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2014-06-10

Court issues, then removes gay marriage order

The court battle over same-sex marriages in Wisconsin took another twist today. A federal appeals court issued an order on Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's attempt to block gay marriages during his appeal. The court said it couldn't take up…

posted 2014-06-10 13:05 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. not issuing same-sex licenses

Winnebago County is among about a third of the state's counties that are not accepting marriage license applications from same-sex couples. County clerk Sue Ertmer says the county's attorney advised her not to accept them. She says the ruling from…

posted 2014-06-10 13:04 by WHBY

Men pledge to combat violence against women

More than 750 people are pledging to take a stance against men's violence against women and children. They were at the annual Voices of Men breakfast and rally this morning, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton. Tom…

posted 2014-06-10 13:03 by WHBY

Waupun man overdoses twice in three days

A 25-year-old Waupun man survived two heroin overdoses last week, thanks to the fast action of first responders. Waupun Deputy Police Chief Scott Louden says authorities were sent to a cemetery last Wednesday, after a woman found the man on…

posted 2014-06-10 13:02 by WHBY

Plans for Foremost Dairy site advance

Plans for apartments on the former Foremost Dairy site, along the Fox River, are headed to the Appleton city council. The city's community and economic development committee unanimously supported an agreement with the developer, Vetter Denk. Community development director Karen…

posted 2014-06-10 13:01 by WHBY

FDA changes rules for cheese makers

A Food and Drug Administration decision could change the way some cheese is made, in the U.S. For more than a century, cheese makers aged many varieties of cheese on wooden boards. The FDA ruled recently that those boards can't…

posted 2014-06-10 13:00 by WHBY

Hwy. 41 resurfacing work set for 2017

The DOT plans to resurface a segment of Highway 41, between Kaukauna and De Pere, in a few years. The agency will show off the latest designs today, during a public information meeting. Project manager Tim Rank says the road…

posted 2014-06-10 12:59 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Schedule: Tuesday, June 10th

BASEBALL SECTIONAL BASEBALL Division 1 - Kaukauna Sectional (All games on WSCO) - Appleton North vs West De Pere: 10 AM - Kimberly vs Hortonville: 1 PM - Winners play in Final:  4 PM Division 2 - Chilton Sectional -…

posted 2014-06-10 07:19:59 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Results: Monday, June 9th

WIAA Boy's State Golf meet opened at University Ridge in Madison The WIAA Boy's Golf Tournament opened Monday at University Ridge in Madison.  The 2 day event wraps up Tuesday. Division 1 Team Standings: 1.) Homestead (+20) 2.) Eau Claire…

posted 2014-06-10 06:01:42 by WHBY

Judge refuses to block same-sex marriages

A federal judge is allowing same-sex marriages to continue. Judge Barbara Crabb decided not to put her ruling on hold yesterday, while she awaits more information from the ACLU, leading up to another hearing. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen asked…

posted 2014-06-10 05:05 by WHBY

Gay rights advocates celebrate

Same-sex marriage advocates in Outagamie County are celebrating a victory, after the county clerk started allowing couples to apply for marriage licenses yesterday. Kathy Flores of Appleton is a gay rights advocate. She says it was wonderful to witness the…

posted 2014-06-10 05:04 by WHBY

Minister expects to be busy marrying gay couples

A local pastor says he was honored to officiate the first same-sex marriage in Outagamie County yesterday. Natalie and Heather Starr qualified for an exemption to the five-day waiting period for a license because one of their mothers is terminally…

posted 2014-06-10 05:03 by WHBY

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