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2015-05-07

Calumet Co. highway worker remembered

Workers at the Calumet County highway department are mourning the loss of one of their co-workers. Fifty-year-old Derrick Burkhalter died on Monday, nearly one week after he was hurt in a crash, on the job. The Hilbert man was driving…

posted 2015-05-07 13:03 by WHBY

Feeding America building new food bank

A group will build a $40,000 square-foot food bank, along I-41, in Little Chute. Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin broke ground on the facility this morning. Spokeswoman Gina Styer says the facility will be nearly four times larger than their current…

posted 2015-05-07 13:02 by WHBY

Democrat speaks out against FoodShare bill

A Democratic lawmaker opposes a proposal to restrict what people can buy, with food stamps. The bill would require FoodShare participants to spend at least two-thirds of the money, on nutritious food. It also bans people from using their benefits…

posted 2015-05-07 13:01 by WHBY

Body found in Fox River in Appleton

A kayaker on the Fox River in Appleton found a body late yesterday afternoon. Undersheriff Mike Jobe of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says the dive team removed the man's body from the water. He says they don't know if…

posted 2015-05-07 05:05 by WHBY

Faith Technologies plans to expand

If a proposal for an eight-story office building goes through, a local company could add a significant number of workers to Menasha's downtown. The project would be on the site of the former Hotel Menasha, and two banks, on Main…

posted 2015-05-07 05:04 by WHBY

Cowles reacts to revenue projections

A Republican lawmaker from Allouez says he's disappointed by the latest revenue projections, but he's not surprised. Sen. Rob Cowles says he cautioned his GOP colleagues not to plan on having extra money to reduce some of the cuts in…

posted 2015-05-07 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna municipal building project to start

Construction is going to start on a new municipal services building in Kaukauna. The city council approved a nearly $7.6 million project across from the current facility, along the power canal. Mayor Gene Rosin says they've been planning to expand…

posted 2015-05-07 05:01 by WHBY

2015-05-06

Trestle Trail victims shot 14 times total

The victims of the random shooting on the Trestle Trail were hit by a total of 14 gunshots on Sunday. Autopsy results showed 33-year-old Jon Stoffel of Neenah was shot seven times, and his 11-year-old daughter, Olivia, was hit three…

posted 2015-05-06 17:00 by WHBY

Talking can help healing process

Talking about last Sunday's tragedy on the Trestle Trail is the first step toward healing the community. That's the feeling of ThedaCare Physicians vice president Jean DeKeyser. She says most of the attention is being focused on the impact of…

posted 2015-05-06 13:05 by WHBY

Plans set for community prayer on Trestle Trail

There are plans for a community prayer tomorrow afternoon, on the Trestle Trail in Menasha. It's the National Day of Prayer, and organizers will ask people to join hands on the bridge, at 5:30 p.m. They say they'll have 15…

posted 2015-05-06 13:04 by WHBY

Revenue report shows no extra budget money

Lawmakers are going to have a tougher time than expected, balancing the state budget. The nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau announced this morning that its revenue projections are the same as they were in January. GOP leaders were hoping to have…

posted 2015-05-06 13:03 by WHBY

Vos reacts to budget projections

The top Republican in the Assembly says Governor Walker's proposed cut for public schools won't stand, despite the disappointing revenue projections. Speaker Robin Vos says the Legislature will find $127 million to restore that funding. He also says he's committed…

posted 2015-05-06 13:02 by WHBY

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