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2015-02-17

Light primary turnout anticipated

Few communities in the Fox Cities have primary elections today, and local clerks aren't expecting a high turnout in the communities that do. Green Bay has the biggest race in the area, with a three-way primary for mayor. City Clerk…

posted 2015-02-17 05:05 by WHBY

Primary today for Greenville chair

Voters in Greenville will narrow the list of candidates for town chair from three to two. Incumbent chair Randy Leiker faces Jack Anderson and Mark Strobel in today's primary. Leiker is seeking a sixth, two-year term. He says there are…

posted 2015-02-17 05:04 by WHBY

Program helping Oshkosh Defense suppliers

A local group is trying to help companies rebound from the drop in military orders from the Oshkosh Corporation's defense division. Eric Fowle is the executive director of the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. He says the company can…

posted 2015-02-17 05:03 by WHBY

Assembly GOP looking to cut 'red tape'

There's a push by Majority Republicans in the Assembly to find outdated and burdensome regulations. Rep. Dave Murphy of Greenville hosted the first of a series of statewide roundtables on "red tape." He says they started going through state government…

posted 2015-02-17 05:02 by WHBY

Investment to help Neenah company

A Neenah business owner hopes that a website upgrade will boost orders. WeMontage sells customized, removable wallpaper collages using a person's own pictures. Founder James Oliver says $100,000 from a Madison-based angel investment fund will help them improve their site.…

posted 2015-02-17 05:01 by WHBY

2015-02-16

Oehlke pleads guilty in murder case

A 43-year-old man entered guilty pleas in a town of Menasha murder case. A Winnebago County judge convicted Sean Oehlke of second-degree reckless homicide and burglary, for the death of 68-year-old William Summers. Court records say he broke into Summers'…

posted 2015-02-16 13:05 by WHBY

Tests negative in 1 possible measles case

Public health officials say test results show one person in Portage County does not have the measles, and they hope to have the results on a second possible case soon. They're the only suspected cases in the state, right now,…

posted 2015-02-16 13:04 by WHBY

Menominee members keep marching

Several members of the Menominee tribe are about halfway through their walk to Madison, in hopes of convincing Governor Walker to change his mind on their Kenosha casino project. They left last Friday from Keshena. The group took off from…

posted 2015-02-16 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton 4K doing well in 2nd year

Appleton's 4-year-old kindergarten program is running well, so far. That's the feeling of Suzette Preston, the 4K program director for the school district. Preston says about 88-percent of eligible students are in the 4K program this year. She says that's…

posted 2015-02-16 13:02 by WHBY

Shiocton holding school referendum

A referendum is on the ballot tomorrow in the Shiocton school district. School board president Brad Ritchie says they're asking for more money to avoid significant budget cuts, over the next three years. He says they would still look for…

posted 2015-02-16 13:01 by WHBY

Police hosting forum on drugs

There's a community forum on drugs tonight in the town of Menasha. Police officer Jason Weber says they continue to see three popular drugs on the street around the Fox Cities. He says they're marijuana, prescription drugs, and heroin. He…

posted 2015-02-16 13:00 by WHBY

Vos: UW System cuts could hurt small schools

Governor Walker may get some push back from his own party, on his proposed $300 million cut for the UW System. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says bigger campuses may be better positioned to deal with less funding, but other campuses…

posted 2015-02-16 12:59 by WHBY

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