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4th of July gas prices highest since 2008

Gas prices are expected to be higher for the upcoming Independence Day weekend, than they've been, in six years. Right now, the statewide average of around $3.70 a gallon is about 20 cents more than last year. Spokeswoman Pam Moen…

posted 2014-06-30 05:05 by WHBY

Hortonville settling into new municipal building

The Hortonville municipal building project is almost done. Village administrator Patrick Vaile says the library and municipal offices opened last week, and the police department and municipal court are still moving in. He says their location, north of the high…

posted 2014-06-30 05:04 by WHBY

Austin is state's oldest county board member

A longtime member of the Outagamie County board is the oldest county supervisor in the state. Norm Austin of the town of Oneida turned 95, earlier this year. He says he's stayed on the board for over 50 years because…

posted 2014-06-30 05:03 by WHBY

Tax credit affects projects in Kaukauna

Several redevelopment projects in Kaukauna are stalled, after the state halted its historic preservation tax credit program last week. Kaukauna community development director Bob Jakel says the move impacts the Eagle Mill renovation, a project at the current library, and…

posted 2014-06-30 05:02 by WHBY


Rockies power past Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers couldn't keep pace with the Colorado Rockies as they fell 10-4 at Miller Park on Sunday.  Yovani Gallardo (5-5) took the loss as he couldn't hold it together on the mound by giving up eight runs (five…

posted 2014-06-29 17:17:01 by WHBY


Brewers knock off the Rockies

The Brewers defeated the Colorado Rockies 7-4 at Miller Park on Saturday afternoon.  Carlos Gomez belted out a three-run home run in the first inning and Ryan Braun added two more runs with a two RBI triple.  Pitcher Matt Garza…

posted 2014-06-28 18:32:37 by WHBY

Fire damages Appleton home

A house in Appleton has significant damage, from a fire Friday night. Flames were shooting from the home in the 900 block of North Drew Street, when firefighters arrived, around 10:30 p.m. Authorities say all five people in the house…

posted 2014-06-28 06:00 by WHBY


Brewers Continue Dominance Over Rockies With Walk-Off Win

Ryan Braun's RBI single in the bottom of the 9th inning gave Milwaukee a 3-2 win Friday night at Miller Park.  It was the fifth consecutive win over the Rockies, with all five of those wins coming with the last…

posted 2014-06-27 22:57:38 by WHBY

Police: Thief doesn't like air conditioning

Appleton police arrested a 52-year-old man for stealing parts from air conditioning units around the area. Sgt. Dave Lund says the man told investigators that he "doesn't like air conditioning" and he was throwing the parts away. He says the…

posted 2014-06-27 13:05 by WHBY

De Pere school closes unexpectedly

Officials from a private school in De Pere aren't answering many questions, about its abrupt closure. Parents and staff at the Wisconsin International School received a letter yesterday afternoon, saying the school is closing, after six years in business. In…

posted 2014-06-27 13:04 by WHBY

Seatbelt law now 5 yrs old

Five years after the primary seatbelt law went on the books in Wisconsin, seatbelt use is at an all-time high in the state. The DOT says 83 percent are buckling up, and that's still below the national average of 86…

posted 2014-06-27 13:03 by WHBY

Tax credit change could impact Kaukauna project

The decision to put an expanded state tax credit program on hold could impact a redevelopment project in Kaukauna. Randy Stadtmueller plans to renovate the former Eagle Mill, and the Kaukauna library would move into the building. He says he…

posted 2014-06-27 13:02 by WHBY

So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
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Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
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Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
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