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2014-08-22

Leibham won't seek recount, concedes

The Republican primary for the 6th Congressional district seat is officially over. State Sen. Joe Leibham of Sheboygan announced this afternoon that he won't seek a recount, in the race against Sen. Glenn Grothman of Campbellsport. Grothman won the race…

posted 2014-08-22 14:45 by WHBY

W.V. murder suspect caught in Appleton

The suspect in a murder in West Virginia was arrested earlier this week in Appleton. Twenty-three-year-old Desean Farley is accused of shooting a man outside of an apartment complex in Beckley, West Virginia, and U.S. Marshals found him in Appleton.…

posted 2014-08-22 13:05 by WHBY

Sen. Johnson calls for action against ISIS

A U.S. Senator from northeast Wisconsin says the beheading of a journalist by terrorists, highlights the need to deal with the the group known as Islamic State. Sen. Ron Johnson describes ISIS as evil barbarians who will not be contained.…

posted 2014-08-22 13:04 by WHBY

DOT warns of Packers traffic delays

If you're planning on taking Highway 41 to tonight's Packers game, get ready for significant delays. DOT spokesman Mark Kantola says that will especially be the case, approaching the Highway 172 interchange. There's a lot of road construction in that…

posted 2014-08-22 13:03:43 by WHBY

FVHA makes late push in adoption drive

The days are dwindling, before the deadline for the Fox Valley Humane Association to reach its goal in a national contest. Executive director Deb Lewis says they're trying to find homes for 720 animals by the end of the month…

posted 2014-08-22 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton leading national bike contest

Appleton is currently in the lead, in this year's National Bike Challenge. More than 1,000 people in the city are tracking their mileage, in the contest that started on May 1. It runs through the end of next month. Rob…

posted 2014-08-22 13:01 by WHBY

Grothman wants GOP to back him

One of the candidates in the GOP primary for the 6th Congressional district race says a recount wouldn't make much of a difference. State Sen. Glenn Grothman of Campbellsport says he wants the party to get behind him now. Grothman…

posted 2014-08-22 05:05 by WHBY

West high hosting football game on campus

Appleton West is holding its first high school football game of the year, on campus tonight, but the facilities aren't ready to host games with big crowds. Principal Greg Hartjes says they only have seating for 1,000 right now, and…

posted 2014-08-22 05:04 by WHBY

Packers not planning for self-serve beer

The new self-serve beer stands aren't expected to show up at Lambeau Field this season. The Green Bay Packers have no plans to install the pour-your-own stands, according to a team spokesman. The self-serve stands debuted at the Major League…

posted 2014-08-22 05:03 by WHBY

Labor Day travel expected to rise

We're just one week away from the Labor Day weekend, and AAA expects travel numbers will exceed pre-recession levels for the holiday, for the first time. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says people are ready to spend money on a vacation. Over…

posted 2014-08-22 05:02 by WHBY

Some companies still breaking deeds law

A scam that targets property owners is still going on, even though a new state law put some protections in place. State consumer protection administrator Sandy Chalmers says some companies try to sell property deeds through the mail, for $89.…

posted 2014-08-22 05:01 by WHBY

2014-08-21

GAB expects quick recount

Low voter turnout could lead to a quick recount in the Republican primary, in the 6th Congressional district. The final canvass of vote totals shows state Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend, leading Sen. Joe Leibham of Sheboygan by 219…

posted 2014-08-21 13:05 by WHBY

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