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2014-01-03

G.B. shelter loses heat in part of facility

A problem with the heating system is leading a Green Bay animal shelter to ask for help. A 20-year-old piece of equipment failed, and it means there's no heat in the dog kennel area, at the Bay Area Humane Society.…

posted 2014-01-03 05:03 by WHBY

Groups warns of election year tricks

It's the start of an election year, and the head of a watchdog group says voters should think twice when they hear claims from politicians about budgets. Todd Berry is the president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. He says politicians…

posted 2014-01-03 05:02 by WHBY

Reaction mixed on police training bill

Police recruits would have to pay for their police academy certification, under a bill from a southeast Wisconsin lawmaker, and the proposal isn't sitting well with everyone. Right now, police departments pay for that training. Critics say criminal justice students…

posted 2014-01-03 05:01 by WHBY

2014-01-02

Bucks can't stop the Jazz

The Bucks were knocked off by the Utah Jazz 96-87 at the EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday night.  Center Larry Sanders led Milwaukee in scoring with 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds along with two blocks.  Point guard Brandon Knight added…

posted 2014-01-02 22:05:14 by WHBY

Badgers Start Conference Play with Easy win. Now 14-0

Freshmen Nigel Hayes scored a career high 19 points, Sam Dekker added 15 points and 8 rebounds as the Wisconsin Badgers opened Big Ten play with an easy 76-49 win over the Northwestern Wildcats Thursday night in Evanston, Illinois. With…

posted 2014-01-02 20:35:36 by WHBY

'Swine Flu' main strain in flu season

The flu strain that's causing the most problems this winter has a relatively common name. Appleton public health officer Kurt Eggebrecht says hospitals are seeing several cases of H1N1, more commonly known as the Swine Flu. The CDC issued a…

posted 2014-01-02 13:05 by WHBY

Pot laws having impact on local market

Changes in marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington State are having an impact on the market for the drug in the Fox Valley. Lt. Brad Dunlap of the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit says the drug is coming into the…

posted 2014-01-02 13:04 by WHBY

UW-System names finalists for president

The list of finalists for the next UW-System president is out, and the Board of Regents could make a decision quickly. There are three candidates; UW-Colleges and Extension Chancellor Raymond Cross, the president of Kentucky's system, Robert King and the…

posted 2014-01-02 13:03 by WHBY

Van Hollen frustrated by court delays

The state's attorney general says it's tough to see a number of high-profile laws being held up in the court system. At the same time, Republican J.B. Van Hollen says he's a big believer in the role of the judiciary,…

posted 2014-01-02 13:02 by WHBY

Watchdog hopeful for redistricting changes

The head of a government watchdog group remains optimistic that lawmakers could reform the redistricting process this year. Jay Heck of Common Cause believes some Republicans are keeping quiet about their support for the bill, and they'll have to face…

posted 2014-01-02 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. sets record for holiday-season fires

The Green Bay fire department set a record for the number of house fires during the holiday season. Lt. Nick Craig says they responded to 17 fires between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve. He says that's three more than last…

posted 2014-01-02 13:00 by WHBY

Decisions loom on big Appleton projects

A number of projects are on the horizon in Appleton, as the new year gets underway. Mayor Tim Hanna says they'll have to make some decisions on the proposed downtown exhibition center. He says they were delayed by the change…

posted 2014-01-02 05:05 by WHBY

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