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2014-06-23

Home sales continue slump in May

Home sales in the state continue to lag behind last year. Wisconsin Realtors Association president Mike Theo says for the fifth straight month, monthly sales were down. Statewide, they dropped about seven percent, compared to May of last year. But…

posted 2014-06-23 13:01 by WHBY

Hwy. 41 closing overnight at Hwy. 47

The northbound lanes of Highway 41 will close overnight for the next three nights, in the Appleton area. DOT crews are raising the Highway 47 overpass. They're closing the northbound lanes from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning…

posted 2014-06-23 13:00 by WHBY

Combined Locks to hold special bow hunt

Combined Locks will be joining other local communities in allowing hunters to reduce the deer herd. Administrator Sean Hutchison says they're planning the special bow hunt, in December, and they hope hunters can take 14 does. He says they're applying…

posted 2014-06-23 12:59 by WHBY

Propane group wants users to think winter

The Summer Solstice was just last weekend, but a state group is urging propane users to start thinking about winter. Wisconsin Propane Gas Association spokesman Brandon Scholz says prices are down significantly from the record levels, last winter. He says…

posted 2014-06-23 05:05 by WHBY

Mid-week Farm Market doing well

The new season for the Saturday Farm Market in downtown Appleton kicked off over the weekend, and the new mid-week market is off to a good start. Farm market director Djuanna Hugdahl says rain impacted last week's mid-week market, but…

posted 2014-06-23 05:04 by WHBY

Exhibit on local black history debuts

There's a new traveling exhibit, focusing on the history of African-Americans in Appleton. It was unveiled yesterday at the city's annual Juneteenth celebration. Nick Hoffman is the chief curator of the History Museum at the Castle. He says there was…

posted 2014-06-23 05:03 by WHBY

Kimberly teacher in online voting contest

A teacher in Kimberly is part of an online voting competition to pick the state's "All-Star Teacher." Eric Vander Loop teaches fifth grade at Woodland school, and he was nominated for the contest by the grandmother of a former student.…

posted 2014-06-23 05:02 by WHBY

2014-06-22

Brewers sweep the Rockies

The Milwaukee Brewers won their fourth game in a row after completing the sweep over the Colorado Rockie 6-5 at Coors Field on Sunday afternoon.  Aramis Ramirez went two for four hitting a two-run home run and a double. Lyle…

posted 2014-06-22 19:06:53 by WHBY

2014-06-21

Brewers Road Wins Continue to Pile Up Beat Rockies 9-4

The Milwaukee Brewers now have the best road record in Major League Baseball, as they are now 26-15 away from Miller Park. On Saturday, the Brewers whipped up on the sloppy Colorado Rockies 9-4. It took the Brewers until August…

posted 2014-06-21 19:14:30 by WHBY

Milwaukee Wins Coors Field Slugfest Over Colorado

Jean Segura homered twice and the Brewers got 3 RBI's a piece from Aramis Ramirez, Khris Davis and Segura as Milwaukee held on to beat Colorado 13-10 Friday night.  The Brewers and Rockies combined for 35 hits and 23 runs…

posted 2014-06-21 00:14:34 by WHBY

2014-06-20

Walker responds to John Doe accusations

Governor Walker argues that a John Doe investigation into his 2012 recall campaign has been "resolved." He's responding to accusations from prosecutors that he was at the center of a "criminal scheme" to coordinate his campaign, and the campaigns of…

posted 2014-06-20 13:05 by WHBY

Prof: Document release won't likely hurt Walker

A local political expert doesn't think the latest John Doe documents will have too much of an impact in this year's race for governor, or the 2016 presidential race. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober says some of the…

posted 2014-06-20 13:04 by WHBY

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