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Propane shortage a top story in 2014

The bitterly cold winter a year ago contributed to a propane shortage. It was one of the top stories in the state, in 2014. Governor Walker stepped in to offer $8 million in emergency funding, so dealers could buy more…

posted 2014-12-30 13:00 by WHBY

Police have pictures of inflatable beer suspect

Police in Ashwaubenon hope pictures from a bar's surveillance cameras will help them find the man who returned a stolen inflatable bottle. The 25-foot Miller Lite bottle was taken during Sunday's Packers game, at Anduzzi's on Holmgren Way. The man…

posted 2014-12-30 12:58 by WHBY

Casino decision could come down to wire

Governor Walker has less than two months to decide whether to let the Menominee tribe open a casino in Kenosha. The deadline is February 19, and Walker says he expects to take as much time as possible. He says he's…

posted 2014-12-30 05:05 by WHBY

Medicaid reimbursment rates to drop

The federal Medicaid reimbursement rates will go down at the start of the new year, and that's raising concerns from two state groups. They were higher for the last two years, under the health care reform law, but that provision…

posted 2014-12-30 05:04 by WHBY

Traffic cameras in place on Hwys. 41, 441

The DOT recently installed 15 traffic cameras in the Fox Cities to let police, and the public, see how congested Highways 41 and 441 are at any time. Spokesman Kim Rudat says the cameras are primarily spread out between Little…

posted 2014-12-30 05:03 by WHBY

Public won't get shot at Packers playoff tickets

The Packers won't have to scramble to sell playoff tickets this year. The team announced that season-ticket holders are using all of the tickets for the January 11 game, so they won't be available to the public. Spokesman Aaron Popkey…

posted 2014-12-30 05:02 by WHBY


Stolen inflatable bottle returned

The person who took a 25-foot inflatable Miller Lite bottle from an Ashwaubenon bar, apparently had a change of heart today. Police Lt. Jody Croker says someone took the display, and the fan that powers it, from outside of Anduzzi's…

posted 2014-12-29 15:05 by WHBY

Home playoff game brings economic boost

Yesterday's Packers victory will mean big bucks for the local economy, in two weeks. Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau president Brad Toll says a home playoff game has an economic impact of about $13.5 million. He says the…

posted 2014-12-29 13:05 by WHBY

Toddler's death not suspicious

Police say there is nothing suspicious surrounding the death of a two-year-old boy in Kimberly. Fox Valley Metro investigators say they didn't find any signs of trauma or abuse, during an autopsy. Police were called to a home in the…

posted 2014-12-29 13:04 by WHBY

DOT posts traffic deaths on message boards

The DOT is putting more message boards along highways around the state, and officials are using them to remind drivers about traffic safety. David Pabst is the state's director of transportation safety, and he says they're posting the number of…

posted 2014-12-29 13:03 by WHBY

Gay marriage battle 1 of state's top stories

A court challenge to the state's ban on gay marriage was one of the top stories in Wisconsin in 2014. Several couples filed a lawsuit over the constitutional amendment in federal court, and a judge in Madison struck it down…

posted 2014-12-29 13:02 by WHBY

Holidays popular time for kicking the habit

Stress from the holidays may lead some people to pick up a cigarette, but it's also a popular time for family and friends to try to kick the habit, together. Michael Fiore is the director of the UW Center for…

posted 2014-12-29 13:01 by WHBY

June 23rd. The Rolling Stones roll into Milwaukee to open Summerfest a day early on the shores of Lake Michigan.…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
WHBY'S Alex Solsma joined me on the Noon Hour Monday.   It was a crazy weekend in College Hoops around…
posted by Justin Hull 2 days ago
The bond between man and dog is a strong one. Or in this case, old woman in Mexico and…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago