MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers has pardoned four convicted felons, marking the first time a governor has granted a pardon in Wisconsin since 2010.
MADISON (AP) — Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are pushing an agenda for the fall session that include priorities the Republican majority has repeatedly rejected, including expanding Medicaid, raising the minimum wage and universal gun background checks.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind says he supports investigating a whistleblower’s complaint about a phone call President Donald Trump made that prompted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to announce a formal impeachment inquiry on Tuesday.
With unanswered questions and increasingly vocal opposition from some residents, Madison’s City Council has asked the Air Force to potentially reconsider Truax Field as a preferred site for a squadron of F-35 fighters, while 15 Dane County supervisors have signed a letter opposing the jets.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kenosha County authorities are considering terrorism charges against a juvenile accused of threatening to shoot up a grade school.
MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he would consider requiring assault weapon owners to sell such guns back to the government, sparking an instant backlash from Republican legislators.
CHICAGO — On a sunny August morning at 31st Street Beach, Tyrone Dobson assembled 20 volunteers to pick up litter from the shores of Lake Michigan.
JANESVILLE — City workers recently sealed holes leading to old beer cellars along Beloit Avenue in Janesville, but a history fan hopes to reopen one of them someday.
MINT HILL, N.C. — A tossup special election in North Carolina is shaping up as a pre-2020 test of President Donald Trump’s pull on voters and whether the suburbs are continuing the flight from Republicans that fueled the party’s 2018 congressional election debacle.
MADISON — Wisconsin’s former Republican Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that his 25-year-old son is considering running for an open congressional seat in a suburban Milwaukee district.
MADISON — Republicans who control the Wisconsin Legislature's finance committee refused Tuesday to allow Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul to settle an unknown lawsuit in a messy first test of their lame-duck laws limiting the attorney general's powers.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — When Amy Klobuchar wends her way through the hordes of people at the Minnesota State Fair, it's clear she's on her home turf. She stops to greet familiar faces at the Farmers' Union. She poses for photos with metal workers at the AFL-CIO building. A young girl approaches to…
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kenneth Wade said he has always valued his health. He eats healthy foods. He works out. He drinks plenty of water.
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Wisconsin Republicans are planning to amend the state’s two-year spending plan to add more prosecutor positions and lower property taxes, moves that could help ensure GOP support as the budget makes its way through the Legislature this week.
The state Legislature’s budget committee signed off Thursday on a Republican-backed transportation proposal that would boost vehicle title fees by $95 and raise car registration costs.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing government plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. said in a report released Friday that the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems.
Wisconsin and Minnesota health officials are working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate an ongoing multi-state outbreak of salmonellosis linked to consumption of certain Del Monte vegetable trays.
RIVER FALLS — One by one, supporters of building projects at campuses in River Falls and Eau Claire made their case Monday to members of the Wisconsin Legislature’s budget-writing committee.
MADISON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the friendly terrain of Wisconsin on Friday to kick off a swing through pivotal states that are part of the Democratic “blue wall” strategy for 2020.
With one of its three members sidelined as part of a political tussle, Wisconsin’s utility regulation board on Thursday approved the state’s first large-scale solar projects.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Reps. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau, and Ron Kind, D-La Crosse, have joined a new effort to to require non-dairy products to stop using terms like “milk,” ‘’yogurt” and “cheese” on their labels.
The GOP-controlled Legislature is seeking to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s abortion laws because Republican lawmakers don’t have confidence Attorney General Josh Kaul will defend the laws adequately.
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers wants utilities providers to go further in their emissions-cutting commitments.
Rock climbing should be accessible to everyone, say the people behind an effort to bring city-sanctioned climbing to the south side of Grandad Bluff.
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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.
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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