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2014-09-12

Burke hopes voter ID not in place in November

Governor Walker's Democratic opponent in this fall's election hopes the voter ID law isn't in effect when people cast their ballot. Mary Burke says people who don't have an approved photo ID may not have time to get one from…

posted 2014-09-12 15:00 by WHBY

Crash victim's name released

The victim of yesterday afternoon's deadly crash in Calumet County was 29-year-old Lucas Masten of Appleton. The sheriff's department says Masten pulled out from a stop sign, and his SUV hit a pickup truck at the corner of Harvestore and…

posted 2014-09-12 14:15 by WHBY

Harris wants more state support for colleges

The Democrat in the race for the 6th congressional district seat wants states to invest more in public universities. Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris thinks Congress can help by offering incentives. He says 27 years ago, the state was providing…

posted 2014-09-12 14:14 by WHBY

2nd UW-Green Bay student reports assault

A second woman is reporting an assault on the UW-Green Bay campus. School spokesman Chris Sampson says the first incident was reported to campus police Monday afternoon. He says a woman said that a man grabbed her, while she was…

posted 2014-09-12 13:04 by WHBY

Northern Lights possible tonight

The sun released a large solar flare earlier this week, and particles from it could reach Earth's atmosphere tonight. National Weather Service Meteorologist Rich Mamrosh says that could lead to a Northern Lights display. He says it might be visible…

posted 2014-09-12 13:02 by WHBY

Race raises money for mental health

Go-kart drivers will be racing around the parking lot of Fox Cities Stadium tomorrow to raise money for mental health services for children and teens. Catapla Health will benefit from the third annual Race for a Reason. Catalpa spokesman Chad…

posted 2014-09-12 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton man killed in Calumet Co. crash

A 29-year-old Appleton man was killed in an accident in Calumet County yesterday. The sheriff's department says he pulled out from a stop sign at the intersection of Harvestore and Marx roads, in the town of Woodville, just after 5:45…

posted 2014-09-12 06:05 by WHBY

Pastor accused of having sex with teen

A 33-year-old pastor at a Black Creek church is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. Jerry Fletcher of Neenah was in Brown County court yesterday, and prosecutors say he could face up to three dozen felonies. They say…

posted 2014-09-12 06:04 by WHBY

EAB could hit High Cliff hard

The emerald ash borer could change the makeup of the forest at High Cliff State Park. The ash-tree killing beetle was found about a mile away from the park in Sherwood. DNR forester Tom Vanden Elzen says 25 to 30…

posted 2014-09-12 06:03 by WHBY

Group wants to drop highway projects

By cancelling four major road projects, the state could help local communities maintain roads and improve mass transit. Bruce Speight of WISPIRG made that argument yesterday in Green Bay. He was joined by Mayor Jim Schmitt and the manager of…

posted 2014-09-12 06:02 by WHBY

DMV changes ID card standards for voter ID

The state is launching a new identity verification system to help people who need a photo ID for voting, but don't have a birth certificate. The move comes after the state Supreme Court upheld the state's requirement to show a…

posted 2014-09-12 06:01 by WHBY

District wants parents involved in school

An Appleton school district program encourages parents to get more involved with their child's education. Sheree Garvey runs the Family School Partnership. She says studies show the more that parents pay attention, the better their kids do in class. Parents…

posted 2014-09-12 06:00 by WHBY

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