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2014-01-30

School administrators checking calendars

The rough winter is forcing school administrators in the Fox Cities to pay close attention to their calendars. Some are scheduling make-up days, while others are still OK. Appleton assistant superintendent Judy Baseman says they schedule 180 days, and they've…

posted 2014-01-30 05:04 by WHBY

Ribble backs deal on Farm Bill

The deal over the federal farm bill is a pretty good one for Wisconsin. That's the feeling of Congressman Reid Ribble. The Sherwood Republican says the changes should benefit the dairy industry. The House of Representatives approved the bill yesterday,…

posted 2014-01-30 05:03 by WHBY

FVHA picked for national contest

The Fox Valley Humane Association will be doing its best to find homes for more animals this summer, as part of a national contest. Executive director Liz Dietz says the facility is one of 50 in the country that were…

posted 2014-01-30 05:02 by WHBY

BBB warns of one-ring cell phone scam

Scammers are targeting curious cell phone users. The Better Business Bureau is warning people about one-ring calls from strange numbers. Susan Bach runs the group's Appleton office. She says if they call back, after the hang-up, they could have large…

posted 2014-01-30 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-29

Northwestern Shocks the Badgers in Madison

Drew Crawford scored 30 points as the Northwestern Wildcats upset the 14th ranked Wisconsin Badgers Wednesday night in Madison 65-56. The Badgers hit their first two shots of the night, both three pointers to take a 6-0 lead but it…

posted 2014-01-29 22:36:57 by WHBY

Suns charge past the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks continue to struggle at home as they fell to the Phoenix Suns 126-117 on Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.  Ersan Ilyasova led the Bucks with 27 points, with Brandon Knight adding 24 points and 8…

posted 2014-01-29 21:47:39 by WHBY

Ribble, Petri react to State of the Union

Two congressmen from northeast Wisconsin are reacting to President Obama's call to raise the minimum wage. The president pushed for a rate of $10.10 an hour, during his State of the Union address last night. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of…

posted 2014-01-29 13:05 by WHBY

Fox Valley shelter meets demand in cold

The Fox Valley Warming Shelter was able to keep up with demand, during the latest cold snap. Some shelters in the Milwaukee area were at standing room only, but local shelter manager Michael Brodhagen says they stayed just under capacity.…

posted 2014-01-29 13:04 by WHBY

LU using $1 mil donation to help faculty

Faculty at Lawrence University can tap into a new scholarship fund for research projects, thanks to a $1 million anonymous donation. Lawrence president Mark Burstein says the fund will be named after former school president Richard Warch and his wife…

posted 2014-01-29 13:03 by WHBY

Milk Source wins national award

A group is honoring a local dairy company with a national award. Milk Source is based in the Kaukauna area, and the company received the Innovative Dairy Farmer of the Year honor, from the International Dairy Foods Association. Jim Ostrom…

posted 2014-01-29 13:02 by WHBY

Police: No enforcement of sober server rule yet

Neenah put rules in place several months ago, requiring bartenders to be sober while they're on the job, and Wausau just put a tougher law on the books. The city council there decided to override a veto from the mayor…

posted 2014-01-29 13:01 by WHBY

Travel company guilty of deceiving customers

An Illinois-based travel company was found guilty, of misleading customers in Wisconsin. An Outagamie County jury reached that verdict this week, in the case against Travel Services Inc. The company sold travel club memberships in Appleton and Brookfield, between 2006…

posted 2014-01-29 13:00 by WHBY

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