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2014-05-07

DOT holding town hall meetings on funding

The leader of the DOT is listening to ideas on how to pay for the state's transportation needs in the future. Secretary Mark Gottlieb is holding town hall meetings in Green Bay tonight, and Oshkosh tomorrow. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat…

posted 2014-05-07 13:02 by WHBY

Students take part in Bike to School Day

Plenty of schools in the area encouraged students to hop on a bicycle today. Mike Patza of the East Central Regional Planning Commission says it's National Bike to School Day. He says there are actually events scheduled throughout the month,…

posted 2014-05-07 13:01 by WHBY

DOT lays out plans for Hwy. 10-441 work

Work on piers for a second Highway 10-441 bridge over Little Lake Butte des Morts will start this summer. DOT officials outlined their plans last night, for the project to expand the highway east to Oneida Street to three lanes…

posted 2014-05-07 05:05 by WHBY

Community honors local volunteers

A big crowd honored those who take time to help others in the Fox Cities. There were eight awards at last night's "Celebrating Our Volunteers" dinner. Katie Davis received the Volunteer of the Year Award. She says the stories you…

posted 2014-05-07 05:04 by WHBY

Federal judge blocks campaign probe

The John Doe investigation into the possible illegal coordination between conservative groups, and recent recall campaigns in the state, is on hold. U.S. District Judge Rudolph Randa issued a temporary injunction yesterday. The conservative group Club For Growth argued that…

posted 2014-05-07 05:03 by WHBY

Panel sets rules for UW System surpluses

The Legislature's finance committee approved new rules yesterday for budget surpluses for UW System campuses. The issue came to a head last year, when reports showed that the schools were building large reserves, while increasing tuition. Republican Rep. John Nygren…

posted 2014-05-07 05:02 by WHBY

Kaukauna to try election fix

Kaukauna's city council received an update last night on how the city clerk plans to prevent future election day problems. About 130 voters received the wrong ballot during last month's election, and it led to recounts in two Outagamie County…

posted 2014-05-07 05:01 by WHBY

Farmers cope with climate changes

A White House report on climate change warns farmers of increased crop damage from extreme weather, and higher average temperatures. But Zen Miller of the UW-Extension's Outagamie County office says it may not lead to much change in the field.…

posted 2014-05-07 05:00 by WHBY

2014-05-06

D-Backs Rally Past Brewers

Aaron Hill hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning after Miguel Montero had a tying single, rallying the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Milwaukee Brewers 7-5 Tuesday night.  Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings also homered for Arizona, which has won…

posted 2014-05-06 23:28:45 by WHBY

Work starting this summer on Hwy. 10-441

Work is going to start on a major road project in the Fox Cities this summer. Over the next five years, the DOT is going to expand the Highway 10-441 interchange with Highway 41, near Little Lake Butte des Morts.…

posted 2014-05-06 13:05 by WHBY

Theda Clark trauma center had busy 2013

The trauma center at Theda Clark in Neenah sees more than its share of seriously injured patients. The figure last year was twice the national average. Dr. Ray Georgen is the medical director. He says he's not surprised, because it's…

posted 2014-05-06 13:04 by WHBY

State sets record for fewest April traffic deaths

For the second time in three months, the state set a post World War II record for traffic deaths. David Pabst is the DOT's transportation safety director. He says 27 people were killed in accidents in April, and that's two…

posted 2014-05-06 13:03 by WHBY

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