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Painting studio moving into Conkey's

Several years after the Conkey's bookstore closed in downtown Appleton, the building will be the new home of a painting studio. Pinot's Palette could open in September. Mari Kessenich is bringing the national franchise to Appleton. She says they'll offer…

posted 2014-07-28 05:02 by WHBY


Brewers get Shut Out to end Home Stand

Milwaukee Brewers Rookie Pitcher Jimmy Nelson pitched well but made one mistake a 2 run home run on an 0-2 pitch to Lucas Duda in the 6th inning as the New York Mets shut out the Brewers 2-0 Sunday at…

posted 2014-07-27 17:03:49 by WHBY


Brewers finish off Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers pushed their record to 59-46 on the season with a 5-2 win over the New York Mets at Miller Park on Saturday.  Mark Reynolds added his 17th home run of the year as he and Ryan Braun…

posted 2014-07-26 21:32:27 by WHBY

Packers extend Jordy Nelson (SPORTS)

Training camp opened with a boom Saturday morning in Green Bay.  Not because of the action on Ray Nitschke Field, but because of the news that quickly circulated surrounding wide reciever Jordy Nelson. Nelson agreed on a four-year contract extension…

posted 2014-07-26 14:40:41 by WHBY


Mets steal win from Brewers

Francisco Rodriguez was pitching for his 30th save of the season, but would be denied after giving up three runs in the ninth inning to hand the New York Mets a 3-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park…

posted 2014-07-25 22:18:01 by WHBY

Anderson guilty of threatening to kill parents

A Kaukauna man accused of threatening to kill his parents was convicted of several charges. A jury found 38-year-old James Anderson guilty on seven charges, following a three-day trial in Outagamie County court. Those charges include attempted murder, kidnapping, and…

posted 2014-07-25 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton to study bike lane options

After another controversy over a proposed bike lane project, the city of Appleton is going to consider more options. The municipal services committee wants to set up a special study committee to come up with recommendations. The big issue has…

posted 2014-07-25 13:04 by WHBY

User-friendly changes coming to Do Not Call list

The days of having to re-register for the state's Do Not Call list for telemarketers, are nearly over. Starting next Friday, the registrations will be permanent. Sandy Chalmers is the administrator of the state's consumer protection agency. She says they…

posted 2014-07-25 13:03 by WHBY

1000 Islands to hold deer hunt

The 1000 Islands Environmental Center in Kaukauna is now accepting applications, for a special deer hunt. Naturalist Debbie Nowak says the city council approved a plan that will allow people in the city, to apply for an archery hunting license.…

posted 2014-07-25 13:02 by WHBY

Gender could be factor in governor's race

A poll shows there's a big difference in the governor's race, based on gender. Political science professor Charles Franklin is the director of the Marquette Law School poll. He says women are backing Democratic challenger Mary Burke 48-41 percent, while…

posted 2014-07-25 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton area makes Forbes list

Forbes is ranking the Appleton area 50th in the country, on a list of small communities that are the "Best Places for Business and Careers." Larry Burkhardt of the Fox Cities Regional Partnership says that's something they're going to use…

posted 2014-07-25 05:04 by WHBY

Roundabout planned at Richmond & Northland

There are plans for a roundabout at a major intersection on Appleton's northside. The DOT is showing off the proposed changes at Richmond Street and Northland Avenue. The project wouldn't start until 2017. Spokesman Kim Rudat says it would be…

posted 2014-07-25 05:03 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago