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Former owner of Romy's Nitingale died in fire

A former longtime owner of a popular banquet hall and supper club was the victim of a deadly weekend fire. DuWayne "Romy" Romenesko was found dead in his home, on Highway A in the town of Center, late Friday night.…

posted 2015-06-01 05:04 by WHBY

Almost end of 1st year for laptop program

The first year of the Appleton school district's new laptop program is almost over. After voters approved a referendum in February of last year, every high school student got a laptop. There's one laptop for every four students at the…

posted 2015-06-01 05:03 by WHBY

Group launching 1st anti-obesity program

A program aimed at helping people get more active this summer kicks off this morning, in Menasha. The Weight of the Fox Valley is starting the Passport Challenge at 11 a.m. on the Trestle Trail. United Way Fox Cities president…

posted 2015-06-01 05:02 by WHBY

Study: Teens underestimate drugged driving

Drunk driving deaths among teens are down significantly from the early 1980s, but a national study found that more teens are dying, when someone drives after taking drugs. Kathi Hegranes is the injury prevention coordinator for Theda Clark's trauma center.…

posted 2015-06-01 05:01 by WHBY


Man's body found in house fire

Outagamie County officials say one person was found dead last night, after firefighters put out a house fire in the town of Center. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 3600 block of Highway A shortly before 9 p.m. They…

posted 2015-05-30 06:30 by WHBY


Trestle Trail project in line for state money

A new provision in the state budget would help pay for two trestle bridges to complete a Trestle Trail loop. The $1.6 million grant would come from the stewardship fund. The Joint Finance Committee is approving the money today. Neenah…

posted 2015-05-29 15:00 by WHBY

G.B. officers cleared in shooting death of man

Brown County's top prosecutor is clearing two Green Bay officers, in the shooting death of a suspect, on the city's northside. The officers went to an apartment in the 1500 block of Plymouth Lane, around 7:30 p.m, on February 24th.…

posted 2015-05-29 13:05 by WHBY

Hands Over the Fox set for Sunday

Organizers are expecting a large crowd for a postponed tribute to the victims of the Trestle Trail shooting in Menasha. The Hands Over the Fox event is Sunday night, at 7 p.m. Greg Vandenberg of U.S. Venture says they wanted…

posted 2015-05-29 13:04 by WHBY

Lawmakers reduce UW System cut

The Legislature's budget-writing committee is reducing Governor Walker's proposed $300 million cut to the UW System by $50 million. The Joint Finance Committee is voting on the cut Friday. The Republican-controlled panel doesn't plan to go along with Walker's proposal…

posted 2015-05-29 13:03 by WHBY

High court sides with Oneida Nation over G.B.

The state Supreme Court is siding with the Oneida Nation over a proposed alternative energy plant on Green Bay's northside. The city council reversed an earlier decision, in 2012, and revoked a permit that members issued for the facility. The…

posted 2015-05-29 13:02 by WHBY

Ribble learned importance of interstate early

During his first month in office, a congressman from northeast Wisconsin says he found out why Highway 41 needed to become an interstate. Republican Congressman Reid Ribble of Sherwood says he heard from a company that would only build a…

posted 2015-05-29 13:01 by WHBY

G.B. Farmers Market opening for season

The Green Bay Saturday Farmers Market kicks off tomorrow in the downtown. Over 100 vendors will line Washington Street, between Walnut and Stuart streets, from 7 a.m. to noon. Brehanna Skalutski is a spokeswoman for Downtown Green Bay. She says…

posted 2015-05-29 13:00 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 9 hours 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 1 day 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 1 day ago