House: Obama to be in Milwaukee on Labor Day
— The White House says President Barack Obama will travel
to Milwaukee on Monday to speak at a Labor Day event. It
gave no specifics about the event.
House OKs measure allowing wolf hunting
CITY, Mich. — The Michigan House cleared the way Wednesday
for an appointed panel to decide whether to allow continued
hunting of the resurgent gray wolf, instead of leaving the
matter up to the state's voters.
County ends recount without missing ballots
— Election officials in one Wisconsin county finalized the
results of a recount in a close primary for the state Senate
on Wednesday even though more than 100 ballots remained
of interest in death may be tied to Oshkosh
OF FOX LAKE — Police say the woman wanted for questioning
in the death of a Dodge County man met the victim online and
was picked up by him in Oshkosh.
reopen Wisconsin fun park restroom gun case
HARBOR — The Door County Sheriff's Department has reopened
a case involving a man who left a loaded gun at Egg Harbor
Fun Park after learning his wife had been involved in a
officials allow Apostle Islands fire to burn
— National Park Service rangers have discovered a fire on
one of the Apostle Islands in Lake Superior that they say
has been burning for weeks.
to delay formal request for iron ore mine
— Gogebic Taconite says its application to develop an iron
ore mine in northwestern Wisconsin will be pushed back until
at least the fall of next year.
board: Primary turnout was 12.7 percent
— Turnout for Wisconsin's primary elections two weeks ago
was even lower than state election officials predicated.
shows Edming won GOP primary for Assembly
— Former Rusk County board member James Edming has won a
close Republican primary for an Assembly seat in
in prison for hiding a corpse
CLAIRE — One of three men accused of burying a homicide
victim in Rusk County has been sentenced to a year in
woman charged with selling heroin to mom
— Authorities have charged a 23-year-old Sheboygan woman
for selling heroin to her mother, who overdosed.
hits, kills woman walking dog in Wisconsin
SPRINGS — Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin are
investigating the death of a woman who was hit by a train.
biking club league is launched
— Mountain biking is a new club sport for teens in
Wisconsin High School Cycling League includes middle and
high school riders who compete in a series of fall races
that culminates with championship competition at Cascade
Mountain in Portage.
Levin: $488,000 for Great Lakes cleanup
Mich. — Michigan U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin
have announced $488,000 in funding for a regional
partnership to restore habitat in the Great Lakes.
County to launch suicide prevention campaign
— Dane County is launching a new suicide prevention
campaign that encourages middle-aged men to talk about
found after 5-hour search in Barron County
— A five-hour search by land and air located a hiker lost
on the Ice Age Trail in northwestern Wisconsin.
County gets alcohol detection bracelets
— Outagamie County will use alcohol detection bracelets to
monitor repeat drunken drivers in a special court program.
baseball team to wrap up season
— A Wisconsin historical site's vintage base ball team is
getting set to close out its season next month.
wants to be 'World's Cheese Capital'
— The city of Plymouth wants to officially claim the title
"World's Cheese Capital" and use it in its
marketing and tourism materials.