old buildings in northeast Wisconsin to be restored
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to
restore buildings on some islands in northeast Wisconsin
that date back more than a century.
legislators push to legalize hemp in Wisconsin
An advocacy group and two state lawmakers are trying
to legalize hemp production in Wisconsin, decades after
it was outlawed. Rep.
Dave Considine, D-Baraboo, and Rep. Jesse Kremer,
R-Kewaskum, are circulating bills that would regulate
industrial hemp in the state
Creek teacher charged with having sex with student
CREEK An Oak Creek teacher and high school
basketball coach is accused of having sex with a
sees increase in reports of STDs
Wisconsin saw an increase of about 13 percent in
reported chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in
2016, according to a report from the state Department of
son reimburses for use of state van to move friend
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's 22-year-old son has
reimbursed the state $25.08 after he was caught using a
state van to help a friend move.
board to discuss Foxconn contract in private
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's job-creation agency is set
to meet behind closed doors next week to continue
discussions on a contract with Foxconn Technology Group.
exam ordered for woman accused of killing son
A competency exam has been ordered for a Milwaukee woman
accused of killing her 4-year-old son by setting him on
member assaulted at Lincoln Hills juvenile prison
IRMA Authorities are
investigating an assault at Lincoln Hills juvenile prison that
sent one staff member to the hospital.
2 sold drugs that caused pregnant woman's death
GREEN BAY The daughter of a
Wisconsin legislator who has worked to stem the opioid
epidemic provided the drugs that caused the death of a
pregnant woman, investigators said Thursday.
tosses well permits, citing waterway protections
MADISON A Dane County judge
has tossed out eight high-capacity well permits Wisconsin had
granted to businesses, citing the constitutional protection of
the state's waterways.
pitch extends beyond Milwaukee
A pitch to land a new Amazon headquarters in
southeastern Wisconsin will extend beyond Milwaukee.
raises $2.4 million in 3 months for Senate race
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has raised $2.4
million over the past three months, setting a torrid
pace for fundraising in what promises to be an expensive
and hotly contested race.
of Tomah VA allowed to resign, given settlement
former head of the Tomah VA Medical Center was allowed
to resign and given a settlement after allegations that
painkillers were being overprescribed to patients.
Ryan has $10.4 million cash on hand
House Speaker Paul Ryan has more than $10.4 million
cash on hand for his re-election effort next year.
Brothers buying former Oscar Mayer property
company that buys shuttered plants and sells their
assets has plans to acquire the former Oscar Mayer
headquarters in Madison.
official: No word on second site until 2018
Foxconn Medical Group official says no decision will be
made on whether the electronics giant will open a
secondary facility in Wisconsin until next year.
man accused of selling marijuana on Facebook Live
Milwaukee prosecutors say a 20-year-old man used
Facebook Live to arrange marijuana sales.
manure spill kills more than 1,100 fish
A manure spill in southwest Wisconsin could have
long-term impacts on a popular trout stream.
professors raised partisanship worries over center
University of Wisconsin political science professors
involved in the creation of a new publicly funded policy
center expressed concern that there wasn't enough
balance between Democratic and Republican speakers at
its first planned major event, newly released emails
Man unfit for trial in shooting of Amtrak conductor
Ill. A retired federal law enforcement officer
from Wisconsin has been found mentally unfit to stand
trial for the May shooting of an Amtrak conductor.
can enroll at St. John's for the 1st time in 129 years
When St. John's Northwestern Military Academy opens its
next summer session, it will have something absent from
the school for nearly 130 years female cadets.
Senate candidate Nicholson raises $400,000
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson says he
raised more than $400,000 in just over two months since
he get into the race.
wants Wisconsin boy allowed to dance in Minnesota
A nonprofit legal foundation is threatening to sue
the Minnesota State High School League on behalf of a
15-year-old Wisconsin boy who was barred from
participating in a girls' high school dance championship
Scott Walker's son joining Vukmir's Senate campaign
Gov. Scott Walker's son is joining the Senate campaign
of Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir. Vukmir's
campaign confirmed Tuesday that Alex Walker will be
working as deputy political director.
sees slight increase of women on corporate boards
A nonprofit organization's report shows the number of
women on the corporate boards of publicly traded
companies in Wisconsin is slowly growing.
vets leader says aggressive steps planned at King
Wisconsin Veterans Affairs Secretary Dan Zimmerman
attempted to assure concerned state lawmakers at a
Tuesday hearing that the department is working
aggressively to deal with nursing shortages and worker
dissatisfaction at the King veterans home.
rejects battered-woman defense in boyfriend's killing
A jury has rejected a woman's defense that she suffered
from battered-woman syndrome when she killed her
longtime boyfriend in the couple's West Allis home last
men die of probable drug overdose in Potawatomi Hotel
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's office says two
men have been found dead in a room at the Potawatomi
set for Wisconsin bill targeting immigrants
proposal targeting sanctuary cities in Wisconsin
offering protections for immigrants living in the
country illegally is up for a public hearing in the
files counterclaim to lawsuit filed by shareholders
Promega Corp. and its founder are firing back at
shareholders who sued the Wisconsin biotechnology
company in 2016 for shareholder oppression.
officials consider dropping elk hunt requirements
Wisconsin wildlife officials are considering allowing
hunters to kill elk before the state's two herds reach a
minimum size, saying it would bring in money and the
herds could still be managed responsibly.
warns seniors about opioid abuse
Attorney General Brad Schimel is telling senior citizens
to be aware of the dangers of abusing opioid medication.
researchers get $6M Navy grant for research
The U.S. Navy has awarded a team of computer science
researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison over
$6 million to work on developing technology for better
performance, management and security of container
groups launch TV ads targeting Baldwin
The national conservative group Americans for Prosperity
is launching a $1.4 million television ad buy in
Wisconsin targeting Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin.