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2015-05-13

Study: Outagamie Co. has some security needs

A review of security in Outagamie County buildings found a couple of issues that leaders plan to address. The county board received a report on the issue, last night. County Executive Tom Nelson says security at the justice center is…

posted 2015-05-13 13:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna seeks input on downtown's future

People will be able to provide their ideas for the future of downtown Kaukauna this evening. The city is holding a roundtable discussion, at the Kaukauna Utilities office building. City planning director Bob Jakel says it will be the third,…

posted 2015-05-13 13:01 by WHBY

CVB pays grant for expo center planning

The city of Appleton recently received a check for nearly $250,000 to help pay for the preliminary design work, for the proposed expo center. The grant comes from the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. Executive director Pam Seidl says…

posted 2015-05-13 13:00 by WHBY

Appeals court allows evidence in murder case

An appeals court is siding with prosecutors, in a case over evidence in a three-year-old Grand Chute murder. Outagamie County prosecutors will be able to use a knife, and bloody clothes and shoes, if there's a trial against 37-year-old Mastella…

posted 2015-05-13 05:04 by WHBY

Plan in works for Appleton's Memorial Park

A popular park on Appleton's northside could be in line for some improvements in the coming years. Consultants came up with a long-range plan for Memorial Park, and they include more trails. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they…

posted 2015-05-13 05:03 by WHBY

Events making downtown a destination

Special summer events are giving Appleton's downtown a reputation for being a good destination for finding fun, family activities. The summer Farm Market started over two decades ago, and more recently, a summer concert series and art events were added.…

posted 2015-05-13 05:02 by WHBY

Houdini bust coming to downtown plaza

Houdini Plaza will be getting a new addition later this year. Alex Schultz of Sculpture Valley Incorporated says the city is installing a bust of Harry Houdini, in late August. He says the sculpture will show Houdini doing a straightjacket…

posted 2015-05-13 05:01 by WHBY

2015-05-12

Brewers winning streak snapped by Sox

The Chicago White Sox snapped the Milwaukee Brewers 3-game winning streak with a 4-2 win Tuesday night at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Milwaukee was able to jump out to a first inning 1-0 lead after Ryan Braun drove in Jean…

posted 2015-05-12 21:54:37 by WHBY

Officer cleared in Madison police shooting

A prosecutor is clearing a Madison police officer of criminal charges in the shooting death of a 19-year-old man. Tony Robinson was shot and killed, in March, inside an apartment home on the city's eastside. Dane County District Attorney Ismael…

posted 2015-05-12 15:20 by WHBY

ADI lays out summer plans for downtown

A group is launching its plans for special activities in downtown Appleton this summer. Jennifer Stephany is the executive director of Appleton Downtown Incorporated. She says they're gearing up for the outdoor Saturday farm market, Art on the Town, and…

posted 2015-05-12 15:05 by WHBY

People in Sherwood want more shopping options

People in Sherwood want more options for shopping. That's one of the findings of a survey, conducted by UW-River Falls. Roger Kaas is the chair of the village's community development authority. He says people regularly shop at a new grocery…

posted 2015-05-12 15:04 by WHBY

Town of Menasha creates bike, pedestrian plan

The town of Menasha is looking at the future needs for bicyclists and pedestrians. The town board approved a long-range plan, to expand the current offerings. Administrator Jeff Sturgill says they already have a great system, including the CB Trail,…

posted 2015-05-12 15:03 by WHBY

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