of Wisconsin Investment Board leaving after 6 months
head of Wisconsin's state investment board charged with
managing $118 billion in assets including pension funds for
current and retired state workers has resigned after just
six months on the job.
appears with Trump for worker event at White House
Scott Walker has attended a White House ceremony with
President Donald Trump and members of his Cabinet focused on
bolstering American workers including at the planned Foxconn
Technology Group project in Wisconsin.
unemployment ticks upward in June
MADISON A new
report shows Wisconsin's unemployment rate ticked slightly
upward last month.
caller warns of gas leak before fatal Wisconsin blast
Recordings show that a construction worker called 911 to
warn he could smell and hear a leak from a broken gas main
just before a massive explosion killed a firefighter and
destroyed six buildings in southern Wisconsin.
accused of supplying drugs bound over for trial
man accused of supplying heroin and cocaine to 20 drug
dealers in the Milwaukee area has been bound over for trial.
versus lift bridge. What could possibly go wrong?
Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking
access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped
serious injury after falling into the gap that was created
when the bridge started to rise.
Claire officer won't face discipline for fatal shooting
Eau Claire's police chief says an officer will not be
disciplined for fatally shooting a man last year.
teams to visit northern Wisconsin damaged by flooding
County officials in northern Wisconsin are hoping the
Federal Emergency Management Agency will validate their
estimates of about $11 million in damages caused by last
plans to open west-central Wisconsin facilities
Foxconn Technology Group plans to open facilities in
declares state of emergency on Washington Island
Scott Walker has declared a state of emergency on Door
County's Washington Island as islanders try to recover from
an underwater electrical cable failure.
says she's raised $350,000 for Supreme Court race
MADISON In an
early sign of strength, newly announced Wisconsin Supreme
Court candidate Lisa Neubauer says she's already raised more
days from deciding on charges in Wisconsin blast
Police say they'll soon decide whether to recommend
prosecutors file charges in connection with a natural gas
explosion that killed a Wisconsin firefighter.
charged with being Russian agent says she met Walker
woman charged Monday with being a covert agent for Russia
inside the U.S. says she attended Gov. Scott Walker's
presidential campaign launch event in 2015 and also posted a
picture of herself with Walker on a blog where she praised
his ability to speak a few words in Russian.
than 2,000 gather for Sun Prairie firefighter's funeral
Mourners gathered in Sun Prairie for the funeral of a fallen
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports more than 2,000 people,
including about 700 uniformed officers, turned out Saturday
to honor Capt. Cory Barr on Saturday at the Sun Prairie High
sought in deaths of 3 in Illinois arrested in Wisconsin
Authorities say a man charged in a shooting that left
three men dead and a 4-year-old boy wounded at a central
Illinois apartment complex has been arrested during a
Wisconsin drug bust.
voting begins for Wisconsin Aug. 14 primary
Absentee voting for Wisconsin's Aug. 14 primary has begun,
but the process for casting a ballot early varies across the
to decide fate of Milwaukee scooter rentals delayed
hearing to determine whether a California-based company can
continue renting electric scooters in Milwaukee is being
working in area of Wisconsin blast identified
SUN PRAIRIE A
company building a fiber optics network has identified the
subcontractor working in the area before an explosion that
killed a Wisconsin firefighter this week.
raises $4.4 million over 3 months, 4-times opponent
Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin has raised nearly $4.4 million
between April and June, up from the first three months of
the year and more than four-times as much as one of her
seeks ways to keep fire retardants out of Great Lakes
Mich. A U.S.-Canadian agency is suggesting ways the two
nations can help prevent flame-retardant chemicals from
polluting the Great Lakes.
confirms first Rocky Mountain spotted fever death
Health officials are confirming Wisconsin's first documented
death from Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
woman accused of fishing while child locked in car
Wisconsin woman is accused of locking her 3-year-old
daughter in a car during a heat wave while she was fishing
with a friend.
Roys reports raising $800,000 so far
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys says she has
raised $800,000 so far and has $650,000 cash on hand as the
Aug. 14 primary nears.
Johnson downplays Russian threat to elections
Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is downplaying the threat Russia
poses to U.S. elections, saying "these are not the
greatest threats to our democracy."
Senate candidate joins Gov. Walker in conga line
Scott Walker hasn't officially endorsed anyone in the
Republican U.S. Senate primary, but there are numerous
signals that his preferred candidate is state Sen. Leah
denies agent's request to remove tracking device
federal agent accused of sexually assaulting three women in
Wisconsin must continue to wear a monitoring device.
Wisconsin schools, districts get $3.5M in safety grants
Fifty-two Wisconsin schools and school districts have been
awarded $3.5 million in grants through the Department of
Justice School Safety Grant Program.
wants to open 35 miles of forest road for hunting access
state Department of Natural Resources wants to open up 35
miles of existing roads in the Northern Highland-American
Legion State Forest to motor vehicles to improve access for
won't file charges over male enhancement brownies
Wisconsin prosecutor has decided he won't file charges
against three high school students who gave their classmates
brownies laced with a sexual enhancement supplement.
of Wisconsin-Madison launches tick tracking app
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers are hoping a new
smartphone app will help them gain a better understanding of
where people come across ticks in the state.
reports raising $1.2 million over 3 months
Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce says he has
raised $1.2 million over the past three months.
Horse therapy to be offered to urban residents in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE - A new project in Milwaukee will soon offer residents a horse therapy program with a focus on healing people with trauma in the city.
Pharmacy benefits company begins work on new headquarters
MADISON - Construction has begun in Madison on a new headquarters for a pharmacy benefits company.