A bird hunting accident at a private game farm in Dunn County injured a 69-year-old man Sunday.
The victim's name hasn't been released. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is handling the case. Deputies with the Dunn County Sheriff's Department say one of the hunters rested a shotgun on a bush, it fell and discharged, hitting the victim with birdshot.
‘Big announcement’ is $100K reward for Halbach’s ‘real killer’
The promised big announcement from the attorney for convicted killer Steven Avery is a $100,000 reward now being offered.
Attorney Kathleen Zellner says a "concerned citizen" put up the money. She had promised the announcement in a weekend tweet. Avery is serving life in prison for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. The money is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person Zellner calls the "real killer" of Teresa Halbach.
Milwaukee mother arrested after emaciated son dies
A 32-year-old Milwaukee mother has been arrested after the death of her emaciated teenage son.
Iraida Pizarro-Osorio faces one charge of chronic child neglect resulting in great bodily harm. Pizarro-Osorio's 16-year-old son weighed just 42 pounds when he died last week. The mother had taken him to Milwaukee's 16th Street Health Center where he was found to have a faint pulse. He died before doctors could save him.
Conservative law firm accuses Evers of lack of transparency
The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty accuses Gov. Tony Evers' administration of taking a step backward in open records compliance.
The governor's office was criticized in a report released Monday pointing out slow response times, being disorganized and lacking transparency. A spokesperson for the governor pushed back, saying the group called WILL was getting desperate with the issuance of the report.
Nestle to lay off workers at 4 Wis. plants
Officials with Nestle say they plan to re-work how frozen pizza and ice cream is shipped.
That means 126 workers will be laid off at four Wisconsin warehouses. The company notified Wisconsin Workforce Development of its move planned for November and December. Workers at locations in Appleton, Delavan, Medford and Sussex will be affected.
DOT commission to meet this winter
The bipartisan commission that oversees some of Wisconsin's biggest road projects is set to reconvene for the first time in years.
Gov. Tony Evers and Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson say the Transportation Projects Commission plans to hold a meeting this winter. A specific time or agenda has not been announced.