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Steffen running for 4th Assembly seat

A member of the Howard and Brown County boards is running for the Assembly. David Steffen is one of three Republican candidates in next Tuesday's primary election, in the fourth district. Steffen says he's focused on cutting spending, during his…

posted 2014-08-05 12:58 by WHBY

Fans react to Favre developments

Green Bay Packers fans are reacting to yesterday's news that the team will retire Brett Favre's number, and that he'll be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame next year. Sara Perrizo of Brett Favre's Steakhouse in Green Bay says…

posted 2014-08-05 05:05 by WHBY

Crime down in Outagamie County

Outagamie County's crime rate dropped 26 percent over a five-year period, and a county board member credits proactive policing efforts, and treatment programs in the jail. Supervisor Jim Duncan chairs the public safety committee. He says the county investigated more…

posted 2014-08-05 05:04 by WHBY

Group issues state's 'report card'

A non-partisan group is taking its annual look at how the state stacks up against the rest of the country, in a number of areas. Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance president Todd Berry says their "report card" shows personal income totals still…

posted 2014-08-05 05:03 by WHBY

Pheifer in 55th Assembly race

Five Republicans are in the race for the 55th Assembly district, including a leader in a bridge-building company. The primary is one week from today. Ryan Pheifer of the town of Clayton says his experience at Pheifer Brothers Construction sets…

posted 2014-08-05 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha picking new city logo

Menasha officials hope to get some help picking a new logo for the city. Mayor Don Merkes says they set up an online survey, and people can vote on three options. He says all of them include waves, with sails…

posted 2014-08-05 05:01 by WHBY


Favre officially going into Packers Hall

The Green Bay Packers and the Packers Hall of Fame officially announced plans to induct former quarterback Brett Favre into the Hall, and retire his number. The team will retire No. 4 during the July 2015 induction ceremony. Packers president…

posted 2014-08-04 13:45 by WHBY

Appleton police officers rescue man in Fox River

Two Appleton police officers saved a burglary suspect from potentially drowning in the Fox River. Sgt. Dave Lund says the man was trying to get away, after he stole a laptop from a home on the city's eastside. He says…

posted 2014-08-04 13:05 by WHBY

Kimberly mill project moving forward, slowly

Kimberly officials hoped construction could start this summer, at The Cedars development, on the site of the former paper mill. But village administrator Adam Hammatt says that likely won't happen. for several months. He says negotiations continue between the landowner,…

posted 2014-08-04 13:04 by WHBY

Farmers markets popular in Wis.

Wisconsin is one of the most popular states in the country for farmers markets, and there are plenty of them in communities around the Fox Cities. The U.S.D.A is ranking the state eighth for the number of regular markets. Appleton's…

posted 2014-08-04 13:03 by WHBY

Health officials remind parents about vaccinations

Parents and kids are already getting ready for a new school year to start and state health officials are reminding them to include vaccinations in their planning. Dan Hopfensperger is the director of the Wisconsin Immunization Program. He says parents…

posted 2014-08-04 13:02:02 by WHBY

Goelz running in 4th Assembly distrct

Three Republicans are in the race for an Assembly seat, and one of them is a business owner from Allouez. Jeff Goelz has also been involved in redevelopment projects in Green Bay and Milwaukee. The primary is August 12th. Goelz…

posted 2014-08-04 13:00 by WHBY

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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Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
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Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
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