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2015-06-03

Homemade bombs found in Neenah

Neenah police say someone found three homemade bombs yesterday morning, in the city's downtown. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they were on a sidewalk, across the street from City Hall. He says they were so-called "works bombs." They use chemical reaction…

posted 2015-06-03 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton Midweek Farm Market kicking off

One of Appleton's downtown farm markets kicks off today. The Midweek Market, on Wednesdays, will be in Houdini Plaza all summer. Djuanna Hugdahl is the market director. She says they expect to have about 25 vendors, and build on their…

posted 2015-06-03 05:01 by WHBY

2015-06-02

Brewers lose pitching battle against the Cardinals, 1-0

Tyler Cravy pitched a great game in his debut for Milwaukee, but it wasn't enough as they fall to St. Louis 1-0.  Cravy (0-1) got the loss for the Brewers after pitching seven innings allowing only one run off of…

posted 2015-06-02 21:43:21 by WHBY

Lawmakers hold hearing on abortion ban

A proposal to ban abortions, after 20 weeks in Wisconsin, is drawing supporters and opponents to the Capitol today. Lawmakers are holding a hearing on the bill. Supporters of the bill say that a fetus can feel pain after 20…

posted 2015-06-02 13:05 by WHBY

New map details broadband access

A state agency is mapping out broadbrand coverage around Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission worked with Internet providers to show the speeds that are available in specific areas. The map shows that the best coverage is typically around urban areas.…

posted 2015-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Corp. awaiting news on huge contract

Oshkosh Defense is one of three companies in the running for a huge military contract, to replace the Humvee. Spokesman John Daggett says the military plans to reveal the winner, sometime this summer, and it would be a major boost…

posted 2015-06-02 13:03 by WHBY

Fire damages Neenah home

A house fire in Neenah caused substantial damage last night. Crews from Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue saw flames on the side of a home, in the 200 block of S. Lake Street, around 7:45 a.m. Asst. Chief Mike Sipin says the…

posted 2015-06-02 13:02 by WHBY

Schools recognized for safe routes efforts

The Safe Routes to School program is recognizing some local efforts, to help kids walk or bike to school. Omro middle school received a Gold award. Melissa Kraemer Badtke is the program coordinator, for the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning…

posted 2015-06-02 13:01 by WHBY

Waupaca man dies from crash injuries

A 71-year-old man died, several days after a crash in Waupaca County. The sheriff's department says Thomas Llewellyn pulled out in front of a vehicle, last Wednesday, at the corner of Highways 22 and QQ. He died on Sunday, at…

posted 2015-06-02 13:00 by WHBY

Fire hits Appleton shed, garage

A fire on Appleton's northside early this morning left a shed, and garage, with damage. Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of N. Morrison Street, around 12:45 a.m. Officials say the flames from the shed spread to a part…

posted 2015-06-02 12:59 by WHBY

Trial ordered for teen in deadly crash

An 18-year-old Clintonville man will stand trial for a crash that killed three teens last fall. A Shawano County judge ruled there is probable cause to continue the case against Ryan Swadner. The teen is facing 11 charges, including homicide…

posted 2015-06-02 05:05 by WHBY

Official: Districts won't hire unqualified teachers

School districts won't be lining up to hire teachers, if they don't feel that they're qualified, even if the state changes the standards for getting a teaching license. That's the feeling of Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators executive director…

posted 2015-06-02 05:04 by WHBY

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