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Latest bike lanes move forward in Appleton

This year's fight over bike lanes in Appleton came to an end last night. The city council voted 10-5 to put lanes on Fremont Street, and remove some on-street parking. It was the second straight year that the parking issue…

posted 2014-04-03 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton elects 1st trangender person in state

One of the newly-elected members of Appleton's city council made history this week. Gypsy Vered Meltzer became the first openly transgender person in the state to win an election. Meltzer identifies as a man, and he says while he's proud…

posted 2014-04-03 05:04 by WHBY

Bill could help development in Oshkosh

A bill signed by Governor Walker yesterday could help a stalled redevelopment area in Oshkosh. Walker signed the bill that lets local governments adjust TIF districts that lost value during the recession, to help attract projects. Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce…

posted 2014-04-03 05:03 by WHBY

Kaukauna bar losing license for 30 days

A bar in Kaukauna will lose its liquor license for 30 days. Kaukauna's city council agreed to suspend the license of the Hardware Store, after police reported a series of problems. Police actually wanted to take away the license permanently,…

posted 2014-04-03 05:02 by WHBY


Bucks fall in Miami

The Milwaukee Bucks were no match for the Miami Heat as they fell at American Airlines Arena 96-77 on Wednesday night.  The Heat never trailed in the game as they were led by LeBron James and Chris Bosh with 17…

posted 2014-04-02 21:19:05 by WHBY

Walker urges caution on Kramer expulsion

Assembly Republicans are meeting this week to talk about expelling former Majority Leader Bill Kramer, and Governor Walker says there's a lot to consider. Walker says Kramer shouldn't be in office, after sexual assault charges were filed last week against…

posted 2014-04-02 16:05 by WHBY

Scherck retiring after election loss

Neenah's outgoing mayor says he's officially retiring, following yesterday's loss to Dean Kaufert. George Scherck was a school teacher, city council member, and coach, before he became mayor 12 years ago. Scherck says he and his wife will continue living…

posted 2014-04-02 16:04 by WHBY

AARP pleased with 'Silver Alert' bill

Police could issue statewide alerts for missing people with dementia or other cognitive disabilities, under a bill passed by the Legislature this year. The Senate approved a proposal yesterday, to create the Silver Alert system. It's similar to the Amber…

posted 2014-04-02 16:03 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to campaign donation ruling

A government watchdog is reacting to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to remove some limits on campaign donations to federal candidates. Jay Heck of Common Cause says people can still only give up to $2,400 to a single candidate, but…

posted 2014-04-02 16:02 by WHBY

Chilton principal honored by state

The leader of Chilton middle school is one of this year's "principals of the year." The state department of public instruction announced yesterday that Rich Appel won the honor at the middle school level. Appel says he actually found out…

posted 2014-04-02 16:01 by WHBY

Kaufert tops Scherck in Neenah

A 24-year state lawmaker from Neenah will be the city's new mayor. Dean Kaufert defeated 12-year incumbent Mayor George Scherck 58-to-42 percent in yesterday's election. Kaufert says he knocked on more than 5,200 doors to talk with voters. He says…

posted 2014-04-02 05:05 by WHBY

Spring election results

Outagamie County Appleton city council District 2 Gypsy Vered Meltzer  60% ** Barney Lemanski   40% District 4 Joe Martin    56% ** Jeff Lutz     44% District 10 Christine Williams   62% ** Michael Smith    38% Appleton school board Sharon Fenlon (I)   27%…

posted 2014-04-02 05:04 by WHBY

I don't know what Jesus actually looks like, but I imagine him to look just like Robert Powell did in…
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CLICK HERE to watch the video. It says it all. I'll be talking about the story of a homeless man,…
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Um, who won again? Who won bragging rights as the champ of this year's PhilCast Bracket Challenge? As the song…
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