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2015-05-15

Bubolz holding 'Survivor' competition

11 two-person teams will test their outdoor skills, tonight and tomorrow, as part of a Survivor-style contest, in Grand Chute. It's at Bubolz Nature Preserve. Development manager Christine Schuetze says the 23-hour challenge starts this afternoon, at 5 p.m. She…

posted 2015-05-15 13:01 by WHBY

Art on the Town kicks off tonight

An event that showcases artists and stores, in downtown Appleton, is debuting earlier this year. The first Art on the Town is tonight, and it will feature photography. Toni Watry owns The Vintage Garden, one of about two dozen stores…

posted 2015-05-15 13:00 by WHBY

Winneconne foundation holding event

Leaders of the Winneconne Area Community Foundation are trying to raise awareness about their organization. The non-profit is holding a "Whistle Stop" event, at the Historical Society grounds, at Marble Park on Sunday. Board member Emily Dunham says they'll have…

posted 2015-05-15 12:59 by WHBY

'Hands Over the Fox' could draw big crowd

Organizers are preparing for a big turnout for a community event on Sunday night, to show support after the Trestle Trail shooting. Hands Over the Fox will get underway at 7 p.m. Alison Mayer of Affinity Health says when she…

posted 2015-05-15 05:05 by WHBY

2 killed in crash near Clintonville

A crash northwest of Clintonville claimed two lives yesterday morning. The Waupaca County sheriff's department says the victims were trying to cross Highway 45, at Lakeshore Road, around 10:30 a.m. Investigators say their car was hit by a vehicle on…

posted 2015-05-15 05:04 by WHBY

Mobile app wins 'Pitch Tank' contest

A UW-Oshkosh student and his mobile app brought home the top prize, in a competition for entrepreneurs. Dan Brosman presented his app called Sizzle last night, at an event hosted by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. He says it…

posted 2015-05-15 05:03 by WHBY

Prof reacts to Feingold announcement

An anticipated rematch between U.S. Senate candidates from Wisconsin could be among the most closely watched races in the country next year. That's the feeling of Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober. Democrat Russ Feingold announced yesterday that he's…

posted 2015-05-15 05:02 by WHBY

Most voucher applicants go to private school

Nearly three-quarters of the new applicants to the private school voucher program are already going to a private school. The state's department of public instruction released the numbers yesterday. Dan Rossmiller of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards says if…

posted 2015-05-15 05:01 by WHBY

Rally brings food trucks to Pierce Park

Appleton's Pierce Park became an outdoor food court of sorts yesterday afternoon. The owners of about a half-dozen trucks set up shop, for the first food truck rally in the Fox Cities. Fred Westerfield of Inferno Subs says it's a…

posted 2015-05-15 05:00 by WHBY

2015-05-14

Long-term care changes coming out of budget

Republican members of the Legislature's budget committee say they'll reject Governor Walker's proposed changes to long-term care programs. The governor wanted to make Family Care a statewide program, and eliminate IRIS. Jennifer Burgess is the CEO of Empowerment Living Services…

posted 2015-05-14 13:05 by WHBY

Doctors deciding if Stoffel can go to funeral

Doctors are going to make a decision this afternoon on whether a Neenah woman can go to the funeral for her husband and daughter. Thirty-two-year-old Erin Stoffel was hit by three bullets, during the Trestle Trail shooting, on May 3.…

posted 2015-05-14 13:04 by WHBY

Feingold officially in U.S. Senate race

There will likely be a rematch for one of Wisconsin's seats in the U.S. Senate. Democrat Russ Feingold made it official this morning that he's trying to return to his former job. He would face Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of…

posted 2015-05-14 13:03 by WHBY

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