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Steinke seeks solution to road funding

The majority leader of the Assembly says lawmakers should be honest with people about road funding in the state. Republican Rep. Jim Steineke is from Vandenbroek. He says they need to look at all options, with a nearly $1 billion…

posted 2016-07-28 05:05 by WHBY

Hansen wants outside look at G.B. prison

A Democratic lawmaker wants an outside look at the conditions at the Green Bay prison. Sen. Dave Hansen of Green Bay sent a letter to state Corrections Secretary Jon Litscher yesterday. His call for an independent review comes in the wake…

posted 2016-07-28 05:04 by WHBY

Pence makes solo trip to Wis.

The Republican vice presidential candidate made a stop in Wisconsin last night. Indiana Governor Mike Pence spoke at the Waukesha County Expo Center. He told the crowd that Democrats want people to believe that the Obama years are "the best…

posted 2016-07-28 05:03 by WHBY

Canadian Snowbirds return to EAA

For the first time since 1983, the Snowbirds are performing at AirVenture in Oshkosh. The Canadian show team features nine jets that do a number of stunts, during a 45-minute show. Major Indira Thackorie is a spokeswoman for the group.…

posted 2016-07-28 05:02 by WHBY


Robley charged in double fatal crash

Prosecutors are charging a 17-year-old boy with the deaths of two people in a Brown County crash. They say Devon Robley admitted to smoking marijuana at a park, before he ran a stop sign at the intersection of Glenmore Road…

posted 2016-07-27 16:45 by WHBY

Nygren wants road funding solution

A top Republican lawmaker says it's time to start talking now about how the state should pay for road projects. The issue was a sticking point during the last state budget. Right now, the state would need an additional $1…

posted 2016-07-27 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton learns cost to silence train whistles

Appleton leaders could make safety improvements at railroad crossings, so train engineers wouldn't have to blow their whistles anymore. A consultant says it would cost between $620,000 and nearly $800,000 to create a "quiet zone." Public works director Paula Vandehey…

posted 2016-07-27 13:04 by WHBY

Baldwin: High court looms large in election

The state's Democratic U.S. Senator says the future of the Supreme Court looms large in the presidential campaign. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says Republican Donald Trump is pledging to appoint conservative justices. She says because they're lifetime appointments, they could have…

posted 2016-07-27 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton prioritizing tennis courts again

Several years after deciding to remove tennis courts in some parks, or not to maintain them, Appleton leaders are committing to them again. Parks director Dean Gazza says they had some tough budgets back then, and they had to make…

posted 2016-07-27 13:02 by WHBY

Homes evacuated in L.C. for gas leak

A gas leak on the north side of Little Chute forced police to evacuate about 10 homes. Crews from We Energies worked on the problem, late this morning, on Tulip Trail. No one was hurt.

posted 2016-07-27 13:01 by WHBY

Oshkosh Defense holding job fair today

Oshkosh Defense wants to add more than 300 workers, and the company is holding a job fair today. Spokesman John Daggett says they're looking for people with manufacturing, welding, and assembly experience. He says there's a growing demand for mine-resistant…

posted 2016-07-27 05:04 by WHBY

Big military plane lands at EAA

A massive cargo plane for the Air Force is dominating the busiest display area on the EAA grounds. The C-5 landed at AirVenture yesterday afternoon. It's wingspan is nearly 230 feet, and it brings tanks, helicopters, and other equipment to…

posted 2016-07-27 05:03 by WHBY

The PhilCast comes to you live from the Outagamie County Fair in Seymour, WI on Friday. Remember this little guy…
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Nice work if you can find it...and especially if you like craft beer. Federal tax dollars funding a job as…
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Be listening to the show today, Tuesday, at 4:15ish right after our live report from the EAA Air Venture. We'll…
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