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Many sore after yesterday's marathon

A lot of people who ran the Fox Cities Marathon yesterday are nursing sore muscles and joints today. Dr. Doug Conner of ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus says it can take a while to recover from a distance running event.He says those…

posted 2014-09-22 13:01 by WHBY

Railroad leader warns about pictures on tracks

Some high school seniors want to take their senior pictures on railroad tracks, and a state official wants to put an end to that practice. Railroad commissioner Jeff Plale says it's dangerous, and people could get a ticket for trespassing.…

posted 2014-09-22 13:00 by WHBY

Appleton may reconsider SWAT vehicle

The debate over police departments using military-style SWAT vehicles is coming to Appleton. The city partnered with the Outagamie County sheriff's department to accept the donated armored truck, through a national program. Ald. Polly Dalton says the city council didn't…

posted 2014-09-22 05:05 by WHBY

Windmill group expects up to 40K visitors

When the Little Chute windmill opens next spring, the group running the attraction plans on seeing 25,000 to 40,000 visitors each year. Mike Van Asten is a board member for Little Chute Windmill Inc. He says the building will be…

posted 2014-09-22 05:04 by WHBY

Burke plans to continue strategy

The challenger in the race for governor plans to stick to her current strategy, leading up the November 4 election. Democrat Mary Burke says she wants to make sure that voters get to know her, and learn about her plans.…

posted 2014-09-22 05:03 by WHBY

Work starts on stretch of Hwy. 114

Construction starts today on a stretch of Highway 114 in Calumet County. DOT spokesman Kim Rudat says they're going to re-do the pavement along a nearly four-mile segment. He says it runs from Highway 10, through Sherwood, to the southern…

posted 2014-09-22 05:02 by WHBY

Weather windy, wet for Fox Cities Marathon

A little rain and wind didn't dampen the spirits of runners in yesterday's Fox Cities Marathon. Amanda Secor is an organizer of the marathon. She says runners didn't mind the wind very much, and they know how to handle a…

posted 2014-09-22 05:01 by WHBY


Pirates beat the Brewers

Vance Worley pitched eight great innings for Pittsburgh and Andrew McCutchen singled and scored in the seventh to give the Pirates a 1-0 win over the Brewers. The Pirates have won 13 out of their last 16 games. They finish…

posted 2014-09-21 15:38:43 by WHBY


Brewers down Pirates in Pitcher's Duel 1-0

It was a pitcher's duel Saturday night in Pittsburgh as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pirates 1-0.  Scoreless in the top of the ninth, Lyle Overbay slugged his 2nd double of the night. Then with the bases loaded, Logan Schafer…

posted 2014-09-20 21:00:38 by WHBY

High School Football Scoreboard: Friday, September 19th

EASTERN VALLEY CONFERENCE Xavier over FVL  59-16 Little Chute over Ripon 37-20 Berlin over Winneconne 21-13 Luxemberg-Casco over Waupaca (non-conference)  33-8 VALLEY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (NORTH DIVISION) Kimberly over Kaukauna  55-7 Appleton North over Wausau West 14-0 DC Everest over Appleton…

posted 2014-09-20 00:40:43 by WHBY


Plagiarism accusations against Burke

There are accusations of plagiarism in the jobs plan from the Democratic candidate for governor. Mary Burke fired a consultant who worked on the plan. The consultant worked for Democratic candidates in the past, and he took some proposals from…

posted 2014-09-19 13:05 by WHBY

Shelter director says NFL making positive step

The leader of a local domestic abuse shelter is calling the NFL's partnership with national domestic abuse groups, a good start. The NFL will financially support and promote the National Domestic Violence Hotline and the National Sexual Violence Resource Center.…

posted 2014-09-19 13:04 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 2 days ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago