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TV show to feature creation of Houdini bust

A TV show will feature Harry Houdini's connection to Appleton, and follow the creation of a bust of the magician. The episode of Monument Guys will be on The History Channel on Wednesday night. Tom Boldt of The Boldt Company says…

posted 2015-05-18 13:03 by WHBY

Neenah looking to improve southern cooridor

A number of businesses have left Neenah's South Commercial Street over the past several years, and the city's leader wants to attract new tenants to some empty buildings. Mayor Dean Kaufert says the downtown and west sides of the city…

posted 2015-05-18 13:02 by WHBY

Ribble: GOP needs to start fighting for people

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says Republicans need to do a better job of connecting with people. Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood spoke at the state GOP convention, over the weekend, in La Crosse. Ribble says Republicans often come across as…

posted 2015-05-18 13:01 by WHBY

April housing numbers way up

A lot of houses are selling in Wisconsin, and prices are also on the way up. A report from the Wisconsin Realtors Association shows that April home sales, across the state, climbed by nearly 17 percent last month. That's compared…

posted 2015-05-18 13:00 by WHBY

Hands Over the Fox postponed

The heavy rain that passed through the Fox Cities yesterday forced organizers to postpone an event on the Trestle Trail. They're moving Hands Over the Fox, in Menasha, to Sunday, May 31. The event is meant to honor the victims…

posted 2015-05-18 05:05 by WHBY

Walker touts record at GOP convention

Governor Walker highlighted the work of Republicans over the last four years, during the state's GOP convention over the weekend. He didn't directly address his potential run for president in 2016, but he did point out that a Republican candidate…

posted 2015-05-18 05:04 by WHBY

Public can weigh in on ideas for bank pillars

The four large pillars that used to be at the front of a bank in downtown Menasha are in storage, and the public can have a say on where they should go. Ald. James Taylor says a series of designs,…

posted 2015-05-18 05:03 by WHBY

Thousands turn out for Green Bay marathon

The Cellcom Green Bay Marathon drew thousands of runners, spectators, and volunteers yesterday. Race director Larry Lueck says they used a "wave" start for the first time. He says that way, competitors didn't have to get out on the course…

posted 2015-05-18 05:02 by WHBY

Seatbelt campaign gets underway

Police officers will be paying special attention to whether people are buckling up. The state's "Click It or Ticket" campaign starts today, and it continues through the rest of the month. David Pabst is the director of transportation safety for…

posted 2015-05-18 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers break out the bats to begin their road trip

Milwaukee pounded out ten hits including three home runs on their way to a 7-0 win over the New York Mets Friday night at Citi Field.  Ryan Braun homered twice and starting pitcher Kyle Lohse tossed eight scoreless innings as…

posted 2015-05-15 20:52:09 by WHBY

Stoffel able to attend funeral

A survivor of the Trestle Trail shooting was able to go to the funeral for her husband and daughter, last night. Thirty-two-year-old Erin Stoffel is recovering from three gunshot wounds at Theda Clark Medical Center. Dr. Ray Georgen says it…

posted 2015-05-15 13:05 by WHBY

Couple killed in crash near Clintonville

A husband and wife from Marion were the victims of yesterday's deadly car crash northwest of Clintonville. The Waupaca County sheriff's department says William and Rose Allen were hit, while they were trying to cross Highway 45, at Lakeshore Road.…

posted 2015-05-15 13:04 by WHBY

The Appleton West football team outscored Oshkosh West 37-30 in a dramatic win last Friday. I spoke with West head…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago
Today on the PhilCast I'll have a story that links our very own Lawrence University with the purple-haired Kelly Osbourne.…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
The Packers had their final open training camp practice on Tuesday. Notes from Tuesday's practice: Receiver Jared Abbrederis was back…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago