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Schools recognized for safe routes efforts

The Safe Routes to School program is recognizing some local efforts, to help kids walk or bike to school. Omro middle school received a Gold award. Melissa Kraemer Badtke is the program coordinator, for the East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning…

posted 2015-06-02 13:01 by WHBY

Waupaca man dies from crash injuries

A 71-year-old man died, several days after a crash in Waupaca County. The sheriff's department says Thomas Llewellyn pulled out in front of a vehicle, last Wednesday, at the corner of Highways 22 and QQ. He died on Sunday, at…

posted 2015-06-02 13:00 by WHBY

Fire hits Appleton shed, garage

A fire on Appleton's northside early this morning left a shed, and garage, with damage. Firefighters were called to the 1400 block of N. Morrison Street, around 12:45 a.m. Officials say the flames from the shed spread to a part…

posted 2015-06-02 12:59 by WHBY

Trial ordered for teen in deadly crash

An 18-year-old Clintonville man will stand trial for a crash that killed three teens last fall. A Shawano County judge ruled there is probable cause to continue the case against Ryan Swadner. The teen is facing 11 charges, including homicide…

posted 2015-06-02 05:05 by WHBY

Official: Districts won't hire unqualified teachers

School districts won't be lining up to hire teachers, if they don't feel that they're qualified, even if the state changes the standards for getting a teaching license. That's the feeling of Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators executive director…

posted 2015-06-02 05:04 by WHBY

Winnebago Waterways group continuing work

Nearly two years ago, a group surveyed people about what issues they'd like to see improved around the Lake Winnebago System. Even though progress has been slow, the work of Winnebago Waterways continues. Member Erin Gerred says they still meet…

posted 2015-06-02 05:03 by WHBY

FVHA looking for homes for chinchillas

About 40 chinchillas are up for adoption at the Fox Valley Humane Association. They came from the home of a hoarder, in southeast Wisconsin, where police found over 300 of the animals. Executive director Deb Lewis says they're partners with…

posted 2015-06-02 05:02 by WHBY

'Dirty Dancing' opening at PAC

A popular movie from the 1980's is now a touring Broadway musical, and Dirty Dancing opens tonight in Appleton. The show will be at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for eight performances, through Sunday night. Spokeswoman Trisha Witt says it's…

posted 2015-06-02 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers shutout Cardinals, 1-0

Milwaukee earns a win during Jonathon Lucroy's first game back with the team after fracturing his toe six weeks ago, beating St. Louis 1-0.  Mike Fiers (2-5) went six innings without giving up a run, allowing only four hits and…

posted 2015-06-01 22:22:38 by WHBY

Weight of the Fox Valley kicks off challenge

The Weight of the Fox Valley group kicked off its summer fitness program, this morning, near the Trestle Trail. Organizer Emily Dieringer says she expects up to 5,000 people will participate in the Passport to Active Living challenge. She says…

posted 2015-06-01 13:05 by WHBY

Walker touches on budget, abortion, Bucks

Governor Walker says he intends to keep his campaign promise to not raise the gas tax, or vehicle registration fees, to pay for transportation projects. Walker says he still believes a deal can be reached this week with the Legislature's…

posted 2015-06-01 13:04 by WHBY

Rachael Ray highlights Appleton Farm Market

A national talk show host's website is highlighting Appleton's Downtown Farm Market. A writer for Rachael Ray's site posted an interview with market director Djuanna Hugdahl last Friday. Hugdahl says they focused on their indoor market, and what's available during…

posted 2015-06-01 13:03 by WHBY

Remember when TV theme songs were a big deal? I do. Interesting story I saw today from Billboard, the people…
posted by Philcast 6 hours ago
With October here and the weather starting to give us that fall feeling...SOUP SEASON!!!! Had to go there for this…
posted by Justin Hull 1 day ago
A mother in South Carolina wanted to shame her son as punishment for his fighting and homophobic remarks. So she…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago