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2016-04-22

Appleton North teacher focuses on Earth Day

Appleton North high school students have been learning about the world around them this week, as part of a teacher's Earth Day observance. Jamie Sadogierski teaches environmental science. She invited all of the students in science classes, as well as…

posted 2016-04-22 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown Appleton concert lineup set

The schedule is out for the outdoor summer concerts in downtown Appleton. They'll start June 3. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says all but three of the Thursday night concerts will be in Houdini Plaza. The others will be…

posted 2016-04-22 05:03 by WHBY

2016-04-21

LU prof was in 1 of Prince's bands

A professor at Lawrence University played in one of Prince's bands around the height of the musician's fame. Bill Corrothers is a jazz pianist, but he was on the keyboards and synthesizers for the spinoff band "The Family." He says…

posted 2016-04-21 19:00 by WHBY

Brewers lose 8-1, spits season series with Twins 2-2

The Twins took the lead in the first inning against Milwaukee and never looked back on Thursday afternoon, beating the Brewers 8-1.  The Brewers solo run came off of a Ryan Braun double in the first inning.  Taylor Jungmann (0-3)…

posted 2016-04-21 16:14:43 by WHBY

25 more artists announced for Mile of Music

Mile of Music organizers announced 25 more artists today. The festival will run from August 4-7. The list of the first 50 artists is included below. New Artists Pat Vegas of Redbone (Fresno, CA) Zach Vinson (Nashville, TN / Sheboygan,…

posted 2016-04-21 13:06 by WHBY

Gas leak forces evacuation of L.C. school

Authorities evacuated about 600 students from Little Chute elementary school late this morning, after a road construction crew hit a gas line. Fox Valley Metro Police Officer Michael Lambie says the leak is stopped, but school is canceled for the…

posted 2016-04-21 13:05 by WHBY

YMCA projects progressing

The president of the YMCA of the Fox Cities says the renovations at four of their facilities should be done by October. Construction crews broke ground at the Heart of the Valley location today. Renovations at the Fox West branch…

posted 2016-04-21 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton council signs off on apartment expansion

Neighbors have been raising concerns about plans to expand an apartment complex on Appleton's southeast side. The city council agreed last night to rezone the property, to let the project move forward. The Virginia Village Apartments are on Schaefer Circle and…

posted 2016-04-21 13:03 by WHBY

GOP holding state convention in G.B.

Republicans from around the state will converge on Green Bay next month. The state party is holding its annual convention at the KI Convention Center from May 13-15. House Speaker Paul Ryan will be the keynote speaker. The state Democratic Party…

posted 2016-04-21 13:02 by WHBY

FVTC using cow birthing simulator

A new cow simulator will help students at Fox Valley Technical College learn how to birth a calf. Lori Nagel is an instructor in the school's agri-business department. She says students get to help deliver calves on farms through their…

posted 2016-04-21 13:01 by WHBY

Kind wants probe into voter suppression

A Democratic congressman from western Wisconsin is calling for an investigation, after one of his Republican colleagues mentioned that the state's voter ID law could help the eventual GOP presidential nominee win Wisconsin. Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse believes…

posted 2016-04-21 13:00 by WHBY

Poll: No Walker, Ryan as GOP nominee

A poll released yesterday focused on what people in Wisconsin think about the presidential race. Wendy Scattergood of the St. Norbert College Survey Center says if the Republicans have a contested convention, 56 percent want one of the primary candidates…

posted 2016-04-21 05:05 by WHBY

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