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Bus trip for Iraq, Afghanistan vets available

A non-profit group that helps veterans visit their memorials is again putting out the call for a bus trip to a memorial for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Old Glory Honor Flight president Drew MacDonald says the memorial in…

posted 2015-08-24 05:01 by WHBY

Hortonville completes new summer program

About 40 elementary students in the Hortonville school district finished a special course that's meant to help them improve their reading and writing skills. Summer school coordinator Andrew Mulloy says it was the first year that they held the Polar…

posted 2015-08-24 05:00 by WHBY

Library worker marking 50th anniversary

A worker at the Appleton Public Library is about to celebrate a milestone on the job, and retire the same day. Linda Muench has been at the library for nearly 50 years, starting on August 31, 1965. Her last day…

posted 2015-08-24 04:59 by WHBY


Menominee approve marijuana referendum

Members of the Menominee Indian tribe approved two referendum questions on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational and medicinal use, on their reservation. Fifty-eight percent want to allow recreational use, while 77 percent voted in favor of legalizing it for…

posted 2015-08-21 13:05 by WHBY

Airport now 'Appleton International Airport'

The Outagamie County Regional Airport signs are down, and they're putting up new ones with the facility's new name, Appleton International Airport. Airport director Abe Weber unveiled the name and logo this morning. The county board changed the name to…

posted 2015-08-21 13:04 by WHBY

Copper Rock to take over Hinterland building

An Appleton coffee company is taking advantage of the Green Bay Packers plans next to Lambeau Field. Hinterland Brewery will move to the Titletown District, and Copper Rock is going to take over its current location on Broadway, in downtown…

posted 2015-08-21 13:03 by WHBY

Insurance bid would save Appleton schools money

A change in health insurance companies could save taxpayers in the Appleton school district at least $1 million. Chief financial officer Don Hieptas says they put their coverage for teachers and staff out for bid. Network Health had the lowest…

posted 2015-08-21 13:02 by WHBY

John Doe bill could hide potential scandals

One of the biggest political scandals in state history might not have been investigated, if a proposed law had been in place over a decade ago. Prosecutors used the John Doe process to determine that some legislative caucus staffers were…

posted 2015-08-21 13:01 by WHBY

Parade of Homes starts this weekend

People can check out the latest trends in new homes and remodeling projects over the next two weekends. The Valley Home Builders Association is holding its summer Parade of Homes. The houses are scattered across the Fox Valley from Freedom…

posted 2015-08-21 13:00 by WHBY

More businesses, housing in Packers plans

Green Bay Packers officials announced their plans for the Titletown District, just west of Lambeau Field. The three anchor tenants are an upscale Kohler hotel, the Hinterland Brewery. and a Bellin Health sports medicine clinic, but there's room for much…

posted 2015-08-21 05:05 by WHBY

Titletown District expected to boost tourism

A Brown County tourism official says he's expecting big things from the Titletown District. Brad Toll of the Greater Green Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau says the Packers already draw people to the stadium throughout the year. He thinks the…

posted 2015-08-21 05:04 by WHBY

Packers Hall of Fame reopens today

The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame closed about 21 months ago for the renovations of the Lambeau Field Atrium. It reopens today on the Atrium's ground floor, and Packers President Mark Murphy says he's excited to see how fans…

posted 2015-08-21 05:03 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 9 hours 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 1 day 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 1 day ago