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Possible expo center land deal for $2 mil

The proposed deal for the site of the Fox Cities Exhibition Center is for $2 million. Appleton made that offer...for the parking lot on Lawrence Street, across from the Radisson Paper Valley hotel. It's owned by Outagamie County, and the…

posted 2014-06-17 05:04 by WHBY

Police from Sandy Hook speak in Appleton

They were in the middle of one of the worst mass school shootings in the U.S., and two Connecticut State Police officers were in Appleton yesterday to talk about the lessons they learned. Sgt. James Thomas and Lt. Jay Paul…

posted 2014-06-17 05:03 by WHBY

Palliative care focus of forum

Some local health care leaders sat down yesterday to talk about a growing medical field, to help people with chronic illnesses. Palliative care focuses on removing suffering, and improving the quality of a patient's life. Ann Patek is a director…

posted 2014-06-17 05:02 by WHBY


Brewers knock off the Diamondbacks

The Brewers were victorious in the series opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-3 at Chase Field on Monday night.  Aramis Ramirez batted three for four with double and 2 RBI and Scooter Gennet hit his 4th home run of the…

posted 2014-06-16 23:57:47 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. refunding marriage license fee

Same-sex couples who applied for a marriage license in Outagamie County last week, have two options, since a judge put the weddings on hold. County Executive Tom Nelson says they can get a refund, of the $100 application fee. He…

posted 2014-06-16 13:05 by WHBY

Seizure drug not available yet

An early supporter of a law that legalizes a marijuana by-product to treat seizures says he understood there would be a delay in its availability. Family members are raising concerns that the law requires a series of drug trials, and…

posted 2014-06-16 13:04 by WHBY

Bugs 'terrible' in northwoods

It's a bad year for mosquitoes, and other biting insects, in the northwoods. Diane Paneitz of Hogan's General Store in Manitowish Waters says she can't remember another year when they've been this bad. She says even with bug spray, you…

posted 2014-06-16 13:03 by WHBY

Felon arrested after hit & run, chase

Police officers chased a suspect in a hit-and-run accident yesterday morning, and they learned the man was wanted on a felony warrant. Town of Menasha officer Jason Weber says the man took off, after a minor crash in a parking…

posted 2014-06-16 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton now has 'bike ambassadors'

New "bike ambassadors" will be riding around Appleton. Sgt. Dave Lund says the police department trained 10 volunteers to practice proper etiquette. He says they'll have bright yellow shirts, and proper equipment, like helmets. Lund says they're going to do…

posted 2014-06-16 13:00 by WHBY

Kimberly State Champs, Xavier to state (WIAA Round-up)

The WIAA State Softball tournament wrapped up over the weekend at Goodman Diamond in Madison.  For the 7th time in school history, Kimberly picked up a state title with a 6-5, 15-inning win over Westosha Central Saturday night.  It's the…

posted 2014-06-16 06:15:30 by WHBY

Some same-sex couples planned to marry today

Twenty-seven same-sex couples from Outagamie County were expecting to pick up their marriage licenses this morning, but a judge's ruling last Friday put those marriages on hold. Sam Tassoul planned on getting married today to her partner Sara Rabbideau, and…

posted 2014-06-16 05:05 by WHBY

Former 'GMA' co-anchor speaks at LU

The main speaker during yesterday's graduation ceremony at Lawrence University was a long-time anchor for "Good Morning America." Charlie Gibson told the graduates that the most important thing they can do now, is matter. He says whether at work, home,…

posted 2014-06-16 05:04 by WHBY

Hey I love a joke as much as the next guy. Heck, probably more. But this guy who decorated his…
posted by Philcast 2 hours ago
Here they are... Snoop Dog's line of his own painted socks... SnoopSocks. I'll be talking about this among other things…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
So here's "Missy", a cat that I think has used up at least one of those nine lives that people…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago