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2015-06-26

Advocate reacts to gay marriage ruling

A gay rights advocate from Appleton is weighing in on today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalizes gay marriage in all 50 states. Kathy Flores says it's a monumental win for freedom, equality, inclusion, and love. He says it's great that…

posted 2015-06-26 13:05 by WHBY

State groups respond to gay marriage decision

A couple of statewide groups are responding to this morning's Supreme Court decision, on gay marriage. Chris Ahmuty of ACLU Wisconsin says the 5-to-4 ruling is a step forward for equality in Wisconsin. Julaine Appling is the president of Wisconsin…

posted 2015-06-26 13:04 by WHBY

Walker calls high court ruling 'grave mistake'

Governor Walker wasn't pleased by today's Supreme Court ruling. In a statement released this morning, he called the decision a "grave mistake." He's also calling for an, to the U.S. Constitution, so states could create their own marriage laws. Walker…

posted 2015-06-26 13:03 by WHBY

PAC reaches $25 mil fundraising goal

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center reached a fundraising goal, and a downtown business leader says it's great that the facility's future is secure. The PAC is setting up a $25 million endowment, from donations and pledges, through its Keystone…

posted 2015-06-26 13:02 by WHBY

Businesses relieved by Appleton Rd. reopening

Business around the Appleton Road interchange are relieved that it's opening to traffic again today. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery says the road work made it difficult, to get to the organization's Menasha campus. The Goodwill store closed around the time…

posted 2015-06-26 13:01 by WHBY

19-yr-old Greenville woman missing

A family in Greenville is looking for a 19-year-old woman. Zofia Kaminski was last seen around 8 p.m. Tuesday. Sgt. Mike Fitzpatrick of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says she left her home, in a car. He says it's a…

posted 2015-06-26 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton Road interchange to reopen

Drivers in the Appleton Road, Oneida Street, and Midway Road areas won't have to deal with nearly as much congestion after tonight. The DOT plans to open the Appleton Road interchange with Highway 10-441, by 8 p.m. Spokesman Mark Kantola…

posted 2015-06-26 05:05 by WHBY

ThedaCare launches $7 mil campaign

Construction is progressing on ThedaCare's regional cancer center, and the provider will try to raise $7 million for the facility, and its programs. Cancer survivors took part in last night's campaign kickoff at UW-Fox Valley. Shane Kohl is the regional…

posted 2015-06-26 05:04 by WHBY

Downtown clinic changes name, partnerships

A clinic in downtown Appleton is changing its name. Starting next Wednesday, Fox Valley Family Medicine will be known as Mosaic Family Health. Executive director Lee Vogel says they're shifting their partnership from UW Health, and the UW-Madison school of…

posted 2015-06-26 05:03 by WHBY

400 bikes cross College Ave. bridge daily

About 400 bikes cross the College Avenue bridge on Appleton's eastside, on a daily basis. Traffic engineer Eric Lom says riders are split, between using the bike lanes on the bridge or the sidewalks. Lom says their highest daily count…

posted 2015-06-26 05:02 by WHBY

Website gives non-profits tools

There's a new place for local non-profits to turn for advice. The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region is offering a website with templates and tools, to help them improve their operations. Executive director Curt Detjen says it's based…

posted 2015-06-26 05:01 by WHBY

2015-06-25

Brewers denied sweep, shutout by Mets 2-0

The Brewers only managed to get four hits against the Mets Thursday afternoon, losing 2-0.  Milwaukee did take the series though, two games to one.  Taylor Jungmann had another solid outing for the Brewers, pitching five innings without giving up…

posted 2015-06-25 15:58:52 by WHBY

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