Rebecca Blank, incoming chancellor of the UW-Madison, will be stepping into a host of controversies, drawing flak from all directions. As one UW-Madison student quipped, “Blank is not starting off with a blank slate.”RELATED CONTENT
Police announced a suspect has been arrested, following the investigation of the St. Croix Central Elementary School fire. The announcement was made at a community meeting to update parents and community members on efforts to resume classes.RELATED CONTENT
After a Tuesday, April 30, fire closed St. Croix Central Elementary, district officials have been searching for a place to hold classes for the remainder of the school year. District Superintendent David Bradley said the district has identified Rolling Ridges Girl Scout Camp, approximately 6 miles northwest of Roberts.RELATED CONTENT
In response to the recent fire that has closed St. Croix Central Elementary School in Roberts, WESTconsin Credit Union offices are participating in a community supply drive.RELATED CONTENT
Arson investigators are asking the public's help in investigating the Tuesday morning fire that has closed the St. Croix Central Elementary building for the rest of the school year.RELATED CONTENT
Trinity Academy is set to begin construction on an expansion that will add a second story to its school, grades pre-school through eighth grade, for the upcoming 2013-14 school year.RELATED CONTENT
The four-member team from UW-River Falls earned a first place award in the annual national Dairy Challenge contest held in Fort Wayne, Ind.RELATED CONTENT
Wisconsin's drought is officially over; Supreme Court urged to review Act 10; smokes swiped from ATF warehouse, more state news
A federal group that monitors soil conditions nationwide says only 13 percent of Wisconsin is still facing drought conditions. Also, budget negotiators at the Capitol have approved the elimination of 32 positions in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Plus stories about a sex offender recaptured after five days on the run and an update on the future of an old ammunition plant near Baraboo.
Company asks for injunction to stop work on Stillwater bridge; Lawmakers outraged by $648 million UW surplus; more state news
CS McCrossan Construction is asking for an injunction, saying its bid on the new St. Croix River bridge project was illegally rejected by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. GOP lawmakers told UW System President Kevin Reilly they are shocked by revelations of a $648 million surplus now sitting in the bank. More state news.
Universal Language IX -- an annual program that explores the synthesis of jazz, improvised music and indigenous folk music from throughout the world – will be presented Saturday, April 27, on the UW-River Falls campus.RELATED CONTENT
MENOMONIE -- The effects of development and other environmental changes on small wetlands in the Chippewa Valley will be studied by UW-Stout faculty and their students through a $550,000 federal grant.RELATED CONTENT
Peg Shoemaker has been named as the principal of Hudson High School. The announcement came after a special meeting of the Board of Education Monday.RELATED CONTENT
Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services.
My message is simple: (Gov. Scott Walker's) budget proposal deserves the Legislature’s unequivocal support.RELATED CONTENT
Daniel L. Florness, chief financial officer and executive vice president of Fastenal, Winona, Minn., has been named the Spring 2013 executive-in-residence by the College of Business and Economics at UW-River Falls.RELATED CONTENT