man charged in wife's 40-year-old disappearance
former Wisconsin man is charged with first-degree murder
decades after the disappearance of his wife, whom he said
stormed out of their home after an argument in 1979 and has
not been seen since.
Wisconsin most reliant on property taxes in Midwest
Wisconsin's municipalities rely on property taxes far more
than most states, according to a new report.
than 30 dogs, parrot seized from home in Brown County
Authorities seized more than 30 dogs and a parrot from a
home in Brown County.
wants new limit to release mercury in Lake Michigan
MILWAUKEE A utility company wants to increase the amount of
mercury it's permitted to release into Lake Michigan from a
coal-burning power plant in suburban Milwaukee.
candidate Hagedorn took $3,000 from conservative group
Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn was paid
more than $3,000 to give speeches to a Christian legal
advocacy group that has supported criminalizing sodomy and
sterilizing transgender people.
school ends cheerleading awards for body parts
Wisconsin high school is ending cheerleading awards given
annually to girls with the largest breasts or buttocks
dubbed "Big Booty" and "Big Boobie"
after the American Civil Liberties Union demanded action
following repeated complaints from parents and a former
coach to school and district officials.
court: Judge's Facebook friendship could show bias
Wisconsin judge's decision to become Facebook friends with a
woman whose child custody case he was hearing created at
least the appearance of bias, a state appeals court ruled
Wednesday in ordering the case to be re-heard by another
man dies in collision with Amtrak train
motorist has died in a crash with an Amtrak train in a
Court: Defendants must be allowed to present cases
state Supreme Court says defendants must be allowed to
present their cases in court.
ready to purchase 14k acres in Iron County
Department of Natural Resources officials plan to ask their
board next week for permission to spend nearly $5 million to
purchase an easement on 14,350 acres in Iron County.
investigate Waukesha County fire that killed 3
Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at a home
near Waukesha that killed one adult and two children.
destroys home of former gubernatorial candidate
ALMA No one
was hurt in a weekend fire that destroyed the rural Alma
home of former Wisconsin state senator and gubernatorial
candidate Kathleen Vinehout.
pediatric flu death recorded in Wisconsin
Wisconsin health officials say a child has died after
developing the flu. The
Department of Health Services says the death occurred in
southeastern Wisconsin, but declined to identify the child.
of submerged semi in Wisconsin ID'd; 2nd body found
Authorities investigating an incident in which a semi
plunged off a bridge and down a cliff into a lake near
Wisconsin Dells have recovered a second body and also
identified the driver.
police chief: Heroin overdoses increase in February
Madison's police chief says there's been a spike in the
number of heroin overdoses during the past week and a
"particularly toxic" batch of the drug in the city
may be to blame.
introduce bill to end Miller Park sales tax
Wisconsin lawmakers are introducing a bill to end the sales
tax that has funded Miller Park's construction and
maintenance at the end of the year.
600 Shopko workers facing layoffs in May
Labor officials say nearly 600 Wisconsin workers will lose
their jobs when Shopko Stores closes another 11 stores
statewide in May.
high school sorry for apparent blackface display
The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says
there will be consequences for students at a basketball game
who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he
was wearing blackface.
groups back plan for keeping carp out of Great Lakes
Mich. Hunting and fishing groups have teamed up to
support a plan for preventing Asian carp from reaching the
convicted in daycare death seeks new trial
woman convicted of reckless homicide in the 2007 death of a
baby boy at her home daycare is asking a Dane County judge
to grant her a new trial based on new evidence.
in Wisconsin is a record breaker
week's snow storm in Wisconsin is a record breaker for some
Jayme Closs thanks well-wishers for support
13-year-old Wisconsin girl who spent 88 days in captivity
after a violent abduction is thanking supporters from around
want to ban minors from buying e-cigarettes
Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill that would
prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes and other vapor
avoids prison time for sexually assaulting student
FOND DU LAC A
former Ripon High School teacher has been sentenced to
probation for having a sexual relationship with a student.
water levels expected in Great Lakes this summer
Experts are predicting higher-than-normal water levels on
the Great Lakes this summer, some of which may set records.
County ranch deer tests positive for wasting disease
deer on a Forest County hunting ranch has tested positive
for chronic wasting disease.
officer fatally shoots suspect in Waukesha
police officer has fatally shot a knife-wielding suspect in
Waukesha after authorities say the man charged at the
least 3 snowmobilers killed in Wisconsin crashes
Authorities say at least three snowmobilers were killed in
weekend crashes in Wisconsin.
University of Wisconsin sees spike in graduation rates
MADISON - The University of Wisconsin System has seen a spike in graduation numbers from 10 years ago, and the number of graduates of color more than doubled in that period, according to officials.
Tri-state region draws anglers for year-round trout fishing
DUBUQUE, Iowa - For those who live in the tri-state region - or even those who are passing through
- it is almost impossible to ignore the area's topography.