stocking 316,000 trout statewide
— The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is working
to stock 316,000 trout across the state ahead of inland
fishing season opener next month.
shredding days scheduled across Wisconsin
— The Wisconsin Better Business Bureau is hosting special
events at three locations across the state where people can
shred sensitive documents to prevent identity theft.
breaks for day in husband's murder trial
— Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of
a Lincoln County man accused of killing his wife and dumping
her body in a swamp last year.
lovers vote to ban baiting, feeding
— Outdoor enthusiasts say Wisconsin should ban deer
baiting and feeding in the days leading up to the November
students to design 3 of Capitol's flowerbeds
— University of Wisconsin Landscape Architecture students
are competing to design the floral gardens that will be
planted outside the Capitol this year.
moratorium coming to an end
— The state's moratorium on disconnecting utility
customers who are behind on their bills is ending.
than 30 vehicles pile up on icy highway
— More than 30 vehicles piled up on an icy highway in
director to meet with reporters in Milwaukee
— The head of the FBI is scheduled to meet with reporters
in Milwaukee, as part of his effort to visit all of the
agency's 56 field offices.
jury sentences man to death in carjack killing
FALLS, S.D. — A man with a history of mental illness
was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a
South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate
President Barack Obama.
Prairie land open for recreation
— The south central Wisconsin property where more than
23,000 people once toiled in making bullets, bombs and
rockets during World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars
will be open to recreational visitors for the first time
since the 1940s.
representative won't seek re-election
— Another member of the Wisconsin Assembly says he won't
seek re-election this fall. Press-Gazette
Media reported Saturday that Rep. Chad Weininger, a Green
Bay Republican, has taken a job as Brown County director of
shipwreck removal resumes on Fox River
BAY — Dredging and shipwreck removal has resumed on the
Fox River near Green Bay.
destroyed furniture store in Prairie du Chien
DU CHIEN — Firefighters from at least seven departments
responded to a blaze that's destroyed a furniture store in
Prairie du Chien (doo-SHEEN').
people rescued from fishing boats on river
— Authorities in eastern Wisconsin rescued 10 people —
including three children — from four small fishing boats that
became stranded in the rising waters of the Menominee River.
sled racing is Wisconsin family's passion
— When Tim Carey of Stratford was trying to find an
appropriate sport for his young and slightly built son, he never
thought it would bloom into a mutual passion that his wife also
Society offers discount on pit bulls
— The Wisconsin Humane Society is offering discounts to those
who want to adopt pit bulls or pit bull mixes.
urges people to sign up for hunter education
- The state Department of Natural Resources is urging people to
sign up for hunter education courses soon to get a jump on the
County toddler found wandering outside
RAPIDS - A Wood County agency took custody of an 18-month-old
boy this week who was found wandering about a block away from
his home while his father slept.