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2014-04-09

Schools excited about Winagamie donation

The leaders of the Appleton school district and Fox Valley Technical College are looking forward to a new partnership, with the Winagamie Golf Course. Owner Mary Beth Nienhaus is donating the 27-hole course to the Appleton Education Foundation, and students…

posted 2014-04-09 13:05 by WHBY

Police: G.B. man bringing heroin from Chicago

Police believe a suspected heroin dealer brought the drug into the Green Bay area for the past eight months. The 49-year-old Green Bay man was arrested early this morning, after a short chase and police search. The Brown County Drug…

posted 2014-04-09 13:04 by WHBY

Apartment in G.C. catches fire

Firefighters from three departments were called to a fire this morning at an apartment complex in Grand Chute. Everyone got out safely from the 12-unit building at the Devonshire Court Apartments, in the 3200 block of W. Fourth Street. Pamela…

posted 2014-04-09 13:03 by WHBY

Walker has big lead in SNC poll

St. Norbert College has its first poll of the year on the race for governor. Survey Center Director Wendy Scattergood says among likely voters, Governor Walker leads Democratic challenger Mary Burke 56 to 40 percent. She says he has a…

posted 2014-04-09 13:02 by WHBY

Waupaca Co. deputies looking for sex offender

Sheriff's officials in Waupaca County are looking for a 52-year-old registered sex offender, after he cut off his GPS tracking bracelet, this morning. Sheriff Brad Hardel says Phillip Rath was convicted of first-degree sexual assault of a child in Calumet…

posted 2014-04-09 13:01 by WHBY

Fox Cities Reads book leads to fundraiser

The book from this year's Fox Cities Reads program is prompting students at Neenah's two middle schools, to raise money for a three-year-old girl. "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, is about a boy with facial deformities, and his experiences at school.…

posted 2014-04-09 13:00 by WHBY

Suspected heroin dealer arrested in G.B.

Green Bay police helped Brown County authorities catch a suspected heroin dealer early this morning, when a chase crossed into the city. Officers say the man eventually stopped in the area around E. Mason and Clay streets, around 2 a.m.,…

posted 2014-04-09 06:55 by WHBY

Winagamie course donated to school group

The Winagamie Golf Course is changing hands, through a major donation. Owner Mary Beth Nienhaus is giving the 27-hole course, and the rest of the property, to the Appleton Education Foundation. She says she had an offer recently to sell,…

posted 2014-04-09 06:00 by WHBY

Test scores lower for voucher students

The St. Francis Xavier school system's voucher students didn't fare too well in a statewide test. The scores were included in a report on the statewide expansion of vouchers. Forty-nine percent of public school students in Wisconsin were proficient or…

posted 2014-04-09 05:05 by WHBY

Recount, lawsuit possible for county board seats

Candidates in two Outagamie County board races have until Friday at 5 p.m. to request a recount of last week's election. About 130 people in Kaukauna received the wrong ballot, impacting those districts. County Clerk Lori O'Bright says yesterday's official…

posted 2014-04-09 05:04 by WHBY

2014-04-08

Appleton test scores higher than state

The latest test scores in the Appleton school district were higher than the state average. Nearly 39 percent of students were rated proficient or advanced in reading. The figure is 51 percent in math. Statewide, 49 percent met those standards…

posted 2014-04-08 13:05 by WHBY

Statewide voucher scores lower than public schools

Students attending private schools in the state, under the voucher program, did not score as well as their public school counterparts in reading or math. Test results show 33 percent of students in the statewide program were proficient or advanced…

posted 2014-04-08 13:04 by WHBY

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