years for man who killed wife in Portage County
POINT - A Bancroft man convicted of killing his estranged
wife has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
remove student with unloaded gun from high school
PRAIRIE — Police have removed a suburban Madison high
school student from class after he allegedly brought a gun
questions need for more district attorneys
— Gov. Scott Walker is questioning the need for more
county district attorneys if prosecutors continue to pursue
a secret investigation into his recall campaign after the
U.S. Supreme Court rules on the case.
OK loans for western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota
— Gov. Scott Walker says federal officials have granted
his request to provide low-interest disaster loans to
individuals and businesses impacted by flash flooding in
western Wisconsin in August.
student's suit against school district advances
— The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says
he was unaware of $750,000 in donations from a lead paint
manufacturer given before the Legislature approved a law
change sought by the industry.
approval rating below Obama, Ryan in Wisconsin
— Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 43 percent,
one year after he dropped his ill-fated run for president.
mudslides impacting travel in western Wisconsin
CROSSE — Mudslides and flooding caused by heavy rain are
making travel difficult in some parts of western Wisconsin.
philanthropist Terry Kohler dies at age 82
— A Wisconsin businessman and philanthropist who was
influential in the Republican Party has died at age 82.
was both the son and grandson of Wisconsin governors and ran
unsuccessfully for the office in 1982.
releases new ad as poll shows Feingold ahead
— Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's latest campaign ad focuses
on his faith-based initiative to help people find jobs in
seek inquiry into concerns about veteran's suicide
— Two U.S. senators said Tuesday they asked for an
investigation into a whistleblower's report that an Army
veteran killed himself while awaiting treatment for
post-traumatic stress disorder at a U.S. Department of
Veteran Affairs clinic in Colorado Springs.
shows Wisconsin had fourth wettest summer on record
— Recent data from the National Centers for Environmental
Information says Wisconsin's average rainfall this summer is
among the highest ever.
board bans synthetic opioid
— Wisconsin's Controlled Substances Board has outlawed a
synthetic opioid known as U-47700.
want legislative session on veterans home upgrades
— Senate Democrats are demanding the Legislature convene
immediately to approve upgrades at Wisconsin's largest
Court justice announces re-election committee
— Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler is
starting to put together her re-election campaign.
is nearing the end of her first 10-year term on the court.
She faces re-election in the spring of 2017.
order applies to imported dogs not spayed, neutered
— The state veterinarian has issued a special order to
control the rise of an infectious disease that threatens the
health of dogs in Wisconsin.
court eliminated, inclusiveness encouraged
BAY — A Green Bay high school is eliminating a homecoming
tradition in an effort to be more inclusive of all students.
School Principal Mark Flaten says the student council
approved abolishing a homecoming court this fall.
ad offers elementary school children for sale
— Administrators at an elementary school in Brown County
contacted the sheriff's office after an ad showed up on
Craigslist offering the students for sale.