prepare for sturgeon season on Lake Winnebago
- Sturgeon spearers are getting ready for the season to open
on frozen Lake Winnebago.
man found guilty in fatal shooting of friend
- A jury has found a Racine man accused of fatally shooting
his friend guilty of first-degree intentional homicide.
suit filed by man attacked for trespassing
- A hunter who was beaten after wandering onto private
property in Pepin County is suing his attacker.
found guilty of taking girl to Illinois for prostitution
- Federal officials say a Milwaukee man has been convicted
of transporting an underage girl from Madison, Wisconsin, to
the Chicago area to engage in prostitution.
teens accused of spiking teacher's drink headed to trial
- Two high school students accused of spiking their
teacher's drink with a cleaning solution are headed to trial
in Oconto County.
to vote on drug treatment dollars
- Drug treatment and diversion programs would get an
additional $2 million annually under a bill the state
Assembly is set to take up.
makes crash landing in Michigan UP; pilot unhurt
Mich. - An experimental helicopter had to make an emergency
landing in a residential area of Menominee on Michigan's
board predicts 10 percent turnout Tuesday
- Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is predicting
about 10 percent of eligible voters will go to the polls
Tuesday for the spring primary election.
appoints new UW regents
- Gov. Scott Walker has appointed three new University of
Assembly approves bill expanding landlord rights
Landlords would have more power to evict tenants for
criminal activity under a bill the state Assembly passed
Thursday that dramatically expands the rights of rental
researchers to study Zika virus in monkeys
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison plan to
use monkeys to study the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
passes bill outlawing hunter harassment
MADISON — The
state Assembly has approved a bill that would prohibit
people from bothering hunters in the woods.
accused of trying to join extremists found competent
MADISON — A
psychologist says a Wisconsin man charged with trying to
join the Islamic State militant group is competent to stand
to stand trial in Wisconsin motorcycle shop standoff
OSHKOSH — A
Wisconsin man accused of starting a hostage standoff at a
motorcycle shop has been bound over for trial.
OKs relaxing emission regs, tweaks renewable program
Republicans on the Legislature's powerful budget committee
approved a bill Wednesday that would relax portions of
Wisconsin's sulfur dioxide regulations and rework utilities'
obligations to pay into the state's renewable energy
decry ban on county executives in Legislature
MADISON — A
bill that would bar county executives from serving
concurrently in the Wisconsin Legislature was criticized as
partisan politics in an Assembly committee public hearing
preps for Democratic presidential debate
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee planners, grounds crew and
students have been putting in some long days to make sure
everything is set for this week's Democratic presidential
to vote on WIAA open records laws
MADISON — An
Assembly committee is slated to vote Wednesday on a bill
that would subject Wisconsin's high school athletics
association to open records and meetings laws.
to commemorate man killed by police withdrawn
MADISON — A
Madison City Council member has withdrawn her resolution
commemorating the teenager shot and killed by a police