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2014-12-08

Police look for suspect in robbery, chases

Brown County authorities now have four people in custody, and they're looking for a fifth suspect from last Friday's robbery and police chases. Twenty-year-old Manuel Vazquez of Milwaukee, 19-year-old Iroquois Regazzi of De Pere, and a 16-year-old Green Bay girl…

posted 2014-12-08 15:05 by WHBY

UW-Osh chancellor on board with review

UW-Oshkosh leaders were already planning to review programs, and look for efficiencies, before the head of the UW System called on all campuses to do the same thing. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt says that will dovetail their efforts. He says he's…

posted 2014-12-08 15:04 by WHBY

Prof examines right-to-work issue

State lawmakers are expected to take up a right-to-work bill next year, and a professor says the impact would depend on how far Majority Republicans want to go. UW-Madison history professor William Jones is an expert on unions. He says…

posted 2014-12-08 15:03 by WHBY

Packers game to complicate commute

People driving home from work, and Packers fans, will meet on the road near Green Bay, just in time for the evening rush tonight. A DOT spokesman says a Monday night game at Lambeau Field brings different traffic concerns for…

posted 2014-12-08 15:02 by WHBY

Smoking rates decline

There are fewer smokers in Wisconsin. A report from the department of health services shows 18 percent of adults continue to light up. That's the lowest on record, and down two percent from 2012. Rates are higher among low-income people,…

posted 2014-12-08 15:01 by WHBY

Appleton updating pictures of homes

Appleton workers are in the midst of a project to take pictures of every house in the city. Matt Tooke of the assessor's office says they're required by state law to have up-to-date photos of properties. He says they started…

posted 2014-12-08 15:00 by WHBY

UW leader details streamlining plans

Changes to graduation requirements could be coming for several programs at UW System schools. UW students have to earn at least 120 credits to graduate, and UW System president Ray Cross announced last week that he wants programs to come…

posted 2014-12-08 05:05 by WHBY

Airport sendoff set for Make-A-Wish kid

A wish will come true today for a six-year-old Marinette girl with Cystic Fibrosis. Appleton Airport spokesman Pat Tracey says the Make-A-Wish Foundation is sending Hattie and her family to Orlando, and the airport will roll out the red carpet…

posted 2014-12-08 05:04 by WHBY

Natural gas prices down

Heating your home shouldn't cost as much as it did last winter, even with an early start to the cold weather. Kira Loehr of the Wisconsin Citizens Utility Board says during the peak of the arctic blast last January, natural…

posted 2014-12-08 05:03 by WHBY

Veterans affairs leader reflects on Pearl Harbor

Yesterday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. State Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary John Scocos says fewer and fewer World War II-era vets are still with us today. More than 330,000 Wisconsinites served in World War…

posted 2014-12-08 05:02 by WHBY

Man arrested for Ashwaubenon robbery

Police in Ashwaubenon arrested a 30-year-old man for a robbery at a store. They say the Green Bay man had a gun when he went into the PrePlayed DVD Store, in the 2400 block of S. Oneida Street last Friday…

posted 2014-12-08 05:01 by WHBY

2014-12-05

UW System president calling for changes

Some changes could be in store, for UW System schools. System president Ray Cross announced a series of reforms this morning, at a Board of Regents meeting. He wants to save money, and streamline academic requirements. Cross says the changes…

posted 2014-12-05 13:05 by WHBY

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