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2015-04-16

Menasha man remains in critical condition

A Menasha man is still in critical condition, after he was rescued from Little Lake Butte des Morts early yesterday morning. Fifty-four-year-old Robert Kinney was about 100 yards from shore, and he went under water. Neenah police officers pulled him…

posted 2015-04-16 13:01 by WHBY

Remains of N.L. brothers might be identified

The remains of three brothers from New London could be among those that the Pentagon will try to identify, after their battleship sank at Pearl Harbor. Malcolm, LeRoy, and Randolph Barber were all sailors on the USS Oklahoma that day.…

posted 2015-04-16 05:05 by WHBY

1st Mile of Music artists will be released

Organizers of the Mile of Music Festival will lay out some of the details for this year's event, over the noon hour. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says business owners are looking forward to hearing about the first 50…

posted 2015-04-16 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton family speaks out about budget cuts

An Appleton family is speaking out about two programs that would be significantly impacted by Governor Walker's budget. He wants to privatize Family Care, and eliminate IRIS. Both programs help people with special needs stay in their homes, instead of…

posted 2015-04-16 05:03 by WHBY

Group bringing in young talent for tour

A local organization is trying a new approach to fill the area's skills gap. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says they're busing in 75 college students, from across the Midwest. Burkhardt says the I.T. and engineering students…

posted 2015-04-16 05:02 by WHBY

Recent damaging tornadoes follow trend

A spokesman for the state's emergency management department says they're seeing a pattern, with the severe tornadoes that hit Wisconsin in recent years. Officials are holding a statewide tornado drill, at 1:45 p.m. The agency's Tod Pritchard says the major…

posted 2015-04-16 05:01 by WHBY

2015-04-15

Brewers fall to Cardinals

The Milwaukee Brewers could only muster one run against the Cardinals Wednesday night in a 4-2 loss to St. Louis at Busch Stadium.  Milwaukee was able to pound out ten hits against Cardinals pitchers, but left 11 men on base…

posted 2015-04-15 21:55:33 by WHBY

Neenah officers rescue man from lake

Police officers from Neenah pulled a man from Little Lake Butte des Morts early this morning. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they went into the water, at least 100 feet from the shore, near High Street. He says the officers administered…

posted 2015-04-15 13:05 by WHBY

Lincoln a controversial president in Wis.

President Lincoln was a popular president in the north, when he died 150 years ago today, but a local historian says he was a controversial figure in Wisconsin. Lawrence University history professor Jerry Podair says Wisconsin was a battleground, between…

posted 2015-04-15 13:04 by WHBY

Environmental board to keep power

The state's natural resources board won't lose its authority through the state budget. The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee removed a proposal from Governor Walker to strip the panel of its decision-making power. It would have become an advisory-only panel. George…

posted 2015-04-15 13:03 by WHBY

Counties won't take over property assessments

The state budget will not strip cities, villages, and towns of their ability to assess properties. Governor Walker proposed putting counties in charge of that. The Joint Finance Committee removed the proposal this morning. Republican Senator Alberta Darling of River…

posted 2015-04-15 13:02 by WHBY

Meeting today for Hwy CE project

Road crews will build a pair of roundabouts, on two busy roads in the town of Buchanan this summer, and officials will talk about the projects, this afternoon. Buchanan administrator Joel Gregozeski says they're putting the multi-lane roundabouts at the…

posted 2015-04-15 13:01 by WHBY

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