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2014-07-07

State tops in Midwest for business staying power

A report by the Small Business Administration shows Wisconsin leads the Midwest, when it comes to the longevity of new businesses. It shows 41 percent of the businesses that opened in Wisconsin in 2002 were still around 10 years later.…

posted 2014-07-07 15:04 by WHBY

Menasha Lock closed indefinitely

The Menasha Lock will be closed indefinitely while crews try to figure out what's causing hinge pins to break. The Fox River Navigational System Authority shut down the lock, last Friday, about a day after it re-opened. Chief operating officer…

posted 2014-07-07 15:03 by WHBY

Construction season around halfway mark

The road construction season is about halfway done, and a DOT official says generally things are going OK around the state. Don Greuel says there are a lot of projects, including Highway 41 in the Green Bay area. He says…

posted 2014-07-07 15:02 by WHBY

Museum looking for miniature villages

The Oshkosh Public Museum is putting together an exhibit featuring miniature villages later this year, and the curator is looking for people to loan their pieces. Deb Daubert says they did a survey, asking what visitors want to see for…

posted 2014-07-07 15:01 by WHBY

City takes step toward Pierce redevelopment

The former Pierce Manufacturing site in Appleton could be home to multi-family housing. The city re-zoned the property, at the corner of W. Spencer Street and Pierce Avenue. Community development director Karen Harkness says they hope to see a proposal…

posted 2014-07-07 05:05 by WHBY

Clerks receiving old voter registration forms

Clerks across the state say they're receiving incomplete voter registration forms, and the Government Accountability Board is asking people to read the forms carefully. Spokesman Reid Magney says registration requirements changed last spring. He says now, new voters have to…

posted 2014-07-07 05:04 by WHBY

Another project starting at Hwys. 41-29 exit

Another road construction project starts today in the Green Bay area. The DOT opened the flyover ramps at Highways 41 and 29 a couple of weeks ago. Now they're starting a project beneath the interchange, to add three roundabouts to…

posted 2014-07-07 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton updates stormwater plan

The city of Appleton is mapping out potential stormwater management projects, over the next five years. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they updated their plans, and strategy, for reducing the amount of runoff. She says the state requires that…

posted 2014-07-07 05:02 by WHBY

2014-07-06

Reds get past the Brewers

The Cincinnati Reds  win the three-game series after they knocked off the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 at Great American Ball Park on Saturday afternoon.  For Milwaukee Logan Schafer led the way in hitting going 2-for-3 with a double and triple, also…

posted 2014-07-06 14:57:44 by WHBY

2014-07-05

Brewers shutout the Reds

The Brewers blanked the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 at Great American Ball Park on Saturday afternoon.  Aramis Ramirez provided the only offense for the game with an RBI single that scored Jonathan Lucroy.  Pitcher Matt Garza (6-5) pitched a complete game,…

posted 2014-07-05 18:13:48 by WHBY

2014-07-04

Brewers Can't Solve Reds Riddle

Cincinnati center fielder Billy Hamilton continued his tear against the Brewers this season as he hit a 2-run homer off Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse to help the Reds (44-41) over the Brewers (51-36) 4-2 Friday night at Great American Ball…

posted 2014-07-04 21:14:39 by WHBY

2014-07-03

Teacher accused of sex assault of child

A teacher and coach at a Green Bay Lutheran school is accused of sexually assaulting a child. The Brown County sheriff's department arrested 27-year-old Wayne Makela earlier this week, on a series of potential charges after investigators say they learned…

posted 2014-07-03 13:05 by WHBY

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