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2015-03-16

DNR: Wildfire danger high in many areas

A week of mild and windy weather is boosting the chances for wildfires across much of Wisconsin. DNR is reporting that the fire danger is high, in Winnebago and Calumet counties. It's in the moderate range, in Outagamie and Brown…

posted 2015-03-16 13:02 by WHBY

Tourism industry gathers in La Crosse

About 1,000 people are catching up on the latest trends in the tourism industry, at an annual conference early this week. The Governor's Conference on Tourism is in La Crosse this year. Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says local tourism officials,…

posted 2015-03-16 13:01 by WHBY

Crashes at Neenah roundabout drop

There were a lot of crashes at a roundabout in Neenah after it first opened, four years ago, but there were half as many last year. Neenah police say there were 42 reported accidents at the intersection of Winneconne Avenue…

posted 2015-03-16 05:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna plans park in growing area

Kaukauna officials are planning to build a neighborhood park, in a part of the city that lacks public places for kids to play. Mayor Gene Rosin says the city bought a four-acre property last fall on the southeast corner of…

posted 2015-03-16 05:04 by WHBY

Lawmakers struggle over school accountability

If Republicans in the Assembly continue to insist on punishing failing schools, the leader on the school accountability issue in the Senate doesn't think anything will happen. Republican Sen. Paul Farrow says they should be trying to help those schools,…

posted 2015-03-16 05:03 by WHBY

Traveling history exhibit visits Appleton

The Wisconsin Historical Society is bringing a traveling exhibit across the state, and for the next 1-1/2 months, it will be in Appleton. The Wisconsin History Tour arrives at the History Museum at the Castle tomorrow. Exhibit spokesman Jim Draeger…

posted 2015-03-16 05:02 by WHBY

2015-03-13

Jorgenson gets 25 yrs for child's death

A former town of Menasha man is going to prison for 25 years, for the death of a three-year-old girl. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Jorgenson was watching his fiance's daughter at his duplex, in May of last year, when she suffered a…

posted 2015-03-13 15:05 by WHBY

Subject of Silver Alert found dead

The subject of a Silver Alert in Green Bay was found dead in Oconto County last night. Sixty-eight-year-old Philip Jeanquart suffered from dementia, and he was last seen on Tuesday afternoon. Green Bay Police Lt. Keith Gering says a man…

posted 2015-03-13 15:04 by WHBY

Advocates react to new app for abuse victims

A new phone app gives domestic abuse victims information about services in the Milwaukee area, and the spokesman for a state group says he's not sure if the technology will expand elsewhere in the state. UW-Milwaukee and the Sojourner Family…

posted 2015-03-13 15:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities CVB starting new program

A local tourism group is turning to people living in the Fox Cities, to bring more events to the area. Pam Seidl is the executive director of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says they started the Bring…

posted 2015-03-13 15:02 by WHBY

Former NFL QB talking about suicide

A former quarterback for the Detroit Lions will be in Appleton tomorrow, to talk about how he, and his family, dealt with his son's suicide. Eric Hipple, and his daughter Tarah will be at Lawrence University's Harper Hall. Prevent Suicide…

posted 2015-03-13 15:01 by WHBY

Common Cause weighs in on complaint

The head of a government watchdog group says there might be something to a complaint against a Republican lawmaker from Oshkosh. The state Democratic Party is asking the Government Accountability Board to look into a fundraising offer from Rep. Michael…

posted 2015-03-13 15:00 by WHBY

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