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2014-04-10

Task force tackling achievement gap

A recent report showed the achievement gap, between white and black students in Wisconsin, is the worst in the country, and a new panel is going to tackle the problem. State superintendent of schools Tony Evers put together a task…

posted 2014-04-10 13:00 by WHBY

Hospitals, clinics concerned about infections

There's a push to reduce the number of infections that patients develop in hospitals. Officials from more than 60 hospitals and surgical centers are at a summit on the issue today in Wausau. Gwen Borlaug is with the state Division…

posted 2014-04-10 12:59 by WHBY

Video catches Ellis talking about illegal campaigning

A lawmaker from Neenah is reacting to a secret recording from a conservative activist that shows him talking about what appears to be illegal campaign activity. In the video from a Madison hotel bar, Republican Sen. Mike Ellis said he…

posted 2014-04-10 05:05 by WHBY

Howard gas station robbed

Authorities are investigating an armed robbery in Howard. The Brown County sheriff's department says two black men held up the BP station in the 100 block of Taylor Street, just before 9 p.m. yesterday. They say they took off with…

posted 2014-04-10 05:04 by WHBY

Police: Shots fired on G.B.'s eastside

Green Bay police say two 24-year-old men are behind bars, after multiple gunshots were fired on the city's northeast side. UW-Green Bay police first reported hearing the shots, in the area around University Avenue and Curry Street, around 2:45 a.m.…

posted 2014-04-10 05:03 by WHBY

Gas leak impacts New Holstein

About 30 homes were evacuated in New Holstein yesterday, because of a gas leak. Authorities say a construction worker hit an underground pipeline, at the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Mason Street, around 3:30 p.m. It took about four hours…

posted 2014-04-10 05:02 by WHBY

Police targeting heroin suppliers

Highway 41 and I-43 are a couple of the major routes heroin suppliers use to get the drug into northeast Wisconsin, and authorities are trying to cut off that pipeline. Brown County authorities arrested a Green Bay man yesterday, for…

posted 2014-04-10 05:01 by WHBY

Envelope maker closing G.C. facility

About 145 workers at a Grand Chute business will lose their job in about two months. Cenveo announced yesterday that it's closing the former National Envelope facility. The plant is in the 3800 block of W. Wisconsin Avenue, and it…

posted 2014-04-10 05:00 by WHBY

International group to visit health care providers

Health care officials from Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other former Soviet states will be in the Fox Cities today and tomorrow, to check out local health care organizations. Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says companies like Affinity and…

posted 2014-04-10 04:59 by WHBY

Recounts set in O.C. board races

Outagamie County's clerk start a recount, for two county board seats that were impacted by a ballot problem in Kaukauna. About 130 voters were given the wrong ballots in the District 10 and 13 races, and candidates for those spots…

posted 2014-04-10 04:58 by WHBY

Neenah mom wins financial challenge

A Neenah woman is this year's winner of a contest that encourages families to budget, pay down their debt, and save. Gwen Zimmerman is a single mom with two kids, and she says putting together a balanced budget transformed the…

posted 2014-04-10 04:57 by WHBY

2014-04-09

Copeland's GW pushes Pacers past Bucks

Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland scored on a driving layup with 1.2 seconds left to down the Milwaukee Bucks 104-102 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Wednesday night.  Copeland's game-winner was part of a season-high 18-point effort off the…

posted 2014-04-09 22:16:23 by WHBY

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