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2014-05-20

TCCES, FVL high now in voucher program

Students in the Fox Cities will have more options to go to a private school, through the state's expanded voucher program. The state is including a new local system, and another school, in the program in the fall. The Twin…

posted 2014-05-20 13:05 by WHBY

Historian sad to see Hotel Menasha go

A more than 100-year-old building in downtown Menasha will be demolished soon and a local historian says it will be sad to see the former Hotel Menasha go. Nancy Barker says the hotel was once the premier hotel and banquet…

posted 2014-05-20 13:04 by WHBY

Boston doctors talk about marathon bombing

Two doctors shared their stories from the Boston Marathon bombing, in hopes that local emergency responders can learn from their experiences. Drs. Liz Temin and Eric Stanelle of Massachusetts General Hospital spoke this morning in Neenah, at Theda Clark Medical…

posted 2014-05-20 13:03 by WHBY

DWD holding job fair in Oshkosh

More than 100 companies will take part in a career fair in Oshkosh tomorrow. The department of workforce development is organizing the event, at Sunnyview Expo Center. The agency's Debra Cronmiller says about 1,500 jobs are available, in a variety…

posted 2014-05-20 13:02 by WHBY

Helicopter helps catch speeders on Hwy. 26

The State Patrol busted more than 30 speeders yesterday, along a stretch of Highway 26 in Fond du Lac County. Authorities used a helicopter to spot them from the air, and troopers were in squads on the ground. They say…

posted 2014-05-20 13:01 by WHBY

Man arrested for Appleton burglary

A 28-year-old man is behind bars, for a home and vehicle burglary last night, in Appleton. Sgt. Dave Lund says they were called to a home in the 100 block of East Franklin Street shortly after 11 p.m. He says…

posted 2014-05-20 13:00 by WHBY

Summit raises awareness of heroin issue

Students and parents heard about the dangers of heroin, first-hand, last night. Douglas Darby co-founded the group Rise Together, after he overcame his addiction. He was one of the speakers at a summit, at Appleton West high school. Darby says…

posted 2014-05-20 05:05 by WHBY

Man convicted of 2011 G.B. hit & run

A 42-year-old Door County man was convicted yesterday of hitting a man in a wheelchair, in Green Bay, more than three years ago, and driving off. Twenty-year-old John Kennedy was killed in the accident on Velp Avenue, in January of…

posted 2014-05-20 05:04 by WHBY

Lake flies make late return

The cool start to spring is delaying a lot of outdoor traditions this year, and the return of lake flies around Lake Winnebago is one of them. DNR water management specialist Scott Koehnke says the flies just started showing up…

posted 2014-05-20 05:03 by WHBY

Bar owner weighs in on 'pedal pubs'

Appleton's city council will take up the "pedal pub" issue tomorrow, and some bar owners in the downtown don't like the idea of letting people drink beer, while they're riding on them. George Schroeder of CU Saloon says a "pedal…

posted 2014-05-20 05:02 by WHBY

Waupaca native excited to start as 'Alice'

A Waupaca native is excited about her opportunity to tour the state, and talk about the state's dairy industry. Zoey Brooks won the Alice in Dairyland competition last weekend. She graduated from UW-Madison, and she'll spend the next year, as…

posted 2014-05-20 05:01 by WHBY

2014-05-19

Brewers lose series opener

The Milwaukee Brewers were defeated by the Atlanta Braves 9-3 at Turner Field on Monday night.  Jonathon Lucroy led Milwaukee is batting, going 3 for 4.  Ryan Braun and Khris Davis each belted a home run.   Pitcher Wily Peralta (4-3)…

posted 2014-05-19 21:54:29 by WHBY

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