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2014-06-09

WIAA Playoff Schedule: Monday, June 9th & Weekly Outlook

WIAA Boy's State Golf meet opens at University Ridge in Madison - Neenah and Appleton East are both in the Division 1 Team Field - Kimberly's Jonah Buss & New London's Austin Elsner made the D1 field individually - Wrightstown's…

posted 2014-06-09 07:33:31 by WHBY

Referendum projects starting in Appleton

School's out for summer in Appleton, and construction crews will be moving in at some schools. Voters in the district approved a $25 million referendum in February for a number of maintenance projects and security upgrades. District chief financial officer…

posted 2014-06-09 06:06 by WHBY

Ribble: Tough decisions loom on highway funding

Transportation funding is a major problem at the state and federal levels, and a congressman from northeast Wisconsin says lawmakers need to tackle the issue soon. Congressman Reid Ribble says the federal transportation trust fund could run dry up this…

posted 2014-06-09 06:04 by WHBY

State Dems chair: Party 'solidly' behind Burke

Democrats gathered over the weekend for their annual state convention. Party chair Mike Tate says "without question" they're solidly behind Mary Burke. in the race for governor. He says she's been traveling the state to build support. Burke and Walker…

posted 2014-06-09 06:03 by WHBY

Street Music Week raising money for hungry

Musicians will be performing this week along College Avenue in Appleton, to raise money for a food pantry. Dede Heid of Heid Music is one of the organizers of "Street Music Week." She says they're going to play over the…

posted 2014-06-09 06:02 by WHBY

2014-06-08

Gallardo and Brewers Defense Shine in Pittsburgh!

Yovani Gallardo pitched 7 scoreless innings and Francisco Rodriguez earned his 1st four out save since 2011 as the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. The Brewers defense was outstanding, Ryan Braun threw…

posted 2014-06-08 16:35:37 by WHBY

2014-06-07

Brewers Bounce Back and Knock off Bucs 9-3

A day after getting beat 15-5 to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Milwaukee Brewers turned the table and whipped up on Pittsburgh 9-3 Saturday afternoon in Pittsburgh. It was a sloppy performance for the Pirates who had 5 errors on the…

posted 2014-06-07 19:24:45 by WHBY

Gay marriage ban struck down

A federal judge says Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Judge Barbara Crabb threw out the constitutional amendment, in a ruling yesterday afternoon. Voters approved the amendment, in 2006. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says he will appeal. He…

posted 2014-06-07 06:30 by WHBY

2014-06-06

Brewers struggle at Pittsburgh

The Brewers were blown out by the Pittsburgh Pirates 15-5 at PNC Park on Friday night.  Carlos Gomez, Scooter Gennett  and Aramis Ramirez each batted 2 for 3.  Khris Davis went 1 for 2 with two RBI.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse…

posted 2014-06-06 21:30:02 by WHBY

Local veteran remembers D-Day

Some World War Two veterans are at the EAA in Oshkosh today, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Bud Edwards of Oshkosh didn't land on the shore of France that day, but some of his fellow soldiers…

posted 2014-06-06 13:05 by WHBY

Kratz suspended for 4 months

A former Calumet County district attorney is losing his law license for four months, over a sexting scandal. The state Supreme Court ordered the suspension this morning for attorney Ken Kratz. Kratz will also have to pay nearly $24,000 to…

posted 2014-06-06 13:04 by WHBY

Dems meeting in Dells for annual convention

Democrats from across the state are meeting in Wisconsin Dells this weekend, for their annual convention. Party spokeswoman Melissa Baldauff says there's a lot of excitement, for this fall's race for governor. She says they'll be talking about a lot…

posted 2014-06-06 13:04 by WHBY

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