man arrested on suspicion of poisoning his dog
— Authorities have arrested a southern Wisconsin man in
the poisoning of his dog.
super PAC launches attack ad against Feingold
— A new super PAC opposed to Democrat Russ Feingold is
launching a $365,000 television, radio and digital ad
campaign calling him a "radical politician" for
supporting late-term abortion rights.
Clarke detains unruly airline passenger
— Milwaukee County's sheriff says he detained an airline
passenger who became drunk and disorderly on a flight
originating in Milwaukee.
Prairie schools closed Monday for mold inspection
PRAIRIE — All schools in the Sun Prairie district are
closed while an inspection for mold is conducted.
drowns after walking into lagoon in Milwaukee park
— Authorities say a man has drowned after going into the
Mitchell Park lagoon in Milwaukee. The
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to
a call from Milwaukee police Sunday morning.
burned when gas tossed on Germantown fire pit
- Officials say three people were burned when gasoline was
thrown onto a burning fire pit in Germantown, causing an
campaign plans $140 million ad buy
— Donald Trump's campaign is planning for what it says
will amount to $140 million worth of advertising from now
until Election Day.
years for man who killed wife in Portage County
POINT - A Bancroft man convicted of killing his estranged
wife has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
remove student with unloaded gun from high school
PRAIRIE — Police have removed a suburban Madison high
school student from class after he allegedly brought a gun
questions need for more district attorneys
— Gov. Scott Walker is questioning the need for more
county district attorneys if prosecutors continue to pursue
a secret investigation into his recall campaign after the
U.S. Supreme Court rules on the case.
OK loans for western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota
— Gov. Scott Walker says federal officials have granted
his request to provide low-interest disaster loans to
individuals and businesses impacted by flash flooding in
western Wisconsin in August.
student's suit against school district advances
— The Republican leader of the Wisconsin state Senate says
he was unaware of $750,000 in donations from a lead paint
manufacturer given before the Legislature approved a law
change sought by the industry.
approval rating below Obama, Ryan in Wisconsin
— Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 43 percent,
one year after he dropped his ill-fated run for president.
mudslides impacting travel in western Wisconsin
CROSSE — Mudslides and flooding caused by heavy rain are
making travel difficult in some parts of western Wisconsin.
philanthropist Terry Kohler dies at age 82
— A Wisconsin businessman and philanthropist who was
influential in the Republican Party has died at age 82.
was both the son and grandson of Wisconsin governors and ran
unsuccessfully for the office in 1982.
releases new ad as poll shows Feingold ahead
— Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's latest campaign ad focuses
on his faith-based initiative to help people find jobs in
seek inquiry into concerns about veteran's suicide
— Two U.S. senators said Tuesday they asked for an
investigation into a whistleblower's report that an Army
veteran killed himself while awaiting treatment for
post-traumatic stress disorder at a U.S. Department of
Veteran Affairs clinic in Colorado Springs.
shows Wisconsin had fourth wettest summer on record
— Recent data from the National Centers for Environmental
Information says Wisconsin's average rainfall this summer is
among the highest ever.