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Ribble talks fundraising on '60 Minutes'

A report on campaign fundraising by "60 Minutes" last night included an interview with a Republican congressman from northeast Wisconsin. The CBS show ran a segment on the amount of time members of Congress are expected to spend making calls…

posted 2016-04-25 05:04 by WHBY

Young running in 3rd Assembly district

A Combined Locks man is one of four Republicans trying to replace a retiring lawmaker in the Assembly. Republican Rep. Al Ott of Forest Junction served the 3rd district for 30 years. Insurance claims representative Josh Young says improving veterans…

posted 2016-04-25 05:03 by WHBY

Church focuses on homelessness

A church in downtown Appleton tried to draw attention to the struggles that homeless people go through. Children's Pastor Jody Muck of the Mission Church on N. Appleton Street says their families learned a lot. She says they held a…

posted 2016-04-25 05:02 by WHBY

Office building fire causes $150K in damage

An office building caught fire on Appleton's northeast side over the weekend. Damage is estimated at $150,000. The sprinkler system started going off at the Epiphany-Rose building, a little before noon on Saturday. The building is in the 4200 block…

posted 2016-04-25 05:01 by WHBY


Baldwin, Nygren talk about opiates in G.B.

The state's Democratic U.S. Senator was in Green Bay yesterday to talk about heroin and opiate prescription drug problems. Sen. Tammy Baldwin held a roundtable discussion on the issue at the Brown County Library branch on the city's westside. Republican…

posted 2016-04-23 07:05 by WHBY

Johnson speaks out about regulations

A federal lawmaker is speaking out about the impact federal environmental laws are having on Wisconsin businesses. Sen. Ron Johnson visited a De Pere paper mill yesterday. He says one air pollution regulation is costing a mill about $5 million,…

posted 2016-04-23 07:04 by WHBY

Ribble might appear on '60 Minutes'

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin might make his debut on "60 Minutes" tomorrow. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood was interviewed for the well-known TV show a couple of months ago. He says campaign fundraising was the topic. Ribble says…

posted 2016-04-23 07:03 by WHBY


Prince's music a hot item at record store

People are talking a lot about Prince and his legacy, and they're also buying his music. An Appleton record store sold more of his CDs over the past two days than it typically would in a year. The Exclusive Company…

posted 2016-04-22 13:05 by WHBY

Man charged for G.B. student medication thefts

The man accused of stealing prescription drugs from eight Green Bay elementary schools now faces formal charges. Brown County prosecutors filed misdemeanor theft and drug possession charges against 25-year-old Cameron Drake. Investigators say the Suamico man worked as a groundskeeper…

posted 2016-04-22 13:04 by WHBY

Teen honored for suicide prevention work

A 17-year-old girl's work to prevent suicide is gaining attention. Katrina Mazier of Appleton won the Fox Cities Youth Alliance Award from the Volunteer Center of East Central Wisconsin. The senior at Appleton Xavier high school says she tried to…

posted 2016-04-22 13:03 by WHBY

Young Professionals Week kicking off

A group is holding 15 events over the next week, geared toward Young Professionals. Adrienne Palm is the director of the Pulse Young Professionals Network, through the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce. She says they don't want to exclude older…

posted 2016-04-22 13:02 by WHBY

Stone Celler going 'green'

A brewery near downtown Appleton will soon get all of its power from a wind energy producer. Stone Cellar Brewpub brewmaster Steve Lonsway made the announcement, to celebrate Earth Day. He says they signed a contract with Arcadia Power. Lonsway…

posted 2016-04-22 13:01 by WHBY

It's that time of year again.... I get excited about my annual trip to indulge in classic cars when I…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There's another police shooting in the news, but this time, man I can't for the life of me yet figure…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago
Why is this man asking to be sent back to Africa? The story on the Wednesday PhilCast during the 3:00…
posted by Philcast 6 days ago