. Community development director Chris Haese says the workshops will help guide…

posted 2016-04-19 05:02 by WHBY

Chamber hosts career expo for 8th graders

About 2,600 eighth graders from around the Fox Cities got a chance to learn about different careers yesterday. Emily Feagles helped organize a career expo for the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. She says about 50 businesses were there with…

posted 2016-04-19 05:01 by WHBY

Margot Warch, wife of former LU leader, died

The wife of a longtime Lawrence University president died last Sunday. Margot Warch celebrated her 77th birthday last week. Her husband Rik was the leader of the campus for 25 years, until 2004. He died in 2013. The Warch Campus…

posted 2016-04-19 05:00 by WHBY

Riverview Gardens lets people earn bikes

The group that runs Riverview Gardens in Appleton has a program that lets people earn a bike, so they have a reliable way to get to work. Kelly Nutty is the director of resource management. She says if someone works…

posted 2016-04-19 04:59 by WHBY

2016-04-18

SNL fake ad not sitting well with sheriff

A sheriff in the state is speaking out about a "Saturday Night Live" skit on heroin. The fake commercial promoted "Heroin AM" for people who want to be productive during the day, while using the drug. Dodge County Sheriff Dale…

posted 2016-04-18 15:50 by WHBY

DNR predicts short sturgeon spawn

Hundreds of huge fish will be hanging out along the shores of the Wolf and Fox rivers this week. DNR fisheries biologist Ryan Koenigs says the sturgeon spawn started this morning, in New London. Koenigs says the peak spawning times…

posted 2016-04-18 13:05 by WHBY

Gunshots reported in Oshkosh early Sunday

Gunshots were fired on the south side of Oshkosh early yesterday morning. Police officer Joe Nichols says they don't have any reports of injuries or damage. He says police went to the 1600 block of Oregon Street around 2:30 a.m.,…

posted 2016-04-18 13:04 by WHBY

Fox Cities Reads author in town

The author of this year's book for the Fox Cities Reads program is in the area today and tomorrow. David Sheff wrote "Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction." It tells the story of how a father dealt…

posted 2016-04-18 13:03 by WHBY

Region ranks No. 1 in home sales in 2016

Home sales slipped across the state last month, but the first quarter overall was the best in nine years. Mike Theo is the president of the Wisconsin Realtors Association. He says the numbers for the first three months were up…

posted 2016-04-18 13:02 by WHBY

Thousands facing utility cut off

The winter moratorium on utility disconnections is over, and thousands of people could see their natural gas, or power turned off. Amy Jahns of We Energies says the mild temperatures helped lower heating bills by an average of $150 over…

posted 2016-04-18 13:01 by WHBY

Better sound a priority for Mile of Music

Shows at this year's Mile of Music may sound a little better. Co-founder Dave Willems says instead of making the festival bigger, they decided to work with some of the venues to improve the sound quality. Willems says that could…

posted 2016-04-18 05:05 by WHBY

Evers: Number of referenda 'unsustainable'

Voters around the state said "Yes" to 78 percent of the school referendum questions that were on ballots earlier this month. State superintendent of schools Tony Evers says while that's great, he's concerned that so many districts find themselves in…

posted 2016-04-18 05:04 by WHBY

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