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2015-04-27

UW System head confident about budget

The UW System's leader says he's confident that lawmakers will restore at least some of the $300 million in cuts, in Governor Walker's proposed budget. That's despite comments from Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald last week, that it's unlikely there…

posted 2015-04-27 05:04 by WHBY

Walker: 'Right to work' should be nationwide

He signed a "right to work" law for Wisconsin earlier this year, and Governor Walker believes the entire country should have the same standards in place. Walker was in Iowa over the weekend, while he considers a run for president…

posted 2015-04-27 05:03 by WHBY

ThedaCare teaching kids healthy habits

Volunteers from ThedaCare are going to stop at some schools in northeast Wisconsin to talk to students about healthy habits. Community health coordinator Jean BlaneyMcGinnis says they're starting the "Good to Go" initiative to combat obesity. She says they're planning…

posted 2015-04-27 05:02 by WHBY

2015-04-25

Brewers come up short in loss to Cardinals

Milwaukee managed to score three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, but it wasn't enough as the Brewers fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Saturday night at Miller Park.  Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was ejected in the…

posted 2015-04-25 21:28:54 by WHBY

Team Gasser victorious in Wisconsin's spring football game

Team Gasser defeated Team Dukan 35-7 in Wisconsin's spring football game Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium.  Josh Gasser and Duje Dukan of the men's basketball team were featured guest coaches for the football team's annual spring game.  Gasser played…

posted 2015-04-25 17:49:40 by WHBY

2015-04-24

2 teens found in sex trafficking bust

Police say they made a prostitution and sex trafficking bust at a hotel in Grand Chute. Capt. Colette Jaeger says a 14-year-old Appleton girl, and a 17-year-old Green Bay girl were taken to a safe place last night. She says…

posted 2015-04-24 13:05 by WHBY

Walker's group to pay for political travel

The head of a government watchdog group says it's better late than never that Governor Walker's political group says it will foot the bill for political trips. Jay Heck of Common Cause says the cost of the potential presidential candidate's…

posted 2015-04-24 13:04 by WHBY

Sheboygan Co. man charged in child's death

Prosecutors are charging a 31-year-old man with the death of his fiancee's four-year-old son in Sheboygan County. Court records say 31-year-old Armando Aguirre claimed the boy hit his head on a carpeted floor, while he was spinning the child around…

posted 2015-04-24 13:03 by WHBY

Prof: 'Status quo' for TWC customers

A professor says it should be the "status quo" for Time Warner Cable customers, now that it appears a takeover by Comcast won't happen. UW-Madison telecommunications professor Barry Orton is an expert on the cable industry. He says it's possible…

posted 2015-04-24 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah students see texting & driving impacts

Students at Neenah high school learned about the dangers of texting and driving this morning. The state DOT helped put together an event for about 500 students. Randy Romanski is the DOT's safety program chief. He says they had a…

posted 2015-04-24 13:01 by WHBY

Windmill group looking for volunteers

There's a push to find volunteers for the Little Chute windmill this summer. Executive director Jay Van Stiphout says they're holding an open house and recruiting event tomorrow. He says people don't have to make a big time commitment. He…

posted 2015-04-24 13:00 by WHBY

Police find chemicals in Appleton apartment

Police say they found dozens of different chemicals in a man's apartment, on Appleton's southside. Sgt. Dave Lund says 32-year-old Steven Meyer was taken into custody for breaking into a neighbor's apartment, before officers made the discovery. He says some…

posted 2015-04-24 05:04 by WHBY

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