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2014-07-23

Marquette poll shows tight race for governor

The latest poll from the Marquette University law school shows a very close race for governor. 46 percent of registered voters said they support Governor Walker, compared to 45 percent, for Democratic challenger Mary Burke. But among likely voters, Burke…

posted 2014-07-23 15:04 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. might get FEMA aid

Winnebago County is one of eight counties that could get some emergency funding, from the federal government, to cover damage to public infrastructure that was caused by the rough winter. Governor Walker is asking FEMA for $11.3 million. Neenah Mayor…

posted 2014-07-23 15:03 by WHBY

Packers celebrate 'McCarthy Way'

The Green Bay Packers celebrated the naming of a street in Ashwaubenon, after Coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy and team president Mark Murphy were at Green Bay Distillery over the noon hour, along with Ashwaubenon village president Mike Aubinger and Green…

posted 2014-07-23 15:02 by WHBY

Appleton has 12 registered neighborhoods

Appleton's neighborhood program is nearly two years old, and so far, 12 neighborhood groups are involved. Economic development specialist Matt Rehbein put together a report on the progress. He says the city's goal is to have better communication with neighborhood…

posted 2014-07-23 15:01 by WHBY

Prestigious invite for Green Bay’s Sykes (SPORTS)

Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes will be working out with one of the NBA’s best in a few weeks.  Sykes was one of 20 collegiate guards to get invited to Chris Paul’s “CP3 Elite Guard Camp.” The reigning Horizon…

posted 2014-07-23 07:05:56 by WHBY

Merkes disappointed by R.R. Donnelley vote

Menasha's leader hopes the city council reconsiders its decision not to buy the former R.R. Donnelley plant, along the Fox River. Mayor Don Merkes says that way, the city would control what happens next at the spot along Anhaip Street.…

posted 2014-07-23 05:05 by WHBY

Chief wants to buy new fire truck

Appleton might have to buy a new fire truck to replace one that's out of commission for repairs. Fire Chief Len VanderWyst says it would be in the city's long-term interests to get a 100-foot ladder truck that's already in…

posted 2014-07-23 05:04 by WHBY

Advocate reacts to health insurance rulings

The future of subsidies for people who bought health insurance, through the federal exchanges, is up in the air, after a pair of court rulings. A local health insurance advocate says they are critically important. Two federal appeals courts made…

posted 2014-07-23 05:03 by WHBY

Woman hit with brick in G.B. fight

Green Bay police say a woman has a fractured skull, after she was hit in the face, with a brick, during an early morning fight. Officers were called to a party in the 600 block of Lime Kiln Road, around…

posted 2014-07-23 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton holding annual Children's Parade

The Building for Kids Children's Museum is holding its annual children's parade this evening, in downtown Appleton. Carey Behnke is one of the organizers. She says about 1,800 people already registered to participate. The parade will start at Houdini Plaza,…

posted 2014-07-23 05:01 by WHBY

2014-07-22

LUUUUUUCCCCCCCC!!! Walk Off HR Wins it for Brewers!

Jonathan Lucroy snapped out of a hitting slump in style Tuesday night as he hit two home runs including a walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th to give the Milwaukee Brewers a dramatic 4-3 win over…

posted 2014-07-22 23:20:43 by WHBY

Man on trial for threatening to kill parents

A Kaukauna man is on trial for beating his mother, and threatening to kill both of his parents. Thirty-eight-year-old James Anderson faces a series of charges, including attempted murder, kidnapping and battery for an incident last September. Court records say…

posted 2014-07-22 13:05 by WHBY

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