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Mile of Music gearing up for 4th year

Mile of Music will be back in downtown Appleton for a fourth year, and organizers unveiled some details late this morning. They'll have about 200 acts playing around 800 sets, in dozens of venues, from August 4th to the 7th.…

posted 2016-04-15 13:05 by WHBY

First 50 Mile of Music artists

Organizers of the Mile of Music revealed the First 50 artists for this year's festival, from August 4-7. New artists Dreamers (Brooklyn, NY) LOLO (Brooklyn, NY) Julia Jacklin (Sydney, Australia) The Dove & The Wolf (Paris, France/Martinique) Amasa Hines (Little…

posted 2016-04-15 13:04 by WHBY

ThedaCare getting feedback on hospital study

ThedaCare leaders are starting to meet with community groups, about the possibility of combining the provider's hospitals in Appleton and Neenah. The new, larger facility would be on an undetermined site. CEO Dean Gruner says they've already talked with three…

posted 2016-04-15 13:03 by WHBY

Walker pushes for drug tests for food stamps

Governor Walker believes the state already has the power to order drug tests for everyone in the food stamp program. The federal government is blocking the requirement that lawmakers put in the current state budget. Walker was in Appleton yesterday,…

posted 2016-04-15 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton district to honor tutors

Volunteers have been helping elementary school students in Appleton with their reading for the last 20 years. The district is marking the anniversary of the United for Reading Success program tomorrow. Mary Greiner is the director of volunteer services, and…

posted 2016-04-15 13:01 by WHBY

Trout Museum exhibit features Wis. veterans

An exhibit featuring portraits of Wisconsin veterans opens Saturday, at the Trout Museum of Art, in downtown Appleton. The Wisconsin War Stories gallery highlights veterans from World War Two, Korea, and Vietnam. They were interviewed as part of a documentary…

posted 2016-04-15 13:00 by WHBY

Mile of Music details coming

The kickoff event for this summer's Mile of Music festival will be in downtown Appleton this morning. Organizers will talk about some of the new features and unveil the first 50 acts. The different venues have high hopes for the…

posted 2016-04-15 05:05 by WHBY

Walker weighs in on CWD

Just over nine percent of the deer tested by the DNR last year had chronic wasting disease, and Governor Walker says the agency is exploring the problem. Only six percent tested positive in 2014. That increase is leading some lawmakers…

posted 2016-04-15 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. man killed in northwest Wis. crash

A Green Bay man died Wednesday morning in a car accident in the northwest corner of the state. The Douglas County sheriff's department says 23-year-old Raymond Teller was driving on Highway 53, a little before 10 a.m., when his car…

posted 2016-04-15 05:03 by WHBY

Appleton fire dept. buys drone

Appleton's fire department bought a drone to help the hazardous materials team. Battalion Chief Ethan Kroll says the drone could be a big help in evaluating potentially dangerous situations where they can't get a good look from the ground. He…

posted 2016-04-15 05:02 by WHBY

Baldwin meets with high court nominee

While Republicans hold firm on their stance over the open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, the state's Democratic U.S. Senator met with President Obama's nominee. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says she had a productive meeting with Merrick Garland yesterday. She…

posted 2016-04-15 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers shutout by Cardinals, 7-0

The Brewers (4-5) managed to only get one hit in teh final game of the series against St. Louis, losing 7-0.  Domingo Santana broke up the Cardinals no hitter in the 7th inning.  Wily Peralta (0-3) gave up five runs…

posted 2016-04-14 15:18:58 by WHBY

Be listening to the show today, Tuesday, at 4:15ish right after our live report from the EAA Air Venture. We'll…
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It's that time of year again.... I get excited about my annual trip to indulge in classic cars when I…
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There's another police shooting in the news, but this time, man I can't for the life of me yet figure…
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