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2015-03-03

NASDAQ tops 5,000

For the first time since the technology bubble burst in 2000, the NASDAQ closed above the 5,000 mark yesterday. Ed Heyes of RBC Wealth Management says most of the big companies involved in the tech bust are either no longer…

posted 2015-03-03 05:02 by WHBY

The Draw to open in former paper office

A long-vacant building in the Appleton flats is getting a new tenant. John Adams plans to open The Draw, this spring, in the former headquarters of Riverside Paper. The building is in the 800 block of S. Lawe Street, and…

posted 2015-03-03 05:01 by WHBY

2015-03-02

Assembly panel holds right-to-work hearing

Members of the Assembly are holding a hearing on the proposed right-to-work law today. Christopher Wenzler of Ridgeway, in southern Wisconsin, is a former union member. He testified in support of the bill this morning. He says automatic paycheck deductions,…

posted 2015-03-02 13:05 by WHBY

Leaders want Fox Cities right-to-work hearing

The leaders of Winnebago and Outagamie counties are calling on Assembly leaders to hold a hearing on the right-to-work bill, in the Fox Cities. Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson says it's difficult for people to take a day off of…

posted 2015-03-02 13:04 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on Hwy. 441 project

People can get a look at the DOT's entire plan for the Highway 10-441 expansion project tonight, in Menasha. Spokesman Mark Kantola says project leaders will talk about changes that are coming to every interchange. He says they'll also show…

posted 2015-03-02 13:03 by WHBY

More schools sign up for voucher program

The state's voucher program will expand to more private schools for the next school year. Almost 70 new schools, or school systems signed up for the first time to accept voucher students. St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Greenville…

posted 2015-03-02 13:02 by WHBY

February ranked as one of the coldest months

February ranked as one of the top 10 coldest Februaries in Appleton and Green Bay. Meteorologist Scott Cultice is with Green Bay's National Weather Service office. He says last month was the seventh-coldest February in Green Bay, with an average…

posted 2015-03-02 13:01 by WHBY

Contest planned for Shattuck Park logo

Neenah's Shattuck Park turns 100 years old this year, and a group is looking for a logo. Amy Barker of Future Neenah says they're holding a design contest. She says they want something that celebrates the park, and maybe takes…

posted 2015-03-02 13:00 by WHBY

Assembly panel holding right-to-work hearing

Lawmakers in the Assembly are holding a hearing this morning on the right-to-work bill. Rep. Andre Jacque is the chair of the panel that will take testimony, starting at 10 a.m. The De Pere Republican says right now, they plan…

posted 2015-03-02 06:05 by WHBY

Walker defends natural resources board plan

Governor Walker says his plan to strip the rule-making authority of the Natural Resources Board, and give it to the DNR secretary, increases accountability. The board currently sets the rules for the state's hunting and fishing seasons, and weighs in…

posted 2015-03-02 06:04 by WHBY

Big snowfall eludes Appleton, G.B.

It's been more than 40 years since the Fox Cities and Green Bay areas made it this far through the winter, without having a storm dump at least four inches of snow. National Weather Service Meteorologist Tom Helman says the…

posted 2015-03-02 06:03 by WHBY

Hortonville explores options for library site

Hortonville's library is now part of a new municipal complex, and village leaders are looking at possibilities for the former location. Village board member Traci Martins says they could turn the site into greenspace., and make it a focal point…

posted 2015-03-02 06:02 by WHBY

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