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2015-01-10

Madison woman killed in Calumet Co. crash

An accident in Calumet County yesterday left a 22-year-old woman dead. The sheriff's department says she lost control of her car on a slippery Highway 151, at Highway 55, in the town of Brothertown, a little before 6 p.m. Deputies…

posted 2015-01-10 08:04 by WHBY

Potawatomi loses ruling on Kenosha casino

The state doesn't have to reimburse the Forest County Potawatomi for any losses from a proposed casino in Kenosha. The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs made that ruling yesterday. The Potawatomi had a provision in its gaming compact with the…

posted 2015-01-10 08:03 by WHBY

2015-01-09

Bill would put e-cigs under smoking ban

There's a proposal to include e-cigarettes in the statewide smoking ban. Rep. Debra Kolste introduced the bill today. The Janesville Democrat says there are questions about what chemicals might be included in the vapor that's released. The American Medical Association,…

posted 2015-01-09 15:30 by WHBY

Woman killed in Waupaca Co. crash

A crash on Highway 10 in Waupaca County claimed the life of a 61-year-old woman. The sheriff's department says she was riding in a vehicle that went into the median, in the town of Fremont, around 9 a.m. today. Deputies…

posted 2015-01-09 13:15 by WHBY

Local colleges react to Obama's plan

President Obama wants to give people two free years of tuition at community colleges, and local administrators are interested in learning more details. The president said the program would be for recent high school graduates, and anyone wanting more training.…

posted 2015-01-09 13:05 by WHBY

Police investigate L.C. armed robbery

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery, in downtown Little Chute. Fox Valley Metro Officer Michael Lambie says two people approached a food delivery driver, around 9:15 p.m. yesterday. He says they threatened the victim with a gun and demanded…

posted 2015-01-09 13:04 by WHBY

Calls to gambling hotline set record

A state group that helps people with gambling issues set a record last year. The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling's hotline fielded 14,731 calls. That's about 125 more than the previous high from 2009. Executive director Rose Gruber says they…

posted 2015-01-09 13:03 by WHBY

St. Elizabeth addition ready for patients

St. Elizabeth Hospital will start moving patients into its new bed tower tomorrow. Heather Schimmers is the vice president of patient care. She says the new rooms are a big upgrade, with large windows, a private bathroom, and room for…

posted 2015-01-09 13:02 by WHBY

Bowlers head to Fox Cities for state tourney

The Fox Cities is playing host to the annual state bowling tournament this year. For the next four months, hundreds of bowlers will be in the area each weekend. Matt Ten Haken says it starts tomorrow and runs through Mother's…

posted 2015-01-09 13:01 by WHBY

High School Sports Schedule: Friday, January 9th

BOYS BASKETBALL Kimberly at Appleton North Fox Valley Lutheran at Clintonville Appleton East at Fond du Lac Waupaca at Freedom Neenah at Hortonville Appleton West at Kaukauna Winneconne at Little Chute Denmark at Luxemburg-Casco Oshkosh West at Oshkosh North Xavier…

posted 2015-01-09 10:00:00 by WHBY

High School Sports Scores: Thursday, January 08, 2015

BOYS BASKETBALL Brillion over Reedsville 60-25 Valders over Wrightstown 55-28 GIRLS BASKETBALL Freedom over Berlin 54-12 Fox Valley Lutheran over Xavier 51-37 Seymour over New London 36-29 Clintonville over Ripon 43-37 Little Chute over Winnecone 46-45 GIRLS HOCKEY USM over…

posted 2015-01-09 06:42:56 by WHBY

Nelson makes expo counteroffer

In the wake of a decision on an expo center in downtown Appleton, the top official in Outagamie County is laying out another possibility. County Executive Tom Nelson says he would sell the proposed site to the city for $1.…

posted 2015-01-09 05:05 by WHBY

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