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2014-08-01

Fox Cities Marathon nearing capacity

There isn't much room left for runners in the Community First Fox Cities Marathon. Event manager Debbie Jansen says they're at 90 percent of their capacity for the marathon, 80 percent for the half-marathon, and nearly 75 percent for the…

posted 2014-08-01 15:02 by WHBY

Campbell running in 4th Assembly district

Three Republican candidates are running for an open seat in the Assembly. Brown County board member Corrie Campbell is one of them. She says she's owned and managed small businesses, and she thinks government needs to be more frugal. She…

posted 2014-08-01 15:01 by WHBY

Thrivent sponsoring NASCAR driver

A NASCAR driver will be behind the wheel of a Thrivent Financial sponsored car, later this month. The organization is partnering with Michael McDowell. Craig Stacey is a spokesman for Thrivent. He says Thrivent will be featured, as the primary…

posted 2014-08-01 15:00 by WHBY

Brewers visit St. Loius - Preview

A big series in the National League Central gets underway Friday night in St. Louis.  The first place Milwaukee Brewers visit the second place St. Louis Cardinals for the first of three. After building a 6 ½ game lead in…

posted 2014-08-01 12:43:16 by WHBY

Curse of the first round pick (Packers)

It’s not quite the curse of the “Madden Cover,” but, recently, being a first round pick of the Green Bay Packers hasn’t come with great success.  It starts with Bryan Bulaga in 2010.  After being part of a Super Bowl…

posted 2014-08-01 08:05:25 by WHBY

Brewers acquire Parra from Arizona (SPORTS)

The Milwaukee Brewers were able to add some depth to their bench before Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline.  General Manager Doug Melvin swung a deal with Arizona to acquire OF Gerardo Parra for a pair of minor league prospects; Mitch Haniger…

posted 2014-08-01 05:45:41 by WHBY

Drug agents make big heroin bust

Drug agents arrested five people this week, in one of the largest heroin busts in the Fox Cities. Lt. Brad Dunlap of the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit says investigators saw a meeting between a local dealer and his suspected…

posted 2014-08-01 05:05 by WHBY

Walker reacts to collective bargaining ruling

The state Supreme Court upheld the state's collective bargaining law, and Governor Walker says he was always confident that it would stand. The 2011 law stripped nearly all collective bargaining rights from most public union workers. The Madison teachers union…

posted 2014-08-01 05:04 by WHBY

A.G. waits for federal voter ID decision

The state's attorney general says he's now focusing on a federal challenge to Wisconsin's photo ID law for voters. The state Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the law is constitutional. The requirement is on hold right now, because a federal…

posted 2014-08-01 05:03 by WHBY

Both sides react to registry ruling

Both sides are reacting after the state Supreme Court upheld the state's domestic partner registry. Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action challenged the registry. She argued that it violated the constitutional amendment that bans gay marriage, or a similar arrangement.…

posted 2014-08-01 05:02 by WHBY

Thunderbirds arrive at EAA

The Air Force Thunderbirds are back at EAA AirVenture this year, and when the six jets arrived yesterday afternoon, the pilots gave the crowd a preview of what's to come over the next three days. The team will perform today,…

posted 2014-08-01 05:01 by WHBY

Busby seeks re-election as coroner

Winnebago County's coroner has a challenger in next month's primary. Coroner Barry Busby will face Don Hunke of Oshkosh on August 12. Busby says he spent the last 17 years on the job, and before that, he worked with Oshkosh…

posted 2014-08-01 05:00 by WHBY

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