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2014-06-02

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

2014-06-01

Brewers win the series over the Cubs

The Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 9-0 to win the three game series at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse (7-1) threw a complete game shutout, allowed three hits and struck out six.  Leading the Brewers offensively was…

posted 2014-06-01 16:13:01 by WHBY

2014-05-31

Brewers Shutout in Loss to Cubs

Anthony Rizzo hit two 2-run home runs off Brewers starter Wily Peralta as the Chicago Cubs beat Milwaukee 8-0 Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.  Cubs starter Jason Hammel went seven innings, striking out 8 and walking none on his way…

posted 2014-05-31 18:29:40 by WHBY

2014-05-30

Brewers win their 3rd in a row

The Brewers won the series opener over the Chicago Cubs 11-5 at Miller Park on Friday night.  Ryan Braun belted out a home run for Milwaukee and knocked in three runs.  Ricki Weeks also picked up a couple of RBI…

posted 2014-05-30 22:41:35 by WHBY

Neurologist supports concussion research

A local neurologist agrees with President Obama's call for more study of how concussions, and other sports head injuries, impact children. Dr. Kelley Parnell of the Neuroscience Group says concussions weren't taken very seriously by many people in the medical…

posted 2014-05-30 13:05 by WHBY

G.C. chair backs stance on Northern Inn

The leader of Grand Chute is on board with the police department's stand, on the Northern Inn. Police are enforcing zoning codes that ban people from living in hotels on a long-term basis. Town chair Dave Schowalter says their inspectors…

posted 2014-05-30 13:04 by WHBY

Last day for Appleton Christian School

After 27 years, a private school in Kimberly will close its doors today. Appleton Christian School leaders announced last month that they're shutting down because of financial issues and declining enrollment. Administrator James Meyer says it's a pretty emotional day…

posted 2014-05-30 13:03 by WHBY

DNR trying to help walleye compete with bass

The DNR is trying to find out why bass are faring better than walleye, in many northern Wisconsin lakes. Gretchen Hansen is a fisheries researcher for the agency. She says during the past 25 years, they've noticed a shift in…

posted 2014-05-30 13:02 by WHBY

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