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Tornadoes caused widespread outages

Utility crews were scrambling last year at this time to restore power to tens of thousands of people in Outagamie County, after six tornadoes swept through the area. Brian Manthey of We Energies says nearly 70,000 customers were in the…

posted 2014-08-07 05:05 by WHBY

Talks over library site delayed

It will be at least two more weeks before Appleton leaders could open talks with the property owners for the proposed site of a new library. Ald. Jeff Jirschele delayed a decision on whether to negotiate with Fox Banquets and…

posted 2014-08-07 05:04 by WHBY

Appleton to create mural policy

The city of Appleton won't enforce its rule against murals, while staffers put together a possible policy for them. The city council agreed not to fine building owners, after a mural at Wilmar Chocolates raised some attention. The owners hired…

posted 2014-08-07 05:03 by WHBY

Travel writers coming to Mile of Music

A handful of travel writers from across the country are coming to Appleton this weekend for the Mile of Music festival. More than 200 singers and bands are in town for the second annual event in the downtown. Mary Hirvela…

posted 2014-08-07 05:02 by WHBY

Lehman in race for Assembly's 55th district

A member of Neenah's school board is in the running for a seat in the Assembly. John Lehman is one of five Republicans in the 55th district race, and the primary is next Tuesday. Lehman says he spent more than…

posted 2014-08-07 05:01 by WHBY

FVL makes list of best Christian high schools

A local school made a list of the 50 best Christian high schools in the country. The Best included Fox Valley Lutheran in the ranking. The group says it considers schools that offer a well-rounded education, while keeping faith…

posted 2014-08-07 05:00 by WHBY


6 tornadoes hit Outagamie Co. 1 year ago

A storm that spawned six tornadoes started sweeping through parts of Outagamie County, one year ago, tonight, and forecasters say it was a very unusual weather system. The tornadoes left paths of damage from New London through the Heart of…

posted 2014-08-06 13:05 by WHBY

9-yr-old boy dies after Greenville crash

The nine-year-old boy who was hurt in a crash in Greenville died yesterday. The Outagamie County sheriff's department says Ryan Zeichert of the Weyauwega area was riding in an SUV, when a 29-year-old Black Creek man ran a stop sign…

posted 2014-08-06 13:04 by WHBY

6 health care providers create state network

Six health care providers, including four with clinics in northeast Wisconsin, are going to work together to provide more coverage for patients. ThedaCare, Bellin Health, Aurora, and UW Health are going to contract with health insurance companies, to offer a…

posted 2014-08-06 13:03 by WHBY

Fire damages town of Neenah home

Fire damaged a farmhouse in the town of Neenah this morning. Investigators believe it was sparked by a hair dryer that was left on a mattress. The house is east of Highway 76, in the 1400 block of Highway JJ.…

posted 2014-08-06 13:02 by WHBY

Grothman running in 6th Congressional district

Three state lawmakers are battling in a Republican primary for the sixth Congressional district seat. Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend will face Sen. Joe Liebalm of Sheboygan, and Rep. Duey Stroebel of Saukville. Grothman says he's accomplished more than…

posted 2014-08-06 13:01 by WHBY

Little Chute officials planning for the future

Little Chute officials are working on a five-year strategic plan, to help streamline the village's government. One of the goals, is to improve economic development, throughout the village. Little Chute administrator James Fenlon says reworking the village's website, could be…

posted 2014-08-06 13:00 by WHBY

Yes, it's a rare SATURDAY blog posting here from me. I'm up early on a Saturday in late November, and…
posted by Philcast 14 hours ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago