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2014-06-06

Kratz suspended for 4 months

A former Calumet County district attorney is losing his law license for four months, over a sexting scandal. The state Supreme Court ordered the suspension this morning for attorney Ken Kratz. Kratz will also have to pay nearly $24,000 to…

posted 2014-06-06 13:04 by WHBY

Dems meeting in Dells for annual convention

Democrats from across the state are meeting in Wisconsin Dells this weekend, for their annual convention. Party spokeswoman Melissa Baldauff says there's a lot of excitement, for this fall's race for governor. She says they'll be talking about a lot…

posted 2014-06-06 13:04 by WHBY

Cranberry company taking over steam plant

Menasha's former steam plant is now in the hands of a cranberry processing company, and production could start in about month-and-a-half. Mayor Don Merkes says Simply Incredible Foods plans to expand, inside the building, over the next year or two.…

posted 2014-06-06 13:03 by WHBY

YMCA closing in on annual fundraising goal

A fundraising goal is within reach for the YMCA of the Fox Cities. President and CEO Bill Breider says they've raised just over $1 million of their $1.1 million goal. He says they expect to meet it, through their annual…

posted 2014-06-06 13:02 by WHBY

DNR holding free weekend

It's free this weekend to fish, and use state parks, forests, and trails. DNR spokesman Ed Culhane says they hope people will have fun and come back. Culhane says they've had a free fishing weekend for a number of years,…

posted 2014-06-06 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton pools open

The city pools opened today in Appleton. Pools supervisor Kabel Helmbrecht says they're hoping for a busy summer at Meade and Erb pools, after the long winter. Helmbrecht says they'll have a number of events throughout the summer. Pool passes…

posted 2014-06-06 13:00 by WHBY

Little Chute holding annual Cheese Festival

Little Chute is celebrating cheese this weekend. Joe Harlow is one of the organizers of the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival, at Doyle Park. He says they're also having a parade on Main Street tomorrow. Harlow says they'll have cheese carvings,…

posted 2014-06-06 12:59 by WHBY

Brewers make three day one selections

The first day of the MLB First-Year-Player Draft was conducted Thursday night.  The Brewers had three selections on day one, all three picks in the top 50. The Brewers made their first selection at #12 in the first round.  The…

posted 2014-06-06 07:33:36 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Results: Wednesday, June 5th

Division 1 Baseball Regional Finals - Appleton North over Neenah 3-2 - West De Pere over App West 6-3 - Kimberly over Green Bay Preble 3-2 - Hortonville over App. East 1-0 Division 1 Softball Sectional Finals - Kimberly over…

posted 2014-06-06 06:11:42 by WHBY

EAA recognizing D-Day 70th anniversary

70 years ago today, U.S. forces stormed the beaches of France as part of the D-Day invasion, and the EAA is commemorating the event. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says they're holding a ceremony to honor the soldiers, at 11 a.m. He…

posted 2014-06-06 05:05 by WHBY

Group calls obesity initiative 'long-term' effort

The Weight of the Fox Valley officially kicked off yesterday, and the group will start several projects in the coming months, to help fight the area's obesity problem. The effort is focused on Winnebago, Outagamie, and Calumet counties. Project manager…

posted 2014-06-06 05:04 by WHBY

2 Xavier schools shutting down today

The doors of two Catholic elementary schools will close for good, later today. The St. Francis Xavier system is shutting down St. Bernadette, and Catholic Central, in a consolidation of four elementaries, to two. Deacon Ray DuBois says it's going…

posted 2014-06-06 05:03 by WHBY

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