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2014-06-16

Bugs 'terrible' in northwoods

It's a bad year for mosquitoes, and other biting insects, in the northwoods. Diane Paneitz of Hogan's General Store in Manitowish Waters says she can't remember another year when they've been this bad. She says even with bug spray, you…

posted 2014-06-16 13:03 by WHBY

Felon arrested after hit & run, chase

Police officers chased a suspect in a hit-and-run accident yesterday morning, and they learned the man was wanted on a felony warrant. Town of Menasha officer Jason Weber says the man took off, after a minor crash in a parking…

posted 2014-06-16 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton now has 'bike ambassadors'

New "bike ambassadors" will be riding around Appleton. Sgt. Dave Lund says the police department trained 10 volunteers to practice proper etiquette. He says they'll have bright yellow shirts, and proper equipment, like helmets. Lund says they're going to do…

posted 2014-06-16 13:00 by WHBY

Kimberly State Champs, Xavier to state (WIAA Round-up)

The WIAA State Softball tournament wrapped up over the weekend at Goodman Diamond in Madison.  For the 7th time in school history, Kimberly picked up a state title with a 6-5, 15-inning win over Westosha Central Saturday night.  It's the…

posted 2014-06-16 06:15:30 by WHBY

Some same-sex couples planned to marry today

Twenty-seven same-sex couples from Outagamie County were expecting to pick up their marriage licenses this morning, but a judge's ruling last Friday put those marriages on hold. Sam Tassoul planned on getting married today to her partner Sara Rabbideau, and…

posted 2014-06-16 05:05 by WHBY

Former 'GMA' co-anchor speaks at LU

The main speaker during yesterday's graduation ceremony at Lawrence University was a long-time anchor for "Good Morning America." Charlie Gibson told the graduates that the most important thing they can do now, is matter. He says whether at work, home,…

posted 2014-06-16 05:04 by WHBY

Fares for Valley Transit's Connector rising

A Valley Transit service that helps some people get to and from work, now costs more to use. Fares for the Connector are going up by $1 per ride, starting today. The service takes people beyond the bus system's regular…

posted 2014-06-16 05:03 by WHBY

UW-Osh bio-energy projects draw interest

Some officials from Outagamie and Brown counties are pointing to two projects at UW-Oshkosh, to show that bio-energy projects can be successful. Jim Resick is with the UW-Extension's office in Outagamie County. He says the technology is there, but they…

posted 2014-06-16 05:02 by WHBY

2014-06-15

Brewers drop the series against the Reds

The Cincinnati Reds win the three game series against Milwaukee with a 13-4 win at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon.  Scooter Gennett led the Brewers offense with two hits and 2 RBI.  Jonathan Lucroy belted out a solo home run. …

posted 2014-06-15 16:38:42 by WHBY

2014-06-14

Braun Powers Brewers Past Reds

Ryan Braun's 2-run 8th inning home run broke a 2-2 tie and Milwaukee held on to beat Cincinnati 4-2 Saturday night.  The Brewers took a 2-1 lead in the 7th on a pinch-hit RBI single by Rickie Weeks, however the…

posted 2014-06-14 21:34:11 by WHBY

2014-06-13

Brewers lose at home

The Milwaukee Brewers were defeated by the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 at Miller Park on Friday night.  Jonathan Lucroy and Scooter Gennett each battled for two hits and an RBI.  Starting pitcher Matt Garza (4-4) pitched seven innings, one strikeout, allowed…

posted 2014-06-13 22:58:24 by WHBY

Judge puts same sex marriages on hold

Same-sex marriages in Wisconsin are ending, a week after a federal judge ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage in unconstitutional. Judge Barbara Crabb issued another decision Friday, saying that she's ruling for the same-sex couples that challenged the…

posted 2014-06-13 18:32:40 by WHBY

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