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2014-07-02

White House issues report on Medicaid expansion

A White House report shows about 120,000 people in Wisconsin would have federally-funded health insurance, if the state would accept expanded Medicaid funding. Governor Walker turned down the money, and he implemented his own plan to cover more low-income adults.…

posted 2014-07-02 15:04 by WHBY

6 new businesses coming to downtown Kaukauna

Downtown Kaukauna is apparently a hot spot for new businesses. Six of them are going to open within a month. Mayor Gene Rosin says things just all came together at the same time. He says the building owners worked on…

posted 2014-07-02 15:03 by WHBY

We Energies, WPS to credit customers

State regulators are ordering We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service to return money to customers. The Public Service Commission says fuel costs were lower than projected last year. We Energies collected $18 million too much, and WPS overcharged ratepayers by…

posted 2014-07-02 15:02 by WHBY

School group likes FCC Wi-Fi plan

The FCC hopes to help 3,200 schools and libraries in Wisconsin get wireless Internet access, within the next five years. The leader of a state group says that's great news. John Ashley is the executive director of the Wisconsin Association…

posted 2014-07-02 15:01 by WHBY

Suicide documentary wins national Telly Award

A local film about suicide prevention won a prestigious national award. The Center for Suicide Awareness released If You Only Knew What You Left Behind in March. The documentary won a Telly Award, in the "Social Issue" category. Barb Bigalke…

posted 2014-07-02 15:00 by WHBY

State Patrol, DNR watching for drunk drivers

The State Patrol and DNR are warning people to be safe over the 4th of July holiday. A lot of people will be on the road and the water over the long weekend, and Mike Panosh of the State Patrol…

posted 2014-07-02 14:59 by WHBY

Blue Jays beat Brewers with walk-off home run

Brewers were swept by Toronto in their two game interleague series after giving up a walk off home run Wednesday afternoon.  Will Smith got the loss for the Brewers after allowing the first batter in the 9th on base but…

posted 2014-07-02 14:41:04 by WHBY

Town of Menasha sets rules for hotels

The town of Menasha is following Grand Chute's lead, in trying to help people staying in motels for extended periods, get into more permanent housing. The town of Menasha board approved rules earlier this week that force motel and hotel…

posted 2014-07-02 05:05 by WHBY

U.S. soccer fans gather for World Cup

World Cup fever invaded Fox Cities Stadium for the U.S. team's game against Belgium. About 200 people packed the club area at the ballpark, to watch the U.S. fall to Belgium, 2-1. Wisconsin Timber Rattlers team president Rob Zerjav says…

posted 2014-07-02 05:04 by WHBY

Prosecutors charge man with L.C. robbery

A 25-year-old man is facing an armed robbery charge for a hold-up at a Little Chute gas station. Prosecutors accuse Luke Vanderzanden of Little Chute of having a knife when he went into Dwyers Food Mart, on E. Main Street,…

posted 2014-07-02 05:03 by WHBY

2014-07-01

Brewers bats fall short in loss

Milwaukee falls in Toronto against the Blue Jays, 4-1 on Canada Day.  Toronto's Drew Hutchison struck out ten Brewers allowing only four hits in eight innings.  The loss ended Milwaukee's four game road winning streak as they lost away from…

posted 2014-07-01 15:15:12 by WHBY

Ribble getting ideas on transportation funding

State and local officials got a chance to talk about highway funding in Green Bay today. Congressman Reid Ribble hosted a forum on transportation. The Sherwood Republican says they haven't increased the gas tax since 1993, and it's not generating…

posted 2014-07-01 15:05 by WHBY

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