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2014-09-15

Burke: Casino decision won't be easy

If Democrat Mary Burke becomes the state's next governor, she says it won't be easy to decide whether to approve a casino project in Kenosha. She says she wants to make sure the Menominee tribe's project doesn't just transfer jobs…

posted 2014-09-15 06:03 by WHBY

G.B. Preble high opens today

Green Bay Preble high school opens today, almost two weeks later than the rest of the district's schools. Crews spent the last several weeks cleaning up, after a fire in the gym caused smoke damage throughout the building. The district…

posted 2014-09-15 06:02 by WHBY

Van Hollen confident about voter ID

The state's voter ID law will be in place for the November election, and the state's top lawyer believes the process will run smoothly. A number of opponents to the requirement are concerned that there won't be enough time to…

posted 2014-09-15 06:01 by WHBY

ThedaCare-Mayo Clinic partnership 1 yr old

ThedaCare started a partnership with Mayo Clinic about a year ago to let patients seek another opinion on their medical care. Ashley Ebben is the care network coordinator, and she says they've been able to do more than 200 consultations,…

posted 2014-09-15 06:00 by WHBY

2014-09-12

Appeals court reinstates voter ID law

A federal appeals court reinstated Wisconsin's voter ID law Friday afternoon, after hearing arguments from attorneys in the case, this morning. That means voters will have to show a state-approved photo ID when they vote in the November election. The…

posted 2014-09-12 16:22:19 by WHBY

Burke hopes voter ID not in place in November

Governor Walker's Democratic opponent in this fall's election hopes the voter ID law isn't in effect when people cast their ballot. Mary Burke says people who don't have an approved photo ID may not have time to get one from…

posted 2014-09-12 15:00 by WHBY

Crash victim's name released

The victim of yesterday afternoon's deadly crash in Calumet County was 29-year-old Lucas Masten of Appleton. The sheriff's department says Masten pulled out from a stop sign, and his SUV hit a pickup truck at the corner of Harvestore and…

posted 2014-09-12 14:15 by WHBY

Harris wants more state support for colleges

The Democrat in the race for the 6th congressional district seat wants states to invest more in public universities. Winnebago County Executive Mark Harris thinks Congress can help by offering incentives. He says 27 years ago, the state was providing…

posted 2014-09-12 14:14 by WHBY

2nd UW-Green Bay student reports assault

A second woman is reporting an assault on the UW-Green Bay campus. School spokesman Chris Sampson says the first incident was reported to campus police Monday afternoon. He says a woman said that a man grabbed her, while she was…

posted 2014-09-12 13:04 by WHBY

Northern Lights possible tonight

The sun released a large solar flare earlier this week, and particles from it could reach Earth's atmosphere tonight. National Weather Service Meteorologist Rich Mamrosh says that could lead to a Northern Lights display. He says it might be visible…

posted 2014-09-12 13:02 by WHBY

Race raises money for mental health

Go-kart drivers will be racing around the parking lot of Fox Cities Stadium tomorrow to raise money for mental health services for children and teens. Catapla Health will benefit from the third annual Race for a Reason. Catalpa spokesman Chad…

posted 2014-09-12 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton man killed in Calumet Co. crash

A 29-year-old Appleton man was killed in an accident in Calumet County yesterday. The sheriff's department says he pulled out from a stop sign at the intersection of Harvestore and Marx roads, in the town of Woodville, just after 5:45…

posted 2014-09-12 06:05 by WHBY

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