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2014-06-11

Peralta and Lucroy lead the Brewers past the Mets

Wily Peralta limited the New York Mets to 1 run in six plus innings and Jonathan Lucroy added 3 hits to now improve his batting average to .341 on the season. The Brewers knocked off the Mets 3-1 Wednesday night…

posted 2014-06-11 22:02:58 by WHBY

Same-sex couples marry in Winnebago Co.

Same-sex couples in Winnebago County are now able to get a marriage license. County Clerk Sue Ertmer started to issue them over the noon hour. She says they didn't think it was fair to have other parts of the state…

posted 2014-06-11 15:05 by WHBY

State processing same-sex marriage licenses

The state Office of Vital Records is now processing the marriage licenses of gay couples. County clerks send their completed licenses to the office, and they've been coming in throughout the week. The office was holding off to hear from…

posted 2014-06-11 15:04 by WHBY

Judge sets hearing on gay marriage

There will be a hearing on same-sex marriage on Friday. Judge Barbara Crabb will listen to arguments about the next step she should take, after she threw out the constitutional ban on gay marriage. The hearing will be at 1…

posted 2014-06-11 15:03 by WHBY

Appleton man drowns in Langlade Co.

A 24-year-old Appleton man drowned in a lake in Langlade County yesterday. The sheriff's department says dive teams were sent to Deep Woods Lake in the town of Upham, around 6 p.m. They resumed their search this morning, and pulled…

posted 2014-06-11 15:02 by WHBY

ThedaCare weighs in on NAMI respite center

A ThedaCare administrator says a planned peer-run mental health respite center will benefit the area. NAMI Fox Valley received a $440,000 state grant to open the facility. Jean DeKeyser says the center will fill a gap in the community. She…

posted 2014-06-11 15:01 by WHBY

Door Co. tourism official not worried about EAB

Door County is known for its scenery, and tourism officials believe the impact of the emerald ash borer will be minimal. John Jarosh of the Door County Visitors Bureau says the types of trees are diverse around the county, and…

posted 2014-06-11 15:00 by WHBY

Door Co. parks weigh in on EAB

The director of the Door County parks department says they're only concerned about the impact the emerald ash borer will have in one of their parks. Eric Aleson says they already studied the types of trees they have, in the…

posted 2014-06-11 14:59 by WHBY

FVTC honoring GED grads

High schools around the Fox Cities held their graduation ceremonies over the last couple of weeks, and Fox Valley Technical College is recognizing about 525 students tonight for earning their GED. Colette Busse is the associate dean of general studies.…

posted 2014-06-11 14:58 by WHBY

Expo center land deal takes step forward

A possible deal for the proposed site of the Fox Cities Exhibition Center cleared a hurdle last night. The Outagamie County property and airport committee endorsed an offer from the city to buy a county-owned parking lot, on Lawrence Street.…

posted 2014-06-11 05:05 by WHBY

Assembly races taking shape

Two local Assembly races will be uncontested this fall, and a Republican primary lost two candidates, following a Government Accountability Board review of nomination papers. The GAB approved five Republican candidates who will try to take outgoing Rep. Dean Kaufert's…

posted 2014-06-11 05:04 by WHBY

GAB dumps challenge to Lasee's ballot spot

The Government Accountability Board ruled that a lawmaker from northeast Wisconsin will stay on the ballot, in the 1st District Senate race this fall. Democrats challenged Sen. Frank Lasee's nomination papers, arguing that the Republican lives in Racine, and not…

posted 2014-06-11 05:03 by WHBY

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