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St. Elizabeth Hospital opens cancer center

There's a new cancer center at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. The facility opened on Monday. St. Elizabeth president Monica Hilt says the 12,000 square foot facility has 25 private patient rooms. She says they also have a community space,…

posted 2016-02-04 13:02 by WHBY

Brown Co. groups updating LIFE Study

People in Brown County are receiving a quality of life survey, as part of an effort to update a five-year-old study. They were sent to about 900 leaders and 1,500 homes. The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is involved with…

posted 2016-02-04 13:01 by WHBY

Design work to start on Erb Park, pool

The design work will get underway right away on Appleton's Erb Park and pool. The city council agreed to hire MSA Professional Services last night. The city will pay the firm $840,000. Ald. Chris Croatt says the parks and recreation…

posted 2016-02-04 05:05 by WHBY

Proposal calls for naming park after Kort

Appleton leaders will consider naming a future park after a local author. Ellen Kort passed away last April. She was the state's first poet laureate, from 2000 to 2004. Four city council members introduced a proposal last night, to name…

posted 2016-02-04 05:04 by WHBY

Salvation Army reaches fundraising goal

It took a little longer than expected, but the Salvation Army Fox Cities reached its year-end fundraising goal of $1.2 million. The non-profit reached out to the community, shortly after the red kettle campaign ended, asking for $80,000 to meet…

posted 2016-02-04 05:03 by WHBY

Hansen, groups speak out on water bill

A proposal that would make it easier for out-of-state companies to buy a local water utility is drawing criticism from some environmental groups, and at least one Democratic lawmaker. Sen. Dave Hansen of Green Bay says the bill would drop…

posted 2016-02-04 05:02 by WHBY

Roth won't run in 8th congressional district

A Republican lawmaker from Appleton says he won't get in the race for the eighth congressional district seat. Sen. Roger Roth issued a statement last night, saying that now is not the right time. He says his first responsibility is…

posted 2016-02-04 05:01 by WHBY

SNC, LU rank high for student dining

A list of the colleges in the country with the best food for students includes St. Norbert College and Lawrence University. The website Niche ranks St. Norbert the best in the state, and 29th nationally. Lawrence is second in Wisconsin,…

posted 2016-02-04 05:00 by WHBY


Appleton crews continue snow cleanup

Appleton plow crews are hard at work today, cleaning up after yesterday's snowstorm. City spokesman Chad Doran says they finished their main plowing this morning. He says they're now salting streets, and doing some additional plowing, because of the light…

posted 2016-02-03 13:05 by WHBY

Nelson hopes to hear State Patrol decision soon

It shouldn't be long now, before Outagamie County officials know whether the State Patrol will build a joint facility with the sheriff's department, along the I-41 corridor. County Executive Tom Nelson proposed the move last year, in hopes that the…

posted 2016-02-03 13:04 by WHBY

On-street route set for Loop the Lake Trail

The on-street route is in place for the Loop the Lake Trestle Trail in Neenah and Menasha. Bicyclists and pedestrians will have to use roads to cross Doty Island. Starting on the south end, in Neenah, the route will follow…

posted 2016-02-03 13:03 by WHBY

Forum on depression, suicide in Appleton tonight

Three mental health professionals and a young suicide survivor will be on hand tonight for a forum on mental illness in Appleton. Police will also be there to talk about how officers are trained to deal with mental health calls.…

posted 2016-02-03 13:02 by WHBY

Wisconsin ranks as the 18th most patriotic state in the country. That must be the case because it says so…
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In honor of the start of Summerfest I have some musical stories to start the Wednesday PhilCast, including some Beach…
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There's a dress controversy brewing at Wimbledon. Nike taking heat for and making changes to a dress it has provided…
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