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2 men killed in crash near Black Creek

A head-on crash, east of Black Creek, left two men dead. Staff Sgt. Corey Besaw of the Outagamie County sheriff's department says the driver of a car crossed the centerline on Highway 54, around 9:15 a.m. He says the car…

posted 2014-11-28 13:05 by WHBY

Colwitz's BP preparing for end of era

The gun deer hunting season will come to a close, at the end of the weekend, and it will also mark the end of a longtime tradition. The DNR will drop the requirement that hunters register their deer in person…

posted 2014-11-28 13:04 by WHBY

New wrinkle for Appleton's Small Business Saturday

Local businesses are getting ready for tomorrow's Small Business Saturday, and there's a new wrinkle in Appleton this year. Appleton Downtown Inc., the Northside Business Association, and the city are partnering on a Shop Appleton First initiative. Jennifer Stephany is…

posted 2014-11-28 13:03 by WHBY

FVHA holding Black Friday adoption event

The Fox Valley Humane Association is trying something new this year to find more homes for dogs and cats. Executive director Deb Lewis says they're holding a Black Friday adoption event today. She says they're running specials, with 10 percent…

posted 2014-11-28 13:02 by WHBY

Seasonal workers find improved claims website

People filing initial unemployment claims, a year ago, had to wait for a long time, before their claims were processed, but a state agency hopes the problems are fixed. John Dipko is a spokesman for the Department of Workforce Development.…

posted 2014-11-28 13:01 by WHBY

Gift cards most popular holiday request

Black Friday is underway, but the gift that most people want, over anything else, is a gift card. Betty Hurd is a retail expert at Madison College, and she says a national survey shows 62 percent would prefer them. She…

posted 2014-11-28 05:05 by WHBY

Christmas tree lots ready to go

With Thanksgiving over, Christmas trees are available around the Fox Cities. Sue Schroeder is the co-owner of Schroeder's Forevergreens in Neenah. She says they're opening their lot today, along with most others around the state. Schroeder says they expect people…

posted 2014-11-28 05:04 by WHBY

Reid Golf Course exceeds expectations

The changes at Reid Municipal Golf Course in Appleton didn't drive away golfers during the past season. Parks director Dean Gazza says they actually had a three percent increase in the number of rounds, compared to 2012. That was the…

posted 2014-11-28 05:03 by WHBY

Grocery stores want to fill, sell 'growlers'

Breweries and brew pubs across the state sell and fill half-gallon bottles, called growlers, and grocery stores want to be able to do the same thing. Brandon Scholz of the Wisconsin Grocers Association says as the state's craft beer industry…

posted 2014-11-28 05:02 by WHBY


Supreme Court throws out robbery conviction

The state Supreme Court is siding with a Menasha robbery suspect, and throwing out his conviction. 53-year-old Myron Dillard was sentenced to 25 years in prison, after he reached a deal with prosecutors, but the high court will let him…

posted 2014-11-26 13:05 by WHBY

Ribble: Jordan a key ally against Islamic State

A congressman from northeast Wisconsin says he left a meeting with Jordan's king, feeling good about a key ally in the Middle East, in the war on terror. Congressman Reid Ribble recently returned from a trip to Afghanistan, Jordan, and…

posted 2014-11-26 13:04 by WHBY

Church offering Thanksgiving meal again

A church is stepping up again this year to offer a free Thanksgiving Day dinner in the Fox Cities. Christ the Rock will serve people at Monarch Gardens, in Grand Chute, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Pastor Joel…

posted 2014-11-26 13:03 by WHBY

Wonderful. Black Friday and it's cold and snowing and feeling more like January than November. Having the day off today…
posted by Philcast 10 hours ago
Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago