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State ranked 21st for obesity

Twenty-five years ago, Wisconsin was rated the most obese state in the country. We've moved down the list to 21st highest, but Dr. Pat Remington of the UW-Madison School of Medicine says it's kind of deceiving. He says that's because…

posted 2015-09-21 13:02 by WHBY

GOP looking at ways to dismantle GAB

It's not clear what will make the final cut, but Majority Republicans in the Legislature are working on different ways to tear apart the state's non-partisan board that oversees elections and ethics investigations. The agency was created eight years ago…

posted 2015-09-21 13:01 by WHBY

About 15% of Appleton-owned trees are ash

About 15 percent of the trees on city-owned property in Appleton are ash. City forester Mike Michlig says they recently completed an inventory of trees along terraces, and in parks, in the wake of the discovery of the emerald ash…

posted 2015-09-21 13:00 by WHBY

G.B. Diocese group traveling to see Pope

Pope Francis will be in Philadelphia later this week, and a group from the Green Bay Catholic Diocese is going to see him. About 110 people are hopping on a bus, tomorrow, to make the trip. Organizer Amy Kawula says…

posted 2015-09-21 05:05 by WHBY

Marathon draws over 4,500 runners

Runners covered a new course, in great weather, during yesterday's Fox Cities Marathon. There were over 4,500 participants in the half, full, and relay marathons. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the race, and organizer Sue Pawlowski says it's…

posted 2015-09-21 05:04 by WHBY

ER doc on board with car seat bill

Children up to two years old would have to stay in a rear-facing car seat, under a bill in the state Senate, and a local ER doctor says that makes a lot of sense. Dr. Ray Georgen is the trauma…

posted 2015-09-21 05:03 by WHBY

Hortonville school looking for male volunteers

Many children don't have a positive male role model at home, and Hortonville middle school is continuing a project to change that. Principal Steve Gromala says they started a program last year, asking fathers, uncles, or grandpas to come into…

posted 2015-09-21 05:02 by WHBY


Man arrested for Oshkosh murder

A 42-year-old woman is dead in Oshkosh, and police arrested a 30-year-old man for her murder. Officers went to the upper apartment of a home on W. 10th Avenue, around 1:15 a.m. yesterday, after getting a call about gunshots. They…

posted 2015-09-20 18:45 by WHBY


Streckenbach to address arena issue

Brown County could start looking at the future of the Brown County Arena, and the Veterans Memorial Complex as a whole, next year. County Executive Troy Streckenbach is holding a press conference next Tuesday to talk about his plans for…

posted 2015-09-18 16:05 by WHBY

Ministry Health added to United's Medicare plans

A health insurance provider is expanding its offerings for certain Medicare recipients. UnitedHealthcare added Ministry Health Care to its network, for Medicare Advantage plans, this month. Health plan CEO says their nearly 30,000 members in northeast Wisconsin aren't really going…

posted 2015-09-18 16:04 by WHBY

Streckenbach calls for new bridge

There's a new push to build a southern bridge in the De Pere area. Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach says he'll put money in next year's budget to start preliminary engineering work. He says it's important to send a signal…

posted 2015-09-18 13:05 by WHBY

New partnership tackles sex trafficking

There's a new initiative to target sex trafficking in the Fox Valley, and stakeholders got together for the first time this morning. More than 26 agencies are participating. Caroline Lasecki is the executive director of the Sexual Assault Crisis Center. She…

posted 2015-09-18 13:04 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…
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