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2014-01-31

Super Bowl Sunday big for gamblers

For gamblers, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest days of the year. Rose Gruber is the executive director of the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling. She says addicts can get into trouble, if they try to make up…

posted 2014-01-31 12:59 by WHBY

F.C. Greenways working on CB Trail

There are plans to extend a popular trail in the town of Menasha, into Greenville, and a local organization is involved with the project. Fox Cities Greenways held its annual meeting last night in Appleton. President Michael Kading says the…

posted 2014-01-31 12:58 by WHBY

Menasha holding 'Winter Gala'

The city of Menasha is giving people the chance to have some fun outside tomorrow. Smith Park is hosting its Winter Gala. Parks director Brian Tungate says they'll have a snow carving competition, and a winter golf event, outside. He…

posted 2014-01-31 12:57 by WHBY

TCCES wants to be in on school vouchers

A private school system in the Fox Valley that didn't get involved with the school voucher program this year, will try to get into it for next school year. Twin Cities Catholic Education System president Pat Batey says last year's…

posted 2014-01-31 05:05 by WHBY

Group sends reminder on school accountability

Some state lawmakers are trying to create a new school accountability system, and a group is reminding them about a two-year-old agreement. John Ashley is the executive director of the Wisconsin Association of School Boards. He says Governor Walker and…

posted 2014-01-31 05:04 by WHBY

Bill calls for hands-free devices for drivers

Drivers would have to use a hands-free device when they're talking on a cell phone, if a lawmaker from Kenosha gets his way. Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca says fumbling with a phone while driving is dangerous. He says the…

posted 2014-01-31 05:03 by WHBY

Walmart still looking at Kaukauna site

Walmart is still eyeing a site along Highway 41 in Kaukauna for a possible store. City planning director Bob Jakel says a real estate broker is working to buy land in the Commerce Crossing development. Jakel says a typical Walmart…

posted 2014-01-31 05:02 by WHBY

Biking leader impressed by local trails

The head of a bicycling organization checked out some of the trails and bike lanes in the Fox Cities yesterday. Dave Cieslewicz of the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation says the facilities are impressive, but communities need to connect more trails. He…

posted 2014-01-31 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-30

Golden Eagles rebound against the Friars

The Marquette Golden Eagles defeated the Providence Friars 61-50 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Thursday night.  Davante Gardner led the way for the Golden Eagles with 14 points along and Jamil Wilson also added 11 points.  Marquette improved…

posted 2014-01-30 20:23:12 by WHBY

Obama wants to expand job training

President Obama made a stop in Wisconsin this morning to talk about jobs and the economy. He toured a General Electric manufacturing plant in Waukesha. He says the middle class is still taking it on the chin, even though the…

posted 2014-01-30 13:05 by WHBY

Homeless count climbs in Fox Cities

The homeless count in the Fox Cities is on the rise. Chris Lashock of the Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley worked with about 70 volunteers overnight, to look for people on the streets. He says they did find one…

posted 2014-01-30 13:04 by WHBY

Grand Kakalin project making progress

The developer working on the Grand Kakalin project gave a progress update last night and Kaukauna's mayor says it appears to be on schedule. Developer Randy Stadtmueller wants to build a gas station and hotel on the former Gustman car…

posted 2014-01-30 13:04 by WHBY

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