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Propane shortage impacting Appleton company

Much of the nation is dealing with a severe propane shortage right now and a local company says prices are skyrocketing as the supply dwindles. Abby Garrow of Garrow Oil and Propane in Appleton says their prices climbed by over…

posted 2014-01-23 13:04 by WHBY

'Fracking' factor in lower gas prices

An industry analyst says a process that's known as "fracking" is a major factor in the predicted decline in gas prices this year. Erin Roth of the Wisconsin Petroleum Council says oil production will be up in the U.S., and…

posted 2014-01-23 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton dog debate rolls on

The issue of allowing dogs in Appleton parks sparked more debate last night. The city's parks and recreation committee talked about the proposal for more than an hour, before deciding to delay the potential start date to May of 2015.…

posted 2014-01-23 13:01 by WHBY

Walker lays out plan for tax cuts

Governor Walker is touting the state's $900 million budget surplus, and calling for more tax cuts. He made the argument, during his State of the State speech, last night, saying a surplus should go back to the people that earned…

posted 2014-01-23 05:05 by WHBY

Bernard Schaber reacts to speech

A Democratic state lawmaker is weighing in on the governor's speech. Rep. Penny Bernard Schaber of Appleton says the proposed tax cuts aren't a "prudent budgeting decision." She says the governor's plan would add $100 million to the structural deficit…

posted 2014-01-23 05:04 by WHBY

Latest Kimberly mill site plans unveiled

Kimberly officials hope to start putting in streets and sewer lines, on the former New Page mill site, by the end of the year. The public got a chance last night to see more detailed drawings of the proposed residential,…

posted 2014-01-23 05:03 by WHBY

Walmart shows off downtown G.B. plans

The latest plans for a Walmart in downtown Green Bay were on display last night. The retailer hosted an open house at the Neville Public Museum, and several hundred people showed up. Walmart spokeswoman Lisa Nelson says they made some…

posted 2014-01-23 05:02 by WHBY

United Way meets fundraising goal

An improving economy, and awareness of community needs, helped the United Way Fox Cities set a fundraising record. Spokeswoman Nanci Micke says the group exceeded its $7.7 million goal for the 2013 campaign. She says they'll be able to invest…

posted 2014-01-23 05:01 by WHBY

Baldwin pushes for clean energy jobs

A Democratic lawmaker from Wisconsin is hoping to invest in job training for clean energy jobs. U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin of Madison was in Green Bay yesterday afternoon, and she says her proposal includes $100 million for grants and training…

posted 2014-01-23 05:00 by WHBY


Badgers Struggle Defensively Again, Fall to Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers shot a sizzling 59% Wednesday night as they cruised past the 9th Ranked Wisconsin Badgers 81-68 in Minneapolis. It is the third straight loss for Wisconsin who once again struggled on the defensive end. Four Gophers…

posted 2014-01-22 22:12:52 by WHBY

Bucks outlast Pistons to break losing streak

The Milwaukee Bucks 9-game losing streak came to an end as they defeated the Detroit Pistons 104-101 on Wednesday night.  On what was Caron Butler bobblehead night at the Bradley Center, the Wisconsin native came off the bench and led…

posted 2014-01-22 22:07:14 by WHBY

Police: Two dead in G.B. were mother, son

Green Bay police say they're continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the deaths of a nine-year-old boy, and a 33-year-old woman. April Veraghen and her son, Damien, were found dead yesterday morning, at the Westbrooke Apartments, in the 500 block…

posted 2014-01-22 13:05 by WHBY

Um, who won again? Who won bragging rights as the champ of this year's PhilCast Bracket Challenge? As the song…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Tax day is here and today on the PhilCast one of the things I'll talk about is how to avoid…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
April is considered tornado awareness month, a month set aside to remind us that these powerful storms are capable of…
posted by Assignment Fox Cities Blog 3 days ago