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2014-06-02

Utilities exploring Obama pollution plan

President Obama wants utilities to significantly cut their carbon dioxide emissions, and Wisconsin utilities are exploring what that would mean, for them. The plan from the EPA calls for a 30 percent reduction from 2005 emission levels, by 2030. Brian…

posted 2014-06-02 13:05 by WHBY

Retired deputy running for Outagamie Co. sheriff

The longtime leader of the Outagamie County sheriff's department will face a challenger in this fall's election. Ron Viaene owns a local real estate investment business, and he worked in the Outagamie County sheriff's department for 20 years. During that…

posted 2014-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

Regents pick new UW-GB chancellor

UW-Green Bay's next chancellor will come from North Carolina. The UW-System's Board of Regents named Gary Miller as the successor to retiring chancellor Tom Harden. Miller is currently the chancellor at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He'll start at UW-GB…

posted 2014-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

High school students building Habitat home

Several high school students from around the Fox Cities were hard at work this morning, building a home for Habitat for Humanity. The project was put together by students from seven high schools, as a graduation gift to the community.…

posted 2014-06-02 13:02 by WHBY

Number of cancer survivors is up

A report shows the number of cancer survivors is on the rise. The American Cancer Society says there are 14.5 million survivors now, and that will increase to almost 19 million, in the next 10 years. Carol De Santis is…

posted 2014-06-02 13:01 by WHBY

CVB launches 'Bring it Home Fox Cities'

There's a new program to encourage people to ask their companies and organizations to hold their meetings and events in the area. The Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau is behind the "Bring it Home Fox Cities" campaign. Spokeswoman Mary…

posted 2014-06-02 13:00 by WHBY

Packers preparing for another new center

When the Green Bay Packers take the field in their 2014 opener, September 4th in Seattle, a new center will be snapping the ball to quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  Whoever wins the job will be the fourth in four seasons. Scott…

posted 2014-06-02 07:34:25 by WHBY

Halfway to the Chase, Kenseth and Menard in position

Despite being winless in 2014, both Matt Kenseth and Paul Menard find themselves in position for an appearance in this years “Chase for the Championship.”  Through 13-races, Kenseth (463) is the points leader by two over Jeff Gordon (461).  Paul…

posted 2014-06-02 06:35:28 by WHBY

DOT closing ramps at busy G.B. interchange

The DOT is warning drivers who use the Highway 41 and I-43 interchange, in the Green Bay area, to be prepared for ramp closures for the next week. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they start tonight, with the ramp from Highway…

posted 2014-06-02 05:05 by WHBY

ADI wants sidewalk cafe changes

Bars and restaurants in downtown Appleton need to have a "monitor" to keep an eye on customers in sidewalk cafes, and a business group is hoping to change that. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the rule is part…

posted 2014-06-02 05:04 by WHBY

Kaukauna sends open enrollment survey

The Kaukauna school district is losing students to other districts through open enrollment, and leaders are trying to find ways to bring them back. Sup. Mark Duerwaechter says surveys are being sent to people in Kaukauna and surrounding communities. He…

posted 2014-06-02 05:03 by WHBY

Adoption contest underway for FVHA

The Fox Valley Humane Association will try to drastically increase the number of adoptions over the next three months, for a national competition. The shelter is one of 50 in the country that are included in Rachel Ray's $100,000 Challenge.…

posted 2014-06-02 05:02 by WHBY

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