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2014-06-20

Walker responds to John Doe accusations

Governor Walker argues that a John Doe investigation into his 2012 recall campaign has been "resolved." He's responding to accusations from prosecutors that he was at the center of a "criminal scheme" to coordinate his campaign, and the campaigns of…

posted 2014-06-20 13:05 by WHBY

Prof: Document release won't likely hurt Walker

A local political expert doesn't think the latest John Doe documents will have too much of an impact in this year's race for governor, or the 2016 presidential race. Lawrence University political science professor Arnold Shober says some of the…

posted 2014-06-20 13:04 by WHBY

Walker campaign launches attack ad

The day after the John Doe documents were released, Governor Walker's campaign is launching an attack ad against Democratic challenger Mary Burke today. The 30-second ad is running statewide. It targets Burke's record as the commerce secretary under former Governor…

posted 2014-06-20 13:03 by WHBY

Sexual assault trial ordered for former Appleton CSO

A former community service officer for the Appleton police department will stand trial on sexual assault charges. Nineteen-year-old Tyler Jochman was in Outagamie County court this morning for a preliminary hearing. He's accused of forcing a 15-year-old girl to have…

posted 2014-06-20 13:02 by WHBY

Rosenthal loses appeal of murder conviction

A Brillion man convicted of killing his mother lost his appeal. Thirty-six-year-old Randal Rosenthal is serving a life sentence, and he won't be eligible for parole until 2061. The body of 52-year-old Kathleen Remter was found floating in the Fox…

posted 2014-06-20 13:01 by WHBY

Study: Candidate numbers lowest since 2006

There are 29 open seats in the Legislature for this fall's election, but that's not attracting more candidates. Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance president Todd Berry says the number of people running for a seat in state government is at an eight-year…

posted 2014-06-20 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton Farm Market opens tomorrow

The Saturday Farm Market will be back in downtown Appleton tomorrow. Djuanna Hugdahl of Appleton Downtown, Inc. says the number of vendors will grow this year. She says they're using four blocks of College Avenue, again this year, along with…

posted 2014-06-20 12:59 by WHBY

Country club renovations progressing

A country club in Appleton is working on a three-year renovation project, and the first phase is finished. The Butte des Morts Country Club is opening a new pool and pool house today. Board member Dave Rause says the former…

posted 2014-06-20 12:58 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to Walker documents

Prosecutors in a John Doe investigation accuse Governor Walker of being in the middle of a "criminal scheme" to illegally coordinate with conservative groups, during a recall campaign. A federal appeals court released the documents yesterday, and some show apparent…

posted 2014-06-20 05:05 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on job numbers

The state isn't keeping pace with the national rate for job growth. Figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show Wisconsin ranked 37th, at 1.2 percent growth last year. The national average was 2.1 percent. Companies created about 28,000 jobs…

posted 2014-06-20 05:04 by WHBY

Program features stories of African-Americans

A local series on diversity featured the stories of African-Americans in Appleton, in the late 1800's. Nick Hoffman is the chief curator at the History Museum at the Castle, and he took part in last night's "Walk A Mile" program,…

posted 2014-06-20 05:03 by WHBY

2014-06-19

Gallardo tied for 5th on Milwaukee's all-time win record

Brewers' 4-1 victory over Arizona gave Yovani Gallardo (5-4) his 86th carrer win, putting him at 5th place overall (tied with Ben Sheets) on Milwaukee's carrer win list.  Calos Gomez had an RBI single in the 8th to extend his…

posted 2014-06-19 17:47:17 by WHBY

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