safety belt enforcement pending in Wis.
— Wisconsin drivers and passengers should buckle up or they will
have a better chance to get a ticket under a new statewide
Bat disease hasn't reached Wisconsin
— Wisconsin wildlife officials say a third survey has turned up no
signs a deadly bat disease has reached the state.
court official pleads no contest in tax case
— A Milwaukee County court commissioner has pleaded no contest to
filing false tax documents.
refueling plane lands safely
— A Wisconsin National Guard refueling plane landed safely at
Mitchell International Airport after reporting mechanical problems.
rescues husband from black bear attack
CLIFF — A man is recovering from injuries suffered when he was
attacked by a black bear in Marinette County.
leader vows to keep poker room open
— The Ho-Chunk Nation leader says he'll fight the state's efforts
to close the poker room at the tribe's Madison casino.
committee bans night wolf hunting
— The Legislature's finance committee has quietly left a provision
that would ban night wolf hunting in Gov. Scott Walker's budget.
to visit Wisconsin academy cadets
— A group of current and former Green Bay Packers is set to visit
cadets at the Wisconsin National Guard's Challenge Academy.
farmer says soil quality is problem in cities
— Urban farmer Will Allen says one major challenge city residents
face in growing their own food is the poor quality of their soil.
congressmen propose crop insurance changes
— Wisconsin Reps. Ron Kind and Tom Petri put forward a crop
insurance reform plan Wednesday that they say will save the federal
government $11 billion over the next 10 years.
shot 12 times at Wis. Sikh temple retires
CREEK — The first officer to respond to the fatal rampage at the
Sikh temple in Wisconsin last year says he is retiring from the
budget committee OKs elk importation
— The Legislature's finance committee has approved a plan in Gov.
Scott Walker's budget that would relax Wisconsin's chronic wasting
disease testing protocols and allow elk importation.
committee approves money for mini-deer hunts
— The Legislature's budget committee has approved spending nearly
$2 million in federal money to set up private deer hunts.
budget committee reduces wolf license fees
— The Legislature's budget committee has approved reducing wolf
hunt license fees.
set up training for Wis. mine protest
— Activists are planning a training session on how to stop a giant
iron mine in far northwestern Wisconsin.