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Former T-Rats player comes out as gay

The first player in affiliated Major League Baseball to come out as gay has ties to the area. David Denson opened this season with the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. The 20-year-old also played for them last year. Denson is currently with…

posted 2015-08-17 05:05 by WHBY

Bill protects locked car rescuers

A state lawmaker wants to give legal immunity to people, if they break a window to save a child or pet from a hot, locked vehicle. Representative Tod Ohnstad says plenty of kids and animals die each year in the…

posted 2015-08-17 05:04 by WHBY

Bird flu fears lead to speculation

The bird flu devastated a number of chicken and turkey farms across the Midwest last spring, and some are worried that egg prices could soar, if the disease comes back this fall. One analyst is speculating that they could go…

posted 2015-08-17 05:03 by WHBY

Man killed during Waupaca Co. chase

The State Patrol says a 42-year-old man is dead, after a police chase in Waupaca County. Investigators say a sheriff's deputy saw the man driving recklessly in Waupaca, a little before 1 a.m. on Sunday. They say he drove off…

posted 2015-08-17 05:02 by WHBY

Iris Place helping many by phone

A state-funded center for people seeking help opened its doors about four months ago on Appleton's southeast side. NAMI Fox Valley is running Iris Place, in the former convent at St. Bernadette Parish. Director Karen Iverson Riggers says people can…

posted 2015-08-17 05:01 by WHBY

Clothes Closet busy before school starts

Back to school shopping can be difficult for families that are struggling to get by, and a non-profit will help about 1,300 children this year. The Community Clothes Closet in Menasha is holding its Cool for School program again. Operations…

posted 2015-08-17 05:00 by WHBY


Hotels benefit from Mile of Music

The totals are in, and local tourism officials say just over 500 hotel rooms were booked by music fans, during this year's Mile of Music festival. Fox Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau executive director Pam Seidl says her group contacted…

posted 2015-08-14 13:05 by WHBY

Man gets assault rifle during dispute

Kaukauna police say a man grabbed an assault rifle when officers went to a home yesterday because of an argument. Lt. Jaime Graff says someone was trying to repossess Andy Ogden's vehicle around 5:45 p.m. yesterday. The 43-year-old Summit Lake…

posted 2015-08-14 13:04 by WHBY

C.L. TIF plans draw opposition

Combined Locks wants to extend a TIF district to help pay for a roundabout project, and the Outagamie County board is taking a stance against the proposal. Village administrator Racquel Shampo-Giese says the project is tied to the development of…

posted 2015-08-14 13:03 by WHBY

Rock Cancer preparing for seventh year

A festival that raises money for cancer patients, and research, is coming up tomorrow, in Little Chute. This is the seventh year that the Spierings Cancer Foundation is holding the Rock Cancer event. Founder, and cancer survivor Jim Spierings says…

posted 2015-08-14 13:02 by WHBY

Ashwaubenon high marking 50th anniversary

It's a milestone anniversary year at Ashwaubenon high school, and the celebration starts tomorrow. The upcoming school year will be the 50th, and alumni association president Jay Krueger says they're holding a party. He says they're inviting the entire community,…

posted 2015-08-14 13:01 by WHBY

Sinkhole swallows cars, causes evacuation

About 300 people living in a Madison apartment complex were evacuated, after a water pipe break created a sinkhole, and possible gas leak. About three vehicles fell into the water-filled hole, early this morning. Madison fire department spokeswoman Cynthia Schuster…

posted 2015-08-14 13:00 by WHBY

Wishing you and yours as happy a Thanksgiving as that turkey is having in the picture. Associate producer "Z-Bart" will…
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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…
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