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Rain records nearly fall on Thanksgiving

Appleton and Green Bay almost set records for the rain that fell through nearly all of Thanksgiving Day. Meteorologist Michael Gorczany is with the Green Bay office of the National Weather Service. He says Appleton got 1.15 inches, and that…

posted 2015-11-27 13:05 by WHBY

Local stores ready for Small Business Saturday

Black Friday generally gives big box stores a big shot in the arm, and local retailers are hoping that people save some of their holiday shopping for Small Business Saturday. Anne Wiegman of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the event has…

posted 2015-11-27 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants ignition interlock for 1st OWI

A state lawmaker wants to force all first-time drunk drivers to have an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. Right now, offenders need one if their blood-alcohol level is twice the legal limit. Democratic Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee is…

posted 2015-11-27 13:03 by WHBY

The Draw opening in Appleton flats

A new venue for art shows, and a spot for artists to work, officially opens tomorrow in the Appleton flats. The Draw is part of the Eagle Flats development. It's a former office building, along S. Lawe Street. Curator and…

posted 2015-11-27 13:02 by WHBY

Study calls for trainers on football sidelines

A study is calling for athletic trainers to be on hand, at high school football games and practices. Researchers at UW-Madison found that about 60 percent of school districts in the state have their own trainers on staff. In some…

posted 2015-11-27 13:01 by WHBY

Thanksgiving night deals impact Black Friday

Black Friday is still a huge day for holiday shoppers, but the head of the Fox River Mall says Thanksgiving-night sales are affecting crowds. General manager John Berglund says that spreads things out, and that's a good thing for traffic.…

posted 2015-11-27 05:05 by WHBY

Shelter holding adoption drive after eviction

The search for permanent and temporary homes from an animal shelter in Appleton will pick up over the next few days. Chances Animal Rescue is being evicted from its location in the 2700 block of Lake Park Road on the…

posted 2015-11-27 05:04 by WHBY

Proposal would allow longer snakes in Appleton

An Appleton city council member wants to let people keep longer snakes as pets. Ald. Verad Meltzer says the city's current limit of three feet is too restrictive. He says a snake may be relatively small when someone buys it,…

posted 2015-11-27 05:03 by WHBY

Christmas tree lots opening

Christmas tree lots are popping up all over the Fox Valley today, as people transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas. Cheryl Nicholson with the Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association says Wisconsin tree farmers cut down over 600,000 Christmas trees each year.…

posted 2015-11-27 05:02 by WHBY


Police investigate home invasion

Police say a small group of people robbed a house on Appleton's southside yesterday afternoon. They say the home invasion was in the 400 block of E. Lincoln Street around 1:15 p.m. Police say the suspects had a handgun when…

posted 2015-11-26 06:05 by WHBY

Animal shelter scrambles as eviction approaches

A Fox Cities animal shelter is losing its building, and some of its members are asking people to help by adopting pets. Chances Animal Rescue is on Appleton's southeast side. Volunteer Kathy Pavik says their landlord told the shelter on…

posted 2015-11-26 06:04 by WHBY

Stores offering deals starting tonight

The start of the holiday shopping season kicks off tonight. Plenty of stores will offer big deals when they open their doors, in hopes of bringing in shoppers. Like with most big sales, administrator Michelle Reinen of the state consumer…

posted 2015-11-26 06:03 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 5 days ago