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2015-01-26

Menasha high hosting open house

Menasha high school is opening its doors tonight, to give people the chance to check out the progress on a major renovation and expansion project. Voters agreed to spend $30 million, in April of 2013. Superintendent Chris VanderHeyden says tonight's…

posted 2015-01-26 05:03 by WHBY

Cowles: Drop teachers license from budget

A northeast Wisconsin senator is calling out Governor Walker for including policy items in his budget. The governor won't unveil his full proposal until next week, but he revealed some initiatives last week. They included a new way for people…

posted 2015-01-26 05:02 by WHBY

Library bill loophole closed

There isn't a loophole anymore, over how libraries in the state can bill each other for users from neighboring counties. Brown County is suing Outagamie County for a $33,000 bill from 2011. Brown County didn't have to pay a corresponding…

posted 2015-01-26 05:01 by WHBY

Woman killed in G.B. crash

A 59-year-old Green Bay woman was killed, in an accident on the city's eastside. Police say she collided with another vehicle....at the corner of E. Mason and Roosevelt streets, around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday. Mason Street was closed for almost…

posted 2015-01-26 05:00 by WHBY

2015-01-23

Walker shoots down Menominee casino

Governor Walker is shooting down the Menominee tribe's proposed casino in Kenosha. He made the announcement this morning. The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the project more than a year ago, and the governor has the sole authority to…

posted 2015-01-23 13:05 by WHBY

Lawmakers react to Walker's casino decision

Two southeast Wisconsin lawmakers, from opposite sides of the aisle, are reacting to Governor Walker's decision on the casino. Democratic Rep. Peter Barca of Kenosha says Walker made a big mistake, because the casino would have given the area a…

posted 2015-01-23 13:04 by WHBY

Allinger reacts to teacher's license idea

Governor Walker wants to create a test to let people with "real-world experience" get a teaching license, without an education degree. Appleton school district superintendent Lee Allinger says there would also need to be a training element involved. He says…

posted 2015-01-23 13:03 by WHBY

Drug task force looks back on 2014

Marijuana was the most used drug in Brown County last year. Lt. Dave Poteat of the county's drug task force says prescription drugs are No. 2 on their list. He says heroin still poses the greatest drug threat. Poteat says…

posted 2015-01-23 13:02 by WHBY

Nelson disappointed with library lawsuit

The top official in Outagamie County says he's disappointed that Brown County filed a lawsuit over an unpaid bill for library services. Brown County billed Outagamie about $33,000 to cover the costs of people from Outagamie using Brown County library…

posted 2015-01-23 13:01 by WHBY

Group questions proposed drug tests

A state advocacy group is speaking out against Governor Walker's budget proposal that would require childless adults to undergo drug testing, when they apply for need-based state aid. That includes food stamps and unemployment. If they fail a test, they…

posted 2015-01-23 05:05 by WHBY

Thrivent building more local Habitat homes

Thrivent Financial is increasing its commitment to helping the Fox Cities chapter of Habitat for Humanity. For the past several years, the company provided enough money to build two houses, each year. John Weyenberg is the director of the Greater…

posted 2015-01-23 05:04 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants tougher drunk driving laws

A lawmaker from southeast Wisconsin is promising to work on proposals that would go after drunk drivers. Rep. Jim Ott of Mequon says he wants to make sure first-time offenders make a court appearance. The Republican says that should be…

posted 2015-01-23 05:03 by WHBY

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