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2014-02-15

Marquette takes down Xavier

At the BMO Harris Bradley Center, the Marquette Golden Eagles picked up their third straight win with a victory over the Xavier Musketeers 81-72 on Saturday afternoon.  Senior guard Jake Thomas led the way for Marquette with a career-high 6…

posted 2014-02-15 17:55:58 by WHBY

2014-02-14

Brother accused of Luna witness intimidation

The brother of the accused shooter at Luna Lounge is charged with intimidating witnesses in the murder case. Prosecutors believe 28-year-old Chong Lee shot and killed a Green Bay man at a downtown Appleton nightclub, and now they think Lee's…

posted 2014-02-14 15:05 by WHBY

Science, tech ed a focus of referendum

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide a referendum next Tuesday, and the proposed projects include upgrading science and tech education programs. The first question asks for $25 million for maintenance and technology upgrades. The tech ed areas at…

posted 2014-02-14 13:05 by WHBY

Ripon's main downtown street reopens

More than two months after a major fire, the main street through downtown Ripon....is opening this afternoon. A one-block stretch of Watson Street was shut down, after the fire destroyed the Watson Street Sub Shop and an empty store. A…

posted 2014-02-14 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton police launch app

A new app for smartphones and tablets will give people more access to information from the Appleton police department. Sgt. Dave Lund says it lets people contact the department directly to report a tip. He says they can also see…

posted 2014-02-14 13:03 by WHBY

Locals join effort to end violence against women

Two local groups joined with others around the country, and the world today, to demand an end to violence against women. One Billion Rising for Justice is a Valentine's Day campaign that started last year. Beth Schnorr is the executive…

posted 2014-02-14 13:02 by WHBY

Bill would set standard for newborn tests

There's a push to create a list of required hospital tests for newborns, and set a statewide standard. Right now, their blood or urine is tested, but some doctors think pulse oximetery should be included. They check a baby's pulse…

posted 2014-02-14 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton fire department wants new boat

The Appleton fire department could get a new rescue boat. Battalion chief Ethan Kroll says their current one is 15 years old, and it's showing its age. Kroll says the new boat is light enough, that firefighters could carry it…

posted 2014-02-14 13:00 by WHBY

Maintenance part of Appleton referendum

Voters in the Appleton school district will decide a referendum next Tuesday. The first question seeks $25 million for maintenance projects and technology upgrades. Don Hieptas is the district's chief financial officer, and he says some of the money will…

posted 2014-02-14 05:05 by WHBY

Strong sturgeon season closes

The sturgeon spearing season came to a close yesterday on Lake Winnebago. DNR sturgeon expert Ryan Koenigs says they registered just over 1,500 fish on the big lake, over six days. He says 95 of them were over 100 pounds,…

posted 2014-02-14 05:04 by WHBY

Menominee leader criticizes mascot law

The Menominee Indian tribe has a new leader, and she let lawmakers know that the state's tribes aren't happy with a new law on race-based school mascots. Chair Laurie Boivin gave the annual State of the Tribes speech at the…

posted 2014-02-14 05:03 by WHBY

LU gets $2.1 mil federal grant

A large federal grant is expected to help Lawrence University retain students, and boost graduation rates. Music professor Steven Jordheim will be the director of the five-year, $2.1 million initiative. He says they're going to start a summer bridge program,…

posted 2014-02-14 05:02 by WHBY

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