in custody after body found in Ripon area
OF RIPON Authorities say a 45-year-old man from the
Ripon area is in custody after a man's body was found in a
home over the weekend.
case of bird flu detected in Wisconsin
An eighth case of bird flu virus has been detected in
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer
Protection said Sunday the latest case is in a commercial
turkey flock in Barron County.
Wisconsin wildfires burn 3 homes, prompt evacuation
- Warm weather and dry conditions helped fuel wildfires in
central Wisconsin, where three houses caught fire and 15
other homes had to be evacuated Saturday.
teen gets to wear grandmother's dress to prom
- One Portage Junior Prom attendee will be wearing the same
dress her grandmother wore to her own prom over 60 years
reports of major damage from small earthquake in Michigan
- Geological experts say a small earthquake centered in
southwestern Michigan has been felt around the state and
other parts of the Upper Midwest.
sport fishing season in Wisconsin is now open
- The inland sport fishing season is now open.
Park Zoo in Oshkosh has new wolves for opening
- The Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh has a new family of
Walker signs bill for ride-hailing regulations
- Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill that creates statewide
regulations on ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
first lady launches childhood trauma care website
- Wisconsin first lady Tonette Walker has launched a website
for Fostering Futures, a collaborative effort aimed at
providing trauma care for children.
probing more officer-involved deaths in wake of new law
- A new report shows the state Department of Justice is
investigating substantially more officer-involved deaths in
the wake of a new law requiring outside agencies run such
Sen. Farrow announces July 17 resignation
- Republican state Sen. Paul Farrow, of Pewaukee, says he
will resign from his seat effective July 17.
says deal on new Bucks arena 'close'
- Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks a deal to pay for a new
arena for the Milwaukee Bucks is "close."
season includes catch, release in popular lakes
- Anglers eager to drop a fishing line in the open water are
heading for Wisconsin's lakes, rivers and streams.
Express ferry begins 12th season on Lake Michigan
- The ferry connecting Wisconsin and Michigan is off and
running for its 12th season.
people killed in Milwaukee shooting
- Authorities say two people are dead after a street fight
erupted overnight in a north side Milwaukee neighborhood.
Shell employee ordered to pay $19.3M in fuel leak
- A former pipeline inspector must pay nearly $19.3
million in restitution for his role in a jet fuel leak at
General Mitchell International Airport three years ago.
approve Wisconsin Energy acquisition
Wisconsin regulators have approved a $9 billion
transaction that combines Wisconsin Energy Corp. and
Integrys Energy Group.
committee to hold hearing on ending prevailing wage
The state Senate's labor committee has scheduled a
hearing on a GOP bill that would repeal Wisconsin's
prevailing wage law.
subpoenas VA inspector general for Tomah documents
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson says he has subpoenaed the
Department of Veterans Affairs' Office of the Inspector
General for information on an embattled medical center in
selling or closing health insurance division
The parent company of Assurant Health said it will sell
or shut down the insurer, which has struggled financially
since the introduction of the federal Affordable Care Act.
coach turns self in on assault accusations
Police say a Madison high school coach accused of
sexually assaulting a minor has surrendered to authorities.
DA says VA ha lagged in drug-dealing probe
The Department of Veterans Affairs has moved too slowly
in its investigation of interstate drug distribution, a
Wisconsin district attorney said Thursday in a letter to the
agency's secretary and members of Congress.
propose banning cellphones in construction zones
Republicans are moving a bill through the Wisconsin
Legislature that would prohibit drivers from using
cellphones in construction zones.
committee OKs 70 mph speed limit bill
The state Senate's transportation committee has approved
a bill that would clear the way for a 70 mph speed limit.