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Bus crash leaves students with minor injuries

Four elementary school students in the Kimberly district suffered minor injuries, when two buses and a vehicle crashed this morning. District spokeswoman Nicole Noonan says all of the students went to school for the day. The accident happened around 8:15…

posted 2015-06-03 13:01 by WHBY

Milestone reached for Cancer Center project

Construction workers celebrated their progress on ThedaCare's new Regional Cancer Center this morning. They gathered next to the facility on Appleton's northside for a "topping off" ceremony. A crane lifted the uppermost steel piece of the frame of the building…

posted 2015-06-03 13:00 by WHBY

2 dead in Oshkosh plane crash

A plane went down near the airport in Oshkosh yesterday afternoon. Fire department spokesman John Holland says two people were killed in the crash. He says the small yellow plane landed on property that's owned by the Oshkosh Corporation. Holland says…

posted 2015-06-03 05:05 by WHBY

Kaukauna high finishes 1st yr with trimesters

The school year wraps up today in the Kaukauna, and high school students are finishing their first year with a trimester schedule. Superintendent Mark Duerwaechter says he received a lot of positive feedback from students and staff. He says their…

posted 2015-06-03 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton pools to open Friday

With the school year winding down in Appleton, the city's parks and recreation department is getting ready. Programmer Kabel Helmbrecht says Mead and Erb pools will open on Friday, when students are dismissed for the last time. He says they're…

posted 2015-06-03 05:03 by WHBY

Homemade bombs found in Neenah

Neenah police say someone found three homemade bombs yesterday morning, in the city's downtown. Chief Kevin Wilkinson says they were on a sidewalk, across the street from City Hall. He says they were so-called "works bombs." They use chemical reaction…

posted 2015-06-03 05:02 by WHBY

Appleton Midweek Farm Market kicking off

One of Appleton's downtown farm markets kicks off today. The Midweek Market, on Wednesdays, will be in Houdini Plaza all summer. Djuanna Hugdahl is the market director. She says they expect to have about 25 vendors, and build on their…

posted 2015-06-03 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers lose pitching battle against the Cardinals, 1-0

Tyler Cravy pitched a great game in his debut for Milwaukee, but it wasn't enough as they fall to St. Louis 1-0.  Cravy (0-1) got the loss for the Brewers after pitching seven innings allowing only one run off of…

posted 2015-06-02 21:43:21 by WHBY

Lawmakers hold hearing on abortion ban

A proposal to ban abortions, after 20 weeks in Wisconsin, is drawing supporters and opponents to the Capitol today. Lawmakers are holding a hearing on the bill. Supporters of the bill say that a fetus can feel pain after 20…

posted 2015-06-02 13:05 by WHBY

New map details broadband access

A state agency is mapping out broadbrand coverage around Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission worked with Internet providers to show the speeds that are available in specific areas. The map shows that the best coverage is typically around urban areas.…

posted 2015-06-02 13:04 by WHBY

Oshkosh Corp. awaiting news on huge contract

Oshkosh Defense is one of three companies in the running for a huge military contract, to replace the Humvee. Spokesman John Daggett says the military plans to reveal the winner, sometime this summer, and it would be a major boost…

posted 2015-06-02 13:03 by WHBY

Fire damages Neenah home

A house fire in Neenah caused substantial damage last night. Crews from Neenah-Menasha Fire Rescue saw flames on the side of a home, in the 200 block of S. Lake Street, around 7:45 a.m. Asst. Chief Mike Sipin says the…

posted 2015-06-02 13:02 by WHBY

Finally, the end is here for the pre-season. As you know, I am not a fan. Thursday: A one-hour PhilCast…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
The Appleton West football team outscored Oshkosh West 37-30 in a dramatic win last Friday. I spoke with West head…
posted by Alex Solsma 2 days ago
Today on the PhilCast I'll have a story that links our very own Lawrence University with the purple-haired Kelly Osbourne.…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago