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Number of cancer survivors is up

A report shows the number of cancer survivors is on the rise. The American Cancer Society says there are 14.5 million survivors now, and that will increase to almost 19 million, in the next 10 years. Carol De Santis is…

posted 2014-06-02 13:01 by WHBY

CVB launches 'Bring it Home Fox Cities'

There's a new program to encourage people to ask their companies and organizations to hold their meetings and events in the area. The Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau is behind the "Bring it Home Fox Cities" campaign. Spokeswoman Mary…

posted 2014-06-02 13:00 by WHBY

Packers preparing for another new center

When the Green Bay Packers take the field in their 2014 opener, September 4th in Seattle, a new center will be snapping the ball to quarterback Aaron Rodgers.  Whoever wins the job will be the fourth in four seasons. Scott…

posted 2014-06-02 07:34:25 by WHBY

Halfway to the Chase, Kenseth and Menard in position

Despite being winless in 2014, both Matt Kenseth and Paul Menard find themselves in position for an appearance in this years “Chase for the Championship.”  Through 13-races, Kenseth (463) is the points leader by two over Jeff Gordon (461).  Paul…

posted 2014-06-02 06:35:28 by WHBY

DOT closing ramps at busy G.B. interchange

The DOT is warning drivers who use the Highway 41 and I-43 interchange, in the Green Bay area, to be prepared for ramp closures for the next week. Spokesman Mark Kantola says they start tonight, with the ramp from Highway…

posted 2014-06-02 05:05 by WHBY

ADI wants sidewalk cafe changes

Bars and restaurants in downtown Appleton need to have a "monitor" to keep an eye on customers in sidewalk cafes, and a business group is hoping to change that. Jennifer Stephany of Appleton Downtown Incorporated says the rule is part…

posted 2014-06-02 05:04 by WHBY

Kaukauna sends open enrollment survey

The Kaukauna school district is losing students to other districts through open enrollment, and leaders are trying to find ways to bring them back. Sup. Mark Duerwaechter says surveys are being sent to people in Kaukauna and surrounding communities. He…

posted 2014-06-02 05:03 by WHBY

Adoption contest underway for FVHA

The Fox Valley Humane Association will try to drastically increase the number of adoptions over the next three months, for a national competition. The shelter is one of 50 in the country that are included in Rachel Ray's $100,000 Challenge.…

posted 2014-06-02 05:02 by WHBY


Brewers win the series over the Cubs

The Brewers defeated the Chicago Cubs 9-0 to win the three game series at Miller Park on Sunday afternoon.  Pitcher Kyle Lohse (7-1) threw a complete game shutout, allowed three hits and struck out six.  Leading the Brewers offensively was…

posted 2014-06-01 16:13:01 by WHBY


Brewers Shutout in Loss to Cubs

Anthony Rizzo hit two 2-run home runs off Brewers starter Wily Peralta as the Chicago Cubs beat Milwaukee 8-0 Saturday afternoon at Miller Park.  Cubs starter Jason Hammel went seven innings, striking out 8 and walking none on his way…

posted 2014-05-31 18:29:40 by WHBY


Brewers win their 3rd in a row

The Brewers won the series opener over the Chicago Cubs 11-5 at Miller Park on Friday night.  Ryan Braun belted out a home run for Milwaukee and knocked in three runs.  Ricki Weeks also picked up a couple of RBI…

posted 2014-05-30 22:41:35 by WHBY

Neurologist supports concussion research

A local neurologist agrees with President Obama's call for more study of how concussions, and other sports head injuries, impact children. Dr. Kelley Parnell of the Neuroscience Group says concussions weren't taken very seriously by many people in the medical…

posted 2014-05-30 13:05 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 13 hours ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Ahhhh, one week from today...my favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago