All fuel transferred from Kewaunee nuclear plant
KEWAUNEE - Dominion Energy says it's reached a milestone in decommissioning the Kewaunee nuclear power
Officials: Live Asian carp discovered near Lake Michigan
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A live Asian carp has been discovered in a Chicago waterway about nine miles from Lake Michigan
- well beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent the invasive fish that have infested the Mississippi River system from reaching the Great Lakes, officials said Friday.
complain that 2x4s, other boards don't measure up
The 2x4 and 4x4 boards used in the framework of most
homes and wood fences just don't measure up to the
dimensions in their names.
Court sides with fired golf pros
The Wisconsin Supreme Court will allow four golf pros to
sue the city of Madison over their terminations. The
decision released Thursday reverses a state appeals
driver arrested after 2 police chases
PLEASANT — Police say they've arrested a 13-year-old
driver who led officers on two chases in Racine County.
Officers say they began the
first pursuit about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mount
Pleasant when the vehicle was spotted with its
threat charges filed in courthouse encounter
Charges have been filed against a man accused of making
terrorist threats at the federal courthouse in
to weigh solitary confinement, pepper spray at prison
MADISON — A
federal judge is set to hear evidence in a case seeking
to halt the use of solitary confinement, pepper spray
and the shackling of inmates at Wisconsin's troubled
passes ban on pre-existing condition exclusion
The Republican-controlled state Assembly has passed a
bill designed to prohibit people with pre-existing
health conditions from being excluded from health
insurance coverage. Republicans
brought the issue up after midnight on Thursday.
election officials approve electronic poll books
Poll workers would be able to trade their paper and pens
for laptops and printers by next year's fall elections
under a plan Wisconsin election officials approved
Tuesday to develop electronic poll books.
forces Wisconsin state park to cancel bat program
MADISON — A
Wisconsin state park has canceled its summer bat
watching program due to a fungal disease decimating the
park's population of the mammals.
builds warehouse to compete with online retailers
Ashley Furniture in Arcadia has broken ground on a new
distribution center that executives say will help it
compete with online retailers. Gov.
Scott Walker and other dignitaries were on hand for a
ceremony Monday kicking off construction of the
group, tribe challenge sand mine permit
An environmental group and the Ho-Chunk Nation are
challenging a proposed sand plant's wetlands permit.
Meteor Timber wants to build
a sand drying plant in Monroe County and a sand mine in
neighboring Jackson County.
city may use buses to catch distracted drivers
Officials in Wisconsin's state capital are considering a
plan that would allow law enforcement to ride buses to
look for people who are texting while driving.
video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire
A woman has been caught on cellphone video pouring what
appears to be gasoline through the window of a Milwaukee
home and setting it on fire.
Lowering river kills thousands of fish in Beaver Dam
— The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says
thousands of fish have died in Beaver Dam as a result of
a culvert project.
fatally shoot man they say was suicidal
Authorities say a man with a gun has been fatally shot
by police in Waukesha. Police
say officers responded to a call from a woman Sunday
night who said the man had been drinking, was armed and
wanted to kill himself.