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2014-06-03

Cold winter helps Great Lakes water levels

The long-cold winter could have a positive impact on water levels on the Great Lakes. University of Michigan researchers say Lake Superior could rise 10 inches this year, because the surface water is significantly colder than normal. Meteorologist Roy Eckberg…

posted 2014-06-03 13:03 by WHBY

AAA not sure why gas prices are climbing

Gas prices are going up, and a spokesman for AAA Wisconsin says he's not sure why. Nick Jarmusz says he isn't aware of any problems at refineries. He says demand could be a factor, because it seems like people want…

posted 2014-06-03 13:02 by WHBY

DOT has latest plans for Hwy. 41-29 work

The next phase of construction, at the interchange for Highways 41 and 29 in Green Bay, will get started soon. The DOT will unveil the plans at a meeting today. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they're going to build roundabouts, on…

posted 2014-06-03 13:01 by WHBY

WIAA Playoff Schedule: Tuesday, June 3rd

Division 1 – Baseball Regionals Semifinals - Menasha @ Neenah - Appleton West @ De Pere - Kaukauna @ Appleton East - New London @ GB Southwest Division 2 – Baseball Regionals Quarterfinals - Wrightstown @ Chilton - Little Chute…

posted 2014-06-03 05:41:19 by WHBY

Project planned for downtown Neenah

A housing and retail development could be coming to downtown Neenah. The four-story project would be across the street from the former Glatfelter mill site, and the footprint includes the Under the Dome bar. Community development director Chris Haese says…

posted 2014-06-03 05:05 by WHBY

New UW-GB chancellor named

The next chancellor of UW-Green Bay is leaving a larger university, and a bigger paycheck, for his new job. Sixty-year-old Gary Miller is the chancellor of the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He beat out about 60 other applicants. Miller says…

posted 2014-06-03 05:04 by WHBY

AG candidate issues heroin plan

The GOP candidate for attorney general says the heroin epidemic is the state's top public safety issue, and he has a plan to fight it. Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimel is the only Republican in the race. He says…

posted 2014-06-03 05:03 by WHBY

Heroin suspected in Oshkosh woman's death

Police believe a 22-year-old Oshkosh woman died from a heroin overdose. She was found dead late last Friday night, in her bedroom, in a home on Glenwood Drive. Oshkosh police say a 22-year-old man is in custody, on a probation…

posted 2014-06-03 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton woman dead of suspected overdose

A 24-year-old Appleton woman died of a suspected drug overdose in Clintonville. Kayla Marquez was pronounced dead, early last Saturday morning. A 38-year-old Clintonville man was arrested on a probation hold, while the investigation continues.

posted 2014-06-03 05:01 by WHBY

Advocate reacts to domestic abuse report

An advocate for victims of domestic violence says the state is seeing a "huge" number of cases. Beth Schnorr of Harbor House in Appleton is weighing in on the latest report from the state justice department. Prosecutors around the state…

posted 2014-06-03 05:00 by WHBY

State ranks 4th on charter school list

Wisconsin is ranked fourth in the country for the percentage of public charter schools, and the Appleton school district is one of the leaders. There are 15 charters in the district. Assistant superintendent Judy Baseman says they've encouraged staff members,…

posted 2014-06-03 04:59 by WHBY

AirFire Mobile closing

A wireless phone provider is closing several Wisconsin offices. Little Chute-based AirFire Mobile will stop offering its services in September. About 55 workers will be out of a job, this summer. The parent company is Airadigm, and there are AirFire…

posted 2014-06-03 04:58 by WHBY

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