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Panel approves eliminating overnight parking in some city lots
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Northwestern sweeps sectional cross country titles
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Northwestern sweeps sectional cross country titles
September 6, 2016
Wisconsin Libertarians express hopes for Gary Johnson presidency
A few hundred voters unsatisfied with the major party contenders gathered to hear Libertarian Party hopeful Gary Johnson speak Thursday night...
September 6, 2016 - 9:27am
August 30, 2016
Public support doesn’t move state lawmakers on gun background checks
On a Sunday afternoon nearly four years ago, Elvin Daniel was in his garden when he got a call from police: His sister, Zina Haughton, had been...
August 30, 2016 - 7:58am
August 26, 2016
Wisconsin judge issues 'no contact' bail condition to protect K-9
A Radisson, Wis., man has been ordered to refrain from having contact with the Sawyer County Sheriff's Department K-9 after allegedly making...
August 26, 2016 - 7:00am
August 25, 2016
Lawmaker looks to public to solve transportation budget gridlock
Wisconsin's transportation budget is facing a $939 million shortfall in the next biennium. And, earlier this month, a Marquette University Law School Poll found a third of Wisconsin residents favor cutting road project funding – not adding to it.
August 25, 2016 - 9:44am
August 22, 2016
Autopsy released of man shot by Milwaukee Police
City Police Department officials say Sylville Smith was shot and killed when he ran from a traffic stop Saturday afternoon while armed. The department says the officer opened fire when Smith turned toward him.
August 22, 2016 - 9:20am
‘Sextortion’ involving children on the rise among online predators
A top Wisconsin law enforcement official says they’re seeing more online predators use "sextortion" to target children using the internet. An increasing number of children are falling prey to criminals who groom them through web apps.
August 22, 2016 - 9:15am
August 14, 2016
Protests over killing of suspect prompt call for National Guard
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County’s sheriff called on Sunday for the National Guard to be deployed in a predominantly black neighborhood where...
August 14, 2016 - 12:57pm
August 13, 2016
Apostle Islands drowning victim was Ashland High School student
The National Park Service said in a news release that currents pulled the swimmer into deep water off Stockton Island, Julian Bay.
August 13, 2016 - 8:12am
August 12, 2016
Report: Wisconsinites’ life expectancy at 79.5 years
Overall, Kewaunee County topped the list as the highest ranking county with life expectancy reaching 82 years old.
August 12, 2016 - 9:15am
August 11, 2016
Appeals court suspends ruling rejecting parts of Wisconsin voter ID law
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday suspended a July 19 ruling by a federal judge that struck down parts of Wisconsin's voter ID law, the Department of Justice said.
August 11, 2016 - 8:51am
August 10, 2016
Ryan defeats GOP primary challenger in Wisconsin
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan handily won a primary election for his congressional seat on Tuesday, a contest overshadowed by presidential candidate Donald Trump's brief refusal last week to endorse his fellow Republican.
August 10, 2016 - 9:09am
August 9, 2016
Wolves kill, injure hunting hounds in Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland counties
Wolves were responsible for the depredation of hunting hounds in Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas counties last week, according to a release from the Department of Natural Resources.
August 9, 2016 - 1:46pm
Wisconsin man dies in one-vehicle crash
The 61-year-old man appeared to have been in medical distress before his truck crashed into a tree Monday in Cottage Grove.
August 9, 2016 - 1:44pm
UW System will submit $42.5M request for new initiatives in next state budget
Laurel White Wisconsin Public Radio According to University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross, the UW System will submit a "modest" budget request to Gov. Scott Walker this year for the 2017-19 budget cycle. According to documents released by the UW System, it will request...
August 9, 2016 - 9:18am
Bad River repairs homes, cleans pow wow grounds
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa was one of the communities hit hardest by flooding from a July storm that soaked northern Wisconsin. Efforts are underway to repair homes and maintain the band's traditions.
August 9, 2016 - 9:14am