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2015-01-05

Petri serving last day of long career in Congress

After 36 years, today is the last official day, in office, for a congressman from Fond du Lac. Republican Congressman Tom Petri says he's enjoyed getting to know people in the 6th district, and working with them. He says he's…

posted 2015-01-05 12:59 by WHBY

Walker starting 2nd term today

The governor says he's ready to get started on his second term. His inauguration ceremony is set for later this morning, at the Capitol. He says he's looking forward to the next four years. Walker says there will be some…

posted 2015-01-05 05:05 by WHBY

Roth, Stuck joining Legislature

Two new lawmakers from the Fox Cities will take office today. Republican Roger Roth of Appleton and Democrat Amanda Stuck of Appleton will be sworn into the Legislature. Roth will be the new senator in the 19th district. He was…

posted 2015-01-05 05:04 by WHBY

Hanna looks at top issues for 2015

A handful of issues will be at the forefront, in the city of Appleton this year. Mayor Tim Hanna says they're going to keep working on the plans for a new library. He says they're negotiating with the owners of…

posted 2015-01-05 05:03 by WHBY

VT fare hike in place today

Some Valley Transit riders will be paying more, starting today. General manager Deborah Wetter says an adult fare is increasing from $1.80 to $2. The cost for a senior or disabled rider is going from 90 cents to $1. She…

posted 2015-01-05 05:02 by WHBY

2015-01-02

Farmers still trying to salvage crops

It's pretty unusual to see farmers in the field in early January, but many are still trying to salvage what they can, from last year's crop. Kevin Jarek of the UW Extension's Outagamie County office says about 15 percent of…

posted 2015-01-02 13:05 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber looks back at time in office

After six years in the Assembly., an Appleton Democrat will officially leave the Legislature on Monday. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber held the 57th district seat. She says her office worked very hard for people in the Fox Valley, and she's…

posted 2015-01-02 13:04 by WHBY

Crime lab ready for more DNA samples

The state crime labs are getting ready for an influx of DNA samples to add to Wisconsin's database. Anyone arrested for a violent felony, or convicted of a misdemeanor, will have to submit a sample under a law that takes…

posted 2015-01-02 13:03 by WHBY

Voter ID issue could return in 2015

The voter ID law could become a hot topic in the state once again this year. That's the feeling of Marquette University political science professor Charles Franklin. The law was passed four years ago, but it was only in effect…

posted 2015-01-02 13:02 by WHBY

Cranberry marketing fees may rise

The state's cranberry growers may start paying more for marketing efforts, because two years of oversupply issues are hurting cranberry prices. Ann Marie Ames of the state's agriculture department says the marketing fee per barrel would increase from the current…

posted 2015-01-02 13:01 by WHBY

Wheel tax included on renewals

The DOT will start collecting Appleton's 20-dollar wheel tax with February vehicle registration renewals, and the agency started sending out the notices earlier this week. A Grand Chute leader says people in neighboring communities, with an Appleton mailing address, need…

posted 2015-01-02 05:05 by WHBY

Gas could dip below $2 soon

Gas prices are inching closer to the two-dollar mark. The price at the pump in the Fox Cities dropped about 15 cents since last weekend. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says he wouldn't be surprised to see a gallon selling…

posted 2015-01-02 05:04 by WHBY

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