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No parole in Door Co. murder

An Illinois man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his pregnant friend after a wedding in Door County. A judge ruled that 37-year-old Brian Cooper will not be eligible for parole. He was sentenced to…

posted 2014-07-25 05:02 by WHBY

Hortonville runs school security tests

Hortonville schools are getting security upgrades and school officials spent time yesterday going over their procedures for a number of emergencies. Middle school principal Steve Gromala says they talked about what to do if a tornado hit nearby, how to…

posted 2014-07-25 05:01 by WHBY


Brewers win their 4th in a row

Milwaukee over powered the New York Mets 9-1 at Miller Park on Thursday night.  Khris Davis batted two for three with a home run, two RBI and two runs.  Jean Segura added a two RBI triple, also Jonathan Lucroy and…

posted 2014-07-24 21:59:55 by WHBY

Fire damages apartment complex garage

Three units of a 16-stall apartment complex garage are destroyed, following a fire this afternoon in the town of Menasha. Fire Chief Keith Kiesow says crews were sent to the complex in the 1100 block of Christopher Drive around 12:30…

posted 2014-07-24 15:05 by WHBY

Poll: Majority supports same-sex marriage ban repeal

Opinions on the state's same-sex marriage ban held relatively steady, following a federal ruling that the ban is unconstitutional. That's one of the findings of the latest Marquette University law school poll. A poll in May, before the ruling, found…

posted 2014-07-24 13:05 by WHBY

Company selling propane powered boat motors

A new boat engine that's on the market runs on propane, instead of gas, and the company that makes them, is connected to Oshkosh. Lehr is based in Los Angeles, but its marketing office is in Oshkosh. American Marine and…

posted 2014-07-24 13:04 by WHBY

Payment plan proposed for Appleton fire truck

Appleton leaders have a plan, to pay for a new fire truck. The department didn't expect to replace its 100-foot ladder truck until 2020, but that's what Chief Len VanderWyst is recommending. There are cracks in the box that supports…

posted 2014-07-24 13:03 by WHBY

Farmers dealing well with dry July

It's been a very dry July in the Fox Cities, but most farmers aren't running into any problems yet. Zen Miller of the Outagamie County UW-Extension office says many areas still have quite a bit of moisture in the ground…

posted 2014-07-24 13:02 by WHBY

Brewers to host Mets (SPORTS)

#452568736 / The Milwaukee Brewers have regained their cushion in the National League Central.  After sweeping the Cincinnati Reds (51-50) early this week, the lead is 2 ½ games over both the St. Louis Cardinals (54-47)  and Pittsburgh (54-47)…

posted 2014-07-24 12:00:57 by WHBY

Klein ready for year two (SPORTS)

#462687727 / The Carolina Panthers are scheduled to report Thursday to Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.  That means former Kimberly Papermaker Standout A.J. Klein is about to begin his second Training Camp with the team. Klein was drafted by…

posted 2014-07-24 06:47:04 by WHBY

FVTC gets $3.6 mil for highly skilled courses

The state is giving Fox Valley Technical College $3.6 million to expand programs that produce highly skilled workers. Chris Matheny is the school's vice president, and he says they'll target transportation, health care, manufacturing, and business. The state expects that…

posted 2014-07-24 05:04 by WHBY

Health care providers train for shooters

A former clinic in Neenah became the site of a drill to train health care workers on how to deal with an active shooter. ThedaCare and Affinity Health put together various sessions yesterday, with Neenah police officers responding in SWAT…

posted 2014-07-24 05:03 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 2 days ago
Friday, Dec. 12th PhilCast show. LIVE from the Outer Edge Stage in Appleton. 303 Oneida St. No reservations. No tickets…
posted by Philcast 3 days ago
Ahhhh, one week from favorite holiday of the year! But what's this? Wisconsin has turned up on a national…
posted by Philcast 4 days ago