co. plans another round of public meetings
— A company looked to open a huge iron mine near Mellen is
planning another round of one-on-one meetings with northern
Wisconsin residents to talk about its plans.
Senate to pass bills Democrats delayed
— The Wisconsin Senate plans to vote on bills Democrats
opposed and used a procedural move to block from passing
carp eggs found in upper Mississippi in Wis.
— Scientists have found evidence that invasive Asian carp have
spawned much farther north in the upper Mississippi River than
previously recorded, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday.
woman charged with smothering son
— A Milwaukee woman has been charged with suffocating her
debates bill affecting asbestos lawsuits
The Wisconsin state Senate has moved closer to passing a bill
opponents say would slow asbestos-exposure lawsuits, many of
which are brought by veterans.
sets new requirements for voucher schools
— Private schools that want to participate in Wisconsin's
voucher program would have to meet new, tougher requirements
under a bill that has passed the state Senate.
Senate votes to change DNA law
— The Wisconsin state Senate has voted to change a state law
that requires police to collect DNA from people arrested for
Riot supports Wisconsin protesters
— Members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are calling on
Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to dismiss cases
against protesters arrested for singing in the Capitol building.
Rotary groups help deliver milk in Peru
DU LAC — Several Wisconsin Rotary clubs have bridged cultural
differences to work with their counterparts in Peru to create a
successful business in soy milk production that provides food to
moving jobs to Mexico
— Manitowoc Co. says it's moving production of Indigo ice
machines to Mexico.
Michigan ice cover breaks 37-year-old record
ARBOR, Mich. — Lake Michigan's ice cover has set a record.
government's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in
Ann Arbor reports that ice spread across 93.29 percent of the
lake's surface area on Saturday.
push for creation of beer commission
— State brewers are behind legislation that would create a
Wisconsin Beer Commission to market and promote their
facing neglect charge can't see kids alone
OF BURNETT — A Dodge County woman who faces child neglect
charges after officials say they found her kid in squalid
conditions will not be allowed to see them without
from Black Earth church convicted of abuse
— A couple who spanked their young children with wooden
dowels in line with their church teachings has been
convicted of child abuse.
arrested in violent home invasion, sex assault
— Madison police say six people have been arrested in
connection with a violent home invasion in which a pregnant
woman was repeatedly sexually assaulted.
boy dead, mother in custody
— A mother has been arrested in the death of her
14-month-old son in Milwaukee.
to speak on American Indians
— A Texas anthropologist is set to travel to Wisconsin to
give a talk on American Indians.