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2014-04-02

Chilton principal honored by state

The leader of Chilton middle school is one of this year's "principals of the year." The state department of public instruction announced yesterday that Rich Appel won the honor at the middle school level. Appel says he actually found out…

posted 2014-04-02 16:01 by WHBY

Kaufert tops Scherck in Neenah

A 24-year state lawmaker from Neenah will be the city's new mayor. Dean Kaufert defeated 12-year incumbent Mayor George Scherck 58-to-42 percent in yesterday's election. Kaufert says he knocked on more than 5,200 doors to talk with voters. He says…

posted 2014-04-02 05:05 by WHBY

Spring election results

Outagamie County Appleton city council District 2 Gypsy Vered Meltzer  60% ** Barney Lemanski   40% District 4 Joe Martin    56% ** Jeff Lutz     44% District 10 Christine Williams   62% ** Michael Smith    38% Appleton school board Sharon Fenlon (I)   27%…

posted 2014-04-02 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha world language question defeated

The world language program will go away at Menasha elementary schools. Fifty-three percent of voters in the district said "No" to a referendum, asking for $360,000 a year to continue the courses. Superintendent Chris VanderHeiden says it's disappointing. He says…

posted 2014-04-02 05:03 by WHBY

Voters approve G.B. school referendum

Voters supported a referendum yesterday in the Green Bay school district. The school board was asking for $20 million for projects at several schools, and 70 percent of voters said "Yes." The district will replace the heating and cooling systems…

posted 2014-04-02 05:02 by WHBY

Sex trafficking victim speaks out

Police officers, social service groups, and court officials heard the story of a sex trafficking victim yesterday at Fox Valley Technical College. Asia Graves told the crowd that the problem is everywhere, and pimps are on the lookout for children…

posted 2014-04-02 05:01 by WHBY

Senate passes changes to chemo bill

The Senate passed a bill yesterday to make oral chemotherapy treatment more affordable for some cancer patients.The proposal forces insurance companies that cover traditional chemotherapy treatments to also cover pill-based forms. It also imposes a $100 monthly cap on co-pays.…

posted 2014-04-02 05:00 by WHBY

2014-04-01

Braves deal Brewers First Loss of Season

Freddie Freeman homered twice and Alex Wood allowed only one run in seven innings as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Tuesday night at Miller Park. Carlos Gomez hit the opening pitch of the night for a home…

posted 2014-04-01 22:45:52 by WHBY

Senate passes Chemo bill

The Senate approved a bill today that makes some chemotherapy drugs more affordable, and that's good news to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Wisconsin. Paul Westrick is the chapter's board chair. He says while many insurers are already covering…

posted 2014-04-01 16:00 by WHBY

Brown Co. authorities break up major drug ring

Brown County authorities say they broke up a major marijuana ring. Two people are behind bars for a drug ring that the Brown County drug task force says is responsible for bringing more than 1,200 pounds of marijuana to the…

posted 2014-04-01 14:50:37 by WHBY

Voter turnout low in Neenah, Menasha

City clerks in Neenah and Mensaha say fewer voters than expected are going to the polls today, despite big issues on the ballot. In Menasha, voters will decide whether they'll pay and extra $360,000 a year, for the world language…

posted 2014-04-01 13:05 by WHBY

Green Bay police investigating shooting

Green Bay police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 1300 block of S. Chestnut Street. Lt. Jeff Brester says several people reported hearing the shots, around 4:30 a.m. including some officers who were in the area. He says…

posted 2014-04-01 13:04 by WHBY

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