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Drunks at game worry G.B. Fire more than frostbite

Even though wind chills should be well below zero during Sunday's game, the Green Bay fire department isn't expecting to treat a lot of people for frostbite. Lt. Nick Craig says the department doesn't plan to have extra staff on…

posted 2014-01-03 13:02 by WHBY

Gilbert mill smokestack coming down

A longtime part of Menasha's skyline will be torn down over the weekend. Mayor Don Merkes says they're demolishing the one-thousand foot smokestack, for the former Gilbert Paper mill. He says it will come down all at once. The mill…

posted 2014-01-03 13:01 by WHBY

LU makes list of coldest schools

Lawrence University is near the top of a new list that ranks colleges across the country, for having the coldest winters. The website Niche says the Appleton campus is the 17th coldest. Dean of admissions Ken Anselment joked that they…

posted 2014-01-03 13:00 by WHBY

Forecast worsens for Packers playoff

Temperatures could be lower than initially expected for Sunday's playoff game for the Green Bay Packers, at Lambeau Field. Updated forecasts predict the high could be around zero, and the low will drop to double-digits below zero. Meteorologist Scott Cultice…

posted 2014-01-03 05:05 by WHBY

Road fatalties down 12%, hit 70-yr low

The number of fatalities on Wisconsin roads dipped to a 70-year low in 2013. DOT bureau of transportation safety director Dave Pabst says 527 people died in crashes last year. That's the fewest since 1944, when there were 526 traffic…

posted 2014-01-03 05:04 by WHBY

G.B. shelter loses heat in part of facility

A problem with the heating system is leading a Green Bay animal shelter to ask for help. A 20-year-old piece of equipment failed, and it means there's no heat in the dog kennel area, at the Bay Area Humane Society.…

posted 2014-01-03 05:03 by WHBY

Groups warns of election year tricks

It's the start of an election year, and the head of a watchdog group says voters should think twice when they hear claims from politicians about budgets. Todd Berry is the president of the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance. He says politicians…

posted 2014-01-03 05:02 by WHBY

Reaction mixed on police training bill

Police recruits would have to pay for their police academy certification, under a bill from a southeast Wisconsin lawmaker, and the proposal isn't sitting well with everyone. Right now, police departments pay for that training. Critics say criminal justice students…

posted 2014-01-03 05:01 by WHBY


Bucks can't stop the Jazz

The Bucks were knocked off by the Utah Jazz 96-87 at the EnergySolutions Arena on Thursday night.  Center Larry Sanders led Milwaukee in scoring with 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds along with two blocks.  Point guard Brandon Knight added…

posted 2014-01-02 22:05:14 by WHBY

Badgers Start Conference Play with Easy win. Now 14-0

Freshmen Nigel Hayes scored a career high 19 points, Sam Dekker added 15 points and 8 rebounds as the Wisconsin Badgers opened Big Ten play with an easy 76-49 win over the Northwestern Wildcats Thursday night in Evanston, Illinois. With…

posted 2014-01-02 20:35:36 by WHBY

'Swine Flu' main strain in flu season

The flu strain that's causing the most problems this winter has a relatively common name. Appleton public health officer Kurt Eggebrecht says hospitals are seeing several cases of H1N1, more commonly known as the Swine Flu. The CDC issued a…

posted 2014-01-02 13:05 by WHBY

Pot laws having impact on local market

Changes in marijuana laws in Colorado and Washington State are having an impact on the market for the drug in the Fox Valley. Lt. Brad Dunlap of the Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit says the drug is coming into the…

posted 2014-01-02 13:04 by WHBY

In Wausau some kids are in trouble for being a part of a shootout.... with Nerf guns. I'll have the…
posted by Philcast 11 hours ago
It's out...and it should be fun! Tough start though, with 3 out of the first 4 on the road, including…
posted by Daves Blog 12 hours ago
Sometimes it pays to screw up. Today on the PhilCast I have a couple of related stories regarding household chores…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago