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2014-06-02

Adoption contest underway for FVHA

The Fox Valley Humane Association will try to drastically increase the number of adoptions over the next three months, for a national competition. The shelter is one of 50 in the country that are included in Rachel Ray's $100,000 Challenge.…

posted 2014-06-02 05:02 by WHBY

2014-06-01

Brewers win the series over the Cubs

The Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 9-0 to win the three game series at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse (7-1) threw a complete game shutout, allowed three hits and struck out six.  Leading the Brewers offensively was…

posted 2014-06-01 16:13:01 by WHBY

2014-05-31

Brewers Shutout in Loss to Cubs

Anthony Rizzo hit two 2-run home runs off Brewers starter Wily Peralta as the Chicago Cubs beat Milwaukee 8-0 Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.  Cubs starter Jason Hammel went seven innings, striking out 8 and walking none on his way…

posted 2014-05-31 18:29:40 by WHBY

2014-05-30

Brewers win their 3rd in a row

The Brewers won the series opener over the Chicago Cubs 11-5 at Miller Park on Friday night.  Ryan Braun belted out a home run for Milwaukee and knocked in three runs.  Ricki Weeks also picked up a couple of RBI…

posted 2014-05-30 22:41:35 by WHBY

Neurologist supports concussion research

A local neurologist agrees with President Obama's call for more study of how concussions, and other sports head injuries, impact children. Dr. Kelley Parnell of the Neuroscience Group says concussions weren't taken very seriously by many people in the medical…

posted 2014-05-30 13:05 by WHBY

G.C. chair backs stance on Northern Inn

The leader of Grand Chute is on board with the police department's stand, on the Northern Inn. Police are enforcing zoning codes that ban people from living in hotels on a long-term basis. Town chair Dave Schowalter says their inspectors…

posted 2014-05-30 13:04 by WHBY

Last day for Appleton Christian School

After 27 years, a private school in Kimberly will close its doors today. Appleton Christian School leaders announced last month that they're shutting down because of financial issues and declining enrollment. Administrator James Meyer says it's a pretty emotional day…

posted 2014-05-30 13:03 by WHBY

DNR trying to help walleye compete with bass

The DNR is trying to find out why bass are faring better than walleye, in many northern Wisconsin lakes. Gretchen Hansen is a fisheries researcher for the agency. She says during the past 25 years, they've noticed a shift in…

posted 2014-05-30 13:02 by WHBY

Man killed in Ellington farm accident

Outagamie County authorities say a 72-year-old man died yesterday in an accident at a town of Ellington farm. First responders went to the farm in the 4300 block of Mayflower Road around 3:30 p.m. yesterday. Authorities say the man was…

posted 2014-05-30 13:01 by WHBY

Health care grants to help rural, underserved spots

The state is providing $3 million to help meet health care needs in rural and underserved areas. Karen McKeown is an administrator for the division of public health. She says six providers will set up Graduate Medical Education programs, to…

posted 2014-05-30 13:00 by WHBY

Groups to launch anti-obesity effort

Stakeholders from three counties have been talking about how to deal with obesity, for over a year, and they're ready to launch an initiative to fight the growing problem. Peter Kelly of the United Way Fox Cities has been involved…

posted 2014-05-30 05:05 by WHBY

Cancer Society applauds tanning bed warnings

Tanning bed manufacturers will have to include a cancer warning on their products, under a rule passed yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration. A cancer advocacy group says it's a good move. Sara Sahli of the American Cancer Society's…

posted 2014-05-30 05:04 by WHBY

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