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Board could pick library site

Today could be a big one for the future of the Appleton Public Library. A consultant believes the city should build a new facility, on the site of Fox Banquets and Trinity Lutheran Church, along the Fox River. The library…

posted 2014-04-15 13:05 by WHBY

Walker kicks off re-election campaign

Gov. Walker held a rally at a Dane County manufacturer this morning, to officially launch his re-election campaign. Walker says he deserves another term, for the work he's done during his first four years in office. He says he helped…

posted 2014-04-15 13:04 by WHBY

Scherck's tenure comes to close in Neenah

Neenah's longtime leader is in his final hours in office. Mayor George Scherck will turn the job over to Mayor-elect Dean Kaufert, when Kaufert is sworn in tonight. Scherck spent 12 years in that position, and in his retirement, he…

posted 2014-04-15 13:03 by WHBY

Natural gas costs lead to higher bills

We Energies customers saw about a $30 increase in their gas bill, between February and March, even though the temperatures were slightly warmer last month. Cathy Schulze is a spokeswoman for the utility. She says We Energies stockpiles natural gas…

posted 2014-04-15 13:02 by WHBY

Walker reacts to Petri's retirement

Gov. Walker says a Fond du Lac Republican is a classic example of a "distinguished gentleman." Congressman Tom Petri officially announced yesterday, that he's going to retire, instead of run for re-election in the sixth district. Walker says he was…

posted 2014-04-15 13:01 by WHBY

WISPIRG: Offshore tax havens cost state taxpayers

People across the country are filing their income taxes today, and a state watchdog group says some of the world's largest, most profitable companies are putting an invisible burden on them. Bruce Speight is the director of the Wisconsin Public…

posted 2014-04-15 13:00 by WHBY

WWII vets take B-17 flight

About 70 years after they ran combat missions in World War II, 10 veterans were able to take a ride on one of the military's old bombers. A B-17, known as "The Flying Fortress," was at the EAA in Oshkosh…

posted 2014-04-15 05:05 by WHBY

Runners reflect on Boston Marathon bombing

Today is the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, and a local runner was blocks away when it happened. Chad Gruett of Appleton completed the race about 45 minutes before the two pressure-cooker bombs went off. He says the…

posted 2014-04-15 05:04 by WHBY

Petri officially announces retirement

A Fond du Lac Republican made it official yesterday that he isn't going to run for re-election. Congressman Tom Petri spent more than three decades representing parts of eastern Wisconsin, and he's retiring from his 6th district seat. He made…

posted 2014-04-15 05:03 by WHBY

Moratorium ends for utility shutoffs

More than 30,000 We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service customers could see their gas and electricity turned off, now that the winter moratorium on disconnections is over. We Energies spokesman Brian Manthey says the number of people who fell behind…

posted 2014-04-15 05:02 by WHBY

State giving tax credits to Oshkosh firm

A company in Oshkosh is planning to expand, and the state will pitch in. Governor Walker stopped at the headquarters of DealerFire yesterday. The Internet firm designs automotive websites, and markets other businesses, online. Founder Eric Hoopman says they're moving…

posted 2014-04-15 05:01 by WHBY


10 in a Row for the Brewers? Not in the Cards

Lance Lynn pitched 7 shutout innings and John Jay hit a three run home run off of Matt Garza to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Monday night at Miller Park. The loss snaps…

posted 2014-04-14 22:46:35 by WHBY

Um, who won again? Who won bragging rights as the champ of this year's PhilCast Bracket Challenge? As the song…
posted by Philcast 9 hours ago
Tax day is here and today on the PhilCast one of the things I'll talk about is how to avoid…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
April is considered tornado awareness month, a month set aside to remind us that these powerful storms are capable of…
posted by Assignment Fox Cities Blog 2 days ago