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Dad, 2 kids dead in Wis. Rapids murder-suicide

Police in central Wisconsin say a man shot his two children, before turning the gun on himself. Officers went to a house in Wisconsin Rapids around 2:15 a.m. today. They say the man had a three-year-old daughter, and his son…

posted 2016-04-27 13:01 by WHBY

We Energies launches web stream of falcons

A power company is waiting for falcon eggs to hatch, and people can follow the progress online. We Energies set up nesting boxes at five power plants this year. Spokeswoman Cathy Schulze says the mother and father peregrine falcons are…

posted 2016-04-27 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton Airport hopes to add Southwest

The leader of Appleton International Airport says a lot of travelers would like to see Southwest offer a flight from the Fox Cities, but that's easier said than done. Director Abe Weber says there are plenty of customers in the…

posted 2016-04-27 05:05 by WHBY

City Center, Oneida St. study falls flat

The idea of studying an extension of Oneida Street, through the City Center, doesn't have the support of an Appleton panel. The municipal services committee voted unanimously against spending $4,000 to see if the divided buildings would still be structurally…

posted 2016-04-27 05:04 by WHBY

Road work shuts down part of Kimberly Ave.

It will be a long construction season this year for people living on Kimberly's northwest side. Road crews are rebuilding a mile-long stretch of Kimberly Avenue. Village administrator Adam Hammatt says they closed the road this week between Marcella and…

posted 2016-04-27 05:03 by WHBY

Walker wants options for repeat drunk drivers

The state is going to look at options for housing repeat drunk drivers, in hopes of finding something less expensive than a traditional prison. Governor Walker wants the corrections department to bring him different ideas. He says an apartment-like setting,…

posted 2016-04-27 05:02 by WHBY

OGHF taking Persian War vets to new memorial

Veterans of the wars in the Persian Gulf can check out a new memorial for them, in central Wisconsin, this summer. Old Glory Honor Flight is putting together a trip to The Highground Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday, July 23.…

posted 2016-04-27 05:01 by WHBY

State official impressed with Reach Out & Read

A program that encourages parents to read to their young children is being held up as a national model. The United Way Fox Cities is supporting the local version of Reach Out and Read. It provides books to health care…

posted 2016-04-27 05:00 by WHBY


Agents find marijuana in storage shed

Drug investigators found about 75 pounds of marijuana in a storage shed in Oshkosh. The Winnebago County sheriff's department says agents believed 24-year-old Matthew Summerville of Oshkosh was selling a large amount of marijuana. He was arrested last Thursday, while…

posted 2016-04-26 17:00 by WHBY

Sex assault trial ordered for piano teacher

A 62-year-old man accused of fondling two teenage piano students will stand trial. A Brown County judge ruled that the case will move forward against James Widiger. The piano teacher, and Howard village board member, waived his right to a…

posted 2016-04-26 14:30 by WHBY

Gomoll quickly convicted of Oshkosh murder

Jurors came to a quick verdict in an Oshkosh murder trial. It didn't take the jury much time this morning to decide that 30-year-old Samson Gomoll killed his girlfriend last December. Forty-two-year-old Stacey Strange was found dead in the upper-level…

posted 2016-04-26 13:05 by WHBY

Oshkosh police find meth lab, baby in hotel room

Oshkosh police say they found a 10-month-old baby in a hotel room, where a man was running a meth lab. Officer Joe Nichols says they arrested a 27-year-old Oshkosh man in the parking lot of a hotel, on an outstanding…

posted 2016-04-26 13:04 by WHBY

Wisconsin ranks as the 18th most patriotic state in the country. That must be the case because it says so…
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In honor of the start of Summerfest I have some musical stories to start the Wednesday PhilCast, including some Beach…
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There's a dress controversy brewing at Wimbledon. Nike taking heat for and making changes to a dress it has provided…
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