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Appleton has 12 registered neighborhoods

Appleton's neighborhood program is nearly two years old, and so far, 12 neighborhood groups are involved. Economic development specialist Matt Rehbein put together a report on the progress. He says the city's goal is to have better communication with neighborhood…

posted 2014-07-23 15:01 by WHBY

Prestigious invite for Green Bay’s Sykes (SPORTS)

Green Bay senior guard Keifer Sykes will be working out with one of the NBA’s best in a few weeks.  Sykes was one of 20 collegiate guards to get invited to Chris Paul’s “CP3 Elite Guard Camp.” The reigning Horizon…

posted 2014-07-23 07:05:56 by WHBY

Merkes disappointed by R.R. Donnelley vote

Menasha's leader hopes the city council reconsiders its decision not to buy the former R.R. Donnelley plant, along the Fox River. Mayor Don Merkes says that way, the city would control what happens next at the spot along Anhaip Street.…

posted 2014-07-23 05:05 by WHBY

Chief wants to buy new fire truck

Appleton might have to buy a new fire truck to replace one that's out of commission for repairs. Fire Chief Len VanderWyst says it would be in the city's long-term interests to get a 100-foot ladder truck that's already in…

posted 2014-07-23 05:04 by WHBY

Advocate reacts to health insurance rulings

The future of subsidies for people who bought health insurance, through the federal exchanges, is up in the air, after a pair of court rulings. A local health insurance advocate says they are critically important. Two federal appeals courts made…

posted 2014-07-23 05:03 by WHBY

Woman hit with brick in G.B. fight

Green Bay police say a woman has a fractured skull, after she was hit in the face, with a brick, during an early morning fight. Officers were called to a party in the 600 block of Lime Kiln Road, around…

posted 2014-07-23 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton holding annual Children's Parade

The Building for Kids Children's Museum is holding its annual children's parade this evening, in downtown Appleton. Carey Behnke is one of the organizers. She says about 1,800 people already registered to participate. The parade will start at Houdini Plaza,…

posted 2014-07-23 05:01 by WHBY


LUUUUUUCCCCCCCC!!! Walk Off HR Wins it for Brewers!

Jonathan Lucroy snapped out of a hitting slump in style Tuesday night as he hit two home runs including a walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th to give the Milwaukee Brewers a dramatic 4-3 win over…

posted 2014-07-22 23:20:43 by WHBY

Man on trial for threatening to kill parents

A Kaukauna man is on trial for beating his mother, and threatening to kill both of his parents. Thirty-eight-year-old James Anderson faces a series of charges, including attempted murder, kidnapping and battery for an incident last September. Court records say…

posted 2014-07-22 13:05 by WHBY

Menasha decides not to buy former plant

A proposal for the city of Menasha to buy the former R.R. Donnelley plant along the Fox River was shot down last night. The city council voted 4-3 against the plan. Community development director Greg Keil wanted the city's redevelopment…

posted 2014-07-22 13:04 by WHBY

Cell phone app leads G.B. police to thieves

New technology is helping Green Bay police crack cases. Lt. Jeff Brester says the latest incident happened last weekend, when about a dozen people reported thefts from their vehicles. He says they arrested three suspects quickly, because one of the…

posted 2014-07-22 13:03 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. Fair starts today

Organizers say they have a lot of entertainment planned for this year's Outagamie County Fair. It starts today, in Seymour. Board member Pat Krohlow says they have tractor pulls planned for the next two nights. He says they're followed by…

posted 2014-07-22 13:02 by WHBY

So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 10 hours ago
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 2 days ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago