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2014-06-10

Minister expects to be busy marrying gay couples

A local pastor says he was honored to officiate the first same-sex marriage in Outagamie County yesterday. Natalie and Heather Starr qualified for an exemption to the five-day waiting period for a license because one of their mothers is terminally…

posted 2014-06-10 05:03 by WHBY

GAB to consider challenge against Lasee

The panel that oversees the state's elections will take up a challenge against a Republican from northeast Wisconsin. Sen. Frank Lasee has an apartment in De Pere, but Democrats contend that he actually lives in Racine with his wife and…

posted 2014-06-10 05:02 by WHBY

Lawmaker concerned about rural schools

A state lawmaker warns that many rural schools in Wisconsin "are on the edge of viability." Rep. Fred Clark says rural and city schools already compete on an uneven playing field. He says the possible expansion of the voucher program…

posted 2014-06-10 05:01 by WHBY

2014-06-09

Judge denies stay of same-sex marriage ruling

A federal judge denied a request by attorney general J.B Van Hollen this afternoon, to put her decision to throw out the state's same-sex marriage ban, on hold, while the state appeals. Van Hollen argued that leaving the ruling in-place…

posted 2014-06-09 14:00 by WHBY

Same-sex couples filing marriage applications

Same-sex couples in Brown and Outagamie counties are submitting marriage license applications today, in the wake of a federal judge's ruling that struck down the state's ban on gay marriage. The first couple to apply in Outagamie County was Miriam…

posted 2014-06-09 13:05 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. attorney explains marriage decision

Same-sex couples had to wait a little while, for Outagamie County to start accepting marriage license applications this morning. County corporation counsel Joe Guidote says he needed time to review the federal judge's decision, and he determined that the clerk…

posted 2014-06-09 13:04 by WHBY

Flores watching same-sex marriage case closely

Kathy Flores of Appleton says she's excited to see same-sex couples applying for marriage licenses today, but she's also a bit cautious. Flores and her partner are among the eight couples who sued the state, over the gay marriage ban.…

posted 2014-06-09 13:03 by WHBY

Denmark woman killed in Brown Co. crash

A 27-year-old Denmark woman died in a rollover accident this morning in Brown County. The sheriff's department says she went into a ditch on Highway Z, in the town of Holland, around 5:30 a.m. Investigators say she was thrown from…

posted 2014-06-09 13:02 by WHBY

Man arrested for G.B. robbery

Green Bay police arrested a suspect in a gas station robbery last week on the city's northside. They accuse 25-year-old Logan Rivers of robbing the U-Pump Citgo station in the 1200 block of Velp Avenue, last Monday morning. Investigators believe…

posted 2014-06-09 13:01 by WHBY

Huffington Post article highlights Appleton

Appleton got a plug on a well-known website over the weekend. An article on the Huffington Post named Appleton as one of the six "small towns to visit this summer." It highlights the shopping options in the area, including the…

posted 2014-06-09 13:00 by WHBY

Kaukauna schools reviewing survey feedback

Since December, the Kaukauna school district has been asking staff, students, and parents to weigh in on what they think the schools do well, and what needs improvement. Tonight, the Kaukauna school board will go over the results. Superintendent Mark…

posted 2014-06-09 12:59 by WHBY

Lt. has close calls with suspected drunk drivers

A Town of Menasha police officer had a couple of close calls with suspected drunk drivers on Saturday night. Officer Jason Weber says a 54-year-old Menasha man made a wide right turn, at the corner of Racine and 9th streets,…

posted 2014-06-09 12:58 by WHBY

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