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2016-04-13

Hansen speaks out on UW cuts

UW System schools explained how they dealt with a $250 million state budget cut, and a lawmaker from Green Bay says he's troubled by the impact. The short reports show many of the campuses now have larger class sizes, and…

posted 2016-04-13 13:02 by WHBY

Riverview Gardens honors volunteers

Appleton's Riverview Gardens counts on volunteers to help run the urban farm, and staffers highlighted them last night. The non-profit hosted an event in the community center, in hopes of recruiting more people to pitch in. Kelly Nutty is the…

posted 2016-04-13 13:01 by WHBY

2 accused of killing man for drug money

A man and boy from Bear Creek face murder charges for the death of a Clintonville man. Waupaca County prosecutors charged 24-year-old Adam Ozuna and 16-year-old Zachary Hohn with first-degree intentional homicide, and robbery, yesterday. Court records say they told…

posted 2016-04-13 05:05 by WHBY

UW-Fox Valley deals with budget cuts

Officials at UW-Fox Valley dealt with cuts in the last state budget without cutting courses, but there are some changes on the Menasha campus. Dean Martin Rudd oversees UW-Fox Valley, along with the two-year campuses in Fond du Lac and…

posted 2016-04-13 05:04 by WHBY

Widow calls for safety in work zones

Three highway workers were killed in work zones in Wisconsin last year, and one of their widows wants drivers to pay more attention. Fifty-year-old Derrick Burkhalter of Hilbert was in a sweeper truck on Highway 10-441, while he was working…

posted 2016-04-13 05:03 by WHBY

DOT to use rumble strips in work zones

The DOT will use portable rumble strips in certain construction zones for the first time this year. The agency's Erin Schoon says they want to get a driver to look up, and realize they're entering a work zone. She says…

posted 2016-04-13 05:02 by WHBY

Iris Place in Appleton marks 1st anniversary

A first-of-its-kind program in the state is celebrating its one-year anniversary today in Appleton. Iris Place, on the city's east side, gives people a place to go if they're having trouble with their mental health or substance abuse. Karen Iverson…

posted 2016-04-13 05:01 by WHBY

2016-04-12

Shawano Co. releases name in death investigation

The Shawano County sheriff's department is still investigating what deputies are calling the "sudden death" of a 25-year-old woman. Sabrina Radford died at a home in the town of Fairbanks, near Tigerton. The sheriff's department was called there just before…

posted 2016-04-12 13:05 by WHBY

UW System schools lay out budget impact

UW System schools are describing how they're coping with $250 million in state budget cuts. Each campus issued a short report, and system spokesman Alex Hummel says it's a snapshot of what's going on. Many of the schools have had…

posted 2016-04-12 13:04 by WHBY

AZCO staying in Fox Cities

A local economic development official says it's nice to see a company that's moving its corporate headquarters, stay in the Fox Cities. AZCO plans to move into the former Institute of Paper Chemistry building, in the 1000 block of East…

posted 2016-04-12 13:03 by WHBY

Prof: Right-to-work law will likely be reinstated

Opponents of the state's right-to-work law won a court victory last week, but a UW-Madison expert says it may be short-lived. A Dane County judge struck down the law, saying that it's unconstitutional, because unions still have to represent workers…

posted 2016-04-12 13:02 by WHBY

NewVoices choir wins national honor

A local choir's focus on community issues is getting some national attention. NewVoices won the annual education and community engagement award from Chorus America. Board member Mary Schmidt says it's quite an honor, especially considering the other choirs they were…

posted 2016-04-12 13:01 by WHBY

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