officials vote to retain Berlin Indians mascot
Berlin Area School District officials have decided the
high school mascot will remain the same amid criticism that
it's racially insensitive.
Brown Deer teens facing charges following 'sex party'
DEER Four middle school students are facing criminal
charges after authorities say they recorded themselves at a
so-called sex party that took place at a Brown Deer home
over winter break.
of Natural Resources to offer eagle license plate
A Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources official
says she hopes a new set of bald eagle license plates will
take flight across the state.
a no-show in Green Bay
BAY It's no go for a pope show in Green Bay this year.
church leaders said Wednesday that Pope Francis will not
include Green Bay in his U.S. tour in September.
announces support for various rural projects
Gov. Scott Walker says he will propose spending more
money to help rural schools, expand broadband in underserved
areas of Wisconsin and do more to train workers and invest
in rural parts of the state.
dies in Milwaukee garage fire
The Milwaukee Fire Department says a man has died in a
garage fire. The
fire broke out about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. Deputy Fire Chief
Terry Lintonen says firefighters found the man dead.
unmoved by Indiana decision to take Medicaid money
Gov. Scott Walker says he isn't changing his mind about
turning down federal money to expand Medicaid coverage under
President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law, even
though Republican Gov. Mike Pence did just that.
Bros. accused of age discrimination
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has
filed a discrimination lawsuit against a large heating and
plumbing contractor in northern Wisconsin and northern
Corp. goes with current site for new headquarters
Packaging maker Menasha Corp. says it will build a new
global headquarters on its existing site in eastern
airport director resigning for Milwaukee airport job
Ohio The Dayton International Airport director is
resigning to take the job of aviation director at the
General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee.
plane makes emergency landing at Mitchell airport
Authorities are investigating after a military plane was
forced to make an emergency landing at Mitchell
International Airport due to mechanical issues.
County expanding traveling beer garden
A traveling beer garden is expanding for its second
annual tour across Milwaukee County.
Friends were flying plane to Alaska when it crashed
Wisconsin authorities say two friends were flying a
recently purchased airplane to Alaska when it crashed,
killing the pilot's father.
says he doesn't support school sanctions
A Republican state senator says he does not believe the
state can force failing public schools to be converted into
independent charter schools.
woman steers bus to safety after driver collapses
A 48-year-old Illinois woman is considered a hero by
many after preventing a serious tour bus accident in Kenosha
County after the driver suffered a medical emergency.
to hold hearing on school accountability bill
Failing public schools would have no sanctions under a
bill scheduled for a public hearing before a state Senate
high school students visit with therapy dogs
A high school in Waukesha (WAW'-kih-shaw) County is
hosting visits from therapy dogs to help students cope with
the stress of finals week.
want $2.3 million to upgrade Birkie ski trails
Supporters of North America's largest cross country ski
race want to raise $2.3 million to renovate the trails where
it's held in northern Wisconsin.