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Groups worried about Family Care changes

Groups that provide long-term care for people in Wisconsin are concerned about changes the Legislature's budget committee made to the Family Care program, last night. A couple of weeks ago, leaders of the panel announced that they were scrapping Governor…

posted 2015-05-28 13:02 by WHBY

Walker fighting gas tax, vehicle registration hikes

Governor Walker says he's talking with legislative leaders, while they make their final changes to the state budget. The Joint Finance Committee is expected to finish its work tomorrow. One of the bigger issues that's still on the table is…

posted 2015-05-28 13:01 by WHBY

Faith Technologies adding 800 jobs

A local company plans to hire about 800 new workers by September. Faith Technologies chief operating officer Mike Weller says growth in the Internet data center, industrial and wireless sectors are fueling the growth for the electrical contractor. He says…

posted 2015-05-28 05:05 by WHBY

Deputy rescues man from burning car

A sheriff's deputy pulled a man from a burning car, early yesterday morning, in Bellevue. Brown County Capt. Dan Sandberg says Deputy Zach Rousch ran to the car, after learning that someone was still inside. He says it appears the…

posted 2015-05-28 05:04 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. considering space needs

Outagamie County's office buildings in downtown Appleton are quickly reaching capacity, and a consultant is offering some solutions. The options include several different ways to expand the current administration, health and human services, and justice center buildings. The study also…

posted 2015-05-28 05:02 by WHBY

St. Mary Catholic middle school ready

Middle school students in the St. Mary Catholic Schools system will be in a new building, at the start of the next school year. Students, teachers, and community leaders got together for a dedication ceremony yesterday afternoon. The school is…

posted 2015-05-28 05:02 by WHBY

Mercury Marine building new plant

Construction is officially underway on a new Mercury Marine plant in Fond du Lac. The 45,000 square foot facility will replace a more than 30-year-old plant. Mercury President John Pfeifer says they've invested $580 million in their facilities, in Fond…

posted 2015-05-28 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers swept at home, lose to Giants 3-1

Milwaukee has lost five games straight after being swept at home against San Francisco, losing 3-1. Mike Fiers (1-5) recieved the loss for the Brewers giving up two runs off of eight hits (1 HR) but had no walks and…

posted 2015-05-27 15:41:49 by WHBY

Community mourning highway worker's death

The sheriff in Shawano County says the highway worker killed in a work-zone accident yesterday, was well-liked in the community, and a friend. 30-year-old Derek Stempa of Shawano died, after a man driving a minivan hit him. He was working…

posted 2015-05-27 13:05 by WHBY

Businesses excited about Larsen Green plans

The head of a Green Bay group says the plans for the Larsen Green property are exactly what Broadway business owners were looking for. Titletown Brewing Company and Smet Construction are buying the 16-acre property, and they're proposing a mixed-use…

posted 2015-05-27 13:04 by WHBY

Library lot affected by meter changes

The proposed changes to Appleton's downtown parking meters would partially impact the library parking lot. The city's municipal services committee unanimously agreed to eliminate nighttime enforcement hours for that lot, but the city would keep the current rates. Public works…

posted 2015-05-27 13:03 by WHBY

DOT explains 70 mph zone decisions

Most of the state's interstates are getting the new 70 mile-an-hour speed limit this summer, but some stretches will stay at 65. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says safety experts for the agency considered many factors, when they decided where to…

posted 2015-05-27 13:02 by WHBY

With October here and the weather starting to give us that fall feeling...SOUP SEASON!!!! Had to go there for this…
posted by Justin Hull 9 hours ago
A mother in South Carolina wanted to shame her son as punishment for his fighting and homophobic remarks. So she…
posted by Philcast 13 hours ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Appleton North girls golf team. The Lightning won the…
posted by Alex Solsma 15 hours ago