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2014-01-20

Appleton students win stock challenge

Five 4th-grade students from Appleton's Badger elementary school beat more than 1,200 other teams in the state, to win a mock stock market competition. Principal Tim Hopfensperger coached the team during the 10-week competition. He says they turned a hypothetical…

posted 2014-01-20 13:03 by WHBY

Housing market finishes 2013 strong

The housing market in the state ended last year on an upswing. Sales climbed 5.3 percent in December, and the median price was up 6 percent, to nearly $140,000. Mike Theo of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says for the year,…

posted 2014-01-20 13:02 by WHBY

Police officer honored for parade work

One of the behind-the-scenes workers for Appleton's parades was recognized this morning for his efforts. Sgt. Andy Miles spent the last six years as the police department's special events planner. He says the parades were probably his favorite out of…

posted 2014-01-20 13:01 by WHBY

LU marking MLK Day with community

People will gather at Lawrence University tonight to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but before that, about 350 students will pitch in around the community. Kristi Hill is the school's director of volunteer and community service…

posted 2014-01-20 05:05 by WHBY

Study: Income disparity increasing

A national report on poverty shows income inequality is getting worse. UW-Madison researcher Timothy Smeeding studied the issue, and he says the efforts to address poverty have been largely successful over the year. But he says talk of scaling back…

posted 2014-01-20 05:04 by WHBY

Group opposes changes to court website

There's a proposal to limit some of the information that's available on a state courts website, and an advocate for open government opposes the idea. Sen. Glen Grothman introduced a bill recently to remove certain cases. The West Bend Republican…

posted 2014-01-20 05:03 by WHBY

Crashes happening despite 'move over' law

Ten State Patrol squad cars were hit by passing vehicles during traffic stops last year, and authorities are reminding drivers to move over, and slow down. State Patrol Inspector Tom Tweedy says their job is dangerous enough, without having to…

posted 2014-01-20 05:02 by WHBY

2014-01-19

Bucks lose big to the Spurs

The Milwaukee Bucks losing streak extends to nine games after falling to the San Antonio Spurs beat Milwaukee 110-82 at the AT&T Center on Sunday night.  Brandon Knight lead the Bucks in scoring with 21 points.  John Henson recorded another…

posted 2014-01-19 20:16:18 by WHBY

2014-01-18

Houston Rockets blast past the Bucks

The Bucks free fall continues as the Houston Rockets knock off Milwaukee 114-104 at the Toyota Center on Saturday night.  Brandon Knight scored 26 points to pace the Bucks.  John Henson recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds…

posted 2014-01-18 21:41:07 by WHBY

Badgers Drop Second Straight in Big Ten

It took the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team more than three months to lose their first game of the season.  After falling to Michigan 77-70 on Saturday night at the Kohl Center the team has now dropped two games in five…

posted 2014-01-18 19:10:50 by WHBY

Marquette can't hang on in OT

The Marquette Golden Eagles continue to search for a road win as they lost to the Butler Bulldogs in overtime 69-57 on Saturday at the Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Marquette led early after the half at 40-28, but let Butler…

posted 2014-01-18 16:18:10 by WHBY

2014-01-17

Alderman raises concerns over refugees

The head of one of the groups that's offering to help a group a refugees believes the Fox Cities is as well-prepared as any community in the country. Bob Pedersen is the president of Goodwill Industries. He says there are…

posted 2014-01-17 15:06 by WHBY

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