sue estate of man accused of embezzling
OF GRATIOT — Officials in Lafayette County are suing the
estate of a deceased clerk, saying he embezzled $134,000
over a five-year period.
harvest up but advocates want more changes
— The amount of timber harvested from the
Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest rose 6 percent last
year, but some sawmill owners and others who want to
maintain or even increase the harvest say the region's
struggling economy needs more help.
plan another 6K run on shooting anniversary
CREEK — Members of Wisconsin's Sikh community are planning
another 6-kilometer (3.7-mile) run in memory of the six
victims gunned down in their Milwaukee-area temple two years
Veterans' grave markers stolen
from 2nd cemetery
OF BURNETT — Dodge County authorities are investigating
the theft of veterans' grave makers from a second cemetery
in the past week.
names new elections board member
— Gov. Scott Walker has appointed a former Milwaukee judge
to the state Government Accountability Board.
women killed in Milwaukee crash
— Milwaukee police say two women were killed when a sport
utility vehicle ran a red light and crashed into their
kayakers released from hospital
BAY — A woman, her son and another boy were rescued by a
U. S. Coast Guard helicopter after spending the night adrift
in their kayaks on the waters of Green Bay, officials said
retailers suing Janesville over tax bills
— Retailers Sears, Target, Blain Supply and Menards are
accusing the city of Janesville of overcharging them on
their property taxes.
court grants new trial in homicide
— The Wisconsin Supreme Court has granted a new trial for
a Milwaukee man convicted of homicide.
end search of Sheboygan River
— Authorities used chain saws to clear brush and reach the
victim of a car crash along the Sheboygan River.
companies plan SE Wisconsin expansion
— Plans by two companies to expand operations in
southeastern Wisconsin could bring more than 800 jobs to the
endangered chicks stomped or crushed to death
— Wisconsin wildlife officials say someone either stomped
to death or crushed 25 chicks that belong to an endangered
site to host old-time bicycle ride
— A group of antique bicycle enthusiasts will lead a ride
at a southeastern Wisconsin historical site.
Bears donate to damaged Wisconsin school
— The Chicago Bears are donating $50,000 to help repair
tornado damage at their former practicing grounds at the
University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
set for Wisconsin Coast Guardsman
— A court-martial will be held for a U.S. Coast Guard
officer accused of having abusive sexual contact with a
female colleague while stationed in Milwaukee.
in deputy altercation turn himself in
DU LAC — Fond du Lac County sheriff's officials say a
second man accused of trying to disarm a deputy has turned
9, dies after being trapped in grain bin
— Authorities in southwestern Wisconsin say a 9-year-old
boy has died after becoming trapped in a grain bin on his
asks DNR to renew exploration permits
— A company looking to open a huge iron mine near Mellen
wants state officials to renew its two exploratory drilling
Packer Tauscher buys weekly newspaper
— Former Green Bay Packer offensive lineman Mark Tauscher
is part of a group that has purchased Madison's weekly free
alternative newspaper Isthmus.
coalition launches prison reform campaign
— A coalition of church congregations launched a campaign
Wednesday calling for reforms within the Wisconsin
Department of Corrections, including letting more prisoners
out on parole, releasing aging inmates, alleviating
overcrowding and ending solitary confinement.