Three Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates have filed the necessary paperwork and been approved to be on the ballot for the statewide spring primary.
CHICAGO (AP) — The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hours early at dispensaries.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities have identified two people killed in a highway crash involving a semitrailer truck and a car in northwestern Wisconsin.
MADISON (AP) — Some Wisconsin fire departments have stopped using firefighting foam that contains a group of man-made chemicals that have been linked to increased cholesterol and cancer risk, among other health hazards.
MADISON — Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul’s first year in office was a mixed bag of resounding victories and frustrating defeats. He made plenty of moves to please his base but ran afoul of Republican lawmakers before his first day on the job. Here’s a look back at the rookie attorney g…
MANITOWOC (AP) — Barb Bundy-Jost spent 33 years as an art teacher at Manitowoc Lincoln High School. But on this day she was schooling Baby Boomers from the Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW-Green Bay Manitowoc Campus on the finer points of aluminum Christmas trees.
The calendar and the weather combined to spare tens of thousands of deer during Wisconsin’s recently concluded nine-day gun deer hunting season.
Hunters in Wisconsin killed 25% fewer deer in the recently completed nine-day gun deer hunting season than in 2018, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources.
Wisconsin hunters killed 90,286 deer on the opening weekend of the nine-day gun deer hunting season that began Saturday, according to statistics released Tuesday by the state Department of Natural Resources.
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MADISON (AP) — When Madison barber and business owner Brian Britt, 42, stepped up to a folding table in the entryway of the Urban League of Greater Madison, he had a single goal in his mind: Wipe from his record the decades-old criminal convictions he says are holding him back.
HIGHLAND — The first year he planted soybeans in the 22-acre field at the edge of town, Kurt Menke noticed something odd: His crop came up healthy, but sometime in June the plants in one section all died.
Nearly 200 businesses across the state missed close to a collective $1 million in employee wages after their contracted payroll company, now embroiled in an embezzlement case, failed to make proper payments.
EVANSVILLE — At the time, Adam Fischer didn’t really understand what his leukemia diagnosis years ago meant —he was only 10 years old.
MADISON — Wisconsin Democrats and their allies will make one last attempt to block their Republican rivals’ contentious lame-duck laws today during oral arguments before the state Supreme Court in a union lawsuit challenging the provisions. Things look bleak for the party after conservatives…
Homelessness has many causes, and each individual and household has a unique story. Below is a review of some key issues, along with a current update of activity on that topic and a look forward from the advocates’ points of view on each issue.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
34 — Size, in acres, on land immediately west of Lambeau Field.