hits, kills woman walking dog in Wisconsin
SPRINGS — Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin are
investigating the death of a woman who was hit by a train.
biking club league is launched
— Mountain biking is a new club sport for teens in
Wisconsin High School Cycling League includes middle and
high school riders who compete in a series of fall races
that culminates with championship competition at Cascade
Mountain in Portage.
Levin: $488,000 for Great Lakes cleanup
Mich. — Michigan U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin
have announced $488,000 in funding for a regional
partnership to restore habitat in the Great Lakes.
County to launch suicide prevention campaign
— Dane County is launching a new suicide prevention
campaign that encourages middle-aged men to talk about
found after 5-hour search in Barron County
— A five-hour search by land and air located a hiker lost
on the Ice Age Trail in northwestern Wisconsin.
County gets alcohol detection bracelets
— Outagamie County will use alcohol detection bracelets to
monitor repeat drunken drivers in a special court program.
baseball team to wrap up season
— A Wisconsin historical site's vintage base ball team is
getting set to close out its season next month.
wants to be 'World's Cheese Capital'
— The city of Plymouth wants to officially claim the title
"World's Cheese Capital" and use it in its
marketing and tourism materials.
leads officers to home where body was found
CLAIRE — A chase led officers to a home in Eau Claire
where a woman's body was found.
girl meets donor who saved her life
— A northeastern Wisconsin girl, who would have died
without a bone marrow transplant, has finally met the man
whose donation saved her life.
group pulls candidate's support
— A Baraboo attorney running for the state Assembly says a
conservative group pulled its support because of another
endorsement from a gay rights group.
killed in Afghanistan native of Wisconsin
RAPIDS — An Army paratrooper who was born in central
Wisconsin has died while serving in Afghanistan.
Wisconsin governor commits to 2 debates
— Gov. Scott Walker and opponent Mary Burke have agreed to
appear in two debates this fall sponsored by the Wisconsin
Broadcasters Association Foundation Board.
refile discrimination lawsuit against city
— Five taverns in Racine have refiled a discrimination
lawsuit against the city which claims officials conspired to
drive minority bar owners out of the city.
County sand moratorium to expire
— Trempealeau County's year-long moratorium on silica sand
mining is set to expire at the end of this month.
pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen
— A California woman who got kicked in the face after
trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo
has paid a fine and apologized.
day care investigated, keeps license
— A Madison day care center says it will keep its license
after the state investigated accusations of sexual abuse.
man gets 25 years for child pornography
— A judge has sentenced a Darlington man to 25 years in
federal prison for making sexually explicit videos of girls.
confirms Grothman lead in 6th District
— Sheboygan County's results are finally in, and they give
Glenn Grothman a 219-vote lead over Joe Liebham in the hotly
contested GOP primary for Wisconsin's lone open