up 2 percent at Midwest Horse Fair
Attendance was up this year at the Midwest Horse Fair in
High fire causes $5M damage
A fire at Oconto High School has caused an estimated $5
million in smoke damage to the school.
man accused of killing his wife over nagging
A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told
investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because
she'd been nagging him for three weeks.
Department IDs ousted investigators
The Wisconsin Justice Department has released the names
of two investigators who lost their jobs after they let
child pornography cases languish for months.
upset porn-viewing teacher keeping license
Gov. Scott Walker disagrees with the Wisconsin
Department of Public Instruction's decision not to revoke
the license of a teacher who viewed pornographic emails at
unemployment drops to 5.9 percent
Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its
lowest level since November 2008.
Teen missing on Milwaukee River is found safe
A teenager missing after canoeing on the Milwaukee River
in Ozaukee (oh-ZAH'-kee) County has been found safe.
Hollen, Stepp promote drug take-back day
The Wisconsin Department of Justice and the Department
of Natural Resources are teaming up to promote National
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
storm dumps foot of snow in Minn., Wis.
Just when it seemed like spring was here, an April
snowstorm has dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of
shot and paralyzed in 1991 has died
CROIX FALLS A western Wisconsin sheriff's deputy who was
paralyzed after being shot by a suspect in 1991 has died,
and he will be buried with full law enforcement honors
during a funeral expected to draw officers from several
states, according to the Polk County sheriff.
body found on Lake Michigan beach identified
Mich. The frozen body of a man found on a remote Lake
Michigan beach has been identified as a missing Wisconsin
to pay $4M to settle billing investigation
Miron Construction Co. Inc. has agreed to pay $4 million
to settle a federal investigation into how the company
billed five Wisconsin school districts for labor costs.
asks Supreme Court to nix marriage ban
A same-sex couple has asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court
to strike down the state's gay marriage ban.
Controls buying air distribution business
- Johnson Controls, which makes both automotive and building
systems, said Wednesday that it's buying Air Distribution
Technologies from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
for about $1.6 billion.
Oneida tribe hosts food summit
The Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin hopes to combat
serious health problems among Native Americans by teaching
other tribal members to farm and preserve their own food.
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.