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2014-07-24

Poll: Majority supports same-sex marriage ban repeal

Opinions on the state's same-sex marriage ban held relatively steady, following a federal ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. That's one of the findings of the latest Marquette University law school poll. A poll in May, before the ruling, found…

posted 2014-07-24 13:05 by WHBY

Company selling propane powered boat motors

A new boat engine that's on the market runs on propane, instead of gas, and the company that makes them, is connected to Oshkosh. Lehr is based in Los Angeles, but its marketing office is in Oshkosh. American Marine and…

posted 2014-07-24 13:04 by WHBY

Payment plan proposed for Appleton fire truck

Appleton leaders have a plan, to pay for a new fire truck. The department didn't expect to replace its 100-foot ladder truck until 2020, but that's what Chief Len VanderWyst is recommending. There are cracks in the box that supports…

posted 2014-07-24 13:03 by WHBY

Farmers dealing well with dry July

It's been a very dry July in the Fox Cities, but most farmers aren't running into any problems yet. Zen Miller of the Outagamie County UW-Extension office says many areas still have quite a bit of moisture in the ground…

posted 2014-07-24 13:02 by WHBY

Brewers to host Mets (SPORTS)

#452568736 / gettyimages.com The Milwaukee Brewers have regained their cushion in the National League Central.  After sweeping the Cincinnati Reds (51-50) early this week, the lead is 2 ½ games over both the St. Louis Cardinals (54-47)  and Pittsburgh (54-47)…

posted 2014-07-24 12:00:57 by WHBY

Klein ready for year two (SPORTS)

#462687727 / gettyimages.com The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to report Thursday to Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.  That means former Kimberly Papermaker Standout A.J. Klein is about to begin his second Training Camp with the team. Klein was drafted by…

posted 2014-07-24 06:47:04 by WHBY

FVTC gets $3.6 mil for highly skilled courses

The state is giving Fox Valley Technical College $3.6 million to expand programs that produce highly skilled workers. Chris Matheny is the school's vice president, and he says they'll target transportation, health care, manufacturing, and business. The state expects that…

posted 2014-07-24 05:04 by WHBY

Health care providers train for shooters

A former clinic in Neenah became the site of a drill to train health care workers on how to deal with an active shooter. ThedaCare and Affinity Health put together various sessions yesterday, with Neenah police officers responding in SWAT…

posted 2014-07-24 05:03 by WHBY

Packers coach honored by 'McCarthy Way'

The street signs actually won't change for several months, but the head coach of the Green Bay Packers stood along a street near Lambeau Field that will soon bear his name. The village of Ashwaubenon is renaming a segment of…

posted 2014-07-24 05:02 by WHBY

Police investigate Kimberly vandalism spree

Five houses and six garages were damaged with spray paint, and a car ended up in the Fox River, during a vandalism spree in Kimberly, Tuesday night or yesterday morning. Fox Valley Metro police officer Scott Van Schyndel says someone…

posted 2014-07-24 05:01 by WHBY

2014-07-23

Brewers sweep Reds

Mark Reynolds' two home runs helped the Brewers sweep the three-game series against the Reds with a 5-1 win this afternoon.  Kyle Lohse (11-4) pitched 6 2-3 innings walking only two, struck out three and allowed just four hits. Cincinnati…

posted 2014-07-23 16:01:41 by WHBY

Dudas sentenced to 30 years in prison

A local attorney will spend 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting and beating his wife. A judge handed down that sentence today to 49-year-old David Dudas. A jury convicted him of 30 charges, ranging from sexual assault, to battery…

posted 2014-07-23 15:05 by WHBY

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