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2014-12-01

More police departments using body cameras

More police departments around the Fox Cities are using body cameras. Neenah Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they've been testing them for years, and all officers will have them, by next summer, thanks to a community donation. He says one of…

posted 2014-12-01 13:04 by WHBY

Woman used heroin before hitting snow bank

Town of Menasha police say they're finding increasing evidence of the growing heroin problem in Fox Cities. Officer Jason Weber says a 29-year-old Appleton woman passed out behind the wheel, around 10 a.m. yesterday. He says witnesses told officers the…

posted 2014-12-01 13:03 by WHBY

Most road projects stopping, for winter

While construction crews will be busy on a couple of major local projects, most of the road work around the state is done for the winter. Don Greuel is the chief project services engineer, for the DOT. He says there…

posted 2014-12-01 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton neighborhood program has good year

A little over a year after the city launched a neighborhood program, there are 13 registered neighborhoods, in Appleton. Matt Rehbein  is Appleton's economic development specialist, and he says the goal was to improve communication, with the city. He says…

posted 2014-12-01 13:01 by WHBY

Woman killed in crash, man arrested

A 44-year-old Winneconne woman was killed in a weekend accident, and Kaukauna police arrested the driver of the car. Heidi Jetty was riding with 45-year-old Lonzo Dixon when he crashed, in the 800 block of Hyland Avenue, around 1:30 a.m.…

posted 2014-12-01 05:05 by WHBY

Recycling expands in many local communities

The number of items that people can recycle, in the region, is expanding. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson says they're now accepting more plastic containers and cartons, at their sorting facility. The recycling center also collects items from Brown and…

posted 2014-12-01 05:04 by WHBY

Cyber Monday expected to draw shoppers

The focus of the holiday shopping season is on the Internet today, for Cyber Monday. Betty Hurd is a retail expert at Madison College. She says four or five years ago, less than five percent of Christmas presents were purchased…

posted 2014-12-01 05:03 by WHBY

New book focuses on Neenah's history

The history of Neenah comes to life through a new book that includes more than 200 pictures. Gavin Schmitt is the author of Neenah. He says he wanted to focus on the "hometown feel" of the city, by highlighting former…

posted 2014-12-01 05:02 by WHBY

Bow hunting starts in Combined Locks park

Bow hunters will be in the woods, in Memorial Park in Combined Locks, for the next two weeks. Combined Locks administrator Sean Hutchison says it's the village's first deer hunt, and 14 people have permits to bag a deer. The…

posted 2014-12-01 05:01 by WHBY

2014-11-28

2 men killed in crash near Black Creek

A head-on crash, east of Black Creek, left two men dead. Staff Sgt. Corey Besaw of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says the driver of a car crossed the centerline on Highway 54, around 9:15 a.m. He says the car…

posted 2014-11-28 13:05 by WHBY

Colwitz's BP preparing for end of era

The gun deer hunting season will come to a close, at the end of the weekend, and it will also mark the end of a longtime tradition. The DNR will drop the requirement that hunters register their deer in person…

posted 2014-11-28 13:04 by WHBY

New wrinkle for Appleton's Small Business Saturday

Local businesses are getting ready for tomorrow's Small Business Saturday, and there's a new wrinkle in Appleton this year. Appleton Downtown Inc., the Northside Business Association, and the city are partnering on a Shop Appleton First initiative. Jennifer Stephany is…

posted 2014-11-28 13:03 by WHBY

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