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2016-07-15

Study looks for improvements at deadly spot

An engineering firm is making progress in a study of a dangerous intersection in the town of Neenah. Winnebago County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says they started looking for ways to improve safety at Highway CB and Oakridge Road in…

posted 2016-07-15 05:05 by WHBY

Neenah police adding more less-lethal guns

Police in Neenah will soon have access to less-lethal guns in every squad car. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they're getting six guns that can shoot gas, rubber bullets, and other less-lethal rounds. He says the threat of the less-lethal guns can…

posted 2016-07-15 05:04 by WHBY

Students turn downtown traffic boxes into art

More than a dozen traffic light control boxes in downtown Appleton are now works of art. Renee Ulman is the fine arts coordinator for the Appleton school district. She says middle and high school students created the designs that the…

posted 2016-07-15 05:03 by WHBY

Paperfest moving to C.L. this year

Don't go to Kimberly's Sunset Park this weekend, if you want to check out Paperfest. The annual festival will be in Memorial Park in Combined Locks this year, because of road construction near Sunset Park. Organizer Vicky Tessen says they'll…

posted 2016-07-15 05:02 by WHBY

Early Mile of Music schedule released

The preliminary schedule is out for next month's Mile of Music. The festival in downtown Appleton is from August 4-7. The schedule is available on the Mile of Music website, and the festival's app. Organizers say there will be a…

posted 2016-07-15 05:01 by WHBY

Spats chef to be on Food Network show

The executive chef at a downtown Appleton restaurant is going to be on a Food Network reality show. Ryan Sherman from Spats says his former girlfriend convinced him to go through the application process for "Cutthroat Kitchen." He says it…

posted 2016-07-15 05:00 by WHBY

2016-07-14

G.B. woman killed in Marinette Co. crash

A Green Bay woman was the victim of yesterday's deadly accident in Marinette County. The sheriff's department says Summer Powless hit a tree on Airport Road, in the town of Stephenson. Her 10-year-old daughter was able to get out of…

posted 2016-07-14 13:05 by WHBY

Police have pictures of robbery suspect

Investigators are releasing pictures of the suspect in yesterday's bank robbery on Appleton's south side. Police say the man demanded money at Horicon Bank, at the corner of Midway Road and Oneida Street, around 5 p.m. You can see two…

posted 2016-07-14 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton man to pay scam victims $8.7M

The Federal Trade Commission is ordering an Appleton man to pay $8.7 million, to the victims of his health insurance scam. The Better Business Bureau started the investigation into Gary Kieper's company, Partners in Health Care. Lisa Schiller is the…

posted 2016-07-14 13:03 by WHBY

Brown Co. working on K-9 replacement

Brown County sheriff's deputies say they'll be able to quickly replace a K-9, from the county's drug task force. The dog, Marley, died from cancer, last weekend. Capt. Dan Sandberg says when a dog dies in the line of duty,…

posted 2016-07-14 13:02 by WHBY

Homeless project wins state award

A local study on the root causes of homeless won a statewide award. A number of groups worked together to interview about 600 homeless, and nearly homeless people, for Project Rush. Stakeholders then developed eight strategies to focus on. Scott…

posted 2016-07-14 13:01 by WHBY

Microsoft highlights Mile of Music app

The new smartphone app for next month's Mile of Music caught the eye of Microsoft. The tech giant highlighted Skyline Technologies, at a worldwide partner conference in Toronto this week. Skyline CEO Mitch Weckop says festival organizers can track crowd…

posted 2016-07-14 13:00 by WHBY

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