authorities investigating explosive devices
Federal authorities are investigating two small explosions
in New Berlin.
demands chancellor resign over husband's conduct
An alderwoman says University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Chancellor Beverly Kopper's husband groped her and that Kopper
should resign because she either knows or should know that her
husband sexually harasses women.
accused of drunken driving with baby in car
Police in Wisconsin say they pulled a 15-year-old boy
over for reckless driving and discovered the teen was drunk
and had a baby in the back seat.
damage in Wisconsin tops $233 million
damage total from last month's flooding and storms in
Wisconsin continues to rise and now approaches a quarter of
a billion dollars.
Cliff to build cell tower in aftermath of drownings
RED CLIFF The
Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa says plans are
underway for a cell tower on its reservation in northern
Wisconsin, a need that was underscored by the recent
drowning deaths of four family members in the Apostle
sees more bleeding cases linked to synthetic pot
Wisconsin health officials report more cases of severe
bleeding linked to synthetic marijuana containing rat
Wisconsin quietly OK'd Lake Michigan water diversion
decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a
big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant
Prairie is raising questions of transparency.
pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub's head
BALSAM LAKE A
bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it
wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard
reinstates guard in youth prison suicide attempt
former prison guard who falsely claimed she had checked on a
suicidal teen inmate has her job back.
rate unchanged in Wisconsin
Census Bureau estimates show Wisconsin's poverty rate in
2017 was unchanged from the previous year.
to hit highest loss of dairy farms since 2013
MADISON Wisconsin is on
pace for losing the most dairy farms this year since 2013.
Wisconsin Country Thunder lightning strike survivor recovers
KENOSHA - A Wisconsin woman is recovering after surviving a lightning strike at a music festival in July.
Wisconsin school districts ban
MADISON - School districts across Wisconsin are banning cell phones
in the classroom in an effort to reduce distractions during class time.
Constant closings spark proposal to move Milwaukee beach
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee officials are looking to move a chronically contaminated beach located in a popular park with bluff views.
Wisconsin's Walker issues order to help with tropical storm
MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker is directing Wisconsin state agencies to help respond to Hurricane Florence.
Walker implores senators to visit Kimberly-Clark plant
MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker is imploring state senators to visit a Kimberly-Clark plant that's slated to close if the Legislature doesn't approve a tax incentive package that could cost up to $100 million.
Wisconsin National Guard ready to help in hurricane response
WEST BEND - The Wisconsin National Guard says it's prepared to assist in the response to Hurricane Florence.
UW-Whitewater chancellor's husband accused of harassment
MADISON - University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's chancellor's husband has been banned from campus and stripped of an unpaid position amid sexual harassment allegations.
requests FEMA conduct flood damage tour
MADISON Gov. Scott Walker
is asking federal emergency management officials to survey
Wisconsin flooding damage later this month.
Center deconstructed 1 luxury box at a time
Dozens of Habitat for Humanity volunteers and workers have
started the mammoth task of demolishing the Milwaukee Bucks'
judge signs off on Wisconsin juvenile prison deal
federal judge has signed off on an agreement that would end
the use of pepper spray and nearly eliminate the use of
solitary confinement at Wisconsin's juvenile prisons.
says he's not interested in Obama-Trump voters
The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor in
Wisconsin said he's not interested in people who voted for
Barack Obama and then switched to Donald Trump, if they
still support the president, a comment Republicans likened
to when Hillary Clinton derided Trump backers as "deplorables."
attorney general requiring nondisclosure agreement
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel has asked everyone
who works at the state Department of Justice to sign a
nondisclosure agreement covering their time in office and even
after they have left.
University deal with Foxconn largely confidential
The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Foxconn Technology
Group will manage their new research partnership largely
behind closed doors, documents detailing the agreement show.
officer involved in NBA player's arrest fired
A Milwaukee officer involved in the stun gun arrest of
Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social
media posts mocking the incident, the city's police chief said
man sentenced to 6 years in prison for 14th OWI
Wisconsin man has been sentenced to six years in prison
after being convicted of his 14th drunken driving offense.
regulators postpone Line 3 meeting after protests
ST. PAUL, Minn.
Minnesota regulators postponed a meeting Tuesday on
Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 replacement after pipeline
opponents disrupted the meeting with a bullhorn and a
defendant who crashed plane facing more charges
OSHKOSH A man
who fled from deputies in his airplane before crashing into
a Waupaca County cornfield is facing additional charges.
parts found in river identified as missing sailor
Authorities say remains found in the Mississippi River
in southeastern Minnesota in July have been identified as
those of a missing Wisconsin sailor.
killed in motorcycle crash with farm tractor in Wisconsin
Authorities say two people are dead after their motorcycle
crashed into a farm tractor in east-central Wisconsin.
Claire School District looks for new revenue sources
EAU CLAIRE A
Wisconsin school district is looking for new ways to raise
revenue, such as naming rights or a virtual charter school.
researchers work to help whooping cranes
Wisconsin's ongoing experiment to create a self-sustaining
flock of whooping cranes in the eastern United States has
taken on a family of temporary tenants at the marsh in the
Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.
1,300 dogs, roosters seized in western Wisconsin
About 1,300 dogs and roosters have been seized from a
property in western Wisconsin after authorities say they
uncovered evidence they were used in organized fighting.