National Shows
Show Information:
Weather Now:
News » WHBY News
All Stories
2014-12-05

UW System president calling for changes

Some changes could be in store, for UW System schools. System president Ray Cross announced a series of reforms this morning, at a Board of Regents meeting. He wants to save money, and streamline academic requirements. Cross says the changes…

posted 2014-12-05 13:05 by WHBY

Thrivent workers help with match day

It's Thrivent Financial's annual match day for the Salvation Army Fox Cities, and employees are ringing bells at the red kettles. The company will match up to $100,000 in donations today. Thrivent spokesman Peter Gianopoulos says it's their goal to…

posted 2014-12-05 13:04 by WHBY

Former Appleton chief taking Goodwill job

Starting early next year, a former Appleton police chief will oversee two programs for Goodwill. Pete Helein worked at the Appleton police department for more than 30 years, including nearly two, as chief. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery says Helein will…

posted 2014-12-05 13:03 by WHBY

DNR moving on to next year's wolf hunt

The state's third wolf hunt is over and officials are preparing for next year's season. The final zone closed at noon today, nearly three months before the scheduled closure. Tom Hauge is the DNR's wildlife management director. He says hunters…

posted 2014-12-05 13:02 by WHBY

FVTC host high school cooking contest

Some high school students were showing off their cooking skills at Fox Valley Technical College this morning. The culinary arts program held a competition on campus. About eight schools participated, including Appleton West and Hortonville. Chef Jeff Igel says it's…

posted 2014-12-05 13:01 by WHBY

Neenah lot takes part in Trees for Troops

There's a collection drive this weekend to provide Christmas trees for military families around the country. Schroeder's Forevergreens in Neenah is the only tree lot in the state that's participating in the Trees for Troops weekend event. Co-owner Sue Schroeder…

posted 2014-12-05 13:00 by WHBY

Heart to play PAC for A Very Special Place

The group that's taking over the Haven of Hope special needs day care center will hold a benefit concert, next spring, featuring Heart. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center…

posted 2014-12-05 12:59 by WHBY

Robbery leads to 2 chases, crashes

Robbery suspects led Brown County sheriff's deputies on two separate chases early this morning. Lt. Kevin Pawlak says they're accused of robbing a truck driver at a Kwik Trip gas station, on Highway GV, after midnight. He says deputies found…

posted 2014-12-05 05:30 by WHBY

Walker, Hansen react to right-to-work push

Governor Walker and a Democratic lawmaker are reacting to the desire of the Senate's Republican leader to push for a right-to-work bill early next year. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he wants to ban unions from forcing workers to join…

posted 2014-12-05 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton police find meth lab in house

Appleton police shut down a meth lab this week, near the downtown. Sgt. Dave Lund says officers started investigating possible drug activity at the house in the 200 block of N. Rankin Street, early last summer. He says they served…

posted 2014-12-05 05:04 by WHBY

Thrivent match day today for Salvation Army

A local company is matching donations at the Salvation Army Fox Cities red kettles today, up to $100,000. Salvation Army Fox Cities spokesman Robb Waugus says the Thrivent match day is the non-profit's biggest day of the red kettle campaign…

posted 2014-12-05 05:03 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. abduction team forming

By next spring, a special Winnebago County team plans to be ready to respond quickly to child abductions. Town of Menasha police officer Jason Weber says the team formed about a year ago, and there are about 100 members. He…

posted 2014-12-05 05:02 by WHBY

LATEST BLOGS
One of the stories I'll be talking about on the Wednesday PhilCast is the case of some parents in trouble…
posted by Philcast 9 hours ago
Do you see it? Here is the portrait of Bill Clinton that the painter says includes his personal dig, a…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
When I talk to Erin Davisson today we'll have to chat about a TV we both watch, Fashion Police, and…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago