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Locks season winding down

It was a busy summer, for the Fox River locks. Bob Stark is the CEO of the Fox River Navigational System Authority. He says traffic through the Appleton locks is up, from last year. This is the last weekend that…

posted 2015-09-04 13:02 by WHBY

Couple taking cross-country bicycle ride

A couple from Ashwaubenon left this morning on a cross-country bicycle ride, spanning the U.S. from north to south. Peter and Tracy Fluke are taking tandem bikes for the approximately 3,000-mile ride. He says they're starting their trip by biking…

posted 2015-09-04 13:01 by WHBY

Invasive fish found in lower Fox River

An invasive fish that eats the eggs of native fish is in the lower Fox River. The DNR is trying to keep it from spreading to Lake Winnebago by shutting down the Menasha lock indefinitely. Kendall Kamke is the fisheries…

posted 2015-09-04 05:05 by WHBY

1st Restaurant Week comes to close

For the last eight days, people had a special chance to check out different places for lunch and dinner. The first Fox Cities Restaurant Week ended last night. Organizer Samantha Dennis says it exceeded her own high expectations. She says…

posted 2015-09-04 05:04 by WHBY

Soil to blame for 2-yr road projects

It takes two years to finish road replacement projects in our area, but it's not because there's too much work to do during the construction season. Appleton public works director Paula Vandehey says they need to let the soil settle,…

posted 2015-09-04 05:03 by WHBY

Kind reacts to Tomah VA clinic firing

Months after he was re-assigned, the former leader of the Tomah VA clinic is out of a job. Democratic Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse says he's not surprised. Mario DeSanctis was fired this week. Kind says he hopes it…

posted 2015-09-04 05:02 by WHBY


Police collect leads on attempted abduction

Police say they're getting a lot of leads in the investigation into a child abduction suspect in De Pere. A 60- to 65-year-old white man is accused of approaching a 14-year-old girl last week, near De Pere high school. There's…

posted 2015-09-03 13:05 by WHBY

Kimberly's Reed wins 'Teacher of the Year'

A special education teacher at Kimberly high school is one of the state's Teachers of the Year. State superintendent of schools Tony Evers presented Amy Reed with the Special Services award, during a surprise assembly this morning. Reed called her…

posted 2015-09-03 13:04 by WHBY

Appleton hanging road work signs

Appleton's public works department is putting signs along some major roads, to let drivers now that the road construction isn't done. The city completes projects over two years, starting with the replacement of underground utilities. After the ground has a…

posted 2015-09-03 13:03 by WHBY

Group launches 1st Walker TV ad

A group that's supporting Governor Walker's run for president is debuting the first TV ad that backs the Republican candidate. It focuses on his fight over collective bargaining, and his recall election victory. St. Norbert College professor Charlie Jacobs teaches…

posted 2015-09-03 13:02 by WHBY

L.C. ball diamonds to get facelift

A renovation at a Little Chute park could draw more out-of-state baseball teams, to tournaments. Village administrator James Fenlon says the Little Chute Diamond Club wants to spend about $1 million at Legion Park. He says the plans call for…

posted 2015-09-03 13:01 by WHBY

Some students dealing with heat

Some of the hottest temperatures of the season are coming to the area, as students and teachers go through their first week of school. Keeping cool is proving to be a challenge, especially in buildings that don't have air conditioning.…

posted 2015-09-03 05:05 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