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2014-08-19

Type of helmets doesn't impact concussions

A study shows the concussion risk for high school football players doesn't change, depending on the brand or age of their helmet. UW Health worked with 34 schools, and followed nearly 2,100 players over two years. Sports medicine researcher Tim…

posted 2014-08-19 05:02 by WHBY

Grant to promote Calumet Co. arts event

Calumet County hosts an annual event to showcase local artists, and the state will pitch in to promote it. Dena Mooney is an organizer of the Rural Arts Roadtrip, and she says they want people to experience the culture that…

posted 2014-08-19 05:00 by WHBY

2014-08-18

Judge agrees to delay Siveny trial

An Outgamie County judge approved a delay today for the trial of one of the suspects in a 2007 Greenville murder. Dianna Siveny is accused of killing Lara Plamann. Siveny's daughter Kandi, and 38-year-old Rosie Campbell also face charges in…

posted 2014-08-18 13:05 by WHBY

Some Appleton schools offering free meals

Two Appleton elementary schools, and one charter school, will be part of a pilot program to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students. The federal government is providing the funding, and the goal is to help children, if their…

posted 2014-08-18 13:04 by WHBY

Home sales down slightly in July

Home sales slipped a bit last month. Economist David Clark of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says they were down 2.4 percent in July. He says the median price was up 2.4 percent, to nearly $159,000. Sales in the northeast region…

posted 2014-08-18 13:03 by WHBY

G.B. man dies from injuries after crash

A 75-year-old Green Bay man died from the injuries he suffered in an accident last month in Wausaukee. The Marinette County sheriff's department says Brian Connolly passed away early this morning, at a Green Bay hospital. Investigators say Connolly crossed…

posted 2014-08-18 13:02 by WHBY

Quilt draws attention to rape, abuse

UW-Oshkosh leaders are bringing a large quilt to campus to show support to survivors of rape and abuse. Geneva Murray is the director of the women's center on campus. She says the Monument Quilt has about 200 red squares, and…

posted 2014-08-18 13:01 by WHBY

PAC adds five events to new season

There are five more events coming to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, during the upcoming season. Director of programming and community engagement Amy Gosz says they're going to host Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy for the…

posted 2014-08-18 13:00 by WHBY

Crime down in Appleton in 2014

A report shows crime was down in Appleton over the first half of the year. Police Sgt. Dave Lund says the most serious crimes declined by three percent, and other crimes dropped almost 18 percent. He says drunk driving arrests…

posted 2014-08-18 05:05 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to lobbyists campaigning

The head of a government watchdog group is weighing in on a move by Assembly Republican leaders to recruit lobbyists, to campaign for candidates. Jay Heck of Common Cause says some voters might consider it unseemly, if not wrong, that…

posted 2014-08-18 05:04 by WHBY

Mortgage interest rates remain low

Realtors are keeping their eyes on interest rates for home mortgages. Kevin King is the leader of a regional chapter of the Wisconsin Realtors Association. He says rates aren't at record lows, but they're pretty affordable. He says they're bound…

posted 2014-08-18 05:02 by WHBY

Lineville Rd. interchange closing

An interchange along Highway 41, north of Green Bay, is going to close today. The DOT says the Lineville Road interchange will be shut down for about 60 days. The closure also includes a stretch of Lineville Road.

posted 2014-08-18 05:01 by WHBY

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