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Police: Man intentionally stepped in front of semi

Investigators say the Howard man who was hit by a semi on Highway 29, intentionally stepped in front of the semi. The Brown County sheriff's department says the 59-year-old man died yesterday morning, in Howard, near the Highway VV intersection.…

posted 2014-07-08 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton re-assessing all residential properties

Assessors are taking a look at the property value of every house and residential property throughout the city of Appleton this year. City assessor DeAnn Brosman says they expect overall values will go down by four percent. She says they…

posted 2014-07-08 13:02 by WHBY

Menasha to set rules for short-term rentals

Menasha city leaders are looking into whether to let the private owners of apartments near UW-Fox Valley, rent them on a short-term basis. Mayor Don Merkes says the dorm-style apartments are marketed toward college students, but there's interest in using…

posted 2014-07-08 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. murder suspect claims self-defense

Police in Green Bay say a murder suspect is arguing he shot a man in self-defense, in April. Officers arrested 21-year-old Terry Shepard, after police in Kenosha and Racine found out that he was in that area last weekend. Green…

posted 2014-07-08 05:05 by WHBY

Teen charged with stabbing girlfriend

Prosecutors are charging an Allouez teen with stabbing his girlfriend in Green Bay. Seventeen-year-old Jacob Barr is facing several charges in Brown County, including reckless endangerment and aggravated assault. Green Bay police say Barr beat up his girlfriend in the…

posted 2014-07-08 05:04 by WHBY

Johnson takes health care suit to court

A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin brought his arguments about part of the federal health care reform law to court yesterday. Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh filed a lawsuit, after the Obama administration allowed members of Congress, and their staffers,…

posted 2014-07-08 05:03 by WHBY

Menasha fireworks could be rescheduled

Menasha might move its Fourth of July fireworks to later this summer. The city postponed them on Friday and Saturday nights, because of windy conditions. Mayor Don Merkes says he'll ask the city council to pick another date to fire…

posted 2014-07-08 05:02 by WHBY

Groups argue online sales tax

There are arguments on both sides in the debate over Internet sales taxes. Pete Sepp of the National Taxpayers Union says polls show people in Wisconsin don't want online retailers from out-of-state to collect sales taxes. He says states need…

posted 2014-07-08 05:01 by WHBY

T-Rats react to self-serve beer stand

A new self-serve beer stand is making its debut at a major sporting event next week, but local fans won't find them at Fox Cities Stadium right away. The Minnesota Twins have some of the stands at Target Field, in…

posted 2014-07-08 05:00 by WHBY


Brewers Offensive Struggles Continue; Drop Opener to Phillies

Chase Utley hit a two-run homer, and Cole Hamels allowed one earned run over 6 2-3 innings for his first victory in a month as the Philadelphia Phillies edged the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Monday night.  Hamels (3-5) allowed…

posted 2014-07-07 23:49:24 by WHBY

Howard man killed in Hwy. 29 accident

A Howard man died this morning in an accident along Highway 29, in Howard. Capt. Jeff Sanborn says it appears the 59-year-old victim pulled over, on the side of the highway, because he was having trouble with his car. He…

posted 2014-07-07 15:05 by WHBY

State tops in Midwest for business staying power

A report by the Small Business Administration shows Wisconsin leads the Midwest, when it comes to the longevity of new businesses. It shows 41 percent of the businesses that opened in Wisconsin in 2002 were still around 10 years later.…

posted 2014-07-07 15:04 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
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Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
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