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Coin toss breaks tie in Buchanan primary

A spot on the April ballot was decided by a coin flip, in the town of Buchanan. Town administrator Joel Gregozeski says two town board candidates tied for second place in last Tuesday's primary, with 35 votes each. He says…

posted 2014-02-24 13:01 by WHBY

Record for sub-zero temps in sight

By the end of the week, we may be able to add the words "record setting" when we talk about the cold winter. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jeff Last says so far in Green Bay, the mercury has dipped below…

posted 2014-02-24 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton, Harrison explore regional park

Two communities in the Fox Cities are eyeing potential sites for a regional park. Appleton officials have been talking about putting a large park on the city's southside, and Harrison village administrator Travis Parish says they have a similar need.…

posted 2014-02-24 05:04 by WHBY

Gas prices climbing as spring nears

As temperatures slowly start to rise this spring, so will the price at the pump. That's the feeling of AAA Wisconsin spokesman Nick Jarmusz. He says gas prices climbed about five cents last week, and they'll probably keep going up,…

posted 2014-02-24 05:03 by WHBY

Jirschele wants to look at liquor revokations

When a bar or restaurant loses its liquor license in Appleton, the owner can't apply for a new one for a year. If there's a new buyer, the wait is six months. Ald. Jeff Jirschele wants to review that punishment,…

posted 2014-02-24 05:01 by WHBY


Bucks fall to the Pacers

Milwaukee was knocked off by the Indiana Pacers 110-100 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night.  Brandon Knight had a big night with 30 points and 8 assists.  Ramon Session scored 7 points off the bench to start…

posted 2014-02-22 22:15:25 by WHBY

Badgers Road Win Streak Now 4 After Big Win in Iowa

After losing three straight games at the Kohl center the Wisconsin Badgers have gone on a four game road winning streak as they knocked off 15th ranked Iowa 79-74 in Iowa City on Saturday. Four Badgers scored in double digits,…

posted 2014-02-22 13:43:00 by WHBY


Neenah gas station robbed

Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at a gas station in Neenah this morning. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says a man was wearing nylons over his face, and socks on his hands, when he went into the Express…

posted 2014-02-21 13:05 by WHBY

Langenfeld won't go to Minn. district

Green Bay's school superintendent won't be taking a job in the Twin Cities area. Michelle Langenfeld was one of the finalists to become the leader of the Anoka-Hennepin district, in Minnesota. The school board there wants to hire the assistant…

posted 2014-02-21 13:04 by WHBY

Group holding furniture drive for refugees

The Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club is holding the first of three donation drives tomorrow, to help about 75 refugees. Jean Long is helping to organize the drive. She says the people are coming to the Fox Cities from Iraq,…

posted 2014-02-21 13:03 by WHBY

Ellis backs tax exemption for Gulfstream

A proposal tht will go before the Assembly next month could bring new jobs to Gulfstream, in the Appleton area. Senate President Mike Ellis says the airplane company is losing business to other states that have a tax exemption for…

posted 2014-02-21 13:02 by WHBY

Cowles: Phosphorus bill good for state

A lawmaker from Allouez says a bill passed by the Assembly yesterday could make the state more competitive for cheese and paper makers. Republican Senator Rob Cowles wants to let businesses and wastewater plants pay counties for phosphorous remediation efforts.…

posted 2014-02-21 13:01 by WHBY

CLICK HERE to watch the video. It says it all. I'll be talking about the story of a homeless man,…
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Um, who won again? Who won bragging rights as the champ of this year's PhilCast Bracket Challenge? As the song…
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Tax day is here and today on the PhilCast one of the things I'll talk about is how to avoid…
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