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2014-06-27

More 4th of July travelers expected

The Fourth of July is a week away, and people should expect to see more travelers for the holiday this year. AAA Wisconsin spokeswoman Pam Moen says their survey found that more than 870,000 people from the state plan to…

posted 2014-06-27 05:01 by WHBY

Hortonville celebrates music program

Hortonville high school's music program is getting some national attention again. The district received the "Top Communities for Education" award from a national group, for the 11th straight year. And band director Greg Thorton says their marching band is heading…

posted 2014-06-27 05:00 by WHBY

Bucks Select Parker in the 1st Round!

The Milwaukee Bucks got their man Thursday night when they drafted Duke Forward Jabari Parker with the 2nd pick of the NBA draft Thursday night. Parker was selected right after the Cleveland Cavaliers took Andrew Wiggins with the first pick.…

posted 2014-06-27 00:04:52 by WHBY

Weeks and Scooter Lead Brewers to Another Win!

Rickie Weeks hit the first pitch of the game for a home run and Scooter Gennett added a pinch hit 2 run HR in the 8th inning as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Thursday night at Miller…

posted 2014-06-27 00:03:27 by WHBY

2014-06-26

Hispanics now largest minority group in Wis.

The Hispanic population more than doubled in the area, since 2000. The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Hispanics are now the largest minority group in the state. Casa Hispana president Ernesto Gonzalez says they're attracted to…

posted 2014-06-26 13:05 by WHBY

Indoor sports complex could set Fox Cities apart

An indoor sports complex could help set the Fox Cities apart, in its status as a destination for youth sports tournaments. That's the feeling of Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Pam Seidl. A consultant released a report…

posted 2014-06-26 13:04 by WHBY

Kaufert expects building boom after Hwy. 441 work

A lawmaker who pushed for years for a major road construction project, believes there will be an explosion of growth to the west of the new interchange for Highways 10-441, and 41. Republican Rep. Dean Kaufert of Neenah says there's…

posted 2014-06-26 13:03 by WHBY

Group highlights hunting's economic impact

A new group is trying to raise awareness about the impact hunting has on the state's economy. Mark LaBarbera is the co-chair of Hunting Works for Wisconsin. He says studies show nearly 900,000 people hunt in the state. He says…

posted 2014-06-26 13:02 by WHBY

Hanna: Riverfront access important with projects

A new development along the Fox River in Appleton includes a public boardwalk, and Mayor Tim Hanna says it's important to make sure people continue to have access to the water. He says that's something city leaders have stressed, since…

posted 2014-06-26 13:01 by WHBY

Health official reacts to sleep survey

Wisconsin is tied with Rhode Island for getting the fewest hours of sleep each night, and a health care official is warning about the impacts of that. Scott Schuldes is an associate medical director for ThedaCare Physicians. He's reacting to…

posted 2014-06-26 13:00 by WHBY

DOT has timeline for Hwy. 441 project

Drivers can expect a few overnight lane closures this summer, but traffic issues from the Highway 441 project won't get into full swing until after this year. The DOT will spend $475 million to rebuild the interchange between Highway 10-441…

posted 2014-06-26 05:05 by WHBY

Consultant recommends indoor sports facility

A new indoor sports complex could help fill a void in what the Fox Cities has to offer for groups that hold sports tournaments. That's one of the finding in a report that an Arizona consulting firm completed for the…

posted 2014-06-26 05:04 by WHBY

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