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Chief wants to buy new fire truck

Appleton might have to buy a new fire truck to replace one that's out of commission for repairs. Fire Chief Len VanderWyst says it would be in the city's long-term interests to get a 100-foot ladder truck that's already in…

posted 2014-07-23 05:04 by WHBY

Advocate reacts to health insurance rulings

The future of subsidies for people who bought health insurance, through the federal exchanges, is up in the air, after a pair of court rulings. A local health insurance advocate says they are critically important. Two federal appeals courts made…

posted 2014-07-23 05:03 by WHBY

Woman hit with brick in G.B. fight

Green Bay police say a woman has a fractured skull, after she was hit in the face, with a brick, during an early morning fight. Officers were called to a party in the 600 block of Lime Kiln Road, around…

posted 2014-07-23 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton holding annual Children's Parade

The Building for Kids Children's Museum is holding its annual children's parade this evening, in downtown Appleton. Carey Behnke is one of the organizers. She says about 1,800 people already registered to participate. The parade will start at Houdini Plaza,…

posted 2014-07-23 05:01 by WHBY


LUUUUUUCCCCCCCC!!! Walk Off HR Wins it for Brewers!

Jonathan Lucroy snapped out of a hitting slump in style Tuesday night as he hit two home runs including a walk off home run in the bottom of the 9th to give the Milwaukee Brewers a dramatic 4-3 win over…

posted 2014-07-22 23:20:43 by WHBY

Man on trial for threatening to kill parents

A Kaukauna man is on trial for beating his mother, and threatening to kill both of his parents. Thirty-eight-year-old James Anderson faces a series of charges, including attempted murder, kidnapping and battery for an incident last September. Court records say…

posted 2014-07-22 13:05 by WHBY

Menasha decides not to buy former plant

A proposal for the city of Menasha to buy the former R.R. Donnelley plant along the Fox River was shot down last night. The city council voted 4-3 against the plan. Community development director Greg Keil wanted the city's redevelopment…

posted 2014-07-22 13:04 by WHBY

Cell phone app leads G.B. police to thieves

New technology is helping Green Bay police crack cases. Lt. Jeff Brester says the latest incident happened last weekend, when about a dozen people reported thefts from their vehicles. He says they arrested three suspects quickly, because one of the…

posted 2014-07-22 13:03 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. Fair starts today

Organizers say they have a lot of entertainment planned for this year's Outagamie County Fair. It starts today, in Seymour. Board member Pat Krohlow says they have tractor pulls planned for the next two nights. He says they're followed by…

posted 2014-07-22 13:02 by WHBY

Group wants more smoking treatments covered

A group wants to see more coverage of smoking cessation treatments, under health insurance policies that are available through the federal health care reform law. Dona Wininsky is a spokeswoman for the American Lung Association. She says Wisconsin is lagging…

posted 2014-07-22 13:01 by WHBY

Favre not worried about being booed (SPORTS)

So when are the Packers going to retire the #4 of former quarterback Brett Favre?  That question has been debated for a couple of years now since Favre last played in the NFL in the 2010 regular season. The story…

posted 2014-07-22 06:59:41 by WHBY

Christmas in Vegas for the Phoenix (SPORTS)

The Green Bay men’s basketball team will be heading to Vegas for Christmas.  The school announced Monday that they will be taking part in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on December 21st and December 22nd The mid-major field Big…

posted 2014-07-22 06:47:12 by WHBY

Coming up on the Monday PhilCast.... 3-4=Pack Yak with Rich Ratay. Plenty to be happy about after a convincing win…
posted by Philcast 8 hours ago
Ebola. Make up your minds. That's the trouble with least when it comes to the whiners in this country.…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Maybe I should have seen this one coming. Hey Menasha, stop the madness! So now the next great historical building…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago