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2015-03-09

Walker signs right-to-work bill

Wisconsin is now considered a "right-to-work" state. Governor Walker signed the proposal into law this morning, in the Milwaukee area. He says it should help bring new companies and jobs to the state. The governor signed the bill at Badger…

posted 2015-03-09 13:05 by WHBY

Bond at $1 mil in Fremont stabbing

The suspect in a stabbing in Fremont is in custody, on a $1 million bond. 43-year-old Alison Roe was booked into the Waupaca County jail last weekend for the death of a 43-year-old man. Fremont police found Craig Dake dead,…

posted 2015-03-09 13:04 by WHBY

Students rally in Madison over shooting

A group of students from UW-Madison and Madison high schools marched to the state Capitol this morning to protest the death of young man, killed by a Madison police officer. The students then gathered in the rotunda to hold a…

posted 2015-03-09 13:03 by WHBY

Ice conditions could deteriorate quickly

The expected warm up this week will have an impact on the ice conditions on Lake Winnebago. Sunk Towing owner Don Hermann says people won't be able to drive their vehicles on the lake for much longer. He says the…

posted 2015-03-09 13:02 by WHBY

Renovated Menasha Senior Center reopens

Seniors got to check out the renovated Mensaha Senior Center today. It was closed for four months, for the project. Jean Wollerman is the older adult director, for the Neenah-Menasha YMCA. She says the work included an expansion, with a…

posted 2015-03-09 13:01 by WHBY

Goodwill's Market Garden returns

A program that helps low-income families become farmers is entering its fourth year. The city of Appleton lets Goodwill Industries use about two acres of unsold land in the Southpoint Commerce Park for the market garden. Goodwill's Alex Tyink says…

posted 2015-03-09 13:00 by WHBY

Right-to-work impacts not expected soon

Governor Walker will be in suburban Milwaukee later this morning to sign the right-to-work bill, and a Republican leader says it could take a while to see the impact of the change. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says they will be…

posted 2015-03-09 05:05 by WHBY

Dake was victim of Fremont murder

The victim of last Friday's stabbing in Fremont was 43-year-old Craig Dake. Police are holding a 43-year-old woman...for questioning. The coroner ruled that Dake's death was a homicide. Police were called to an apartment complex on Jefferson Street, in Fremont,…

posted 2015-03-09 05:04 by WHBY

Waupaca boy killed in accident

Authorities say the three-year-old victim of a deadly crash, in Waupaca County, was Chayse Hoch of Waupaca. The boy died at a Waupaca hospital last Friday afternoon. The sheriff's department says a 53-year-old rural Fremont woman was on Highway U…

posted 2015-03-09 05:03 by WHBY

Snowmobile trails never opened

We've had plenty of cold weather this winter, but the lack of snow kept the snowmobile trails in Outagamie County from opening, even once, this winter. Brian Feest is the county's recreation director. He says the last time that happened…

posted 2015-03-09 05:02 by WHBY

Fitzgerald thinks speed limit bill will pass

It sounds like there's support in the Senate for a proposal to raise the speed limit to 70. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says there seems to be more than enough to get it done. He says the increase on…

posted 2015-03-09 05:01 by WHBY

Speeding leads list of traffic convictions

The most popular ticket for police to hand out to drivers in Wisconsin last year was for speeding. Brad Babler of the DMV says there were over 700,000 speeding convictions. He says the most common was for going 11 to…

posted 2015-03-09 05:00 by WHBY

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