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2014-05-07

Farmers cope with climate changes

A White House report on climate change warns farmers of increased crop damage from extreme weather, and higher average temperatures. But Zen Miller of the UW-Extension's Outagamie County office says it may not lead to much change in the field.…

posted 2014-05-07 05:00 by WHBY

2014-05-06

D-Backs Rally Past Brewers

Aaron Hill hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning after Miguel Montero had a tying single, rallying the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 Tuesday night.  Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings also homered for Arizona, which has won…

posted 2014-05-06 23:28:45 by WHBY

Work starting this summer on Hwy. 10-441

Work is going to start on a major road project in the Fox Cities this summer. Over the next five years, the DOT is going to expand the Highway 10-441 interchange with Highway 41, near Little Lake Butte des Morts.…

posted 2014-05-06 13:05 by WHBY

Theda Clark trauma center had busy 2013

The trauma center at Theda Clark in Neenah sees more than its share of seriously injured patients. The figure last year was twice the national average. Dr. Ray Georgen is the medical director. He says he's not surprised, because it's…

posted 2014-05-06 13:04 by WHBY

State sets record for fewest April traffic deaths

For the second time in three months, the state set a post World War II record for traffic deaths. David Pabst is the DOT's transportation safety director. He says 27 people were killed in accidents in April, and that's two…

posted 2014-05-06 13:03 by WHBY

Sturgeon spawning coming to an end

Time is running out for the sturgeon spawning season, on the Wolf River. DNR strugeon expert Ryan Koenigs says the fish started spawning by the Shawano dam yesterday and they'll be done by the weekend. Koenigs says the sturgeon have…

posted 2014-05-06 13:02 by WHBY

Construction on Hydro Park expected soon

Kaukauna's new Hydro Park is expected to take shape this summer. Kaukauna Utilities is building it next to the new Badger hydro-electric plant. Community development director Bob Jakel says it will be a nice gathering place. The plans call for…

posted 2014-05-06 13:01 by WHBY

Schmitt expects big Walmart debate

Walmart officials aren't saying when they'll ask Green Bay leaders to consider a revised plan for a downtown superstore, but the city's mayor expects a healthy debate. Mayor Jim Schmitt saw the new design for the Broadway location yesterday. He…

posted 2014-05-06 05:05 by WHBY

More police turning to SUV squads

Several police departments have been adding SUV squads to their fleets in recent years, and a local police chief expects to see more in the future. Menasha Police Chief Tim Styka says the shift began when Ford introduced a sedan,…

posted 2014-05-06 05:04 by WHBY

Janesville man claims he killed 3 people

Police in Janesville are investigating claims from a stabbing suspect that he killed three people on Sunday. The man was arrested after officers say he stabbed his roommate. They found a woman's body, near the Rock River yesterday morning, and…

posted 2014-05-06 05:03 by WHBY

Burmeister to lead all 7 ThedaCare hospitals

ThedaCare is streamlining the management of its seven hospitals. Brian Burmeister has been in charge of the organization's rural hospitals, as well as the behavioral health and primary care programs. He was promoted yesterday to senior vice president of Theda…

posted 2014-05-06 05:02 by WHBY

'Sister Act' opening at PAC

The latest Broadway musical to stop at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center opens tonight. Sister Act is in Appleton for eight shows, through Sunday. PAC spokeswoman Tara Brzozowski says it's based on the 1992 Whoopi Goldberg movie, and it…

posted 2014-05-06 05:01 by WHBY

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