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2014-12-03

Hunting group not concerned about poor season

Hunters killed the fewest number of deer, in this year's gun hunting season, in 32 years, but the leader of a hunters group says that's not too concerning. Whitetails Unlimited president Jeff Schinkton says the harsh winter killed a lot…

posted 2014-12-03 13:03 by WHBY

Gas prices could keep falling

The price at the pump keeps falling, as crude oil prices continue their downward slide. The statewide average for a gallon of gas is $2.77, down about 25 cents in the past month. Wisconsin Petroleum Council Executive Director Erin Roth…

posted 2014-12-03 13:02 by WHBY

Christmas Vacation returning to theaters

Clark Griswold is returning to the big screen for a week, as part of the the 25th anniversary celebration of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation. Marcus Theaters spokeswoman Mari Randa says the movie will be at both the Marcus Cinemas in…

posted 2014-12-03 13:01 by WHBY

Deer hunting total lowest in 32 years

Hunters didn't have much luck during this year's gun deer hunting season. In fact, they registered the fewest deer since 1982. DNR big game specialist Kevin Wallenfang says hunters killed over 191,000 deer this year, and that's about a 15-1/2…

posted 2014-12-03 05:05 by WHBY

WPS looks to expand Fox Energy Center

A power plant that's along Highway 41, near Wrightstown, might expand. Wisconsin Public Service is proposing a project to add 400 megawatts of capacity at the natural-gas fired Fox Energy Center. Spokesman Kerry Spees says it would help offset some…

posted 2014-12-03 05:04 by WHBY

Stakeholders gather for New North Summit

An annual event brought together business stakeholders from around northeast Wisconsin yesterday. The New North Summit was in Sheboygan. Mickey Noone of First Business Bank says a survey shows companies are optimistic about next year, but there is work to…

posted 2014-12-03 05:03 by WHBY

Utility work starts before major road project

The DOT is planning a large project at the Highway 10-441 interchange with Appleton Road next year, and crews are expected to start some of the utility work today. Agency spokesman Mark Kantola says AT&T will be moving some utilities,…

posted 2014-12-03 05:02 by WHBY

SNC priest writes hymn for Pope's visit

Pope Francis will visit the U.S. for the first time next year, and one of the hymns that will be played was written by a priest at St. Norbert College. Father Andrew Cifarni worked with composer Normand Gouin of Holy…

posted 2014-12-03 05:01 by WHBY

Providers closer to offering health insurance

Seven Wisconsin health care providers are making progress in their effort to offer patients a larger insurance coverage network. They formed a partnership in August, and officials announced yesterday that its name will be Abouthealth. CEO Greg Devine says he…

posted 2014-12-03 05:00 by WHBY

2014-12-02

Suspect in Berlin murders bound over for trial

The 33-year-old Berlin man accused of killing his estranged wife, and her boyfriend, will stand trial. Nicholas Tuinstra was in Green Lake County court this morning for a preliminary hearing. A judge ruled there was probable cause to support two…

posted 2014-12-02 13:06 by WHBY

Survey: Economy improving for businesses

Companies in northeast Wisconsin are doing better this year, and they're optimistic about next year. An annual survey by First Business Bank found that profitability rose significantly in 2014. Fifty-four percent reported that they're going to make money this year,…

posted 2014-12-02 13:05 by WHBY

T-Rats sticking with Brewers thru 2020

The connection between the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, and the Milwaukee Brewers, will continue for at least another six years. The teams announced today that they're extending their affiliation agreement, through 2020. Rob Zerjav is the president of the Timber Rattlers,…

posted 2014-12-02 13:04 by WHBY

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