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Wis. tax ranking not as bad as thought

A clerical error by the U.S. Census Bureau made Wisconsin's tax burden seem slightly worse than it actually is. Dale Knapp of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance says their staff was crunching the most recent census numbers, from 2013, and they…

posted 2015-11-18 13:00 by WHBY

Menasha finalizes city budget

Menasha city leaders have a budget to follow for next year. The city council made a handful of small changes to the plan from Mayor Don Merkes. The tax levy will increase by less than one percent, to over $9.6 million.…

posted 2015-11-18 05:05 by WHBY

Packers players visit Greenville school

Some students at Greenville middle school got a chance to play with Green Bay Packers players yesterday. Six defensive players were there to reward kids in the Hortonville district for their work in the NFL's "Fuel Up to Play 60"…

posted 2015-11-18 05:04 by WHBY

High court hears arguments on school leader

Justices on the state Supreme Court are working on a case into whether a 2011 state law violates the power of the state superintendent of schools. The law gave the governor oversight of rules that are written by state agencies,…

posted 2015-11-18 05:03 by WHBY

Bellin Health pilot improves worker health

Employees lost weight and helped two charities through a fitness challenge pilot program. Bellin Health nurse Jesse Stukenberg says they worked with about 60 workers from Precision Machine in Algoma, on the "Step to Good" program. They earned money for…

posted 2015-11-18 05:02 by WHBY

Cancer center celebrates opening

A new center to treat cancer patients is up-and-running, on the northeast side of Appleton. Fox Valley Hematology and Oncology opened about six weeks ago. Dr. Jack Swanson took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday afternoon. He says they…

posted 2015-11-18 05:01 by WHBY


Literacy program boasts gains

A literacy program in Green Bay is trying to raise money, to stay in operation. Two years ago, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, the YWCA, and Literacy Green Bay joined forces to create the Children First family literacy program. Literacy Green…

posted 2015-11-17 15:05 by WHBY

DOT studying Hwy. 47 north of Appleton

People will get a chance to weigh in tonight, with their thoughts on the future of Highway 47, north of Appleton. The DOT is planning to do a corridor preservation study, on the stretch from Highway JJ to Highway 54…

posted 2015-11-17 15:04 by WHBY

Neenah makes bicycle friendly list

A national group is taking notice of what Neenah leaders are doing, to make accommodations for bicyclists. The League of American Bicyclists gave the city an honorable mention, on its list of bicycle friendly communities. It's the first time that…

posted 2015-11-17 15:03 by WHBY

Some in Calumet Co. getting recycling carts

A number of communities in Calumet County are upgrading their recycling system with automated pickup carts. The Eastshore Recycling Commission is making the switch, and the carts are starting to arrive at homes this week. The 13 communities include Chilton,…

posted 2015-11-17 15:02 by WHBY

Monarch butterfly population sliding

The owner of a local butterfly business is on board with federal efforts to boost the population of monarchs. Over the last two decades, the population has dropped from more than one billion, to 34 million. Jack Voight of Butterfly…

posted 2015-11-17 15:01 by WHBY

Walker wants state ban on Syrian refugees

Governor Walker says the state will not allow any Syrian refugees to settle here. He made the announcement yesterday afternoon, after Republican leaders in the Assembly signed a letter to the federal government. They're also asking that none of the…

posted 2015-11-17 05:05 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 2 days ago