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Race for Brown Co. exec on ballot

A one-term incumbent is facing a challenge for Brown County executive. Tim Nowak is taking on incumbent Troy Streckenbach in next Tuesday's election. The two disagree on whether county government can be run like a business. Streckenbach believes there are…

posted 2015-04-03 05:03 by WHBY

Neenah changes dangerous animal rules

Neenah is adding another category to the city's standards for whether a dog, or other pet, is dangerous. The city council agreed to create the "potentially dangerous" category. Mayor Dean Kaufert says in the past, when a pet bit someone,…

posted 2015-04-03 05:02 by WHBY

Catholics to choose between Badgers, mass

Bar stools may be more full that church pews tomorrow night, as Christians decide whether to go to Easter Vigil or watch the Badgers take on Kentucky in the Final Four. Rev. Ron Belitz of St. John Parish in Little…

posted 2015-04-03 05:01 by WHBY


Holocaust survivor sees similar atrocities today

A woman who survived life in a concentration camp, says the lack of humanity she saw in the Nazis, is still alive today. 85-year-old Eva Schloss spoke at UW-Fox Valley yesterday. She says the brutal atrocities committed recently by the…

posted 2015-04-02 13:05 by WHBY

Appleton expands immunization clinics

Uninsured parents in Appleton have several more options, to get their kids vaccinated. Kurt Eggebrecht is the city's public health officer. He says they used to offer immunization clinics two days a month, but now they're expanding the program, to…

posted 2015-04-02 13:04 by WHBY

Freedom chair candidates disagree

There's a race for town chair in Freedom, and the candidates have opposite feelings on where the town is heading. Former town chair Charles Kramer is facing town board member Steven Lowery, in next Tuesday's election. Lowery says the village's…

posted 2015-04-02 13:03 by WHBY

Stueck leaving Appleton city council

One of the longest-serving members of Appleton's city council attended his last meeting, as an alderman last night. Ald. Peter Stueck decided not to run for re-election in the 9th district, after serving five, two-year terms. He says it was…

posted 2015-04-02 13:02 by WHBY

Girl collects cookies for cancer patients

An eight-year-old Kaukauna girl is helping cancer patients feel a little better, with a simple act of kindness. For the past three years, Brownie Girl Scout Katelyn Hoelzel has been asking people if they would buy an extra box of…

posted 2015-04-02 13:01 by WHBY

Appleton police to get more body cameras

All Appleton police officers on the street will soon be wearing body cameras. The city council unanimously approved a five-year contract with the Taser company to provide 86 cameras, and new Tasers. The department has had some cameras that officers…

posted 2015-04-02 05:05 by WHBY

Holocaust survivor speaks at UW-Fox

A Holocaust survivor told her story yesterday at UW-Fox Valley. Eighty-five-year-old Eva Schloss was 15 when her family was captured by the Nazis in Amsterdam, and she was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp. She says people can try to…

posted 2015-04-02 05:04 by WHBY

Town chair race on Greenville ballot

Voters in Greenville will pick a town chair next Tuesday. Jack Anderson is squaring off against incumbent Randy Leiker. Anderson is a project manager for Bemis, and he says being fiscally responsible is one of his top priorities. Leiker says…

posted 2015-04-02 05:03 by WHBY

Event raises awareness of child abuse

Advocates for victims of child abuse and neglect brought people to the Outagamie County Justice Center, to draw attention to prevention efforts. CASA of the Fox Cities helped organize the Hands Around the Courthouse event. About 175 people locked hands…

posted 2015-04-02 05:02 by WHBY

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 1 day 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 1 day ago
The Packers had their final open training camp practice on Tuesday. Notes from Tuesday's practice: Receiver Jared Abbrederis was back…
posted by Alex Solsma 1 day ago