Wis. unemployment numbers to be released
New employment numbers showing how well Wisconsin is
doing compared with its neighbors are scheduled to be
sees influx of snowy owls
Wisconsin wildlife officials say bird watchers are
logging another influx of snowy owls from Canada.
14, held in NW Wisconsin homicide
Police are holding a 14-year-old boy in a suspected
homicide in northwestern Wisconsin.
state Sen. Cullen recovering from surgery
Wisconsin state Sen. Tim Cullen, of Janesville, is
recovering from open heart surgery.
UW-Stevens Point student faces new charges
POINT Prosecutors have added new charges against a
former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student accused
of violating a restraining order.
to christen USS Milwaukee in Marinette
The U.S. Navy is preparing to christen its newest
littoral combat ship the USS Milwaukee, which will make it
the fifth naval vessel to bear the name of Wisconsin's
court: Can't lease managed forest land
No one can lease managed forest land for recreation
regardless of whether it's open or closed to the public, a
state appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Amish fight order to install smoke detectors
CLAIRE A judge is set to hear cases this week involving
four Amish families who failed to obtain certain building
permits, on the grounds that complying would require them to
install electronic equipment that violates their religious
taken in Grant County positive for CWD
The state Department of Natural Resources says a deer
taken outside the chronic wasting disease management zone in
Grant County has tested positive for CWD.
ice could end shipping season early
BAY The frigid start to December is causing concerns for
the shipping industry at the Port of Green Bay.
rural schools task force meeting
A special task force called together to study
Wisconsin's rural schools has its latest meeting for this
Wis. ranks 8th in volunteer rates
A new report says Wisconsin ranks among the top 10
states in volunteer rates.
police officer who fatally shot man IDed
Authorities have released the name of a Neillsville
police officer who shot and killed a man armed with a knife
during a confrontation. The
Clark County Sheriff's Department identifies the officer as
24-year-old Aaron Bembnister.
recalls Christmas trees due to fire risk
a chain of home-improvement stores in the Midwest, is
recalling 1,800 pre-lit artificial Christmas trees because
the lights may overheat, start a fire or cause an electric
6 indicted in Vegas, Zurich fraud case
VEGAS Officials say three people have been arrested in
the U.S., and three are sought in Montana and Switzerland on
charges that they headed a multi-million dollar securities
fraud in Las Vegas and Zurich.
announces campaign to replace Jauch
Democratic state Rep. Janet Bewley, of Ashland, is
running for the state Senate to replace retiring Sen. Bob
Jauch, also a Democrat.
warns Wis. businesses targeted by scammers
State officials are warning Wisconsin businesses about
increasing reports of scammers calling with threats to
cancel utility service unless immediate payment is made.
Insurer exempt in Wisconsin shooting death
FALLS A Sheboygan insurance company is exempt from
having to pay after a man accidentally killed his friend in
Oconto County three years ago, an appeals court has ruled.