The Joint Committee on Finance, made up of Wisconsin senators and Assembly members, met in Baldwin for seven hours Thursday to gather testimony from people with concerns about state budget priorities.RELATED CONTENT
Gov. Scott Walker stopped at Bosch Packaging Technologies in New Richmond Thursday, Dec. 13, for an hour-long visit to the local manufacturer.RELATED CONTENT
Kids injured after abduction and car crash; person who tossed duct-taped cat into river sought; request for boys to be charged as juveniles in great-grandmother’s death; more briefs
Abducted kids, man crushed by paper, corn crop in poor shape but soybeans are improving, the latest Wisconsin troops heading to Afghanistan will learn how to prevent being killed by the people they try to help.
New Richmond no longer home of world’s heaviest pumpkin; murder in Milwaukee; cold and raw forecast; voter website; more briefs
MILWAUKEE -- If you need to do something outdoors, you might want to try-and-get it done by Wednesday. Forecasters say dry weather and normal temperatures are expected in the first three days of this week, with highs in the 60’s-and-70’s and lows generally in the 40’s.
$2 million marketing campaign urges companies to move here; District asks judge to keep fired janitor off school property; more briefs
Wisconsin will spend $2 million to start up a new marketing campaign to encourage businesses to locate and expand here. The Eleva-Strum school district wants a judge to continue a restraining order to keep a fired custodian off school property.
It’s much cooler in Wisconsin than it was yesterday at this time. A sports economist at Saint Norbert College in De Pere said the officiating fiasco in Monday night’s Packer loss at Seattle is not trivial.
Couple charged in death of three-year-old; Survey: Wisconsin Capitol protest rules ‘more generous’ than most; More briefs
DANBURY -- A northwest Wisconsin couple charged in the death of their three-year-old daughter turned themselves over the weekend. Thomas Williams, 42, and Jenna Danish, 33, both of Danbury, are due in Burnett County Circuit Court Oct. 10 on felony charges of child neglect resulting in death.
Union-limits issue goes to appeals court Oct. 4; Walker asks voters to sign petition to keep law; more briefs
An appeals court has scheduled an Oct. 4 hearing on the state’s request to temporarily restore public union bargaining limits for local governments and schools.
Joined by friends and family at her rural River Falls home, state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls) announced the kickoff to her re-election campaign Sunday, July 29.RELATED CONTENT
A rarity: Pond scum on Lake Superior; Judge orders man who made threats to stay away from Kind; more briefs
Normally Lake Superior is so cold that it rarely gets algae, but that’s apparently not the case this summer. A La Crosse man was given a conditional release yesterday after he was found to be not guilty by reason of insanity to making threats at a federal building which houses the La Crosse Post Office.
No plea deal for father in three killings; swimming away won’t get man out of trouble; faster safety tests for new medicines; vote on favorite farmers’ market; Batman star visits victim; more briefs…
No plea deal for father in three killings; swimming away won’t get man out of trouble; faster safety tests for new medicines; vote on favorite farmers’ market; plus more briefs.
Wisconsin is getting more rain than it’s had in a long time. The National Weather Service said Wausau set a new rainfall record for today with 1.6 inches between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. this morning.
Pace of U.S. Senate primary race heats up; GOP warns election officials to clean up process; more briefs
With 33 days until the Republican primary, Wisconsinites are just starting to pay attention to the U.S. Senate race. Veteran GOP consultant Mark Graul says we’ll see a lot of swings in the polls.
Deer Czar recommends joint management program; GOP clears way for Dems to take control of state Senate; more briefs
One of the top recommendations in a study of Wisconsin’s deer management practices is to start a program used in 20 other states to help manage the herd.
Walker declares emergency in northern counties; Panel of lawmakers looks at state tax-code reform; more briefs
Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency following heavy rain and flooding for Douglas, Ashland and Bayfield Counties.