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2016-03-10

New Hwy. JJ design option on table

There may be a solution to the design issues for a stretch of Highway JJ in Appleton. Public works director Paula Vandehey says the plan wouldn't limit access to two gas stations, and future development, across the street from Appleton…

posted 2016-03-10 05:04 by WHBY

Walker opens door to presidential endorsement

Wisconsin's presidential primary is getting closer, and Governor Walker says it's possible he'll endorse one of the Republican candidates. Walker dropped out of the race last September. He told reporters in Appleton yesterday that he hears from some of his former…

posted 2016-03-10 05:03 by WHBY

Reach Counseling turns 40

An organization that's based in Neenah is celebrating its anniversary, and rebranding itself. Reach Counseling works with trauma victims at four locations in the area. Executive director Lyn Beyer says they also focus on prevention, outreach, and sex offender treatment.…

posted 2016-03-10 05:02 by WHBY

2016-03-09

Lee convicted of downtown Appleton murder

A jury convicted a 30-year-old man of murder for a shooting in downtown Appleton. Chong Lee was on trial for the December 2013 death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green Bay. Richards was involved in an argument, in an entry…

posted 2016-03-09 21:30 by WHBY

Jurors hearing closing arguments in trial

Jurors are expected to start deciding the fate of an Appleton murder suspect this afternoon. Attorneys are making their closing arguments in the trial of Chong Lee, and then the case will go to the jury. The 30-year-old Neenah man…

posted 2016-03-09 13:30 by WHBY

Walker backs vets IDs for voting

Governor Walker wants to change the state's voter ID law, so veterans can use their veterans ID. He says he'd like that to be in place for the April 5. Walker says the Senate still has to take up the…

posted 2016-03-09 13:05 by WHBY

State trails national average for new jobs

A report from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Wisconsin is lagging behind the national average in job creation. The state added more than 29,000 private-sector jobs between September 2014 and September 2015. That was a 1.2 two-percent increase,…

posted 2016-03-09 13:04 by WHBY

Tourism leader excited for Titletown District

A tourism official in the Green Bay area is excited to see that work will start soon on the Titletown District, next to Lambeau Field. Ashwaubenon's village board took the final step last night to approve the first phase of…

posted 2016-03-09 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton seeks input on long-range plan

The city of Appleton is updating its long-range plans, and officials are asking people to weigh in. The city set up a website, and there are two community workshops scheduled for next week. Mayor Tim Hanna says they'd like to…

posted 2016-03-09 13:02 by WHBY

Locks group to work on plan for invasive species

The agency that operates the Fox River locks hopes to be better prepared for handing the discovery of an invasive species. The Fox River Navigational System Authority closed the Menasha Lock when the round goby was found in the lower…

posted 2016-03-09 13:01 by WHBY

Invasive fish to keep Menasha Lock closed

It doesn't look like boaters will be able to use the Menasha Lock for the upcoming season. The Fox River Navigational System Authority will study a possible boat cleaning and transfer station, after an invasive fish was found in the…

posted 2016-03-09 05:05 by WHBY

Jurors should get Lee case today

Jurors should start deliberating a downtown Appleton murder case today. Closing arguments in Chong Lee's murder trial will start this morning. The 30-year-old Neenah man is charged with the shooting death of 25-year-old Joshua Richards of Green Bay, in December…

posted 2016-03-09 05:04 by WHBY

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