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Trestle Trail, Fritse Park closed

The Trestle Trail bridge and Fritse Park remain closed after last night's shooting. Town of Menasha parks director Michael Kading says he's been in constant contact with police. He says the park may open sooner than the trail. Kading says…

posted 2015-05-04 13:01 by WHBY

Work on Main St. in L.C. to impact traffic

A stretch of Main Street in Little Chute will be under construction for the next several weeks. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says there will some traffic impacts between Jackson and Hayes streets, starting today. He says they're doing some repairs…

posted 2015-05-04 13:00 by WHBY

Two I-41 ramps closing at College Avenue

Construction along I-41 in the Fox Cities is going to impact the College Avenue exit in the Appleton area. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says starting today, they're closing the on-ramp to I-41 South, and the off ramp from I-41 North,…

posted 2015-05-04 05:04 by WHBY

Man found dead near Ripon

A man is in custody, after Fond du Lac County sheriff's deputies found a dead 45-year-old man, in a home, near Ripon. Authorities say the man died several months earlier. They say they went to the house on Saturday night,…

posted 2015-05-04 05:03 by WHBY

Tourism spending up in Fox Cities

Many Fox Cities businesses that rely on tourism did well last year. Pam Seidl is the executive director of the Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau. She says visitor spending was up by 5.6 percent last year, to $434 million.…

posted 2015-05-04 05:02 by WHBY

Kiwanis Club marks 100th anniversary

A non-profit group that helps children is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year. Kurt Eggebrecht is the president of the Appleton Fox Cities Kiwanis Club. He says the local chapter raises about $15,000 a year for groups that help kids.…

posted 2015-05-04 05:01 by WHBY

4 dead, including possible suspect, in shooting

Police say someone opened fire on the Trestle Trail bridge in Menasha last night, and four are dead, including the suspected shooter. Another person was wounded. Menasha Police Chief Tim Styka says they believe it was a random act, and…

posted 2015-05-04 00:05 by WHBY


Brewers knock off Cubs

The Brewers were able to get on the board early and used a solid start from Mike Fiers and cruised to a 6-1 win over the Chicago Cubs Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Ryan Braun's two-run homerun in the first…

posted 2015-05-02 16:55:35 by WHBY


Arson suspects make court appearances

The suspects in an arson fire at a Green Bay apartment building were in Brown County court this afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Jesse Jones of Marinette faces charges of arson, burglary, and reckless endangerment. 17-year-old Jordan Gardner is expected to face similar…

posted 2015-05-01 17:05 by WHBY

Brewers lose pitching battle against Cubs, 1-0

Milwaukee couldn't get their offense going against the Chicago Cubs, losing 1-0 Friday afternoon.  The Brewers were held to only four hits on the day while the Cubs were able to score once off of nine hits. Wily Peralta (0-4)…

posted 2015-05-01 16:01:47 by WHBY

Pulaski suspends teacher, principal after fight

The principal of Pulaski high school, and a teacher were suspended, in the wake of a fight that was shared on social media. The district released details about the investigation, and the steps that leaders are taking moving forward. Interim…

posted 2015-05-01 13:04 by WHBY

Tourism spending climbs in 2014

The state saw a 5-1/2 percent jump in tourism spending last year. Deputy secretary Sarah Klavas says the $1 billion increase brought the total spending to $18.5 billion. She says lodging was the biggest segment of the industry last year.…

posted 2015-05-01 13:03 by WHBY

Finally, the end is here for the pre-season. As you know, I am not a fan. Thursday: A one-hour PhilCast…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
The Appleton West football team outscored Oshkosh West 37-30 in a dramatic win last Friday. I spoke with West head…
posted by Alex Solsma 3 days ago
Today on the PhilCast I'll have a story that links our very own Lawrence University with the purple-haired Kelly Osbourne.…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago