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Candidates for 55th Assembly debate

Two candidates from Neenah are running for an open seat in the Assembly, and they squared off in a debate last night. Democrat Mark Westphal is taking on Republican Mike Rohrkaste, in the 55th district, on November 4. Rohrkaste says…

posted 2014-10-22 05:04 by WHBY

Two in running for open Assembly seat

A business owner and a local politician are trying to take over for a two-term incumbent in the Assembly. John Macco helped run Macco's Floor Covering, and he owns the Macco Financial Group. The Green Bay Republican says with that…

posted 2014-10-22 05:03 by WHBY


Suspect reaches deal in Plamann murder

One of the suspects in a seven-year-old Greenville murder case reached a plea deal today. 40-year-old Rosie Campbell entered no contest pleas, to charges of criminal damage to property, and theft. Prosecutors dropped a charge of first-degree intentional homicide. Campbell,…

posted 2014-10-21 14:00 by WHBY

K-C cutting up to 1,300 jobs worldwide

Kimberly-Clark is going to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs, and the company isn't releasing what impact the cuts will have in the Fox Valley. A spokesman says the move will affect all segments of the company, around the world, and…

posted 2014-10-21 13:05 by WHBY

Haven of Hope items up for auction

The board for the former Haven of Hope special needs day care is planning to sell items from its location in Little Chute, at an auction on Saturday. A spokeswoman for a new non-profit group that hopes to provide those…

posted 2014-10-21 13:04 by WHBY

Bank demolition could start soon in Menasha

Now that developers can tear down a former bank in downtown Menasha for a six-story building, they'll start working on a financing deal with the city. The project would include five stories of office space, and one floor of retail.…

posted 2014-10-21 13:03 by WHBY

Pedestrian bridges could complete trail loop

Neenah and Menasha leaders hope to build pedestrian bridges to Doty Island, to complete a trail around a portion of Little Lake Butte des Morts. Right now, bicyclists and pedestrians can use the Trestle Trail to cross the lake from…

posted 2014-10-21 13:02 by WHBY

Singing program helps with memory issues

A program for people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia uses singing to help bring back memories. Valley VNA in Neenah is offering fall sessions of its "Lyrics and Laughter" series, to the public. The organization's Renee Neumeyer says up to…

posted 2014-10-21 13:01 by WHBY

BadgerCare referendum in Outagamie Co.

There's going to be a referendum on the ballot, in Outagamie County, on federal Medicaid funding. Gov. Walker turned down the money, to expand the BadgerCare program. He decided to shift tens of thousands of people, to the federal health…

posted 2014-10-21 13:01 by WHBY

Council OKs tearing down bank

Demolition can start soon on a historic bank building in downtown Menasha, as part of a major redevelopment project. The city council voted 6-1 last night to let developers, including John Bergstrom, tear down the former First National Bank. The…

posted 2014-10-21 05:05 by WHBY

Werner Electric eyes G.C. property

A local company wants to build a new headquarters and distribution center in Grand Chute. Werner Electric's plan calls for a 250,000 square-foot facility, near the corner of Prospect Avenue and Casaloma Drive. It could cost as much as $25…

posted 2014-10-21 05:04 by WHBY

Burke looks at budget options

Public school funding would be off limits, if cuts have to be made in the next state budget. That's the stance of the Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke. Burke was in Appleton yesterday afternoon for a campaign stop. She…

posted 2014-10-21 05:03 by WHBY

The Media Education Foundation analyzed last year's game, which took three hours and 23 minutes between kickoff and the end…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Thursday on the Noon Hour, Ellen Evensen and Melissa Graber from Big Brothers Big Sisters Fox Valley Region joined us.…
posted by Justin Hull 3 days ago
That picture pretty much sums up how I feel about this year's Super Bowl. My Pack Yak co-host Rich Ratay…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago