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Walker, Hansen react to right-to-work push

Governor Walker and a Democratic lawmaker are reacting to the desire of the Senate's Republican leader to push for a right-to-work bill early next year. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald says he wants to ban unions from forcing workers to join…

posted 2014-12-05 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton police find meth lab in house

Appleton police shut down a meth lab this week, near the downtown. Sgt. Dave Lund says officers started investigating possible drug activity at the house in the 200 block of N. Rankin Street, early last summer. He says they served…

posted 2014-12-05 05:04 by WHBY

Thrivent match day today for Salvation Army

A local company is matching donations at the Salvation Army Fox Cities red kettles today, up to $100,000. Salvation Army Fox Cities spokesman Robb Waugus says the Thrivent match day is the non-profit's biggest day of the red kettle campaign…

posted 2014-12-05 05:03 by WHBY

Winnebago Co. abduction team forming

By next spring, a special Winnebago County team plans to be ready to respond quickly to child abductions. Town of Menasha police officer Jason Weber says the team formed about a year ago, and there are about 100 members. He…

posted 2014-12-05 05:02 by WHBY

'Mamma Mia!' & 'Annie' coming to PAC

A familiar musical is returning to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, along with a new production of a classic story. Mamma Mia! will be in downtown Appleton for the weekend of February 27-March 1. Tickets go on sale this…

posted 2014-12-05 05:01 by WHBY


Murder suspect to stand trial

The suspect in a town of Menasha murder will stand trial. Forty-two-year-old Sean Oehlke waived his right to a preliminary hearing this morning, in the death of a 68-year-old man. Police say William Summers was killed in a "burglary gone…

posted 2014-12-04 13:05 by WHBY

Senate to take up right-to-work bill

It looks like the Legislature will take up a right-to-work bill, early next year. Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald announced today that he plans to consider the issue, during the first few weeks of the new legislative session. It…

posted 2014-12-04 13:04 by WHBY

Former Neenah power plant coming down

A power plant along the shore of Little Lake Butte des Morts, will come down. The Fox Valley Energy Center closed in July of last year. Neenah Mayor Dean Kaufert says the city reached a deal with the plant's owners,…

posted 2014-12-04 13:03 by WHBY

Bid made for Neenah hotel

A hotel auction that ended yesterday also included the major hotel in downtown Neenah. The group of investors that owns the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, also bought the Radisson Paper Valley hotel, nearly two years ago. The bid for the Riverwalk…

posted 2014-12-04 13:02 by WHBY

Oneida Nation teen attends national conference

A northeast Wisconsin teen was one of 36 Native American representatives from across the country, at a conference in Washington D.C. yesterday. Shelby Siebers was a youth ambassador, for the Oneida Nation, at the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The…

posted 2014-12-04 13:01 by WHBY

WISPIRG lists dangerous toys

A group is warning holiday shoppers about potentially dangerous toys. WISPIRG releases is "Trouble in Toyland" report every year. Spokesman Peter Skopec says some of them are choking hazards, or excessively loud. He says others contain unsafe levels of lead…

posted 2014-12-04 13:00 by WHBY

Bid for Paper Valley hotel is $17.6 mil

The auction for a downtown Appleton hotel drew a top bid of over $17.5 million. Bidding for the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel started at $7.5 million, and by the time the auction closed, the highest bid was $17.6 million. The…

posted 2014-12-04 05:05 by WHBY

The Media Education Foundation analyzed last year's game, which took three hours and 23 minutes between kickoff and the end…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Thursday on the Noon Hour, Ellen Evensen and Melissa Graber from Big Brothers Big Sisters Fox Valley Region joined us.…
posted by Justin Hull 3 days ago
That picture pretty much sums up how I feel about this year's Super Bowl. My Pack Yak co-host Rich Ratay…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago