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Schmitt sworn in for fourth term

Green Bay's mayor took the oath of office over the noon hour today, to kickoff his fourth term. Incumbent Mayor Jim Schmitt defeated Alderman Tom De Wane, in the election, earlier this month. For the past several years, Schmitt has…

posted 2015-04-21 15:05 by WHBY

United Way announces new grants

The Untied Way Fox Cities announced more than a half-million dollars in new grants for five programs. The non-profit held its annual report to the community this morning, at the Radisson Paper Valley hotel in downtown Appleton. President Peter Kelly…

posted 2015-04-21 15:03 by WHBY

Study showed poverty rate rose

A study found while more people had jobs from 2012 to 2013, the poverty rate in Wisconsin was up. The Institute for Research on Poverty at UW-Madison says the rate climbed from 10.2 percent to 10.9 percent. Julia Isaacs was…

posted 2015-04-21 15:02 by WHBY

Shawano Co. busts 2 in Internet sex sting

Shawano County authorities arrested two men over the weekend, during a sting on Internet sex crimes. Sheriff's Capt. Tom Tuma says they both tried to set up separate meetings with an investigator, posing as a 15-year-old girl. A 52-year-old Townsend…

posted 2015-04-21 15:01 by WHBY

DOT holding meeting on De Pere project

A stretch of De Pere's 8th Street will be under construction in a couple of years, and the DOT will show off the latest plans, tonight. Project manager Andy Fulcer says they'll be working on the street, from Ashland Avenue,…

posted 2015-04-21 15:00 by WHBY

Appleton author Kort passes away

A well-known poet from Appleton passed away this morning. Ellen Kort was 79. She was the state's first poet laureate, and she served for four years, from 2000 to 2004. Mayor Tim Hanna says Kort was "an Appleton treasure." He…

posted 2015-04-21 13:04 by WHBY

New initiative tackles skills gap

A new effort to shrink the skills gap in the Fox Cities got off to a good start last weekend. Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce President Shannon Full says 77 I.T. and engineering students, from 15 colleges across the Midwest,…

posted 2015-04-21 05:05 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants photo ID for food stamps

A Republican lawmaker wants to crack down on fraud in the state's food stamp program, by using a photo I.D. system. Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum says if they put a picture of the recipient on the card, it would…

posted 2015-04-21 05:04 by WHBY

Author of Fox Cities Reads book in town

A book that focuses on the developing friendship between a foster teen, and an elderly woman, is raising awareness about a program that brought orphans to the Midwest. Orphan Train was this year's community book in the Fox Cities Reads…

posted 2015-04-21 05:03 by WHBY

DA to review Appleton election complaint

There's a complaint over anonymous letters, in a race for Appleton city council. Someone sent the letters to potential voters in the city's fifth district, before the election, earlier this month. The writer signed them as "your friend and neighbor"…

posted 2015-04-21 05:02 by WHBY

Police meet with neighborhood watch leaders

Neighborhood watch leaders from around Appleton got together with city police officers last night. The department hosted about 190 people at the police station. Sgt. Dave Lund says they like to get together once a year to talk about some…

posted 2015-04-21 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers avoid shutout off of Braun's homerun

Milwaukee lost game one of a four game series against Cincinnati, 6-1 on Monday. Brewers were shut out through the 9th inning until Ryan Braun hit a solo homerun, his first of the year. Wily Peralta (0-2) pitched seven innings…

posted 2015-04-20 20:46:10 by WHBY

Remember when TV theme songs were a big deal? I do. Interesting story I saw today from Billboard, the people…
posted by Philcast 8 hours ago
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 1 day ago
A mother in South Carolina wanted to shame her son as punishment for his fighting and homophobic remarks. So she…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago