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2016-06-17

AAA wants update to texting & driving law

The state's texting and driving law is 5-1/2 years old, and an auto club thinks lawmakers should bring it up to date. Nick Jarmusz of AAA Wisconsin says the current wording only covers texting and sending emails. He says other…

posted 2016-06-17 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton's outdoor Farm Market returns

Tomorrow will be the first Saturday for the outdoor Downtown Appleton Farm Market. Over 150 vendors will line College Avenue, between Appleton and Drew streets. Anne Wiegmann is a spokeswoman for Appleton Downtown Incorporated. She says vendors have to sell…

posted 2016-06-17 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton to host youth tryouts for luge

Olympic recruiters are coming to the Fox Cities later this summer to find kids interested in the luge. They're holding a Slider Search event, on E. Broadway Drive in Appleton, on August 13-14. Erin Hamlin won a bronze medal in…

posted 2016-06-17 05:01 by WHBY

2016-06-16

Gas station robberies now up to 7

There was another gas station robbery this morning in Neenah. For the second time in a week, someone held up the Citgo at the corner of Main Street and Green Bay Road. It's the seventh gas station robbery in Neenah,…

posted 2016-06-16 13:05 by WHBY

DNA leads to sexual assault arrest

The state's DNA database led to an arrest in an Appleton sexual assault case from almost six years ago. 48-year-old Eric Philipsen is accused of attacking a 26-year-old woman on the College Avenue Bridge, in November of 2010. Sgt. Dave…

posted 2016-06-16 13:04 by WHBY

Clinton, Trump face challenges in Wis.

Both of the major party presidential candidates face significant issues, leading up to the November election. That's according to a poll released yesterday, by the Marquette University Law School. It shows that a relatively high number of Bernie Sanders supporters…

posted 2016-06-16 13:03 by WHBY

Videos highlight 2 local students

Two local students are telling their stories through a new online video series from the state Department of Public Instruction. The agency released four videos, featuring different students. Recent Seymour high school graduate Sydney Wilcox spent the last year, as…

posted 2016-06-16 13:01 by WHBY

Resources Board chair wants audit answers

The head of the state's Natural Resources Board wants answers, about the DNR's lack of enforcement, of water pollution. A recent report showed that 94 percent of violations at large farms, and wastewater treatment plants, went unpunished. Board Chair Terry…

posted 2016-06-16 13:01 by WHBY

Orlando shooting victim has local ties

A Pulaski woman's brother was killed in the Orlando nightclub attack. Xavier Emmanuel Serrano Rosado was 35. A Green Bay church is trying to help get Brenda Serrano's family to the funeral in Puerto Rico. Bridget Flad Daniels is a…

posted 2016-06-16 05:05 by WHBY

New building planned at Bubolz Perserve

A Grand Chute nature center is moving ahead with a $4 million project. Bubolz Nature Preserve executive director Randy Tuma says they're going to build a new environmental center. He says the 18,000 square foot building will be three times…

posted 2016-06-16 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton defies state law on cell towers

The city of Appleton is taking a stance against a a proposed cell tower. There wasn't enough support on the city council for the project on the north side, last night. The 7-4 vote in favor of the project was…

posted 2016-06-16 05:03 by WHBY

'The Book of Mormon' tickets going on sale

The musical with the highest-grossing week at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is coming back in October. Tickets for "The Book of Mormon" go on sale at 10 a.m. The musical tells the story of two Mormon missionaries, and…

posted 2016-06-16 05:02 by WHBY

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