National Shows
Show Information:
Weather Now:
News » WHBY News
All Stories
2014-12-17

Neenah starting 4-K next year

The Neenah School district is working to have a four-year-old kindergarten program running by next school year. Spokesman Jim Strick says only seven percent of districts in the state don't offer 4-K, and people in the community felt it was…

posted 2014-12-17 13:04 by WHBY

DOT waiting on river to crest, to reopen road

Highway 47-55 remains closed today, in Keshena, and the DOT is trying to figure out the fastest way to get the road open again. Authorities closed the highway yesterday, after flood water from the Wolf River covered the road. DOT…

posted 2014-12-17 13:03 by WHBY

Gov. Walker pledges lower taxes

Governor Walker says he'll continue his effort to lower the state's tax burden, during his second term. A report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows Wisconsin had the 12th highest state and local tax burden in the country, in 2012.…

posted 2014-12-17 13:02 by WHBY

Study looks at future of Oshkosh riverfront

Oshkosh leaders are looking for ways to enhance the city's riverfront, and they got some ideas about how to do that, last night.  Eric Fowle of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission says the community wants to see a…

posted 2014-12-17 13:01 by WHBY

Crews to decontaminate Ricin house in Oshkosh

Hazmat crews from the EPA and National Guard will start decontaminating an Oshkosh house today, where a suspended UW-Oshkosh student was allegedly making Ricin. Winnebago County health officer Doug Gieryn says the FBI is releasing the house, about a month-and-a-half…

posted 2014-12-17 05:04 by WHBY

Flood waters keep rising in Keshena

Menominee tribal and county officials are trying to come up with a solution to their ice dam problem, as flood waters continue rising in Keshena. The DOT closed the major road going through the reservation yesterday, as water from the…

posted 2014-12-17 05:03 by WHBY

Study: Wis. 12th highest taxed state in 2012

Wisconsin's tax rate held relatively steady, while two of our neighbors saw dramatic increases, in recent years. A study of census tax figures by the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance shows that the state had the 12th highest tax burden in the…

posted 2014-12-17 05:02 by WHBY

GAB responds to critical audit

The head of the Government Accountability Board responded yesterday, to an audit that's critical of the agency. The report showed that the GAB wasn't checking for felons voting in a timely manner, and not keeping the board up-to-date on some…

posted 2014-12-17 05:01 by WHBY

2014-12-16

Former teacher's aide convicted of sexual assault

A 45-year-old former teacher's aid in the Appleton school district is now convicted for sexual assault of a student. Laura Bates of Hilbert entered no contest pleas to three counts of sexual assault by school staff today for having a…

posted 2014-12-16 15:00 by WHBY

DOT closes Hwy. 47-55 in Keshena

Many drivers will have to find an alternate route, if they plan on driving through the Menominee Indian Reservation. The DOT closed Highway 47-55 on the north side of Keshena this morning, after flood waters covered the road. Brent Matthews…

posted 2014-12-16 13:05 by WHBY

Expo center official not concerned about hotel

One of the main backers of a downtown Appleton expo center says he doesn't think a decision by the owners of the Paper Valley hotel will impact the project. The owners are rejecting a high-bid from a recent auction of…

posted 2014-12-16 13:04 by WHBY

Audit focuses on unemployment problems

An audit on how the state handles unemployment claims found that the Department of Workforce Development overpaid nearly $168 million in unemployment benefits during the three years that ended June 30. The Legislative Audit Bureau says about 85 percent of…

posted 2014-12-16 13:03 by WHBY

LATEST BLOGS
Somehow this poor guy who owns a plumbing company in Texas is now taking all kinds of heat through no…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Do the terrorists win if they don't show this movie? Do the terrorists win if you don't go see this…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago
The picture of the standing ovation from the packed house says it all. It was a standing ovation kind of…
posted by Philcast 8 days ago