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State trooper killed in line of duty

A trooper for the State Patrol was killed in a shootout with a bank robbery suspect, in Fond du Lac yesterday. The suspect is also dead. Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb says Trooper Trevor Casper was following a…

posted 2015-03-25 10:05 by WHBY

Child sex offender to be released

The suspect in the sexual assaults of two young girls in Appleton, over 25 years ago, will be moving back to the city. Fifty-eight-year-old Roman Zareczny is completing his prison sentence for a 1989 attack on an 11-year-old girl, outside…

posted 2015-03-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton Easter dinner back on

An Easter Sunday meal in Appleton is back on. Organizer Ed Rathsack says they've received an outpouring of donations, after he announced earlier this week that they would have to cancel, because they didn't have enough money. He said they…

posted 2015-03-25 05:03 by WHBY

Groups oppose DOT budget

A coalition is speaking out against some of the DOT's proposed road construction projects in the next state budget. Steve Hiniker is with 1,000 Friends of Wisconsin. He says the agency should be focusing on maintaining existing roads, instead of…

posted 2015-03-25 05:02 by WHBY

Watchdog reacts to recall donation

A website is reporting that the owner of Menard's gave $1.5 million to a conservative group that backed Governor Walker in a 2012 recall. John Menard's company later qualified for up to $1.8 million in state tax credits. Matt Rothschild…

posted 2015-03-25 05:01 by WHBY


ADI weighs in on mayor's vision

The mayor of Appleton wants to invest in the downtown, to attract young talent, and a business leader says improvements would also bring in "baby boomers." Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Inc. says they can't discount that demographic. She says…

posted 2015-03-24 13:05 by WHBY

Progress coming to Kimberly mill site

Kimberly's administrator says people will start seeing demolition work start again. soon. at the former New Page paper mill site. Adam Hammatt says crews plan to tear down the warehouse and office buildings. by the end of April. He says…

posted 2015-03-24 13:04 by WHBY

Health care workers older than others

A survey of hospitals and medical providers in the state shows health care workers are aging, and their retirements will likely create a shortage. Judy Warmuth is the vice president of the Wisconsin Hospital Association. She says the survey found…

posted 2015-03-24 13:03 by WHBY

Brown Co. unveils summer 'Passport' program

A new program is encouraging families to spend time together this summer, in Brown County. County Executive Troy Streckenbach helped unveil the Summer Passport program, this morning, at the NEW Zoo. He says going to the zoo, parks, and other…

posted 2015-03-24 13:02 by WHBY

Group concerned about DNR scientists

A former head of the DNR says the state shouldn't eliminate science researchers. Governor Walker's proposed budget would cut 18 positions. George Meyer of the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation says that research lays the foundation for their management plans. He was…

posted 2015-03-24 13:01 by WHBY

Mayor lays out downtown vision

Bringing young talent to Appleton will attract businesses to the city. That's the feeling of Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna. He says that's why the city need to invest in the downtown. The mayor talked about out his vision, at a…

posted 2015-03-24 05:05 by WHBY

Voter ID won't be enforced until next year

The first scheduled election where voters will have to show a photo ID, won't be until February of next year. A local clerk says that's more than enough time to educate people. Appleton City Clerk Dawn Collins says yesterday's decision…

posted 2015-03-24 05:04 by WHBY

June 23rd. The Rolling Stones roll into Milwaukee to open Summerfest a day early on the shores of Lake Michigan.…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
WHBY'S Alex Solsma joined me on the Noon Hour Monday.   It was a crazy weekend in College Hoops around…
posted by Justin Hull 2 days ago
The bond between man and dog is a strong one. Or in this case, old woman in Mexico and…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago