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February 20, 2017
Numerous factors causing Wisconsin preschool teacher shortage
Low hourly wages, the lack of professional development opportunities and a high turnover rate are major factors contributing to the state’s preschool teacher shortage, experts say.
February 20, 2017 - 8:46am
Law enforcement investigating emergency communication needs statewide
Bayfield County is building a tower to improve emergency communications, meanwhile, law enforcement enforcement are investigating what may be done to improve emergency communications across the state.
February 20, 2017 - 8:43am
February 17, 2017
Economic development leaders support Walker’s move to keep WEDC’s loan program
Wisconsin's public-private job creation and business growth agency would be able to issue loans once again under Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.
February 17, 2017 - 11:10pm
February 16, 2017
Sean Duffy won’t challenge Tammy Baldwin for Senate in 2018
In a statement, Duffy said that now, "is not the right time for me to run for Senate," but didn't rule out a potential future bid.
February 16, 2017 - 2:45pm
Medical hurdles persist after drug treatment for Wisconsin teen
Drug and alcohol treatment can be difficult for anyone struggling to kick an addiction. But what comes after treatment can be even more challenging for those taking the next step in recovery.
February 16, 2017 - 9:48am
February 15, 2017
Trial date set for Wisconsin girl charged in Slenderman attack
One of two Wisconsin girls accused of attacking a classmate to please a fictional character named Slenderman will head to trial in October outside Milwaukee after a judge denied a change of venue for the much publicized case, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on Monday.
February 15, 2017 - 11:33am
Walker’s budget moves forestry division to Northern Wisconsin
The forestry division within the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources would move up north under Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal, and one northern Wisconsin lawmaker said he believes the move will help with recruitment.
February 15, 2017 - 8:51am
February 10, 2017
Attorney General ‘thrilled’ by governor’s proposed pay bump for state attorneys
Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposal includes pay raises for assistant district attorneys across the state, a move the state Department of Justice has pushed for years.
February 10, 2017 - 8:40am
February 9, 2017
Walker proposes $76B budget for 2017-2019
Gov. Scott Walker unveiled a two-year $76 billion budget Wednesday that laid the blueprint for his likely 2018 re-election campaign, calling for a new round of tax cuts and a tuition cut, along with increased spending on public schools and the University of Wisconsin System.
February 9, 2017 - 10:45am
February 8, 2017
UW study: DNR under-reporting wolf poaching
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers re-investigated the causes of death, as reported by the DNR, of nearly 1,000 wolves between 1979 and 2012.
February 8, 2017 - 10:12am
February 7, 2017
Northland hospitals feeling the effects of flu
"We are seeing it," said Dr. Harmony Tyner, an infectious-disease specialist at St. Luke's hospital. "We're seeing what the rest of the state is seeing. We've dedicated part of a floor, our seventh floor, to influenza-like illnesses."
February 7, 2017 - 1:36pm
Lawmakers reintroduce medical marijuana legalization bills
The first, the Compassionate Cannabis Care Act, would legalize medical marijuana in the state. The second bill would authorize a statewide advisory referendum allowing citizens to weigh in on whether they support medical legalization.
February 7, 2017 - 8:52am
Whitefish Bay Jewish community center threat part of a nationwide wave
According to the Jewish Community Center Association, 57 threats were received by centers in 26 states and one Canadian province in January. The threats came in three waves, on Jan. 9, Jan. 18 and Jan. 31.
February 7, 2017 - 8:48am
February 6, 2017
Illegal sales of cigarettes to minors at 10-year high in Dane County; 5-year high in Douglas County
Compliance checks show some clerks make sales despite ID with age under 18.
February 6, 2017 - 1:46pm
Wisconsin jerky being recalled
No illnesses have been reported in connection with the jerky.
February 6, 2017 - 10:19am