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2014-04-21

Hortonville joins 'wayfinding' sign program

The blue signs that help people find destinations around the Fox Cites will be going up in Hortonville this summer. The Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau started the "wayfinding" program several years ago. Executive director Pam Seidl says they…

posted 2014-04-21 13:01 by WHBY

Housing sales down in March

Home sales took another hit last month. Mike Theo of the Wisconsin Realtors Association says sales were down just over 11 percent in March, compared to a year ago. For the first quarter, they were down 8.5 percent. Theo says…

posted 2014-04-21 13:00 by WHBY

More licensed drivers on Wis. roads

The number of licensed drivers in Wisconsin continues to grow. Mark Dickinson of the DOT says there were nearly $4.2 million people on the roads at the end of last year. He says the current gender breakdown is almost equal.…

posted 2014-04-21 12:59 by WHBY

Jobs pledge issue heating up

Both of the major candidates for governor are weighing in on Governor Walker's campaign promise four years ago to create 250,000 private sector jobs during his first term. Walker says he doesn't think voters will penalize him for coming up…

posted 2014-04-21 05:05 by WHBY

Dudas trial set to start

A local divorce attorney accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting his wife, and beating her, is scheduled to stand trial this week. Prosecutors charged 49-year-old David Dudas with 31 counts for incidents that date back to the spring of 2012. He's…

posted 2014-04-21 05:04 by WHBY

Testing of tornado sirens expanded

Outagamie County's emergency management department is making some changes, following the controversy that came after a storm spawned six tornadoes last August. This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Emergency management director Julie Loeffelholz says they added a siren test…

posted 2014-04-21 05:03 by WHBY

Car sales up slightly in 1st quarter

There wasn't a whole lot of activity at showrooms in Wisconsin during the first quarter of the year. But Scott Quimby of Reg Trak, Inc. says overall sales of new vehicles weren't "too bad." Total sales of new vehicles in…

posted 2014-04-21 05:02 by WHBY

2014-04-20

Brewers sink Pirates on Easter Sunday

The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up their weekend series at PNC Park with a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in 14 innings on Sunday.  Mark Reynolds and Ryan Braun hit game-tying solo home runs in the eighth and ninth innings…

posted 2014-04-20 17:17:12 by WHBY

2014-04-19

Milwaukee comes back to beat Pittsburgh

The Brewers rallied in the 9th inning to knock off the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-7 at PNC Park on Saturday night.  Ryan Braun got the lead back in the top of the 9th with a two-run home run and then Francisco…

posted 2014-04-19 21:22:16 by WHBY

2014-04-18

Brewers knock off the Pirates

Milwaukee defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3 at PNC Park on Friday night.  Carlos Gomez belted out  a solo home run and then added a RBI single, also Scooter Gennett batted a two-RBI double for the Brewers.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse (3-1)…

posted 2014-04-18 21:29:26 by WHBY

Police see more 'suicide by cop' cases

Appleton's top cop says it's "deeply concerning" that more people are trying to commit "suicide by cop." Investigators say that's what a 22-year-old Appleton man wanted to do last Thursday, when he was shot by two officers on the city's…

posted 2014-04-18 13:05 by WHBY

Appeals court upholds collective bargaining law

Governor Walker's controversial collective bargaining law passed another legal test today. A federal appeals court ruled that the restrictions, that stripped most public workers of nearly all of their collective bargaining rights, is constitutional. That upholds a federal judge's ruling…

posted 2014-04-18 13:04 by WHBY

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