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Deer hunters to use new registration system

Deer hunters will be hitting the woods tomorrow morning, hoping to come home with some fresh meat, and if they're lucky enough to shoot a deer, they'll have to use a new system to register it. DNR big game manager…

posted 2015-11-20 05:05 by WHBY

Feingold still leading Johnson in poll

The incumbent in next year's race for U.S. Senate is trailing his Democratic challenger, in a poll released yesterday by the Marquette University law school. Poll director Charles Franklin says Democrat Russ Feingold leads Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Oshkosh…

posted 2015-11-20 05:04 by WHBY

Transgender bathroom bill gets hearing

Transgender students were among more than 100 people who turned out to testify yesterday, on a bill that would ban them from using school bathrooms and locker rooms intended for the opposite biological sex. Aiden, who is a junior at…

posted 2015-11-20 05:03 by WHBY

Chamber hands out annual awards

Several local businessmen and women were honored last night by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, for their contributions to the community. Lisa Cruz of Red Shoes PR took home the Athena Award, given to a woman who greatly improves…

posted 2015-11-20 05:02 by WHBY

Cost of Thanksgiving meal down slightly

Putting on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will cost slightly less than it did last year. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau released its annual Thanksgiving dinner report. It compiles the price of 12 items usually served at Thanksgiving dinner. Spokesman Casey Langan…

posted 2015-11-20 05:01 by WHBY


Room tax proposal passes half-way point

Little Chute became the sixth community in the Fox Cities room tax district to approve raising the tax, to pay for a downtown Appleton expo center, and improve athletic facilities. The village board unanimously agreed to the proposal. Village administrator…

posted 2015-11-19 13:05 by WHBY

Gas prices approaching $2 mark

Gas prices in parts of the state are dipping below the $2 mark, and that trend could continue, across Wisconsin. AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz says prices vary greatly across the state, with the average around $2.20 a gallon. He…

posted 2015-11-19 13:04 by WHBY

Grand Chute approves budget

Grand Chute taxpayers will pay slightly more for the town's portion of the property tax bill this year. The town board approved next year's budget earlier this week and administrator Jim March says taxes are going up slightly. He says…

posted 2015-11-19 13:03 by WHBY

Appleton city council has open seat

Appleton's city council is looking for a new alderperson in District 8. Current alderwoman Polly Dalton announced last night that she's stepping down. She says she's focusing more on her farm and is moving to Amherst. Dalton says she's enjoyed…

posted 2015-11-19 13:02 by WHBY

Most local farms done in the fields before snow

The season's first significant snow storm is approaching Wisconsin and an agriculture official says it won't negatively impact most farmers. Zen Miller works for the UW-Extension's Outagamie County office. He says mild and mostly dry fall weather allowed farmers to…

posted 2015-11-19 13:01 by WHBY

Woman leaves Xavier $2.5 mil

The St. Francis Xavier school system is getting a major donation. Deacon Ray DuBois says Elva Dorn left $2.5 million in her will to the schools. She passed away last year, at 107 years old. He says that's the most…

posted 2015-11-19 05:05 by WHBY

Menominee tribe sues feds over hemp

About a month after federal agents destroyed its industrial hemp crop, Menominee Nation officials are suing the federal government. Tribal Chair Gary Besaw says they were following a provision in the 2014 farm bill that allows tribes to grow industrial…

posted 2015-11-19 05:04 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
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It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
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The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago