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Bitter cold could stick around

Last year ended with the sixth-coldest December on record in Appleton, and the temperatures are following that trend, at the start of 2014. Meteorologist Scott Cultice of the National Weather Service says the arctic blast will stick with us for…

posted 2014-01-02 05:04 by WHBY

Concerns raised about e-cigs, minors

Several companies are marketing electronic cigarettes as a way to help people quit smoking, but a group is concerned that they may also lead kids to pick up the habit. Community Action for Healthy Living executive director Wendy Vander Zanden…

posted 2014-01-02 05:03 by WHBY

Group predicts steady housing market

The housing market in the state should remain steady in the new year. That's the prediction of Wisconsin Realtors Association President Mike Theo. He says while the final totals aren't in for 2013 yet, sales should be up. Theo says…

posted 2014-01-02 05:02 by WHBY


Badgers Beat in New Year's Day Bowl Once Again

The Wisconsin Badgers football team took the field for the Capital One Bowl in Orlando on Wednesday afternoon with almost an entirely different coaching staff from the past three years. Unfortunately, the team still couldn't get over the hump as…

posted 2014-01-01 15:59:18 by WHBY


Marquette drops Big East opener

The newly aligned Big East began conference play in Omaha, Nebraska as the Marquette Golden Eagles closed out 2013 with a road loss to the Creighton Bluejays 67-49 on Tuesday night.  The Golden Eagles never led in the contest, with…

posted 2013-12-31 23:54:01 by WHBY

Outagamie Co. supervisor charged

A member of the Outagamie County board is facing domestic abuse charges. Prosecutors filed three felony counts of strangulation against 57-year-old Lloyd DeGroot. DeGroot lives in the town of Buchanan, and he represents the 11th district. He's also charged with…

posted 2013-12-31 15:35 by WHBY

Fire destroys town of Kaukauna home

A house in the town of Kaukauna was destroyed by a fire overnight. Vandenbroek-Kaukauna Fire Chief Ron Diedrick says they were called to the 1200 block of Highway S, around 10:15 p.m. He says they eventually had to bring in…

posted 2013-12-31 13:05 by WHBY

December ranks in top 10 for cold, snow

This December is going into the record books for being among the top-10 coldest and snowiest of all time, in Appleton. Meteorologist Scott Cultice of the National Weather Service says the city received nearly two-feet of snow this month. The…

posted 2013-12-31 13:04 by WHBY

BBB offering advice to Craigslist renters

At least a half-dozen people became victims of an apartment rental scam in Green Bay and the Better Business Bureau says people need to be careful when responding to posts on Craiglist. Police say the man offered apartments for rent,…

posted 2013-12-31 13:03 by WHBY

Some bars offering safe rides

Cab companies are going to be very busy tonight, and some of them will be taking people home through the Outagamie County Tavern League's Safe Ride program. Brad Schinke of Kamps Bar and Grill in Combined Locks is the league…

posted 2013-12-31 13:02 by WHBY

Menasha holding FirstEve for 20th year

New Year's Eve revelers will brave the cold in Menasha. The community's annual FirstEve celebration runs from 10 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. Kathy Blumreich is the senior vice president of FNB Fox Valley, one of the sponsors. She says they'll…

posted 2013-12-31 13:01 by WHBY

Bank robbery suspects charged

The five suspects in a Black Creek bank robbery remain in jail on large bonds. Outagamie County prosecutors charged them with armed robbery, in connection with last Friday's holdup at the BMO Harris Bank. Assistant District Attorney Alex Duros says…

posted 2013-12-31 05:05 by WHBY

Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
posted by Philcast 4 hours ago
One of the stories I'll be talking about on the Tuesday show is one that compares what we consider today's…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
There they are, at least two of the three chairs that broke on Easter Sunday. I'll tell the story of…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago