man to be sentenced for child sex assaults
— A Racine man who was convicted of molesting six young
children and videotaping the assaults under such titles as
"Monster Unleashed" is set to be sentenced.
lawmakers to consider police death bill
— A legislative committee is expected to take public
comments on a bill that would revamp police protocols for
handling officer-involved deaths.
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.
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.
explosives found after Fond du Lac standoff
DU LAC — Police searching the apartment where a
40-year-old man held officers in a standoff turned up
weapons but no explosives.
headquarters back open after flood
— The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources'
headquarters in Madison is back open after a flood sent
workers home Tuesday afternoon and shuttered the building
for half a day.
gets 110 years for Illinois murder, robbery
Ill. - A Wisconsin man was sentenced to more than 100 years
in prison for the execution-style slaying of a northern
Illinois store clerk.
historical site to offer 19th-century dinner
- A Wisconsin historical site will offer history lovers a
chance to prepare a 19th-century meal next month.
to hold tax reform round tables
- Gov. Scott Walker's administration plans to schedule round
table discussions around Wisconsin for people to discuss the
state's tax code and propose changes.
is 9th per capita for Peace Corps volunteers
- Wisconsin has made the Peace Corps' Top 10 list for number
of volunteers per capita.
State Journal names new publisher
- Lee Enterprises Inc. has named John Humenik, president and
publisher of the Arizona Daily Star, as publisher of the
Wisconsin State Journal in Madison.