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2015-02-04

Group works to get kids more active

A Green Bay group is one of six across the country to get a grant to help kids live healthier lives. Live 54218 encourages children to eat healthy, and get regular physical activity. Jen Van Den Elzen is the group's…

posted 2015-02-04 05:02 by WHBY

Education leaders tour tech ed programs

Some top education leaders visited high schools in the area yesterday, to learn more about tech ed and engineering programs. The head of the state technical college system, and the superintendent of schools were at Brillion high school. Principal Peter…

posted 2015-02-04 05:01 by WHBY

2015-02-03

Prof: State budget hole will be challenging

Governor Walker is unveiling his proposed budget tonight, and a political science professor says it will be difficult to overcome a $2.2 billion deficit. Marquette University professor Charles Franklin says the governor will have to touch on a number of…

posted 2015-02-03 13:05 by WHBY

Ribble not pleased with president's budget

President Obama's $4 trillion budget proposal is getting a cool reception from a northeast Wisconsin lawmaker. Congressman Reid Ribble says it calls for significant tax hikes, and increased spending. He says it would balloon the national debt. The Sherwood Republican…

posted 2015-02-03 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Corp. predicts end of defense losses

The end of a streak of losses, for the Oshkosh Corporations's defense division, could be in sight. The company held its annual shareholders meeting, this morning. Spokesman John Daggett says Oshkosh Defense's revenues are expected to drop by about $700…

posted 2015-02-03 13:03 by WHBY

Menasha creates panel for pillars

The city of Menasha is going to start looking for ways to re-use four columns that were on the front of a historic bank building. Mayor Don Merkes put together a special committee to figure out what to do with…

posted 2015-02-03 13:02 by WHBY

3 hurt in Hwy. 55 crash

Two cars collided head-on, on Highway 55 this morning, in northern Outagamie County. Staff Sgt. Corey Besaw says a 74-year-old woman from the Appleton area crossed the centerline, near Fish Creek Road in the town of Oneida, a little before…

posted 2015-02-03 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton taking part in youth tobacco survey

Organizers of a national survey on tobacco will ask some students in the Appleton school district to weigh in. Asst. superintendent Val Dreier says two of their schools were randomly selected. She says two classrooms each of sixth, seventh, and…

posted 2015-02-03 13:00 by WHBY

Dropped charges latest turn in murder

More than seven years after a murder in Greenville, the future of the case is up in the air. Prosecutors dropped charges against one of the three women charged in connection with the October 2007 shooting death, and they're expected…

posted 2015-02-03 05:05 by WHBY

Teen charged with Appleton robbery spree

Prosecutors are charging a 17-year-old boy for a series of robberies in Appleton. Seventeen-year-old Francis Lewi is in custody on a $100,000 bond. He's accused of stealing a Lawrence University student's purse, at knifepoint, last Thursday, and taking a car…

posted 2015-02-03 05:04 by WHBY

Dems discuss state budget hopes

Governor Walker will lay out his proposed budget tonight, and a number of Democrats are talking about what they hope is included. Sen. Dave Hansen of Green Bay says he wants to make sure policy items aren't in it. He…

posted 2015-02-03 05:03 by WHBY

Drug testing plan could be challenged

There are already plans to challenge one piece of Governor Walker's proposed budget. Rep. Chris Taylor of Madison says she doubts a drug-testing requirement for assistance programs is legal. The law would impact people receiving BadgerCare, food stamps, and other…

posted 2015-02-03 05:02 by WHBY

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