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2014-05-19

Brewers lose series opener

The Milwaukee Brewers were defeated by the Atlanta Braves 9-3 at Turner Field on Monday night.  Jonathon Lucroy led Milwaukee is batting, going 3 for 4.  Ryan Braun and Khris Davis each belted a home run.   Pitcher Wily Peralta (4-3)…

posted 2014-05-19 21:54:29 by WHBY

Meeting in Appleton tonight on heroin problem

Appleton West high school is hosting an event tonight to bring awareness to the growing heroin problem in northeast Wisconsin. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen, Appleton schools superintendent Lee Allinger, and other state and local officials will participate in the…

posted 2014-05-19 13:05 by WHBY

Survey worker hit near Green Bay

A member of a survey crew was hit by a car late this morning, on a ramp at the I-43 and Highway 172 interchange, in the Green Bay area. The man works for Omnni Associates of Appleton, and the company…

posted 2014-05-19 13:04 by WHBY

Lucey remembered for UW System merger

The leader of UW-Oshkosh is looking back on the impact of a move by a former governor to merge the UW System. Former Governor Pat Lucey was laid to rest today. UW-Oshkosh Chancellor Richard Wells says it made a big…

posted 2014-05-19 13:03 by WHBY

Prof: AT&T, DirecTV deal could face challenge

A UW-Madison professor says it could be tough for AT&T to get federal approval for its proposed $50-billion purchase of DirecTV. Telecommunication's expert Barry Orton says AT&T is trying to overcome the antitrust concerns. He says the company is telling…

posted 2014-05-19 13:02 by WHBY

Home sales slip in April

For the second straight month, home sales in the state were down by double-digits. Wisconsin Realtors Association president Mike Theo says the weather continued to be a factor. He says they're still having a bit of a hangover from the…

posted 2014-05-19 13:01 by WHBY

Weather forces high school sports shuffle

Local high school athletic programs are dealing with scheduling challenges, thanks to the long winter and wet spring. Jim McClowry is the activities director at Kaukauna high school. He says it's the craziest spring he's seen in his 11 years…

posted 2014-05-19 13:00 by WHBY

G.B. Diocese sends survey to Pope

About 75 to 100 priests and leaders of the Green Bay Catholic Diocese helped complete a survey. from Pope Francis. The pope asked what Catholics think about a number of issues, like contraception and gay marriage. Catherine Orr is the…

posted 2014-05-19 05:05 by WHBY

Some mayors ask state for help on road repairs

Some mayors are urging Governor Walker to help communities deal with the toll the winter took on streets. Racine Mayor John Dickert is the president of the Urban Alliance, and he's asking for up to $12 million to fill potholes…

posted 2014-05-19 05:04 by WHBY

Fox Cities Reads author in town tomorrow

The author of this year's Fox Cities Reads book is hosting two public appearances tomorrow in Appleton. R.J. Palacio will hold a question and answer session about her book Wonder, at 2 p.m. at the Appleton Public Library. She'll also…

posted 2014-05-19 05:03 by WHBY

Menasha museum reopening

There's new life for a museum in Menasha. The community is reopening the Tayco Street Bridge Museum, in one of the bridge towers. Tom Grade is the chair of the city's landmarks commission. He says they updated a video, and…

posted 2014-05-19 05:02 by WHBY

2014-05-18

Cubs Silence Brewers Bats Again; Win Series

The Milwaukee Brewers managed just three hits against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday afternoon as they dropped the rubber game of the series 4-2 at Wrigley Field.  Brewers starter Marco Estrada went just five innings giving up four runs on…

posted 2014-05-18 16:44:50 by WHBY

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