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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

City opens Born Learning Trail at Pierce Park

A new trail in Appleton's Pierce Park focuses on helping young kids learn. The Born Learning Trail opened this morning. Parks director Dean Gazza says it uses shapes, letters, and simple games to improve language and literacy. He says it…

posted 2014-08-06 12:59 by WHBY

Neighbors host National Night Out parties

Neighbors around Appleton got together last night for the annual National Night Out event. Sgt. Dave Lund says police officers and firefighters visited parties that were hosted by neighborhood watch groups. He says they're a good way for neighbors to…

posted 2014-08-06 05:04 by WHBY

Menasha reschedules fireworks

Menasha leaders postponed the city's fireworks over the Fourth of July, and they're going to hold the show next month, during Seafood Fest. Mayor Don Merkes says the city council decided to move the fireworks to Saturday, September 6, at…

posted 2014-08-06 05:03 by WHBY

Happy Turkey Day Weekend!
posted by Philcast 5 hours ago
So there it is.... The Christmas tree the city put up in Reading, PA that residents think is so ugly…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
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 3 days ago