co. plans another round of public meetings
— A company looked to open a huge iron mine near Mellen is
planning another round of one-on-one meetings with northern
Wisconsin residents to talk about its plans.
Senate to pass bills Democrats delayed
— The Wisconsin Senate plans to vote on bills Democrats
opposed and used a procedural move to block from passing
carp eggs found in upper Mississippi in Wis.
— Scientists have found evidence that invasive Asian carp have
spawned much farther north in the upper Mississippi River than
previously recorded, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.
woman charged with smothering son
— A Milwaukee woman has been charged with suffocating her
debates bill affecting asbestos lawsuits
The Wisconsin state Senate has moved closer to passing a bill
opponents say would slow asbestos-exposure lawsuits, many of
which are brought by veterans.
sets new requirements for voucher schools
— Private schools that want to participate in Wisconsin's
voucher program would have to meet new, tougher requirements
under a bill that has passed the state Senate.
push for creation of beer commission
— State brewers are behind legislation that would create a
Wisconsin Beer Commission to market and promote their
to vote on extending lobbying donations
— Lobbyists would be able to start giving money to
candidate for office six weeks earlier under a bill before
the state Senate.
to vote on changing Milwaukee mental health
— The Wisconsin state Senate is scheduled to vote on a
bill that would take control of the troubled Milwaukee
mental health complex away from the county board and give it
to a group of medical professionals, patients and family
facing neglect charge can't see kids alone
OF BURNETT — A Dodge County woman who faces child neglect
charges after officials say they found her kid in squalid
conditions will not be allowed to see them without
from Black Earth church convicted of abuse
— A couple who spanked their young children with wooden
dowels in line with their church teachings has been
convicted of child abuse.
arrested in violent home invasion, sex assault
— Madison police say six people have been arrested in
connection with a violent home invasion in which a pregnant
woman was repeatedly sexually assaulted.
boy dead, mother in custody
— A mother has been arrested in the death of her
14-month-old son in Milwaukee.
to speak on American Indians
— A Texas anthropologist is set to travel to Wisconsin to
give a talk on American Indians.
cops inspect bar plumbing in murder case
— Law enforcement officials say they have exhausted all
efforts to recover a handgun thought to be used in the
shooting of a 25-year-old man in an Appleton nightclub,
including taking apart some of the club's plumbing system.
restricts lead tackle on northern lakes
- The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is getting
set to restrict lead tackles on three northern lakes.
arrested for stealing car with baby in it
- A 16-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly stealing a
car with a baby inside.