MADISON (AP) — Conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Brian Hagedorn on Monday defended blog posts he wrote more than a decade ago where he said a landmark gay rights court ruling could lead to legalized bestiality and labeled Planned Parenthood a “wicked organization.”
MADISON — Financial struggles led Leon Statz to sell his 50 dairy cows, causing the third-generation farmer to become depressed.
Prosecutors: No charges in fatal police shooting
MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that would force health insurers to cover pre-existing conditions if Republicans succeed in dismantling the Affordable Care Act, heading off potential criticism of GOP legislators on the 2020 campaign trail.
MADISON (AP) — Five farms across Wisconsin are being featured in a traveling exhibit as part of an effort to showcase the state’s diverse farming culture and history.
MADISON — Wisconsin livestock owners and feed suppliers are growing concerned about hay shortages this winter, which some say have contributed to a spike in prices.
LA CROSSE — When the UPS man came knocking with a dolley piled high with packages, Jennifer Larson immediately knew they were for her youngest son. And that the boxes would be filled not with toys, or clothes, but yarn. Skein after skein of yarn.
SOMERSET — A Minneapolis man was on his way to kill his parents when he encountered a Somerset motorist who became the target of his aggression until police intervened, according to a criminal complaint filed this week in St. Croix County Circuit Court.
CHIPPEWA FALLS — With the five-year wheel tax set to expire at the end of 2019, the Chippewa County Board voted Thursday to insert an additional $200,000 into the winter highway maintenance fund to shore up that account before the vehicle registration fee sunsets.
HUDSON — The long-shuttered St. Croix Meadows Greyhound Racing Park is being torn down to make way for a $200 million development that will include a baseball stadium, hotel, brewery, sports complex, research facilities, offices and condominiums.
TOWN OF ALMOND — Authorities in central Wisconsin have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man over the weekend.
President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to spend big on America’s infrastructure injects a new variable into Wisconsin’s already thorny debate on how to pay for roads, bridges and transit.
MADISON (AP) — Wisconsin’s economic development agency is checking on nearly $66 million in discrepancies in tax credits awarded and actual jobs created.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Campaign fundraising numbers show U.S. Senate hopeful Russ Feingold is outpacing Republican Sen. Ron Johnson by about $1 million.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Officials say a captive deer from a farm in Iowa County of southwestern Wisconsin has tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
MADISON — Rick Wiley, Scott Walker’s 2016 presidential campaign manager, was trashed by Walker supporters this week for disloyalty after he spoke out about the failed effort.
FOUNTAIN CITY— Randy Gotz spent every waking minute he could last summer working on a project in his garage.
34 — Size, in acres, on land immediately west of Lambeau Field.
MADISON — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Russ Feingold has released the first advertisement of his 2016 campaign, in which he emphasizes his time spent listening to the economic concerns of Wisconsin families.
MADISON — The Republican-controlled state Assembly voted 52-46 to pass the state budget early Thursday, more than 12 hours after debate began, sending the $73 billion two-year spending plan to Gov. Scott Walker. Walker can use his powerful veto authority to edit or remove items before he sig…
ST. PAUL — An attorney for the western Wisconsin man accused of fatally stabbing a fisherman near the St. Croix River has filed a motion asking the case be dismissed.
GREEN BAY — Eight years ago, Sarah Little of Marquette, Mich., paid $40 for a tattoo on her ring finger.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee County medical examiner’s office says a 20-year-old Greenfield man has collapsed and died after finishing a half-marathon in Milwaukee.
MADISON (AP) — A judge has awarded nearly $45,000 in legal fees and damages to six protesters issued citations during demonstrations at the Wisconsin State Capitol four years ago.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — State regulators in Minnesota have approved a $9 billion transaction that combines Wisconsin Energy Corp. and Integrys Energy Group Inc., leaving Illinois as the last state needed to approve the deal.
BLACK RIVER FALLS — Gary Muir last talked to his daughter about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, when she called from her downtown Black River Falls apartment, hoping to see her two young nephews.
MENOMONIE — Attendees of a Menomonie skateboarding competition Saturday will see plenty of flips, grinds and daredevil moves.
City of La Crosse officials hope an efficiency expert can help save the South Community Library.
Republicans attack Burke’s stand on outside money
MENOMONIE — A historic church in Menomonie is receiving a face-lift to make it more accessible for people with physical handicaps.
AKRON, Iowa (AP) — A man sought as a witness to the suspicious deaths of two elderly people in northwest Iowa has been found in Wisconsin.
He had a shot at last year’s La Crosse County Amatuer.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Search and rescue divers are in a river in Sheboygan, but aren’t certain there is someone in the water.
A 9-year-old boy was killed Thursday after he became trapped under several feet of corn inside a grain bin while trying to loosen a stuck auger on a farm in Grant County, authorities said.
Members of the La Crosse Common Council gave final approval Thursday night to measures endorsed earlier this week, voting unanimously to reduce the council size to 13 members and to convert the Committee of the Whole to a monthly planning meeting.
MADISON — The state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection recently has received reports of what appears to be a new trend in identity theft: Consumers are receiving notices from tax agencies in other states about filed tax returns.
STURGEON BAY, Wis. (AP) — The woman and two boys who went missing while kayaking in Door County have been found safe about 12 hours after they were reported missing.