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Scope of downtown traffic study expands

A long talked-about traffic study in downtown Appleton could have an expanded scope. Public works director Paula Vandehey says they're calling it a "mobility" study instead, so they can look at the needs for drivers, bicyclists, and walkers. She says…

posted 2015-09-23 15:04 by WHBY

Blastomycosis cases still climbing

The state expects to keep seeing new cases of blastomycosis from the Little Wolf River in the coming weeks. The latest update from the department of health shows there are 38 confirmed cases, and 37 probable ones. Appleton public health…

posted 2015-09-23 15:03 by WHBY

CASA looking for more volunteers

The leader of a non-profit that helps abused and neglected children is concerned that they won't have enough new volunteers to keep up with demand. CASA of the Fox Cities executive director Maria Turner says in their first year, child…

posted 2015-09-23 15:02 by WHBY

'Rock the Block' called a success

A non-profit's first effort to revitalize a neighborhood brought about 550 volunteers together to complete 31 projects. The Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity chapter organized a weeklong "Rock the Block" event, near the former Pierce Manufacturing plant in…

posted 2015-09-23 15:01 by WHBY

Sheriff's dept. move still in play

Talk about moving the Outagamie County sheriff's department, out of downtown Appleton, doesn't look like it's going to end anytime soon. Last night, the county board upheld County Executive Tom Nelson's veto of a plan to relocate the sheriff's department,…

posted 2015-09-23 05:05 by WHBY

Bond set at $1 mil in Oshkosh murder

The suspect in an Oshkosh murder is in custody on a $1 million bond. Prosecutors charged 30-year-old Samson Gomoll with first-degree intentional homicide yesterday, in the death of his live-in girlfriend, 42-year-old Stacey Strange. Strange was found shot to death,…

posted 2015-09-23 05:04 by WHBY

Streckenbach wants Brown Co. Arena study

The future of the Brown County Arena could start taking shape next year. County Executive Troy Streckenbach and Ashwaubenon village president Mike Aubinger say they'll each put $25,000 in next year's budget to study the facility, and the entire Veterans…

posted 2015-09-23 05:03 by WHBY

Hanna reacts to proposed mayoral pay cut

The longtime leader of Appleton is questioning the method that was used to propose a pay cut for the office in the next term. The human resources committee voted 3-1 to reduce the annual salary by $10,000, to a little…

posted 2015-09-23 05:02 by WHBY

Menasha closing in on parking deal

The city of Menasha could buy part of a parking lot to solve an issue in the downtown. The city council voted 4-3 to spend $290,000 for 72 stalls, in the former Germania Hall lot. Mayor Don Merkes says while…

posted 2015-09-23 05:01 by WHBY


Man formally charged with Oshkosh murder

A 30-year-old man is facing formal charges in the murder of his live-in girlfriend in Oshkosh. Samson Gomoll was taken into custody on Sunday, several hours after 42-year-old Stacey Strange was found dead. Officers went to their upper level apartment,…

posted 2015-09-22 15:05 by WHBY

Prof: Walker has to rebuild bridges

Governor Walker will probably have to rebuild some bridges in Wisconsin, now that his presidential campaign is over. That's the feeling of St. Norbert College political science professor Charlie Jacobs. He says Walker's run probably made it more difficult for Majority…

posted 2015-09-22 13:04 by WHBY

Justices rememeber Crooks

The day after a justice on the state Supreme Court died in his chambers, the high court opened this morning's session with a moment of silence. Seventy-seven-year-old Justice Patrick Crooks was on the high court for 19 years. Justice Shirley…

posted 2015-09-22 13:03 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 3 days ago