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State giving tax credits to Oshkosh firm

A company in Oshkosh is planning to expand, and the state will pitch in. Governor Walker stopped at the headquarters of DealerFire yesterday. The Internet firm designs automotive websites, and markets other businesses, online. Founder Eric Hoopman says they're moving…

posted 2014-04-15 05:01 by WHBY


10 in a Row for the Brewers? Not in the Cards

Lance Lynn pitched 7 shutout innings and John Jay hit a three run home run off of Matt Garza to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Monday night at Miller Park. The loss snaps…

posted 2014-04-14 22:46:35 by WHBY

Bucks final road trip ends with a loss

The Milwaukee Bucks wrapped up their final road trip of the season with a loss against the Toronto Raptors 110-100 on Monday night.  At the Air Canada Centre, the Bucks cut a 22-point deficit down to 6 midway through the…

posted 2014-04-14 21:06:50 by WHBY

WWII vets get to fly in 'Flying Fortress'

A group of World War II veterans got a chance to get up in the air, on one of their old planes. The EAA helped organize a special flight, on a B-17 bomber, over the noon hour. Bob Schuh of…

posted 2014-04-14 13:05 by WHBY

Menasha police chief likes new club proposal

Menasha's police chief says he's pleased that the Boys and Girls Club of the Fox Valley wants to expand in the city. Chief Tim Styka says there are after school programs in Appleton and Neenah, but transportation issues keep many…

posted 2014-04-14 13:04 by WHBY

DOT wrapping up Leo Frigo bridge work

The DOT is finishing up work on the Leo Frigo bridge. The project started in late September last year, when a pier sank two feet into the ground.  Spokesman Kim Rudat says they're pouring concrete around the bases of five…

posted 2014-04-14 13:03 by WHBY

Tax help available for procrastinators

There's just one day left for people to file their income tax return and there's help available for some procrastinators, through the state. Wisconsin Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler says they run Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites at 200 locations. The…

posted 2014-04-14 13:02 by WHBY

DNR holding spring meetings tonight

Hunters and fishermen across the state can ask questions of the DNR, and make their feelings known, during tonight's annual spring hearings. The meetings are held in every county, and DNR spokesman Ed Culhane says sportsmen and women will be…

posted 2014-04-14 13:01 by WHBY

Petri to officially announce decision today

After 35 years in Congress, a Fond du Lac Republican plans to retire, instead of seek another term. Congressman Tom Petri plans to make an official announcement this afternoon, during a town hall meeting in Neenah. At least one Republican…

posted 2014-04-14 05:05 by WHBY

Kaufert: Ellis will be missed in Madison

The Senate is losing a lot of knowledge about the state budget, with Republican Senator Mike Ellis not running for re-election. That's the feeling of outgoing Republican Rep. Dean Kaufert of Neenah. He says Ellis knew the budgeting process better…

posted 2014-04-14 05:04 by WHBY

State getting more online sales taxes

A report suggests the state's collection of online sales taxes is improving. Wisconsin lost an estimated $140 million in sales taxes in 2012 that were not collected from online purchases. Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance researcher Dale Knapp believes the loss may…

posted 2014-04-14 05:03 by WHBY

Students research fallen WWII soldier

Some students in a history class at UW-Madison researched the lives of some fallen World War II soldiers from Wisconsin, including one from Neenah. They're buried in a military cemetery in France, where volunteers called "godfathers" each tend to one…

posted 2014-04-14 05:02 by WHBY

Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
posted by Philcast 14 hours ago
One of the stories I'll be talking about on the Tuesday show is one that compares what we consider today's…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There they are, at least two of the three chairs that broke on Easter Sunday. I'll tell the story of…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago