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Vet gets Appleton West diploma years later

About 50 years after he left Appleton West high school to serve in the military, a man from the New London area now has his diploma. Jim Massonet was able to graduate, thanks to a state law that awards diplomas…

posted 2015-05-12 15:01 by WHBY

State parks preparing for big funding cut

Governor Walker's budget proposal would eliminate taxpayer funding, for the operations of state parks. Bill Zager is president of the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks. He says that means they'll have to find other ways to generate revenue, to do…

posted 2015-05-12 15:00 by WHBY

Community creates cards after shooting

People got together at a Neenah church last night, to make cards for those affected by the Trestle Trail shooting. Calvary Baptist Church supplied the materials. Anyone could send their support to the families of the victims, police officers, EMTs,…

posted 2015-05-12 05:05 by WHBY

Reward climbs for missing Brown Co. woman

It's been more than two years since a Pittsfield woman went missing, and her family is increasing the reward for information. The Brown County sheriff's department announced a $13,000 reward yesterday. The move comes in the wake of reports earlier…

posted 2015-05-12 05:04 by WHBY

Taxpayers foot bill for some NFL military salutes

Taxpayers sent $600,000 to the Green Bay Packers, to pay for salutes to military members and advertising by the Wisconsin National Guard. The New Jersey Star-Ledger reports that 14 NFL teams, including the Packers, received $5.4 million from the Department…

posted 2015-05-12 05:03 by WHBY

Foremost site plans dropped

The city of Appleton could be going back to the drawing board with the development of the former Foremost Dairy site. Vetter Denk was planning a 90-unit project, on the city-owned site, along the Fox River. The firm decided this…

posted 2015-05-12 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton boy to be on Packers tickets

Tens of thousands of Packers fans will see a three-year-old Appleton boy's picture on their tickets for a game next season. Declean Johnson's mother, Laura Fischer, submitted the photo in the team's annual contest. He's wearing a Packers jersey, and…

posted 2015-05-12 05:01 by WHBY

State drops in 'bike friendly' ranking

A group doesn't think Wisconsin is as bicycle friendly as it used to be. An annual ranking from the League of American Bicyclists shows the Badger State slipped from the third-best state last year, to ninth this year. Wisconsin Bike…

posted 2015-05-12 05:00 by WHBY


Brewers beat the White Sox with their bats, 10-7

In the first game of interleague play with the White Sox the Brewers win with their bats, 10-7.  Chicago tied the game 7-7 in the top of the eighth inning, but Milwaukee immediately came back with two homeruns in the…

posted 2015-05-11 21:39:21 by WHBY

Hanna meets on expo center room tax

Communities around the Fox Cities would have to agree to increase the room tax, in order to pay for a proposed expo center, and Appleton's mayor is reaching out to them. Mayor Tim Hanna says he's spending time explaining the…

posted 2015-05-11 13:05 by WHBY

ThedaCare expanding sustainability program

ThedaCare is expanding its sustainability program. Paul Linzmeyer is the health care provider's sustainability leader. He says they started their first initiative, about three years ago, at a cost of just under $2 million. He says they installed energy efficient…

posted 2015-05-11 13:04 by WHBY

Police Week underway

Local police departments are marking National Police Week with a variety of activities in the coming days. Appleton got things going this morning with a flag-raising ceremony, outside of the police station in the downtown. Sgt. Dave Lund says they…

posted 2015-05-11 13:03 by WHBY

With October here and the weather starting to give us that fall feeling...SOUP SEASON!!!! Had to go there for this…
posted by Justin Hull 11 hours ago
A mother in South Carolina wanted to shame her son as punishment for his fighting and homophobic remarks. So she…
posted by Philcast 15 hours ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Appleton North girls golf team. The Lightning won the…
posted by Alex Solsma 17 hours ago