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Travel agents giving safety tips

A local travel agency is giving its customers some tips, after the state department issued a worldwide travel advisory yesterday. Officials say several terror groups are planning attacks, but they don't know when or where they may happen. Rose Gray…

posted 2015-11-24 13:04 by WHBY

St. Joseph volunteer marks 100th birthday

An Appleton man celebrated his 100th birthday today at a local food pantry where he's spent almost three decades as a volunteer. Harold Deprez still hands out carts to people, at St. Joseph Food Program in Menasha. Before that, he…

posted 2015-11-24 13:03 by WHBY

Local doctors offer non-surgical bariatric balloon

A hospital in the Fox Cities is the first in the state to provide an option to gastric bypass that doesn't involve surgery. Two doctors at Midwest Bariatric Services at Theda Clark Medical Center are able to insert a gastric…

posted 2015-11-24 13:02 by WHBY

Woman wakes up to man touching her feet

Police in Oshkosh say a woman woke up in her home, early yesterday morning, to find a man standing at the end of her bed, touching her feet. Officer Joe Nichols says the victim didn't think the man was drunk…

posted 2015-11-24 13:01 by WHBY

Room tax increase faces final hurdle

Plans for a downtown Appleton expo center are one step away from taking a big step forward. The Menasha city council and Sherwood village board both unanimously voted to increase the Fox Cities room tax to 10 percent, to pay…

posted 2015-11-24 05:05 by WHBY

Appleton Christmas parade tonight

A lot of floats, nearly two dozen bands, and Santa will be on College Avenue tonight, for the city's annual Christmas parade. Organizer Greg Otis says it's getting off to a later start than usual, so Channel Five can air…

posted 2015-11-24 05:04 by WHBY

DNR: Gun deer hunt off to a good start

Hunters registered nearly 116,000 deer by noon yesterday and a DNR official says that's significantly ahead of last year's pace. Kevin Wallenfang is the agency's big game manager. He says opening weekend hunters took about 15,000 more deer than during…

posted 2015-11-24 05:03 by WHBY

October home sales strong

The housing market had another strong month, in October. Wisconsin Realtors Association economist David Clark says the number of sales was up 2.4 percent and the median prices were up 4.7 percent compared to October of last year. The median…

posted 2015-11-24 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton road project completed

Appleton public works crews rolled back the construction barrels on a main street out of the flats yesterday. Public works director Paula Vandehey says Jackman Street near Prospect Avenue is open again, after it closed about six months ago. She…

posted 2015-11-24 05:01 by WHBY

Appleton North theater group wins awards

An Appleton North high school theater cast took home a number of honors last weekend, at a state competition. Junior Maddy Cuff is a member of the cast that performed "Alice in Wonderland" at UW-Whitewater. She says their performance had…

posted 2015-11-24 05:00 by WHBY


Analysts predict good shopping season in Wis.

The holiday shopping season will kick into high gear on Black Friday, and Wisconsin store owners are expecting to see a lot of black, this Christmas. Madison-based retail consultant Doug Johnson says stores in Wisconsin will likely do better than…

posted 2015-11-23 13:05 by WHBY

Hunters encouraged to donate venison

Deer hunters across the state are filling their freezers with fresh venison, and local pantries hope some of them will keep them in mind, if they have more meat than they care to keep. Craig Robbins of Paul's Pantry in…

posted 2015-11-23 13:04 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
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It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
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The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago