Budget deal moves in 'right direction'
The co-architect of a new budget deal in Congress
concedes the political accommodation is modest, but says it
moves a fiscally challenged government "in the right
utility's holiday suggestions can save money
BAY A Green Bay utility is offering a number of holiday
suggestions to help lower electric bills or benefit local
DNR hires new sand mine engineers
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has two
new air engineers who will specialize in sand mine
property purchases grow around Lambeau
The Green Bay Packers' portfolio of property around
Lambeau Field continues to grow.
lawmaker: Police death bill faces tough fight
Families of people killed by police pressed a Wisconsin
legislative committee Thursday to pass a bill that would
revamp protocols for officer-involved death investigations,
but the panel's chairman warned them the measure looks like
a tough sell.
revamp, Mega Millions hits $400M jackpot
MOINES, Iowa Outshined by massive jackpots since
Powerball doubled the cost of its tickets last year, Mega
Millions enacted big changes to inflate its jackpots and
lure customers who only play when the pots get huge and
the revamp appears to be working.
teacher pleads guilty to child porn charges
A former Washington private school teacher who was once
featured on the FBI's list of most wanted fugitives pleaded
guilty Thursday to child pornography charges and faces
decades in prison.
System moves closer to choosing new president
University of Wisconsin System officials are moving
closer to choosing outgoing President Kevin Reilly's
rural health care program to expand
A Wisconsin program that sends nurses to farms to
provide basic care is expanding.
man indicted in 2011 fatal hit-and-run
A driver suspected of fatally injuring a college student
from Wisconsin two years ago and leaving the scene has been
indicted by a Honolulu grand jury.
People driving less in Milwaukee, Madison
A new report finds Milwaukee and Madison near the top of
the list of 100 U.S. cities where people are driving less.
disagrees with Sensenbrenner over flag
Gov. Scott Walker says he "respectfully
disagrees" with fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Jim
Sensenbrenner who criticized the lowering of American flags
to half-staff in honor of Nelson Mandela.
DNR outlines permits for mine sampling
The state Department of Natural Resources is outlining
the steps a company looking to dig a huge iron mine in far
northwestern Wisconsin will need to take bulk mineral
displaces tenants, damages 3 Ripon buildings
Fire has damaged three retail buildings in downtown
Ripon and displaced second-floor apartment tenants.
in 1998 Oconto County homicide
A jury in Oconto County has convicted one of two men
accused of killing a Green Bay man 15 years ago.
court: Manure isn't pollutant under policy
A Wisconsin appeals court says manure isn't a pollutant
as defined in an insurance policy.