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2014-06-12

More counties allowing same-sex marriages

The number of counties that are issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples continues to grow. Winnebago joined in yesterday and Waupaca will this morning. The clerks in both counties say they based their decision on the state's move to process…

posted 2014-06-12 05:05 by WHBY

Schmitt to push options for Walmart site

There could be another twist today in the debate over a Walmart in downtown Green Bay. The city council is expected to vote on the latest plans for a Supercenter next week, and Mayor Jim Schmitt wants to lay out…

posted 2014-06-12 05:04 by WHBY

Mom of murder victim meets organ recipient

An event highlighting organ donation brought together the mother of an Appleton murder victim and the man who received her son's heart. Twenty-five-year-old Joshua Richards of Green Bay was shot, inside Luna Lounge, last December. Jackie Pische was at Theda…

posted 2014-06-12 05:03 by WHBY

Article puts Neenah in national spotlight

The decision by Neenah police to get a former military vehicle generated some national attention earlier this week. The New York Times published an article on Monday, focusing on the debate over whether police departments are becoming more militarized. Neenah…

posted 2014-06-12 05:02 by WHBY

Group of soccer fans picks spot for Cup

Soccer fans will be following the World Cup for the next month, and there's a local group that focuses on the U.S. team. Paul Stinson is the president of the Fox Valley chapter of a national organization called the American…

posted 2014-06-12 05:01 by WHBY

2014-06-11

Peralta and Lucroy lead the Brewers past the Mets

Wily Peralta limited the New York Mets to 1 run in six plus innings and Jonathan Lucroy added 3 hits to now improve his batting average to .341 on the season. The Brewers knocked off the Mets 3-1 Wednesday night…

posted 2014-06-11 22:02:58 by WHBY

Same-sex couples marry in Winnebago Co.

Same-sex couples in Winnebago County are now able to get a marriage license. County Clerk Sue Ertmer started to issue them over the noon hour. She says they didn't think it was fair to have other parts of the state…

posted 2014-06-11 15:05 by WHBY

State processing same-sex marriage licenses

The state Office of Vital Records is now processing the marriage licenses of gay couples. County clerks send their completed licenses to the office, and they've been coming in throughout the week. The office was holding off to hear from…

posted 2014-06-11 15:04 by WHBY

Judge sets hearing on gay marriage

There will be a hearing on same-sex marriage on Friday. Judge Barbara Crabb will listen to arguments about the next step she should take, after she threw out the constitutional ban on gay marriage. The hearing will be at 1…

posted 2014-06-11 15:03 by WHBY

Appleton man drowns in Langlade Co.

A 24-year-old Appleton man drowned in a lake in Langlade County yesterday. The sheriff's department says dive teams were sent to Deep Woods Lake in the town of Upham, around 6 p.m. They resumed their search this morning, and pulled…

posted 2014-06-11 15:02 by WHBY

ThedaCare weighs in on NAMI respite center

A ThedaCare administrator says a planned peer-run mental health respite center will benefit the area. NAMI Fox Valley received a $440,000 state grant to open the facility. Jean DeKeyser says the center will fill a gap in the community. She…

posted 2014-06-11 15:01 by WHBY

Door Co. tourism official not worried about EAB

Door County is known for its scenery, and tourism officials believe the impact of the emerald ash borer will be minimal. John Jarosh of the Door County Visitors Bureau says the types of trees are diverse around the county, and…

posted 2014-06-11 15:00 by WHBY

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