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CASA starts suitcase donation drive

A group that helps abused and neglected children is starting a suitcase drive. CASA of the Fox Cities executive director Maria Turner says they want to give each child a rolling suitcase so they can take clothes and other special…

posted 2014-09-19 13:03 by WHBY

Former Appleton K9 officer died

A K9 officer that served the Appleton police department for several years, died yesterday. When Mato joined the force in December of 2006, the department had been without a K9 for more than a decade. During his six years on…

posted 2014-09-19 13:02 by WHBY

More state aid coming to Appleton schools

The Appleton school district could get around $8 million in additional funding from the state for this school year. District chief financial officer Don Hietpas says they knew they were going to get some sort of increase, because there was…

posted 2014-09-19 13:01 by WHBY

Marathon will impact Sunday traffic

Expect some delays, if you're going to be driving in parts of the Fox Valley, on Sunday. Runners will be making their way through the Fox Cities Marathon and half marathon courses. Marathon spokeswoman Amanda Secor says the race travels…

posted 2014-09-19 13:00 by WHBY

Parking spaces turning into temporary parks

There's a special twist to this month's Art on the Town event in downtown Appleton. A number of businesses will turn parking spaces along College Avenue, into mini-parks tonight. Anne Wiegman is a spokeswoman for Appleton Downtown Inc. She says…

posted 2014-09-19 12:59 by WHBY

Howard woman gets 30 years for murder

A Howard woman is heading to prison for 30 years for killing her boyfriend during an argument. Forty-four-year-old Tricia Phillips learned her fate yesterday for the shooting death of 46-year-old David Rosenberg. He was killed in August of last year,…

posted 2014-09-19 05:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna exploring school in Sherwood area

The Sherwood area is split between the Kaukauna and Hilbert school districts, and Kaukauna will consider opening a school in that community. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter says they want to look to the future of the district. He says a new…

posted 2014-09-19 05:04 by WHBY

GAB: Voting address doesn't need to match ID

Voters will need to have an approved ID when they head to the polls, in November, but a spokesman for a state agency says the address on the ID doesn't have to match their current address. Reid Magney of the…

posted 2014-09-19 05:03 by WHBY

Fox Cities Marathon set for weekend

The Fox Cities Marathon is coming up this weekend, and about 8,000 people will compete in one of the five events. Spokeswoman Amanda Secor says they start this afternoon, with a kids run at Appleton North high school. There's a…

posted 2014-09-19 05:02 by WHBY

Final Kermis festival set in L.C.

People will get their first chance to tour the Little Chute windmill tomorrow, as part of the village's annual Kermis festival. Little Chute Windmill Inc. board member Mike Van Asten says spots for the windmill tours are limited, so people…

posted 2014-09-19 05:01 by WHBY


Recycling truck victim was from Tigerton

The worker who was killed in a recycling truck accident in Freedom yesterday morning was a 25-year-old Tigerton man. Kevin Griepentrog was pronounced dead at the scene, after he got pinned by one of the truck's mechanisms. He was driving…

posted 2014-09-18 15:00 by WHBY

Job growth lags, ranks 33rd in nation

Wisconsin lagged behind the national average in job growth, according to the latest quarterly figures. The state ranked 33rd in the nation, and third from the bottom in the Midwest, in job growth over a 12-month period that ended in…

posted 2014-09-18 13:05 by WHBY

So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
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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 2 days ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago