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Hanna reacts to proposed mayoral pay cut

The longtime leader of Appleton is questioning the method that was used to propose a pay cut for the office in the next term. The human resources committee voted 3-1 to reduce the annual salary by $10,000, to a little…

posted 2015-09-23 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha closing in on parking deal

The city of Menasha could buy part of a parking lot to solve an issue in the downtown. The city council voted 4-3 to spend $290,000 for 72 stalls, in the former Germania Hall lot. Mayor Don Merkes says while…

posted 2015-09-23 05:01 by WHBY


Man formally charged with Oshkosh murder

A 30-year-old man is facing formal charges in the murder of his live-in girlfriend in Oshkosh. Samson Gomoll was taken into custody on Sunday, several hours after 42-year-old Stacey Strange was found dead. Officers went to their upper level apartment,…

posted 2015-09-22 15:05 by WHBY

Prof: Walker has to rebuild bridges

Governor Walker will probably have to rebuild some bridges in Wisconsin, now that his presidential campaign is over. That's the feeling of St. Norbert College political science professor Charlie Jacobs. He says Walker's run probably made it more difficult for Majority…

posted 2015-09-22 13:04 by WHBY

Justices rememeber Crooks

The day after a justice on the state Supreme Court died in his chambers, the high court opened this morning's session with a moment of silence. Seventy-seven-year-old Justice Patrick Crooks was on the high court for 19 years. Justice Shirley…

posted 2015-09-22 13:03 by WHBY

More viral meningitis cases at G.B. building

There are more cases of viral meningitis at a school building in Green Bay. Two preschoolers at Our Saviour Lutheran got sick. A five-year-old boy at Trinity Lutheran elementary died last week from the virus. Both schools are in the same…

posted 2015-09-22 13:02 by WHBY

Wrightstown-area teens hurt in crash

Brown County authorities believe the injuries suffered by two teens last night are not life-threatening. They were hit by a car, on Highway 96, in the town of Wrightstown. They're students at Wrightstown high school. Lt. Kevin Wickman says they…

posted 2015-09-22 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton may cut mayor's salary

There's a proposal to cut the salary for Appleton's mayor for the next term. The city's human resources committee voted 3-1 yesterday to lower the annual pay to just over $84,000. That's about a $10,000 cut from the current salary.…

posted 2015-09-22 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton 9th on list of best cities for kids

A financial company is ranking Appleton as the ninth-best city in the country for children. SmartAsset looked at things like test scores, and the percentage of kids in the population. It's the latest high ranking for the city in recent…

posted 2015-09-22 12:59 by WHBY

Walker pulls plug on presidential campaign

Governor Walker's run for the White House came to an end yesterday. He announced that he's suspending his campaign to clear the field, so a candidate with a conservative message can step forward. He urged the remaining GOP hopefuls to…

posted 2015-09-22 05:05 by WHBY

Prof weighs in on Walker's move

A political science professor says Governor Walker's fight against public unions wasn't a big enough issue for Republican voters around the country. Lawrence University professor Arnold Shober is reacting to the governor's announcement. He says that kept Walker from differentiating…

posted 2015-09-22 05:04 by WHBY

Justice Crooks dies at Capitol

A member of the state Supreme Court passed away in his chambers at the Capitol yesterday. Justice Patrick Crooks was 77. The Green Bay native just announced last week that he won't seek another 10-year term on the court.  Crooks…

posted 2015-09-22 05:03 by WHBY

It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 11 hours ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 12 hours ago
Yes, I own one. Yes, I'll be wearing it while broadcasting the Monday PhilCast. There it is, the magical hoodie.…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago