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Ashwaubenon shows off new K9 unit

Ashwaubenon police have a new tool to help fight crime. Officers showed off the department's new K9 unit last night, during a special ceremony for donors. Lt. Jody Crocker says it's the department's first dog, and the community raised $100,000…

posted 2014-11-19 05:04 by WHBY

Pantry offering free food this afternoon

A food bank is handing out two semis worth of food today, in Green Bay. It's national hunger and homeless awareness week, and Feeding America will distribute the groceries between noon and 2 p.m. Dean Ahrens of the Brown County…

posted 2014-11-19 05:03 by WHBY

Packers players visit Appleton West

A half dozen Packers players worked out with Appleton elementary school students yesterday, at Appleton West high school. The students came from 12 schools that are being recognized by the NFL's Play 60 program, for their efforts to help kids…

posted 2014-11-19 05:02 by WHBY


Walker considering presidential run

Two weeks after winning re-election to a second term, Governor Walker says he's seriously considering running for president in 2016. There's been speculation that Walker was thinking about a presidential run, since he pushed for the state's collective bargaining law…

posted 2014-11-18 15:00 by WHBY

DNR preparing for gun deer hunting season

Last winter's extreme cold and snow will likely impact this year's deer hunt, particularly in the northwoods. The gun deer hunting season opens at dawn, Saturday, and DNR big game specialist Kevin Wallenfang says the agency has different expectations for…

posted 2014-11-18 13:05 by WHBY

Arrest made in Fond du Lac shooting

A 20-year-old man is in custody for a shooting last night in Fond du Lac. Police say someone fired at least one shot in a parking lot, in the 400 block of Johnson Street. Investigators responded to the area shortly…

posted 2014-11-18 13:04 by WHBY

Fire repairs complete at Preble high school

Repairs at a Green Bay school, damaged by an August fire, are now complete. Preble high school officially reopened its field house, where the fire started, today. Athletic Director Dan Retzki says the athletic department was hit the hardest by…

posted 2014-11-18 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah city council considering budget

The Neenah city council will debate Mayor Dean Kaufert's first budget tonight. Kaufert says he feels he kept spending in check...with a one-point-three percent levy increase. He says that will lead to an increase of about $14 on the property…

posted 2014-11-18 13:02 by WHBY

UW-O students competing for business prize

Ten UW-Oshkosh students will face a panel of judges tonight, as they try to convince them to fund their startup company. Jordan Rhodes is the director of the school's center for entrepreneurship and innovation. He says the contest is structured…

posted 2014-11-18 13:01 by WHBY

College Ave. businesses decorating windows

Avenue of Lights is the theme for this year's Appleton Christmas parade, and it's also the theme of the third annual downtown window decorating contest. Appleton Downtown Incorporated spokeswoman Anne Wiegman says voting is now open for the people's choice…

posted 2014-11-18 13:00 by WHBY

Transportation funding a big budget issue

Debate is already starting on what could be the toughest part of the next state budget, transportation funding. Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb wants an extra $750 million to deal with increasing costs and lower gas tax revenue. He wants to…

posted 2014-11-18 05:05 by WHBY

Pope Francis coming to U.S.

The Vatican confirmed, yesterday, that Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. next year. Officials say he'll attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. The papal visit is expected to include Washington and New York, but a Marquette University…

posted 2014-11-18 05:04 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago