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Lawmaker reflects on urban schools study

A local lawmaker says the Green Bay school district is doing a lot of things that could help other urban schools across the state. Rep. John Macco is a member of the Assembly's urban school's task force, that wrapped up…

posted 2015-11-23 05:02 by WHBY


DNR predicting good year for hunters

DNR officials are banking on a comeback year for deer hunters this year. The gun deer season opens at dawn tomorrow morning, and D-N-R big game manager Kevin Wallenfang says all signs point to a good luck for hunters. Wallenfang…

posted 2015-11-20 13:05 by WHBY

Johnson not concerned about poll numbers

A U.S. Senator from Wisconsin says he's not overly concerned about a poll showing that more than 36-percent of people in the state don't know enough about him, to have a positive or negative opinion of him. Republican Senator Ron…

posted 2015-11-20 13:04 by WHBY

Kimberly latest to approve room tax increase

The seventh of 10 communities in the Fox Cities room tax district approved raising the tax to 10 percent, last night. The money would pay for building an expo center in downtown Appleton and to improve local athletic facilities. Kimberly…

posted 2015-11-20 13:03 by WHBY

Group holding event for suicide survivors

A group in downtown Appleton is recognizing International Survivors of Suicide Loss day tomorrow, by putting on a program for people impacted by a loved one taking their own life. Cindy Reffke of Prevent Suicide Fox Cities says they'll start…

posted 2015-11-20 13:02 by WHBY

Neenah brewery holds grand opening

People can get their first taste of beer brewed at Neenah's first craft brewery today. Lions Tail Brewing Company is holding the grand opening of its taproom from 3 p.m. until 10p.m. Owner Alex Wenzel says only one of their…

posted 2015-11-20 13:01 by WHBY

Deer hunters to use new registration system

Deer hunters will be hitting the woods tomorrow morning, hoping to come home with some fresh meat, and if they're lucky enough to shoot a deer, they'll have to use a new system to register it. DNR big game manager…

posted 2015-11-20 05:05 by WHBY

Feingold still leading Johnson in poll

The incumbent in next year's race for U.S. Senate is trailing his Democratic challenger, in a poll released yesterday by the Marquette University law school. Poll director Charles Franklin says Democrat Russ Feingold leads Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Oshkosh…

posted 2015-11-20 05:04 by WHBY

Transgender bathroom bill gets hearing

Transgender students were among more than 100 people who turned out to testify yesterday, on a bill that would ban them from using school bathrooms and locker rooms intended for the opposite biological sex. Aiden, who is a junior at…

posted 2015-11-20 05:03 by WHBY

Chamber hands out annual awards

Several local businessmen and women were honored last night by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, for their contributions to the community. Lisa Cruz of Red Shoes PR took home the Athena Award, given to a woman who greatly improves…

posted 2015-11-20 05:02 by WHBY

Cost of Thanksgiving meal down slightly

Putting on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will cost slightly less than it did last year. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau released its annual Thanksgiving dinner report. It compiles the price of 12 items usually served at Thanksgiving dinner. Spokesman Casey Langan…

posted 2015-11-20 05:01 by WHBY


Room tax proposal passes half-way point

Little Chute became the sixth community in the Fox Cities room tax district to approve raising the tax, to pay for a downtown Appleton expo center, and improve athletic facilities. The village board unanimously agreed to the proposal. Village administrator…

posted 2015-11-19 13:05 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
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It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
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The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago