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Watchdog reacts to power bill study

The leader of a utility watchdog group hopes people aren't turning down their heat to dangerous levels to deal with high electricity rates. Citizens Utility Board acting director Kurt Runzler is reacting to a report from the Wisconsin Public Service…

posted 2016-03-28 05:03 by WHBY

State's gas pump accuracy rate at 99.6%

When drivers stop at a gas station in the state, the accuracy of the pump is close to 100 percent. The division of Consumer Protection reports that the latest round of tests ended with a 99.6% accuracy rate. Administrator Sandy…

posted 2016-03-28 05:02 by WHBY


Cruz holds town hall in Oshkosh

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a campaign stop in Oshkosh this morning. He held a town hall meeting in a packed warehouse, at Lakeside Plastics. He told the crowd he would repeal every word of President Obama's health care…

posted 2016-03-25 13:05 by WHBY

Clinton plans stop in G.B. next week

The front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination will be in northeast Wisconsin early next week. Hillary Clinton's campaign announced today that she'll make stops in Green Bay, Milwaukee, Madison, and La Crosse next Monday and Tuesday. The campaign didn't list…

posted 2016-03-25 13:04 by WHBY

Drug ring got meth from Mexico

The big meth bust in northeast Wisconsin brought down a drug ring with ties to the Twin Cities and Mexico. Investigators provided some details about the case this morning. 35 people were booked into jail on possible charges. Lt. Kevin…

posted 2016-03-25 13:03 by WHBY

Funk's widow files claim against Neenah

The wife of the man shot by Neenah police during a standoff is seeking $3.5 million from the city, and three officers. Sixty-year-old Michael Funk of Neenah was killed last December while he was running out of Eagle Nation Cycles…

posted 2016-03-25 13:02 by WHBY

Group to hold community Easter dinner

A group plans to feed up to 3,000 people on Easter Sunday, in Appleton. Ed Rathsack has been organizing the event for years. He says they always held it at the Moose Lodge on Wisconsin Avenue, but it closed two…

posted 2016-03-25 13:01 by WHBY

Ripon company expanding

A Ripon company is planning a $58 million expansion. Alliance Laundry Systems will receive a loan, and tax incentives, from the Fond du Lac County board, to help pay for the project. The company's Rob Wallace says they worked with…

posted 2016-03-25 13:00 by WHBY

Cruz will be 1st to visit NE Wis.

For the first time before next month's primary, a presidential candidate is making a campaign stop in northeast Wisconsin. Republican Ted Cruz will be in Oshkosh for a town hall meeting, at Lakeside Plastics. It starts at 10 a.m. today.…

posted 2016-03-25 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton turnout could reach 50%

The presidential primary is one reason why Appleton's clerk thinks the city will have a high turnout for the April 5 election. Clerk Kami Lynch believes half of the city's voters will cast a ballot. She says a contested race for…

posted 2016-03-25 05:04 by WHBY

Walker: Non-candidate could be nominee

Governor Walker thinks someone who is not running for president right now will likely be the Republican Party's nominee, if there's a contested convention this summer. He made that prediction yesterday, in Madison. At the same time, Walker says almost…

posted 2016-03-25 05:03 by WHBY

Local group reacts to new sexual assault law

A local group that helps sexual assault victims is pleased that Governor Walker signed a bill that protects people, when they report an incident to police. The new law bans police from charging people with underage drinking, if they were…

posted 2016-03-25 05:02 by WHBY

Be listening to the show today, Tuesday, at 4:15ish right after our live report from the EAA Air Venture. We'll…
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It's that time of year again.... I get excited about my annual trip to indulge in classic cars when I…
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There's another police shooting in the news, but this time, man I can't for the life of me yet figure…
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