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2015-04-27

Overnight closures part of Hwy. 10-441 work

The DOT is going to close a stretch of Highway 10-441 overnight tonight and tomorrow, along with some interchanges. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they're shutting down the eastbound lanes tonight between Midway Road and Oneida Street, for the Appleton Road…

posted 2015-04-27 17:03 by WHBY

Bird flu not impacting prices yet

Six farms, and about 1.3 million chicken and turkeys in Wisconsin have been impacted by the bird flu, but the spread of the virus hasn't affected prices much yet. Ron Kean is the poultry specialist for the UW-Extension. He says…

posted 2015-04-27 17:02 by WHBY

Traffic deaths up so far in 2015

More people are dying on Wisconsin roads this year. The DOT says 135 people have been killed so far, and that's up 32 percent from a year ago. The agency is trying to get the word out, by using electronic…

posted 2015-04-27 17:01 by WHBY

Madison police prepare for Robinson ruling

Madison police are planning for an eventual decision in the police shooting of a 19-year-old man. Tony Robinson was unarmed when he was killed, in a duplex, last month. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne has said he'll give people…

posted 2015-04-27 17:00 by WHBY

Appleton police seek help from private cameras

Appleton police are trying to put together a network of private security cameras, on the outside of homes, in hopes of solving crimes. Sgt. Dave Lund says people can register their system, and if something happens in their neighborhood, officers…

posted 2015-04-27 05:05 by WHBY

UW System head confident about budget

The UW System's leader says he's confident that lawmakers will restore at least some of the $300 million in cuts, in Governor Walker's proposed budget. That's despite comments from Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald last week, that it's unlikely there…

posted 2015-04-27 05:04 by WHBY

Walker: 'Right to work' should be nationwide

He signed a "right to work" law for Wisconsin earlier this year, and Governor Walker believes the entire country should have the same standards in place. Walker was in Iowa over the weekend, while he considers a run for president…

posted 2015-04-27 05:03 by WHBY

ThedaCare teaching kids healthy habits

Volunteers from ThedaCare are going to stop at some schools in northeast Wisconsin to talk to students about healthy habits. Community health coordinator Jean BlaneyMcGinnis says they're starting the "Good to Go" initiative to combat obesity. She says they're planning…

posted 2015-04-27 05:02 by WHBY

2015-04-25

Brewers come up short in loss to Cardinals

Milwaukee managed to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, but it wasn't enough as the Brewers fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Saturday night at Miller Park.  Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was ejected in the…

posted 2015-04-25 21:28:54 by WHBY

Team Gasser victorious in Wisconsin's spring football game

Team Gasser defeated Team Dukan 35-7 in Wisconsin's spring football game Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium.  Josh Gasser and Duje Dukan of the men's basketball team were featured guest coaches for the football team's annual spring game.  Gasser played…

posted 2015-04-25 17:49:40 by WHBY

2015-04-24

2 teens found in sex trafficking bust

Police say they made a prostitution and sex trafficking bust at a hotel in Grand Chute. Capt. Colette Jaeger says a 14-year-old Appleton girl, and a 17-year-old Green Bay girl were taken to a safe place last night. She says…

posted 2015-04-24 13:05 by WHBY

Walker's group to pay for political travel

The head of a government watchdog group says it's better late than never that Governor Walker's political group says it will foot the bill for political trips. Jay Heck of Common Cause says the cost of the potential presidential candidate's…

posted 2015-04-24 13:04 by WHBY

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