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crime and courts
June 18, 2015
Somerset business owner offering reward for burglary information
Bob Dewall, owner of Apple Grand Prix in Somerset, said last week he’s offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who has information pertaining to his business being burglarized.
June 18, 2015 - 9:15am
Suspect in tainted milk case given jail, probation
Two convictions entered against a Red Wing woman accused of pouring lighter fluid into her ex-boyfriend’s chocolate milk could go away under a sentence issued last week in Pierce County Circuit Court.
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June 18, 2015 - 9:02am
April 22, 2015
Ag group says legal immigration limits could hurt Wisconsin farmers; Joint Finance considers $2 jump for hunting, fishing licenses, not picking up dead deer; 15 more state news briefs
A national agriculture group says Wisconsin farmers could be hurt if new limits on legal immigration are imposed Gov. Scott Walker raised the issue this week. The potential 2016 White House hopeful told interviewer Glenn Beck that “adjustments” will be needed in the legal immigration...
April 22, 2015 - 9:25am
April 16, 2015
Wildfire risk drops; Plan to move property assessments to counties pulled from state budget bill; 11 more state news briefs
Wisconsinites can enjoy another nice day with a lesser risk for wildfires. Red flag warnings expired last night in the western half of the state. Since then, the winds have died down with breezes of less than 10 mph this morning. The air is calm in many parts of the state where the...
April 16, 2015 - 9:17am
March 26, 2015
Hammond Village Board reluctantly approves funding for Police Board attorney
A governing board dominated the Hammond Village Board meeting Monday night. It wasn’t the board themselves; it was the Police Review Board. Village members had a few questions for Police Review Board Chairperson Erin McComb during its two-hour meeting in lieu of McComb retaining...
March 26, 2015 - 9:27am
March 20, 2015
Bourget, Seidl seek area appellate court seat
When voters head to the polls, they have a choice in the judge that joins the District III Court of Appeals. Mark Seidl, a Wausau private-practice...
March 20, 2015 - 10:44am
March 19, 2015
Two GOP leaders favor smaller UW funding cut, no public authority; Governor willing to add five staffers to investigate deaths of suspects by police; 12 more state news briefs
The state Assembly's finance chairman says his house plans to remove the proposed public authority for the University of Wisconsin System from the next state budget. Republican John Nygren also said the university's state funding would likely be cut by "significantly less"...
March 19, 2015 - 3:16pm
March 18, 2015
70 mph speed limit passes Assembly, may face tough fight in Senate; Green beards raise $20,000 for Honor Flights; 11 more state news stories
Don't put the pedal to the metal just yet. A bill to raise Wisconsin's top speed limit to 70 mph has an uncertain future in the state Senate. The Assembly passed it 70-22 yesterday with 20 Democrats and two Republicans voting no. It was the second straight session the Assembly...
March 18, 2015 - 9:16am
March 4, 2015
Assembly will debate right-to-work for 24 hours; Workforce secretary calls public-aid drug testing ‘compassionate’; 13 more state news briefs
Wisconsin's right-to-work bill will get 24 hours of debate before the state Assembly takes a final vote on Friday morning. GOP Majority Leader Jim Steineke says the debate will begin at 9 a.m. tomorrow, and run no later than 9 a.m. on Friday. Steineke said Democrats wanted 48 hours...
March 4, 2015 - 9:26am
February 18, 2015
Lawmakers balk at 17% raises for troopers; Baldwin aide considers wrongful termination, sex discrimination lawsuit; 14 more state news briefs
Wisconsin legislative leaders say they'll reject a new contract for state troopers that includes an average pay hike of 17%. The 360-member Wisconsin Troopers Association was among the law enforcement unions exempted from the Act 10 public employee bargaining limits. Assembly...
February 18, 2015 - 9:04am
February 12, 2015
Second VA patient’s death raises more questions; Walker dodges evolution question in London; Nine more state news stories
A second death of a patient at the VA Medical Center in Tomah has raised questions in Congress and strong criticism from the patient's daughter. Thomas Baer, 74, of Marshfield died from an apparent stroke in mid-January. USA Today said Candace Baer-Delis took her father to Tomah...
February 12, 2015 - 9:04am
February 11, 2015
Authorities look for relatives of man found dead in Pepin; Walker campaign opens office in Iowa; 17 more state news stories
Authorities in western Wisconsin are trying to find the family of a 35-year-old Minnesota man found dead near a set of railroad tracks. Pepin...
February 11, 2015 - 9:05am
February 5, 2015
Frederic exchange student dies in Burnett Co. accident; Middle-schoolers accused of throwing Xmas sex party; 12 more state news stories
A foreign exchange student was killed, and two of his teenage hockey teammates were injured in one-vehicle crash in northwest Wisconsin. Tim Zhanibekovich, 16, of Frederic died when the pickup truck in which he was a passenger crashed Tuesday night on Hwy. 48. He and two other...
February 5, 2015 - 9:30am
February 4, 2015
Walker proposes budget with tax cut, school choice expansion; February delivers blast of cold; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
State lawmakers of both parties have been grumbling about the amount of money Gov. Scott Walker wants to borrow in the next state budget. But media reports say the package Walker unveiled Tuesday night would borrow the lowest amount in a decade -- just over $1.5 billion. The budget...
February 4, 2015 - 9:06am
January 22, 2015
Evers warns of ‘divisive mandates’ for schools; Afghanistan slowdown means less money for state; 11 more Wisconsin news stories
State Superintendent Tony Evers has told educators that "more divisive mandates" may be on the way for public schools. He made the comment yesterday at an annual education convention in Milwaukee. “Backroom discussions lead me to believe that more divisive mandates, along...
January 22, 2015 - 8:19am