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2016-03-25

Walker: Non-candidate could be nominee

Governor Walker thinks someone who is not running for president right now will likely be the Republican Party's nominee, if there's a contested convention this summer. He made that prediction yesterday, in Madison. At the same time, Walker says almost…

posted 2016-03-25 05:03 by WHBY

Local group reacts to new sexual assault law

A local group that helps sexual assault victims is pleased that Governor Walker signed a bill that protects people, when they report an incident to police. The new law bans police from charging people with underage drinking, if they were…

posted 2016-03-25 05:02 by WHBY

Snow puts early golf season on hold

Local golf courses are closed because of this week's snowstorm, after many were able to get an early start to the season. Reid Golf Course opened early last week. Course superintendent Jeff Plasschaert says the snow didn't really do any…

posted 2016-03-25 05:01 by WHBY

Unique tapestry on display at UW-Osh

A replica of a tapestry that dates back to the 11th century will be at UW-Oshkosh for the next week. The 230-foot-long replica of the Bayeux Tapestry depicts the 1066 invasion of England, by King William the Conqueror. Chancellor Andrew…

posted 2016-03-25 05:00 by WHBY

2016-03-24

Plow drivers deal with smaller mess

Last night's winter storm didn't drop nearly as much snow on the Fox Cities as was predicted, and that's making life easier for local plow crews. Winnebago County highway commissioner Ernie Winters says drivers had a slushy mess on their…

posted 2016-03-24 13:05 by WHBY

Walker hasn't 'heard a peep' from Trump

The front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination will make his first campaign stop in Wisconsin next week. Donald Trump's campaign announced this morning that the billionaire will be in Janesville, one week before the state's presidential primary. It's a safe…

posted 2016-03-24 13:04 by WHBY

State sets rules for kickboxing, other sports

A state lawmaker from Allouez wants to make combat sports safer. Sen. Rob Cowles authored a bill that Governor Walker signed today. It requires kickboxing, and similar sports, to follow the same rules as mixed martial arts. Cowles says fighters…

posted 2016-03-24 13:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities Habitat releases 2015 numbers

2015 was a good year for Habitat for Humanity in the Fox Cities. John Weyenberg is the executive director of the local chapter. He says the non-profit built, or significantly remodeled, 15 homes last year. He says they repaired 34…

posted 2016-03-24 13:02 by WHBY

Study: Cost of invasives higher than 1st thought

A UW-Madison researcher says the fiscal impact of invasive species on the Great Lakes region are greatly underestimated.  Jake Walsh of the UW Center for Limnology authored a study on the issue. He says most past studies only focused on…

posted 2016-03-24 13:01 by WHBY

Johnson seeks answers on Elizabethkingia

A U.S. Senator from Oshkosh wants more information from the CDC about a rare blood disease. The CDC is helping the state's health services department investigate the Elizabethkingia cases. They started surfacing late last year, in southeast Wisconsin, and now…

posted 2016-03-24 13:00 by WHBY

Blizzard warnings rare for area

The Fox Cities and Green Bay areas are under a blizzard warning this morning, and that's a rarity. Meteorologist Scott Cultice is with the National Weather Service in Green Bay. He says it's been about 10 years since one has…

posted 2016-03-24 05:05 by WHBY

Casper killed while on duty 1 yr ago

A young state trooper from Kiel was killed while he was on duty one year ago today. Twenty-one-year-old Trooper Trevor Casper was on patrol, by himself, for the first time, when he spotted a suspected bank robber's car. The Kiel…

posted 2016-03-24 05:04 by WHBY

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