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Port of G.B. rebounding after late start

The port of Green Bay is bouncing back, after a rough start to the shipping season. Port director Dean Haen says ships couldn't even get to Green Bay until late-April, because the ice was too thick. He says they made…

posted 2014-06-13 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton police seek graffiti suspects

Appleton police are trying to find several people responsible for spray-painting graffiti in the downtown. They say reports started coming in last Friday, and the suspects damaged private and public property. Investigators believe two men and two women are involved,…

posted 2014-06-13 13:00 by WHBY

Breakfast on the Farm set for Sunday

There will be plenty of visitors at a farm in the Hortonville area on Sunday. The owners of Green Acres Organic Farm are hosting this year's Outagamie County Breakfast on the Farm. Zen Miller of the UW-Extension is one of…

posted 2014-06-13 12:59 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on gay marriage

Governor Walker made his first public comments yesterday after a court ruling on same-sex marriage. The governor says voters put the state's ban in place, in 2006, so it doesn't matter if he's personally opposed to gay marriage. Walker voted…

posted 2014-06-13 05:05 by WHBY

Close vote expected for Walmart project

Green Bay's city council is scheduled to discuss the Walmart proposal next Tuesday, and officials are expecting a close vote. Ald. Tom DeWane supports the big-box plans. He says there's strong public support for a downtown Walmart. He says it's…

posted 2014-06-13 05:04 by WHBY

Johnson explains 'No' vote on VA

A Republican from Wisconsin was one of three members of the U.S. Senate to vote against a proposal to make it easier for veterans to get access to health care. Sen. Ron Johnson says he's concerned about the projected costs…

posted 2014-06-13 05:03 by WHBY

Flag Day parade set for tomorrow

Appleton has the oldest Flag Day parade in the country, and about 70,000 people are expected to find a spot along the route tomorrow afternoon. Organizer Don Burich says they'll have about 100 units, including two antique wagons from the…

posted 2014-06-13 05:02 by WHBY

Revamped 'Phantom' at PAC

A classic Broadway musical is in Appleton, but there's a new twist. Company manager Joel Herbst says they re-vamped the production of The Phantom of the Opera with new sets and lighting. It's the first time the updated show is…

posted 2014-06-13 05:01 by WHBY


Lucroy, Crew Beat Mets in Extras

Johnathan Lucroy's 2-run home run in the top of the 13th inning broke a 1-1 tie as Milwaukee beat New York 5-1 Thursday Night at Citi Field.  Lucroy took the second pitch he saw from Mets reliever Carlos Torres and…

posted 2014-06-12 22:54:28 by WHBY

G.B. mayor unveils vision for Larsen Green

Green Bay's leader unveiled three possibilities for the Larsen Green site, where Walmart officials want to build a Supercenter, in the downtown. Mayor Jim Schmitt wants the city to buy the property, for three million dollars, and bring in a…

posted 2014-06-12 15:05 by WHBY

AG: Clerks could face charges for same-sex licenses

About 90 percent of county clerks around the state are issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, and the attorney general thinks they could be at risk of prosecution. Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says local district attorneys could file…

posted 2014-06-12 15:04 by WHBY

Drowning victim's name released

Authorities are releasing the name of the Appleton man who drowned in a lake in Langlade County on Tuesday. Dive teams recovered 24-year-old Deontae Propst's body from Deep Woods Lake, in the town of Upham yesterday.

posted 2014-06-12 15:03 by WHBY

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 1 day ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago