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Fire damages Hortonville building

A fire in downtown Hortonville gutted the first floor of a building and damaged the rest. Crews from the Hortonville-Hortonia department went to the 200 block of W. Main Street after 2:30 p.m. yesterday. Fire Chief Dave Dorn says it…

posted 2015-11-30 05:05 by WHBY

21-yr-old killed in Waupaca Co. crash

A rollover accident, near Northport in Waupaca County, claimed the life of a 21-year-old man. The sheriff's department says Ethan Proctor was pronounced dead at the scene, early yesterday morning, after he was thrown from his vehicle. Authorities say he…

posted 2015-11-30 05:04 by WHBY

Expo center was in question months ago

The final pieces for the proposed expo center in downtown Appleton were put in place last week, and the city's mayor says earlier in the year, he wasn't sure if the project would happen. The city had to meet deadline…

posted 2015-11-30 05:03 by WHBY

Agency has Cyber Monday tips

Online stores are trying to drum up business today through Cyber Monday sales. Michelle Reinen of the state consumer protection agency says shoppers should be wary of deals that they see on social media. She says the links could lead…

posted 2015-11-30 05:02 by WHBY

Hansen points to student loan poll

A Green Bay Democrat is encouraged by a poll on the issue of student loan debt. Sen. Dave Hansen is the author of a bill that would let people refinance their loans. He says 61 percent liked the idea, in…

posted 2015-11-30 05:01 by WHBY


Rain records nearly fall on Thanksgiving

Appleton and Green Bay almost set records for the rain that fell through nearly all of Thanksgiving Day. Meteorologist Michael Gorczany is with the Green Bay office of the National Weather Service. He says Appleton got 1.15 inches, and that…

posted 2015-11-27 13:05 by WHBY

Local stores ready for Small Business Saturday

Black Friday generally gives big box stores a big shot in the arm, and local retailers are hoping that people save some of their holiday shopping for Small Business Saturday. Anne Wiegman of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the event has…

posted 2015-11-27 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmaker wants ignition interlock for 1st OWI

A state lawmaker wants to force all first-time drunk drivers to have an ignition interlock device in their vehicle. Right now, offenders need one if their blood-alcohol level is twice the legal limit. Democratic Sen. Chris Larson of Milwaukee is…

posted 2015-11-27 13:03 by WHBY

The Draw opening in Appleton flats

A new venue for art shows, and a spot for artists to work, officially opens tomorrow in the Appleton flats. The Draw is part of the Eagle Flats development. It's a former office building, along S. Lawe Street. Curator and…

posted 2015-11-27 13:02 by WHBY

Study calls for trainers on football sidelines

A study is calling for athletic trainers to be on hand, at high school football games and practices. Researchers at UW-Madison found that about 60 percent of school districts in the state have their own trainers on staff. In some…

posted 2015-11-27 13:01 by WHBY

Thanksgiving night deals impact Black Friday

Black Friday is still a huge day for holiday shoppers, but the head of the Fox River Mall says Thanksgiving-night sales are affecting crowds. General manager John Berglund says that spreads things out, and that's a good thing for traffic.…

posted 2015-11-27 05:05 by WHBY

Shelter holding adoption drive after eviction

The search for permanent and temporary homes from an animal shelter in Appleton will pick up over the next few days. Chances Animal Rescue is being evicted from its location in the 2700 block of Lake Park Road on the…

posted 2015-11-27 05:04 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 5 days ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 6 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 6 days ago