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2014-09-11

Erb Park, Pool concepts unveiled

There are some concept plans to revamp Appleton's Erb Park, and Pool. Parks director Dean Gazza says they're looking at keeping the lap pool, and modernizing the other areas of the pool. He says that would compliment Mead Pool's waterslide…

posted 2014-09-11 05:02 by WHBY

Calls up at domestic abuse hotline

The attention that the Ray Rice video is bringing to the issue of domestic violence is leading to an influx of calls to a national hotline. Patti Seger of End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin says that's not surprising. She says when…

posted 2014-09-11 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-10

Study shows racial disparities

A report shows there are major disparities between white, African-American, and Latino children in the state. The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families shows four of every five African-American children lives in a poor household. About two in three Latino…

posted 2014-09-10 13:05 by WHBY

Police request charges in credit union robbery

Green Bay police are seeking an armed robbery charge against a man accused of holding up a credit union, late last month. Investigators identified the getaway car, shortly after the August 25 robbery at the Fox Communities Credit Union in…

posted 2014-09-10 13:04 by WHBY

Memorial planned for Asylum cemetery

An old Outagamie County cemetery will be better marked soon. The county board agreed last night, to accept donations for a memorial for the cemetery that was used by the former Outagamie County Asylum. County Executive Tom Nelson says more…

posted 2014-09-10 13:03 by WHBY

Doctor: Ebola likely to spread to U.S.

A Wisconsin doctor says it could only be a matter of time, before the Ebola virus turns up in the U.S. Nasia Safdar is the director of infection control, at UW Hospital in Madison. She says how fast, and how…

posted 2014-09-10 13:02 by WHBY

Crews working on Arrowhead Trail

Work is underway on a new trail in downtown Neenah. The Arrowhead Trail will be on the former Glatfelter mill site, along the southern shoreline of Little Lake Butte des Morts. Neenah parks director Eileen McCoy says it will provide…

posted 2014-09-10 13:01 by WHBY

Crossbows generate some controversy

When the archery deer season opens in the state on Saturday, all hunters will be able to use a crossbow. It's a new law that some "traditional" bow-and-arrow hunters don't like. Wisconsin Wildlife Federation executive director George Meyer thinks it's…

posted 2014-09-10 13:00 by WHBY

Haven of Hope parents close to solution

Parents of special needs children could have a new place to bring their kids in the near future. They were left scrambling, late last month, when Haven of Hope in Little Chute closed abruptly. Lisa Schneider is one of the…

posted 2014-09-10 05:05 by WHBY

Walker, Burke react to budget deficit

The main candidates for governor are squaring off over the projected structural deficit in the next state budget. The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau is predicting the state will face a nearly $1.8 billion shortfall. Governor Walker says Democrats left him…

posted 2014-09-10 05:04 by WHBY

Recycling figures up in Appleton

Appleton's blue recycling carts are leading to an increase in recycling. A report shows recycling totals jumped 19 percent over the first half of the year. The weight of the city's garbage went down nearly 10 percent. Public works director…

posted 2014-09-10 05:03 by WHBY

Neenah focuses on more valuable project

Neenah is turning to a different developer to build in the downtown, across the street from the former Glatfelter mill site. Community development director Chris Haese says Horizon Development was proposing a four-story building, with housing. He says someone else…

posted 2014-09-10 05:02 by WHBY

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