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2014-04-02

Bucks fall in Miami

The Milwaukee Bucks were no match for the Miami Heat as they fell at American Airlines Arena 96-77 on Wednesday night.  The Heat never trailed in the game as they were led by LeBron James and Chris Bosh with 17…

posted 2014-04-02 21:19:05 by WHBY

Walker urges caution on Kramer expulsion

Assembly Republicans are meeting this week to talk about expelling former Majority Leader Bill Kramer, and Governor Walker says there's a lot to consider. Walker says Kramer shouldn't be in office, after sexual assault charges were filed last week against…

posted 2014-04-02 16:05 by WHBY

Scherck retiring after election loss

Neenah's outgoing mayor says he's officially retiring, following yesterday's loss to Dean Kaufert. George Scherck was a school teacher, city council member, and coach, before he became mayor 12 years ago. Scherck says he and his wife will continue living…

posted 2014-04-02 16:04 by WHBY

AARP pleased with 'Silver Alert' bill

Police could issue statewide alerts for missing people with dementia or other cognitive disabilities, under a bill passed by the Legislature this year. The Senate approved a proposal yesterday, to create the Silver Alert system. It's similar to the Amber…

posted 2014-04-02 16:03 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to campaign donation ruling

A government watchdog is reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to remove some limits on campaign donations to federal candidates. Jay Heck of Common Cause says people can still only give up to $2,400 to a single candidate, but…

posted 2014-04-02 16:02 by WHBY

Chilton principal honored by state

The leader of Chilton middle school is one of this year's "principals of the year." The state department of public instruction announced yesterday that Rich Appel won the honor at the middle school level. Appel says he actually found out…

posted 2014-04-02 16:01 by WHBY

Kaufert tops Scherck in Neenah

A 24-year state lawmaker from Neenah will be the city's new mayor. Dean Kaufert defeated 12-year incumbent Mayor George Scherck 58-to-42 percent in yesterday's election. Kaufert says he knocked on more than 5,200 doors to talk with voters. He says…

posted 2014-04-02 05:05 by WHBY

Spring election results

Outagamie County Appleton city council District 2 Gypsy Vered Meltzer  60% ** Barney Lemanski   40% District 4 Joe Martin    56% ** Jeff Lutz     44% District 10 Christine Williams   62% ** Michael Smith    38% Appleton school board Sharon Fenlon (I)   27%…

posted 2014-04-02 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha world language question defeated

The world language program will go away at Menasha elementary schools. Fifty-three percent of voters in the district said "No" to a referendum, asking for $360,000 a year to continue the courses. Superintendent Chris VanderHeiden says it's disappointing. He says…

posted 2014-04-02 05:03 by WHBY

Voters approve G.B. school referendum

Voters supported a referendum yesterday in the Green Bay school district. The school board was asking for $20 million for projects at several schools, and 70 percent of voters said "Yes." The district will replace the heating and cooling systems…

posted 2014-04-02 05:02 by WHBY

Sex trafficking victim speaks out

Police officers, social service groups, and court officials heard the story of a sex trafficking victim yesterday at Fox Valley Technical College. Asia Graves told the crowd that the problem is everywhere, and pimps are on the lookout for children…

posted 2014-04-02 05:01 by WHBY

Senate passes changes to chemo bill

The Senate passed a bill yesterday to make oral chemotherapy treatment more affordable for some cancer patients.The proposal forces insurance companies that cover traditional chemotherapy treatments to also cover pill-based forms. It also imposes a $100 monthly cap on co-pays.…

posted 2014-04-02 05:00 by WHBY

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