Public Service Corp. closing old units
BAY Wisconsin Public Service Corp. says it will shut down its
two oldest electricity-generating units.
tribe sued in failed energy venture
BAY A former business partner is suing the Oneida tribe for
nearly $400 million in a breach-of-contract lawsuit stemming
from a failed waste-to-energy venture.
publishing group buys 3 newspaper divisions
A Minneapolis-based publishing group has purchased three
newspaper divisions from American Consolidated Media, including
publications in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Rapids-based Renaissance Learning is sold
RAPIDS An investment firm plans to buy Wisconsin
Rapids-based Renaissance Learning for $1.1 billion.
unemployment drops to 6.1 percent
Unemployment in Wisconsin dropped in January to 6.1 percent.
Department of Workforce Development released the latest figures
child found safe in Indiana
Milwaukee police say a child who vanished with his
non-custodial mother has been found in Indiana.
school report card bill proposed in Assembly
Failing public schools could be closed and subpar private
schools would no longer be able to accept taxpayer-funded
voucher students under the latest version of an accountability
bill introduced in the Assembly.
A legislative committee has approved a Republican bill that
would outlaw secretly placing GPS devices on people's vehicles.
Jet Team to perform in Wisconsin in 2015
The Breitling Jet Team will be performing in the United
States for the first time ever and it will be in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Guard units to deploy to Afghanistan
Two units from the Wisconsin Army National Guard will deploy
to Afghanistan this spring in support of Operation Enduring
Superior ice caves to close this weekend
The popular ice caves on Lake Superior near the Apostle
Islands will soon be closed due to ice melt, officials said
residents sue over mine sampling
A group of northern Wisconsin residents has filed a lawsuit
alleging a company looking to dig a huge iron mine near Lake
Superior needed a permit before it launched exploratory
excavations last month.
Medicaid director Davis to resign
Wisconsin's Medicaid director Brett Davis is leaving his
position a week from Friday for a job in the private sector.
private schools apply for voucher program
Sixty-eight private and religious schools throughout
Wisconsin have registered to accept taxpayer subsidized voucher
students next year.
to deliver Concordia commencement
Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to deliver the commencement
address on May 16 at Concordia University in Mequon, north of
protests mayor's invitation to pope
The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a pair of bills
related to the operation of polls on election day.
passes bill limiting parents' liability
Parents of teen drivers who get into accidents would only be
liable for up to $300,000 in claims under a bill that has passed
the state Senate.
Force budget cuts Wisconsin positions
The U.S. Air Force's new budget plan cuts 39 positions in
the Wisconsin Air National Guard.