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WIAA Playoff Results: Wednesday, June 5th

Division 1 Baseball Regional Finals - Appleton North over Neenah 3-2 - West De Pere over App West 6-3 - Kimberly over Green Bay Preble 3-2 - Hortonville over App. East 1-0 Division 1 Softball Sectional Finals - Kimberly over…

posted 2014-06-06 06:11:42 by WHBY

EAA recognizing D-Day 70th anniversary

70 years ago today, U.S. forces stormed the beaches of France as part of the D-Day invasion, and the EAA is commemorating the event. Spokesman Dick Knapinski says they're holding a ceremony to honor the soldiers, at 11 a.m. He…

posted 2014-06-06 05:05 by WHBY

Group calls obesity initiative 'long-term' effort

The Weight of the Fox Valley officially kicked off yesterday, and the group will start several projects in the coming months, to help fight the area's obesity problem. The effort is focused on Winnebago, Outagamie, and Calumet counties. Project manager…

posted 2014-06-06 05:04 by WHBY

2 Xavier schools shutting down today

The doors of two Catholic elementary schools will close for good, later today. The St. Francis Xavier system is shutting down St. Bernadette, and Catholic Central, in a consolidation of four elementaries, to two. Deacon Ray DuBois says it's going…

posted 2014-06-06 05:03 by WHBY

Last day for Appleton schools

School will soon be out for summer, in Appleton. Today is the final day for the school district, and it's only a half-day. Superintendent Lee Allinger says everybody can relate to that last day. He says students are excited about…

posted 2014-06-06 05:02 by WHBY


Crew Ends Target Field Losing Streak

Carlos Gomez, Khris Davis and Jonathan Lucroy all hit home runs for the Milwaukee Brewers as they ended a four game losing streak at Target Field Thursday Night, beating the Twins 8-5.  The Brewers answered an Oswaldo Arcia grand slam…

posted 2014-06-05 23:08:05 by WHBY

Weight of the Fox Valley holds official kickoff

After a year of planning, a three-county initiative to fight obesity is moving forward. A few hundred people gathered in Neenah this morning, to launch the Weight of the Fox Valley. Project manager Keren Rosenberg says they're focusing on changing…

posted 2014-06-05 13:05 by WHBY

CVB breaks down convention, sports impact

A study on the economic impact of tourism in the Fox Cities shows people spent an average of $126 a night when they were in the area, for meetings or conventions. That figure is $108 per night, for sporting events.…

posted 2014-06-05 13:04 by WHBY

Contract set for Pierce Park pavilion work

Work is expected to start on the pavilion at Appleton's Pierce Park later in the summer. The city council signed off on a contract for the major renovation project last night. Parks and recreation director Dean Gazza says they're going…

posted 2014-06-05 13:03 by WHBY

1st yr of Project SEARCH complete

A new program that connects students with disabilities, with companies, is celebrating the end of its first year. Seven Project SEARCH interns were working at St. Elizabeth Hospital. The students are from the Appleton district. Organizer Bob Woodford says the…

posted 2014-06-05 13:02 by WHBY

Appleton summer concerts kicking off

The Thursday night concerts in downtown Appleton are back. The summer concert series starts tonight, at Houdini Plaza. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown, Inc. says they're going to hold one concert at month, at Jones Park. Organizers used that park,…

posted 2014-06-05 13:01 by WHBY

Packers Family Night no longer a scrimmage

The Green Bay Packers announced, Thursday that this year’s Family Night would be held Saturday, August 2nd at Lambeau Field.  As in past years, tickets are $10 per person.  This years practice will be different than years past as the…

posted 2014-06-05 08:56:49 by WHBY

Happy Halloween Weekend... Since I have the day off Friday to freeze while handing out candy to kids, the Thursday…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Coming up on the Wednesday PhilCast show.... We'll play the "Yes or BS" game in the first hour. One lucky…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago
They call that a pizza? As an Italian-American I call that a hot mess....insulting to my people to even call…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago