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2014-09-25

'Fall colors' still inconsistent

The "fall colors" are already starting to show up in some parts of the state. But state tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says they're a little inconsistent this early in the season. Klett says they expect the colors will be very…

posted 2014-09-25 05:01 by WHBY

2014-09-24

Appeals court overturns ruling in John Doe

A federal appeals court is overruling a decision in a John Doe investigation of the recall campaigns for Governor Walker and some GOP senators. A federal judge shut down the probe several months ago. Today's decision doesn't mean that prosecutors…

posted 2014-09-24 15:00 by WHBY

LU, UW Colleges partner on transfers

Students will have an easier time transferring to Lawrence University, from UW-Fox Valley and the other two-year campuses. Lawrence President Mark Burstein says through their new partnership with the UW Colleges, they'll help students understand what credits will transfer. An…

posted 2014-09-24 13:05 by WHBY

Judge throws out GOP ballot challenge

A judge is dismissing a lawsuit over the state's model ballot for the November election. Republican legislative leaders filed the suit in Waukesha County. They claim that the design is confusing, and it unfairly benefits Democrats. The judge ruled that…

posted 2014-09-24 13:04 by WHBY

Counters might help Appleton track bike lanes

Appleton might get more aggressive in studying the use of bike lanes around the city. After tracking a short segment of the Mason Street lanes for six weeks, the city is looking to buy four counters to be placed in…

posted 2014-09-24 13:03 by WHBY

Work on Oneida St. exit in G.B. area to start

The Oneida Street exit, along Highway 41 in the Green Bay area, will be under construction for at least a year. The DOT plans to start the work soon. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they aren't expecting to have long-term ramp…

posted 2014-09-24 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah may hire lawyer for bar negotiations

An outside attorney could oversee the negotiations to possibly buy a bar in downtown Neenah, to make way for a redevelopment project. Mayor Dean Kaufert and his wife own Under the Dome, across the street from the former Glatfelter mill…

posted 2014-09-24 13:01 by WHBY

City studies Mason St. bike lanes

A study on the controversial bike lanes on Mason Street in Appleton showed that an average of 88 people a day used one segment. Traffic engineer Eric Lom says they put a counting device, just north of Packard Street, for…

posted 2014-09-24 05:05 by WHBY

Johnson: ISIS threat is long term

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh says the fight against ISIS might be on-going. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson was at the United Nations yesterday. He believes the airstrikes against the terrorist group have done a "pretty effective job." Johnson says he…

posted 2014-09-24 05:04 by WHBY

Anti-bullying efforts in spotlight

Schools are paying much more attention to bullying, and the issue is at the forefront today, in the Fox Cities and the country. It's Bullying Awareness Day. Sheree Garvey is the coordinator of the Appleton school district's anti-bullying program. She…

posted 2014-09-24 05:03 by WHBY

ESTHER calls for treatment of inmates

A local non-profit is calling for changes in the state's approach to the corrections system. GinaMarie Opalescent helped organize a public forum last night in Neenah. She says the state should expand treatment programs, instead of just putting people in…

posted 2014-09-24 05:02 by WHBY

DOT adds service truck to Hwy. 10-441 area

A DOT truck is going to be on patrol, around the Highway 10-441 construction project, to help stranded drivers. Agency spokesman Mark Kantola says the "Freeway Service Team" will be able to tow vehicles, and help clean up accident scenes…

posted 2014-09-24 05:01 by WHBY

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