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Man arrested for child porn

A man living in an Appleton halfway house is back in jail on child pornography charges. Outagamie County prosecutors are charging 27-year-old Trevor Hein with 20 counts of possessing child pornography, after a probation officer searched his apartment last month.…

posted 2015-04-08 04:59 by WHBY


House fire claims life of 64-yr-old man

The Winnebago County Sheriff's department is investigating a fatal house fire south of Oshkosh. Neighbors called in the blaze in the 4200 block of Highway 45, just after 10:30 p.m. yesterday. Capt. David Mack of the sheriff's department says the…

posted 2015-04-07 13:05 by WHBY

UW-Osh athletic dept. cuts to save $100K

UW-Oshkosh's athletic director says cutting two programs, and a pair of coaches, will save the school money, as the school faces a possible $7.5 million budget cut. The school announced last night that it's cutting the men's tennis and soccer…

posted 2015-04-07 13:04 by WHBY

Quiet day at the polls, so far

Half of Appleton's city council is on the ballot today, but the city's clerk says the polls were relatively quiet this morning. Clerk Dawn Collins says she's only anticipating a 20 percent turnout. She says people should be able to…

posted 2015-04-07 13:03 by WHBY

FVTC shows off mobile transportation lab

Students at Little Chute high school got to check out some new equipment from Fox Valley Technical College's transportation program today. Dan Poeschel is the associate dean of the transportation center. He says the mobile lab brings diesel, gas, and…

posted 2015-04-07 13:02 by WHBY

Bill would ban headphones whille driving

A state lawmaker says people using headphones or ear buds while driving is a growing problem, and he wants to ban them. Republican Rep. John Spiros of Marshfield says not being able to hear what's happening around you, can lead…

posted 2015-04-07 13:01 by WHBY

Only 20 percent expected to cast a ballot

Voting probably won't take too long today, in most communities. The Government Accountability Board is predicting a 20 percent turnout. Spokesman Reid Magney says the statewide race for Supreme Court justices, and a constitutional amendment for choosing the high court's…

posted 2015-04-07 05:04 by WHBY

Referendum to determine chief justice selection

A constitutional amendment on today's ballot will decide how the state's Supreme Court chooses its chief justice. The referendum asks whether justices should be allowed to elect the top judge on the panel. Right now, the longest serving justices is…

posted 2015-04-07 05:03 by WHBY

Cowles calls for pulling policy from budget

A Republican senator says he wants all 49 policy items in Governor Walker's budget proposal removed before the Legislature debates the plan. Sen. Rob Cowles says all of the issues should be introduced as separate bills. Some of the policy…

posted 2015-04-07 05:02 by WHBY


Badgers fans disappointed, proud

The Wisconsin Badgers ended an amazing season five points short last night, falling to the Duke Blue Devils 68-to-63 in the national championship, but fans are proud of the team. Victoria Wipick of Neenah says the end of the game…

posted 2015-04-06 23:16:36 by WHBY

UW-Osh cutting two sports programs

UW-Oshkosh is cutting two of its sports programs, and restructuring some others, in an effort to deal with Governor Walker's proposed budget cut. School officials announced this evening that the men's soccer and tennis teams will be cut, following the…

posted 2015-04-06 18:16:58 by WHBY

Brewers lose season opener

Brewers fail to score in the season opener again Colorado, losing 10-0.  Loshe gets the loss (0-1) gaving up 8 runs in 3 1/3 innings.  The Rockies scored 10 runs off of 16 hits while Milwaukee had 8 hits and…

posted 2015-04-06 15:51:35 by WHBY

Finally, the end is here for the pre-season. As you know, I am not a fan. Thursday: A one-hour PhilCast…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
The Appleton West football team outscored Oshkosh West 37-30 in a dramatic win last Friday. I spoke with West head…
posted by Alex Solsma 2 days ago
Today on the PhilCast I'll have a story that links our very own Lawrence University with the purple-haired Kelly Osbourne.…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago