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Steineke promises to work with Dems

A Republican lawmaker from Vandenbroek will be the Assembly's majority leader next session and he's promising to work across the aisle. Rep. Jim Steineke says he'll have an open door policy with Democrats, so he can hear their ideas, and…

posted 2014-11-17 13:01 by WHBY

Group offers help with federal exchanges

The open enrollment period for the federal heath insurance exchanges started last Saturday, and there's help available, if people are looking for a policy. Trish Sarvela is the development director for the Partnership Community Health Center. She says it's a…

posted 2014-11-17 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton to update downtown plan

There will be an updated vision for downtown Appleton next year. The city will help pay for a new downtown plan. Mayor Tim Hanna says stakeholders will talk about what they want the central part of the city to look…

posted 2014-11-17 05:04 by WHBY

U.S. senators reflect on change in majority

The two U.S. senators from Wisconsin are going to be switching places, in the majority, next year. Republicans are taking over, and GOP Sen. Ron Johnson of Oshkosh says he's interested in finding common ground with Democrats, on a number…

posted 2014-11-17 05:03 by WHBY

UW-GB leader to focus on partnerships

Campus leaders at UW-Green Bay are coming up with a plan to help students and faculty create a stronger bond with the community. Chancellor Gary Miller says it focuses on creating new partnerships with non-profits and businesses. He says it…

posted 2014-11-17 05:02 by WHBY


FdL Co. crash claims lives of 2 19-yr-olds

Two 19-year-olds were killed in a rollover accident in Fond du Lac County, Sunday morning. Sheriff's deputies say a Fond du Lac man lost control of his car, on a curve, around 7:15 a.m. They say the car rolled over,…

posted 2014-11-16 16:00 by WHBY


Packers to debut self-serve beer stands

Lambeau Field will become the first NFL stadium to have self-serve beer stands. The Green Bay Packers announced that the new Draftserv machines will debut at Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Fans can pour their own beer, after they…

posted 2014-11-14 14:30 by WHBY

UW-GB installs new chancellor

UW-Green Bay's new chancellor started the job in August, but the university held his official installation ceremony, this afternoon. Chancellor Gary Miller came to the school, from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. He was also the chancellor there. Miller says…

posted 2014-11-14 14:29 by WHBY

Harmony Cafes closing

A downtown Appleton business, known for its inclusiveness, will close by the end of the year. Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin announced today that it's shutting down the Harmony Cafe coffeehouses in Appleton and Green Bay. Goodwill spokesman Dan Flannery…

posted 2014-11-14 13:05 by WHBY

Police to meet with Antro Night Club owners

Police are reaching out the owners of a downtown Appleton night club, after a man was stabbed on the dance floor. A 26-year-old Green Bay man was arrested, inside Antro Night Club on College Avenue, in the early morning of…

posted 2014-11-14 13:04 by WHBY

UW-Green Bay honoring fallen soldiers

When the UW-Green Bay men's basketball team opens its season tomorrow, the players will wear jerseys with the names of fallen soldiers on their backs. Coach Brian Wardle says it's a way to honor local people who made the ultimate…

posted 2014-11-14 13:03 by WHBY

Fallen soldier honored 10 yrs after his death

Ten years ago today, a Suamico soldier lost his life in Iraq. Friends and family held a memorial for Army Private 1st Class Isaiah Hunt this morning, at Sts. Edward and Isidore Parish. The 20-year-old Hunt died when the driver…

posted 2014-11-14 13:02 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 3 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 4 days ago
Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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