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School budget would lower property taxes

The proposed budget for Appleton schools would lower property taxes slightly. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas unveiled the plan for the current school year, during a meeting last night. The $193 million budget includes a 2.1 percent increase in…

posted 2015-10-13 05:05 by WHBY

Search for new Oshkosh police chief starts

The city of Oshkosh is looking for a new police chief. Current Chief Scott Greuel recently announced that he's retiring in January. He has worked for the department for more than three decades. Assistant city manager John Fitzpatrick says they…

posted 2015-10-13 05:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh police to train in theater

A lot of police will be at the Marcus Theater in Oshkosh this morning, but there's no reason to be alarmed. They're holding an active shooter drill. Sgt. Todd Wrage says the city's fire and EMS departments are also taking…

posted 2015-10-13 05:03 by WHBY

G.B. backup caused by mail truck fire

If you were expecting a letter from someone in the U.P., it may not get to your house. Brown County authorities say the semi that hit a concrete barrier on I-41 South, and burst into flames yesterday morning, was hauling…

posted 2015-10-13 05:02 by WHBY

City gets 5 plans for Foremost Dairy site

There are five proposals from developers for a waterfront site in Appleton. Community development director Karen Harkness says staff will go over the possible projects for the former Foremost Dairy site this week. The deadline to submit plans was last…

posted 2015-10-13 05:01 by WHBY

'Kinky Boots' opens tonight at PAC

The 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Musical is making its Wisconsin premiere in Appleton tonight. Kinky Boots will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for eight shows, through Sunday night. PAC spokeswoman Trisha Witt says Cyndi Lauper wrote…

posted 2015-10-13 05:00 by WHBY


Man arrested for attack in Appleton apartment

Appleton police are seeking a number of charges against a 38-year-old man who allegedly forced his way into a woman's apartment, and threatened her. Sgt. Dave Lund says Brian Ducksworth knocked on the door of an apartment in the 300…

posted 2015-10-12 13:05 by WHBY

Man to spend 5 yrs in prison for OWI death

A Neenah man will spend five years in prison for a drunk driving crash that claimed the life of a Winneconne woman. Forty-six-year-old Lonzo Dixon was sentenced this morning in Outagamie County court. 44-year-old Heidi Jetty was killed, when Dixon…

posted 2015-10-12 13:04 by WHBY

Bradley sworn in as new justice

The newest member of the state Supreme Court officially took her spot on the bench. Governor Walker appointed Justice Rebecca Bradley last Friday. Chief Justice Pat Roggensack swore her in this morning. Bradley is replacing the late Justice Patrick Crooks.…

posted 2015-10-12 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton leaf collection starts today

The leaves are falling and Appleton crews are starting their annual collection program today. Deputy public works director Nate Lober says they'll pick up leaves on the south side this week, and areas north of College Avenue, next week. Crews…

posted 2015-10-12 13:02 by WHBY

Iowa man accused of rigging Wis. lottery drawing

A man who used to manage security for the Multi-State Lottery Association is suspected of rigging a Wisconsin lottery drawing. Court records in Iowa accuse Eddie Tipton of manipulating numbers for a December 2007 Megabucks drawing. The prize was claimed…

posted 2015-10-12 13:02 by WHBY

Deer rescued from Kaukauna power canal

Kaukauna firefighters helped pull a deer from the power canal in the city. Assistant Chief Chad Gerrits says they got a call that a deer was in the water, and they worked with Kaukauna Utilities to temporarily shut down the…

posted 2015-10-12 13:00 by WHBY

On the Tuesday PhilCast we'll be talking to the man behind tonight's PBS hour-long special, "Mary Tyler Moore, a Celebration".…
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The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Fox Valley Lutheran girls golf team. The Foxes qualified…
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  Cianciola to Provide Color Commentary for Menasha Football Season Finale’ A little bit of the PhilCast afternoon-drive radio talk…
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