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Civil Air Patrol now included in 'total force'

About 40 to 50 people are part of the Fox Cities chapter of the Civil Air Patrol, and they're now officially included in the Air Force's count of its "total force." Capt. Raymond Keck says they volunteer to support the…

posted 2015-09-07 05:01 by WHBY

G.C. adding neighborhood park

A neighborhood in Grand Chute will be getting a new park sometime next year. Parks and recreation director Tom Marquardt says it will be near the north end of Casaloma Drive, on N. Maple Edge Court. He says the town's…

posted 2015-09-07 05:00 by WHBY


Neenah dealing with coyote problem

A family of three coyotes is creating some concern in Neenah, and the city's leader wants to consider possible solutions. Mayor Dean Kaufert says calls started coming in during the spring, and they've continued through the summer. He says at…

posted 2015-09-04 13:05 by WHBY

Dems want review of insurance rate hikes

Several Democratic lawmakers are concerned over rising insurance rates, and they're blaming Governor Walker. They claim the governor's administration isn't following part of the federal health care reform law. The provision requires states to review premium increases of at least…

posted 2015-09-04 13:04 by WHBY

Road work on hold for holiday weekend

Road construction crews are pulling back the orange barrels on highway projects to help travelers over the Labor Day weekend. Don Greuel of the DOT warns that it's not clear-sailing though. He says there are still lane shifts, and closures,…

posted 2015-09-04 13:03 by WHBY

Locks season winding down

It was a busy summer, for the Fox River locks. Bob Stark is the CEO of the Fox River Navigational System Authority. He says traffic through the Appleton locks is up, from last year. This is the last weekend that…

posted 2015-09-04 13:02 by WHBY

Couple taking cross-country bicycle ride

A couple from Ashwaubenon left this morning on a cross-country bicycle ride, spanning the U.S. from north to south. Peter and Tracy Fluke are taking tandem bikes for the approximately 3,000-mile ride. He says they're starting their trip by biking…

posted 2015-09-04 13:01 by WHBY

Invasive fish found in lower Fox River

An invasive fish that eats the eggs of native fish is in the lower Fox River. The DNR is trying to keep it from spreading to Lake Winnebago by shutting down the Menasha lock indefinitely. Kendall Kamke is the fisheries…

posted 2015-09-04 05:05 by WHBY

1st Restaurant Week comes to close

For the last eight days, people had a special chance to check out different places for lunch and dinner. The first Fox Cities Restaurant Week ended last night. Organizer Samantha Dennis says it exceeded her own high expectations. She says…

posted 2015-09-04 05:04 by WHBY

Soil to blame for 2-yr road projects

It takes two years to finish road replacement projects in our area, but it's not because there's too much work to do during the construction season. Appleton public works director Paula Vandehey says they need to let the soil settle,…

posted 2015-09-04 05:03 by WHBY

Kind reacts to Tomah VA clinic firing

Months after he was re-assigned, the former leader of the Tomah VA clinic is out of a job. Democratic Congressman Ron Kind of La Crosse says he's not surprised. Mario DeSanctis was fired this week. Kind says he hopes it…

posted 2015-09-04 05:02 by WHBY


Police collect leads on attempted abduction

Police say they're getting a lot of leads in the investigation into a child abduction suspect in De Pere. A 60- to 65-year-old white man is accused of approaching a 14-year-old girl last week, near De Pere high school. There's…

posted 2015-09-03 13:05 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
It's that time again.... The Tuesday PhilCast will be a celebration of all things that are my favorite holiday of…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago
The Boldt Company High School team of the week is the Kimberly football team. The Papermakers won their third consecutive…
posted by Alex Solsma 4 days ago