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2014-07-28

Happ wants to tackle heroin in state

A Democratic candidate for state attorney general says she wants to tackle the heroin problem across Wisconsin. Jefferson County District Attorney Susan Happ is one of three candidates in the August 12th Democratic primary. She says she's prosecuting dealers because…

posted 2014-07-28 13:03 by WHBY

Foreclosures dropping in 2014

The number of foreclosures in the state fell by double-digits, during the first half of the year. Dave Clark is an economist for the Wisconsin Realtors Association. He says levels have consistently gone down, in the rural and urban counties.…

posted 2014-07-28 13:02 by WHBY

Festival Foods CEO wins state award

The head of a De Pere-based independent grocery chain is receiving an honor from a state group. Festival Foods president Mark Skogen won this year's "Grocer of the Year" award, from the Wisconsin Grocers Association. Festival spokesman Nick Arlt says…

posted 2014-07-28 13:01 by WHBY

Brewers travel to Tampa Bay (SPORTS)

#452100996 / gettyimages.com After wrapping up their home stand with a 5-2 record last week, the Milwaukee Brewers (59-47) visit the Tampa Bay Rays (51-54) for the first of a three-game series Monday night.  Tampa has been one of the…

posted 2014-07-28 12:38:07 by WHBY

Menard’s chase hopes take a hit (SPORTS)

#451345002 / gettyimages.com Heading into Indy last weekend, Eau Claire’s Paul Menard was in the top sixteen, which would earn him a spot in this year’s Chase for the Championship.  A tough run Sunday now has Menard on the outside…

posted 2014-07-28 09:23:43 by WHBY

Daniels is ready to hit somebody (PACKERS)

#456902855 / gettyimages.com Training camp continues Monday for the Green Bay Packers.  After a couple of just helmets workouts over the weekend, the players will be in full pads for the first time in camp. For some players, the change…

posted 2014-07-28 05:57:23 by WHBY

EAA AirVenture getting underway

The skies above Oshkosh will be very busy this week for the annual EAA AirVenture. Spokesman Dick Knapinsky says about 10,000 planes and 500,000 people are coming to the event. It gets underway today. Knapinsky says they have a number…

posted 2014-07-28 05:05 by WHBY

Safe Ride program growing quickly

A program in Outagamie County that provides free cab rides, from bars and restaurants, might double its numbers from last year. Through the first six months of the year, Safe Ride gave out more than 1,200 rides. The total for…

posted 2014-07-28 05:04 by WHBY

Latest bike lane plan helps prompt study

Plans to put bike lanes on stretches of Capitol Drive in Appleton pushed some city leaders to call for a study of other possibilities, for retro-fit projects. The proposal called for removing on-street parking along both sides of the road,…

posted 2014-07-28 05:03 by WHBY

Painting studio moving into Conkey's

Several years after the Conkey's bookstore closed in downtown Appleton, the building will be the new home of a painting studio. Pinot's Palette could open in September. Mari Kessenich is bringing the national franchise to Appleton. She says they'll offer…

posted 2014-07-28 05:02 by WHBY

2014-07-27

Brewers get Shut Out to end Home Stand

Milwaukee Brewers Rookie Pitcher Jimmy Nelson pitched well but made one mistake a 2 run home run on an 0-2 pitch to Lucas Duda in the 6th inning as the New York Mets shut out the Brewers 2-0 Sunday at…

posted 2014-07-27 17:03:49 by WHBY

2014-07-26

Brewers finish off Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers pushed their record to 59-46 on the season with a 5-2 win over the New York Mets at Miller Park on Saturday.  Mark Reynolds added his 17th home run of the year as he and Ryan Braun…

posted 2014-07-26 21:32:27 by WHBY

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