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Woman saved by free smoke detector

An Appleton fire department program likely saved a woman's life this week. Battalion Chief Shannon Young says the department installed more than 1,000 smoke alarms, since receiving a grant in 2012. One of them came in handy Wednesday night. She…

posted 2014-08-01 04:59 by WHBY

Food market opening in Broadway district

A specialty grocery store is coming to Green Bay's Broadway district. John Pagel says he's opening the Cannery Public Market early next year, in the old cannery building where the Titletown Brewery is expanding. He hopes the store attracts the…

posted 2014-08 04:58 by WHBY


Man dies after crash at AirVenture

A man is dead, and a woman has serious injuries, after a plane crash at Wittman Regional Airport during the EAA AirVenture. It happened around 9 a.m. today. Oshkosh fire officials say the small plane crashed into a line of…

posted 2014-07-31 18:00 by WHBY

Supreme Court upholds collective bargaining law

The state Supreme Court upheld the state collective bargaining law today. That law stripped nearly all of the collective bargaining rights from most public union workers, in 2011. The challenge brought by the Madison teachers union and Milwaukee public workers…

posted 2014-07-31 13:04 by WHBY

Voter ID law upheld by state Supreme Court

The state's high court upheld Wisconsin's law, requiring voters to show a photo ID at the polls, today. The League of Women Voters and the NAACP challenged the law, saying it creates an undue burden on minority and disabled voters.…

posted 2014-07-31 13:03 by WHBY

Domestic partner registry survives challenge

The state's high court upheld Wisconsin domestic partner registry in a ruling today. A group challenged the registry, claiming that it violated the state's ban on gay marriage, or similar arrangements. Justices disagreed with that argument. A spokeswoman for the…

posted 2014-07-31 13:02 by WHBY

Groups connecting homeless with resources

The Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley and the Fox Cities Housing Coalition helped homeless people get some needed resources today. Chris Lashock is with the Emergency Shelter. He says 70 volunteers searched for people sleeping outside last night...and they…

posted 2014-07-31 13:01 by WHBY

Jefferson Co. DA running for attorney general

The first Democrat to become the Jefferson County district attorney in 70 years, wants to be the next state attorney general. DA Susan Happ is one of three Democrats on the ballot, in the August 12 primary. She says she…

posted 2014-07-31 13:00 by WHBY

Suess exhibit coming to Trout museum

An art project featuring the "hat"from "The Cat in the Hat"is on display, in downtown Appleton. The Trout Museum of Art is hosting a Dr. Suess exhibit, over the next three months. Museum president Pamela Williams-Lime says they created a…

posted 2014-07-31 12:59 by WHBY

Maylo leaving Marquette (Sports)

Todd Mayo will forego his senior season at Marquette and pursue a professional career. In three seasons with the Golden Eagles, Mayo has averaged 8.4 points a game including a career best 11.3 per contest as a junior.  He is…

posted 2014-07-31 09:18:43 by WHBY

Bucks ink O'Bryant (Sports)

The Milwaukee Bucks signed one of their two second picks Wednesday.  The team agreed to terms with Johnny O’Bryant, the 6’9” forward out of LSU. O’Bryant was the 36th overall pick in the draft this past June.  In Summer League,…

posted 2014-07-31 07:37:35 by WHBY

House making noise early (Packers)

Training Camp is only a few days old, so players standing out at practice may not mean much in the end.  However, for Packer cornerback Davon House, a great to start to the season could go a long way. House…

posted 2014-07-31 06:45:17 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 12 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 today...my favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago