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Health depts. look for answers with bacteria

There are a lot of unanswered questions about a rare blood infection that's popping up in southern Wisconsin. Officials say they're aware of 44 Elizabethkinga infections, and 18 deaths linked to the bacteria. Stephanie Smiley is director of the state…

posted 2016-03-04 05:03 by WHBY

Former Obama hater touts health care reforms

President Obama was in Milwaukee yesterday to talk about his health care reform law, and the number of people who now have insurance. Brent Brown of Mosinee introduced the president, and credited the reforms with saving his life. He says…

posted 2016-03-04 05:02 by WHBY

No back tags for hunters anymore

When deer hunters go into the woods in the fall, they'll be missing one very recognizable item. Governor Walker signed a law this week that eliminates the need for hunters to wear back tags. Jeff Nass of Seymour is the…

posted 2016-03-04 05:01 by WHBY


G.B. police seek serial robber

Green Bay police believe the same man robbed four businesses in the last two months. They say he held up the BP gas station, in the 2000 block of Main Street around 3:30 p.m. yesterday. They also think he's responsible…

posted 2016-03-03 13:05 by WHBY

Witness: Lee said he flushed gun at pool hall

A witness in the murder trial of a Neenah man says the suspect told him that he pulled the trigger, hours after the downtown Appleton shooting. Joe Thor of Appleton testified this morning that 30-year-old Chong Lee told him that…

posted 2016-03-03 13:04 by WHBY

PAC highlights Arts Alive! & Spotlight Series

The next season at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will feature a new series in the Kimberly-Clark Theater. President Maria Van Laanen says they have four events scheduled right now for the Spotlight Series. She says they're looking to…

posted 2016-03-03 13:03 by WHBY

G.B. Film Festival opens tonight

The Green Bay Film Festival kicks off tonight. The four-day event will be on the St. Norbert College campus for the first time. Leslie Olma is one of the organizers. She says they have special screenings tonight and tomorrow, followed…

posted 2016-03-03 13:02 by WHBY

Blood Center offers dinner for platelets

A local non-profit is offering a free dinner, if people donate platelets. The Community Blood Center is launching a punch-card promotion. Spokeswoman Jill Butzin says people get a T-shirt after three donations. After six times, they'll get a $30 gift…

posted 2016-03-03 13:01 by WHBY

3-D model gives jury tour of former nightclub

Some high-tech equipment helped jurors in a murder trial get a look at a former nightclub in downtown Appleton. The former Luna Lounge is now a restaurant, and the building was extensively remodeled before Katsu Ya opened, late last year.…

posted 2016-03-03 05:05 by WHBY

LGBT LU students make demands

Some gay, lesbian, and transgender students on the Lawrence University campus are calling for changes. They presented a list of demands to school leaders this week. Student affairs vice president Nancy Truesdell says it includes things like more transgender bathrooms…

posted 2016-03-03 05:04 by WHBY

County providing training on Narcan

The drug Narcan can help revive people, if they overdose on heroin or opiate painkillers, and a group is providing training tonight on how to use it. The Winnebago County health department will also show people how to get the…

posted 2016-03-03 05:03 by WHBY

'Mini Mile' concert planned next month

The Mile of Music Festival is five months away, but organizers are putting together a day-long concert next month, to get people warmed up. Co-founder Dave Willems says they'll feature seven bands during the "Mini-Mile" show. It will be at…

posted 2016-03-03 05:02 by WHBY

In honor of the start of Summerfest I have some musical stories to start the Wednesday PhilCast, including some Beach…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There's a dress controversy brewing at Wimbledon. Nike taking heat for and making changes to a dress it has provided…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Please do let me know your pick.... What do you think the best TV sports event theme music is? VOTE…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago