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2016-03-28

AAA: Seniors more likely to crash after a fall

After seniors are hurt during a fall, they're 40 percent more likely to get into a car accident, if they continue to drive. AAA studied the issue. Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says they found that some seniors become less active,…

posted 2016-03-28 13:01 by WHBY

Therapy dogs helping at airport

Therapy dogs are now helping out at the Appleton International Airport. The Fox Valley Humane Association is partnering with the airport. Executive director Deb Lewis says they can comfort worried travelers, and reduce stress levels. They started the program last…

posted 2016-03-28 13:00 by WHBY

Sanders, Clinton, Trump plan events

With the state's presidential primary coming next week, three of the candidates are stopping in northeast Wisconsin tomorrow and Wednesday. Republican front-runner Donald Trump is holding an event in Green Bay, and the two Democrats in the race will be…

posted 2016-03-28 05:05 by WHBY

GAB planning for possible recounts

The Government Accountability Board is preparing for possible recounts, as polls show the margins in the presidential primary and state Supreme Court race could be very small. GAB Director Kevin Kennedy says the agency is prepared, if there's a need…

posted 2016-03-28 05:04 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to power bill study

The leader of a utility watchdog group hopes people aren't turning down their heat to dangerous levels to deal with high electricity rates. Citizens Utility Board acting director Kurt Runzler is reacting to a report from the Wisconsin Public Service…

posted 2016-03-28 05:03 by WHBY

State's gas pump accuracy rate at 99.6%

When drivers stop at a gas station in the state, the accuracy of the pump is close to 100 percent. The division of Consumer Protection reports that the latest round of tests ended with a 99.6% accuracy rate. Administrator Sandy…

posted 2016-03-28 05:02 by WHBY

2016-03-25

Cruz holds town hall in Oshkosh

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a campaign stop in Oshkosh this morning. He held a town hall meeting in a packed warehouse, at Lakeside Plastics. He told the crowd he would repeal every word of President Obama's health care…

posted 2016-03-25 13:05 by WHBY

Clinton plans stop in G.B. next week

The front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination will be in northeast Wisconsin early next week. Hillary Clinton's campaign announced today that she'll make stops in Green Bay, Milwaukee, Madison, and La Crosse next Monday and Tuesday. The campaign didn't list…

posted 2016-03-25 13:04 by WHBY

Drug ring got meth from Mexico

The big meth bust in northeast Wisconsin brought down a drug ring with ties to the Twin Cities and Mexico. Investigators provided some details about the case this morning. 35 people were booked into jail on possible charges. Lt. Kevin…

posted 2016-03-25 13:03 by WHBY

Funk's widow files claim against Neenah

The wife of the man shot by Neenah police during a standoff is seeking $3.5 million from the city, and three officers. Sixty-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah was killed last December while he was running out of Eagle Nation Cycles…

posted 2016-03-25 13:02 by WHBY

Group to hold community Easter dinner

A group plans to feed up to 3,000 people on Easter Sunday, in Appleton. Ed Rathsack has been organizing the event for years. He says they always held it at the Moose Lodge on Wisconsin Avenue, but it closed two…

posted 2016-03-25 13:01 by WHBY

Ripon company expanding

A Ripon company is planning a $58 million expansion. Alliance Laundry Systems will receive a loan, and tax incentives, from the Fond du Lac County board, to help pay for the project. The company's Rob Wallace says they worked with…

posted 2016-03-25 13:00 by WHBY

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