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G.B. captain accepts Appleton chief position

The man expected to become the next leader of the Appleton police department says he's excited to come back to his hometown. The police and fire commission chose Green Bay police department Captain Todd Thomas to be the department's next…

posted 2014-11-21 13:05 by WHBY

Agreement reached on Kimberly project

The three stakeholders in a plan to redevelop the former New Page mill site in Kimberly, have finally reached an agreement. AIM Development owns the property, and will partner with the village of Kimberly and Stadtmueller and Associates, as the…

posted 2014-11-21 13:04 by WHBY

DNR changing deer registration next year

This is the last year that hunters will have to go to a gas station or other business, to register their deer in person. DNR wildlife supervisor Jeff Pritzl says next year the agency is fully implementing its phone and…

posted 2014-11-21 13:03 by WHBY

Police ask hunters to watch for missing man

It's been more than three months, since a 22-year-old Neenah man went missing, and Neenah police are asking hunters to keep an eye out for him. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says Kyle Blohm was last seen on August 8 in Menasha,…

posted 2014-11-21 13:02 by WHBY

Sen. Johnson reacts to Obama immigration action

Wisconsin's Republican U.S. senator says he's disappointed by President Obama's plan for immigration reform. Senator Ron Johnson believes there can be broad agreement in Washington on immigration reform. But he says by the president is making that much more difficult,…

posted 2014-11-21 13:01 by WHBY

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner slighlty higher

The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner in Wisconsin is up slightly from last year.  Amy Eckelberg is a spokeswoman for the Wisconsin Farm Bureau. She says they analyzed the prices of 12 common holiday items, like turkey, stuffing,…

posted 2014-11-21 13:00 by WHBY

Kaukauna dance team in Chicago parade

Members of the Heart of the Valley Dance Academy in Kaukauna will be in Chicago Saturday to take part in the Chicago Magnificent Mile lights festival parade. Dance instructor Candy Damm says she submitted an application and video of the…

posted 2014-11-21 12:59 by WHBY

DNR predicting strong hunt in NE Wis.

Hundreds of thousands of hunters will be in the woods tomorrow for the start of the state's gun deer hunting season. DNR wildlife supervisor Jeff Pritzl says opening day conditions should be perfect, with some snow cover on the ground…

posted 2014-11-21 05:04 by WHBY

Hunters, shoppers to clog highways

Highways across northeast Wisconsin will be very busy this weekend, between traffic from hunters and shoppers. DOT traffic safety engineer Scott Nelson says the hunting traffic will be heaviest on Highway 41 north this afternoon and tonight. He says shoppers…

posted 2014-11-21 05:03 by WHBY

Thanksgiving travel expected to be heavy

The highways will be pretty busy next week, for the Thanksgiving holiday. AAA predicts about 950,000 people in Wisconsin will travel for the weekend, that's the highest level since the recession. Spokesman Nick Jarmusz says people are feeling better about…

posted 2014-11-21 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha playing for first state title

Menasha high school's football team is playing for its first state football title this afternoon, in Madison, and about two-thirds of the school will be there to cheer them on. Principal Larry Haase says everyone is very excited. He says…

posted 2014-11-21 05:01 by WHBY


Appleton commission chooses new chief

Appleton's police department could soon have a new leader. The city's police and fire commission offered the police chief position yesterday, to Green Bay police Capt. Todd Thomas. He's an Appleton native with 27 years of law enforcement experience. He…

posted 2014-11-20 19:31:28 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago