Wisconsin tribal forests more diverse, sustainable
Native American reservations in northern Wisconsin have
older trees, as well as better plant diversity and tree
regeneration than surrounding state or national forests,
according to researchers.
bar association rescinds award for convicted felon
state bar association has stripped a lawyer convicted in a
sexual assault of a prestigious award in the wake of
stinging criticism from Attorney General Brad Schimel.
PAC announces $1 million ad buy for Nicholson
conservative political action committee backing Republican
Kevin Nicholson for U.S. Senate says it is launching a $1
million television ad campaign that compares him with Ronald
Justice Abrahamson misses court for medical tests
Longtime Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Shirley Abrahamson
is getting medical tests and has been out of court for more
than a week.
to participate in Milwaukee forum to tout tax overhaul
President Mike Pence plans to participate in a public forum
in Milwaukee next week to tout the Republican tax overhaul.
Taylor mum on disorderly conduct allegations
Sen. Lena Taylor is refusing to say anything about
allegations she got into an altercation with a bank teller.
escapes in DOC vehicle
Authorities are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a
Department of Corrections vehicle in Milwaukee.
panel signs off on UW performance funding formula
Legislature's budget committee has signed off on the
University of Wisconsin System's plan for divvying up a
chunk of new state aid according to schools' performance.
court: City properly annexed land for sand mine
state appeals court says Whitehall city officials properly
annexed land for a sand mine.
woman to argue for full award in amputation case
Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide whether a woman should
receive a $25.3 million jury awarded her after she had four
limbs amputated as a result of medical malpractice.
charged in teen son's shooting death in Wisconsin
Prosecutors in western Wisconsin have charged a father
accused of fatally shooting his teenage son from Minnesota.
charged in 2000 Chicago arson fire that killed 2 women
Wisconsin man is charged with murder in the deaths of two
women during a Chicago liquor store arson fire 18 years ago.
Waukesha woman found dead in Milwaukee
missing Waukesha woman has been found dead in Milwaukee.
Police said Monday 21-year-old
Shannon Mani was shot and stabbed by a known suspect and
died Friday as a result of those injuries.
Wisconsin residents worry about coal dust from power plant
OAK CREEK - Residents in southeast Wisconsin are concerned about how their health is being affected by black coal dust from a nearby power plant.
gorilla dies at Milwaukee County Zoo
male gorilla has died at the Milwaukee County Zoo after
experiencing some health problems.
fundraising trails Nicholson for Senate
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Leah Vukmir is trailing her
primary opponent Kevin Nicholson in fundraising so far this
pension fund managers get $11.6 million in bonuses
Wisconsin pension fund managers and those who work directly
with the state's investments will receive bonuses totaling
$11.6 million this year, down from the record-high of nearly
$14 million last year.
from billionaire continues to pour in for Nicholson
billionaire founder of shipping and packaging supply giant
Uline Corp. continues to spend big on Wisconsin's U.S.
Senate race in support of Delafield businessman Kevin
speaker defends free trip to London with lobbyists
Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos is defending his free
trip to London with lobbyists, travel said to have
contributed to the resignation of his counterpart and close
friend in Ohio.
neighborhood plants its roots in Mukwonago
OF MUKWONAGO The town of Mukwonago is now home to
possibly the first Agrihood in the state of
Wisconsin, a 36-acre farming- type residential community
that offers a life on the farm experience with the
proximity of a tight-knit community.
Supreme Court will take case over Evers' powers
Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided to take original
jurisdiction of a case over how much policy-writing powers
the independently elected state school superintendent has.
stands behind 'Pride Prom' organizers
Students at Marquette University are moving forward with
plans for a "Pride Prom" celebrating the school's
LGBT community despite an online petition from a Catholic
group asking the Jesuit school to block it.
AG suggests Voter ID helped Trump win the state
Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel suggested
President Donald Trump wouldn't have won Wisconsin and GOP
Sen. Ron Johnson wouldn't have won re-election in 2016 without
the state's voter ID law.
anoints McCarthy to be his successor as House speaker
House Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed his top lieutenant,
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, to be his successor, giving a significant
boost to the Californian's candidacy in hopes of averting a
divisive contest that could make an already difficult election
year even tougher for divided Republicans.
10 minutes at Supreme Court cost Wisconsin $60K
Wisconsin taxpayers footed a previously unknown $60,000
bill for an attorney to argue for 10 minutes before the U.S.
Supreme Court in the state's defense of a redistricting
lawsuit, records obtained by The Associated Press show.
can accept help on theft settlement reimbursement
Wisconsin law allows Republican state Rep. Dale Kooyenga to
ask family and friends to help him reimburse the state for a
$30,000 theft settlement.
says he will repay state $30,000 for taking sign
Republican state Rep. Dale Kooyenga says he will reimburse
taxpayers the $30,000 the state is paying to settle a
lawsuit over his removal of a Capitol protester's sign.
sues Georgia company over moving walkways
Menards is suing a Georgia company for personal injury
claims tied to moving walkways installed in some of the
Wisconsin-based home improvement chain's stores.
man on trial in UW-Stout student death
Minneapolis man is on trial in the beating death of a
University of Wisconsin-Stout student from Saudi Arabia.
plea entered in death of 6-year-old
Milwaukee man charged in the shooting death of a 6-year-old
boy has pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors.
Gun in glove compartment violated concealed carry law
state Supreme Court says a man who had a loaded handgun in
his glove compartment violated Wisconsin's concealed carry
Rep. Weatherston won't seek re-election
Republican state Rep. Tom Weatherston is retiring from the
Wisconsin Assembly. He
becomes the 11th incumbent to decide against seeking
reporter arrested after altercation at Miller Park
Milwaukee television reporter is facing possible criminal
charges following an incident at Miller Park.
liberal comes to Wisconsin to topple Walker
Billionaire liberal activist Tom Steyer is in Wisconsin
meeting with college students as he works to topple
Republican Gov. Scott Walker and House Speaker Paul Ryan.
attendees want $5 fee to use public land
majority of outdoor lovers who attended the Conservation
Congress' spring hearings say legislators should impose a
user fee on state properties.
officer suffers burned hand responding to arson fires
police officer suffered a burned hand while investigating
arson fires at a Milwaukee apartment complex.
voices support for sending troops to Mexico border
Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he welcomes
President Donald Trump's move to deploy National Guard
troops to the border with Mexico.
Nicholson raised more than $1 million in quarter
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson says his
campaign raised more than $1 million in the first three
months of the year.
reports raising $11 million in first quarter
Speaker Paul Ryan has raised more than $11 million in the
first three quarters of the year.
Taylor cited for disorderly conduct in incident at bank
Sen. Lena Taylor of Milwaukee has been cited for disorderly
conduct over an apparent altercation with a bank teller.
approve Walker economic opportunity zones
Federal officials have approved Gov. Scott Walker's request
to establish new economic opportunity zones in 44 Wisconsin
in chicken salad kills 1, sickens 265 in 8 states
DES MOINES, Iowa
Chicken salad made by an Iowa food processing company
and distributed by Fareway Stores in the Midwest sickened
265 people in eight states and caused one death in Iowa from
salmonella contamination, the U.S. Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention said.