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2015-09-28

Ryan talks about decision on Speaker's job

A Republican congressman from southern Wisconsin is elaborating on his decision to get in the running for House Speaker. Congressman Paul Ryan of Janesville says the speaker has to travel about 100 days a year. He says he's not going…

posted 2015-09-28 05:02 by WHBY

Bike Challenge to end soon

The clock is ticking for bicyclists to ride more miles in a national competition, and a local group is among the leaders. The Fox Cities Cycling Association is taking part in the Local Challenges category, in the National Bike Challenge.…

posted 2015-09-28 05:01 by WHBY

2015-09-25

High School Football Scores: Week 6

High School Football Scores: Week 6 *All scores in bold are final* VALLEY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION - NORTH DIVISION Appleton North over Appleton West- 44-17 Kimberly over Wausau West 34-7 Kaukauna over Wausau East 40-7 D.C. Everest over Appleton East 17-0…

posted 2015-09-25 21:32:43 by WHBY

Ribble surprised by Boehner's move

A Republican congressman from northeast Wisconsin says he was really surprised by House Speaker John Boehner's announcement that he's going to leave office. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says he met with Boehner yesteray afternoon, in the speaker's office, and…

posted 2015-09-25 17:05 by WHBY

Walker 'looking forward,' focusing on job

Governor Walker says he's not going to dwell on the details surrounding the end of his presidential campaign. He made his first public appearance since he dropped out of the race, by visiting a Beaver Dam manufacturer. He says he's…

posted 2015-09-25 17:04 by WHBY

1st Super Bowl players joining Honor Flight

The Green Bay Packers are teaming with Old Glory Honor Flight to have some special guests on a trip to Washington D.C. next month. The group's Drew MacDonald says members of the team that won Super Bowl I will be…

posted 2015-09-25 17:03 by WHBY

License to Cruise features Volkswagens

Tens of thousands of people are expected to head to downtown Appleton this evening for the annual License to Cruise. Coordinator Dan Hoect says they're featuring the Volkswagen this year. He says they plan on having a variety of "bugs" on…

posted 2015-09-25 17:02 by WHBY

Valley Transit offering 25ยข rides

People can get on a bus for 25 cents, to get to downtown Appleton tonight and tomorrow. Valley Transit is running its special Octoberfest weekend deal. Spokeswoman Nikki Voelzke says they had about 17,000 riders a year ago, and that…

posted 2015-09-25 17:01 by WHBY

Tundra Lodge adding outdoor waterpark

A hotel with an indoor waterpark in Green Bay is going to build another waterpark outside. Tundra Lodge announced its plans today. Director of sales Scott Dettmann says it will be a Las Vegas-style facility, with flexibility. He says they'll…

posted 2015-09-25 17:00 by WHBY

Bellin starts women's half marathon

There's a new race in Green Bay, and it's the first female-focused half-marathon in northeast Wisconsin. The Bellin Women's Half Marathon starts at 8 a.m. tomorrow. Race director Linda Maxwell says they capped the event at 1,500, and they sold…

posted 2015-09-25 16:59 by WHBY

Paddlers to tour Appleton locks

Organizers are anticipating a big turnout for a paddle on the Fox River tomorrow morning. Jeff Mazanec of North East Wisconsin Paddlers says they're going to launch at Lutz Park in Appleton, and head to Sunset Park in Kimberly. He…

posted 2015-09-25 16:58 by WHBY

Volunteers building learning trail at park

Volunteers will build an educational trail at a park in Menasha tomorrow. The Born Learning Trail is a United Way Fox Cities program and the Menasha Corporation Foundation is sponsoring a new one at Smith Park. Pierce Smith says signs…

posted 2015-09-25 16:57 by WHBY

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