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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Growing up roughly two hours away from Lambeau Field in Wisconsin Rapids, Vince Biegel was born to be a Green Bay Packers fan.
Cris Van Houten thought he was getting a little bit of paradise when he built his house on Huron Lake in Wisconsin's central sands region.
Aging farmers are growing more concerned about what happens to the family farm once they're gone. The Wisconsin Farm Center's economic development consultant, Frank Friar, told Wisconsin Public Radio ( it has helped develop ...
PORT EDWARDS - The Wood County sheriff has found that Port Edwards leaders violated Wisconsin's government transparency laws and has recommended charges against current and former village officials. Former Village President Ed Saylor, former ...
MADISON, Wis. - University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issues under a bill Republican legislators are pushing this week.
The state Department of Justice, federal authorities and police are urging people to get rid of unwanted medications this weekend.
Republicans want to change Wisconsin law to mandate that their feedback be heard on a state education accountability plan. But so far, at least when counting emails to the state education department, they have had little to say.
Local FFA members in western Wisconsin will have an opportunity to ask the nation's new agriculture secretary questions during a virtual town hall meeting next week. Memorial high school in Eau Claire will be among the sites where students across the ...
"City people should not have rights over townspeople." As a town ... Currently Dane County controls all zoning in the county outside of villages and cities. ... "Out of Wisconsin's 72 counties, Dane County was one of the only counties that did not ...
Wisconsin RAPIDS - The community will be one step closer to cooling off this summer. City leaders will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 12 p.m.
Local businesses and government leaders surrounding the tiny town of Erin, Wisconsin, with a population of 3,664, say they are looking forward to the increased commerce and recognition that a sporting event of worldwide renown is almost certain to ...
The federal ruling says the Trump administration can't withhold money from communities that limit cooperation on immigration actions, commonly referred to as sanctuary cities. But the ruling from San Francisco U.S. District Judge William Orrick says ...
MADISON, Wis. - A Republican-backed proposal that would ban the coverage of abortions for Wisconsin state workers has cleared the state Assembly Health Committee.
The federal ruling says the Trump administration can't withhold money from communities that limit cooperation on immigration actions, commonly referred to as sanctuary cities. But the ruling from San Francisco U.S. District Judge William Orrick says ...
Cows at Columbus, Wis., dairy farm owned by Tim Prosser and his father, John. They were among a handful of Wisconsin dairy farmers whose Canada market evaporated in a trade dispute were weighing offers from new buyers on Tuesday, April 25, but ...
Data released Wednesday by the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) shows unemployment rates in March ranged from 2.3 percent in Madison to 5.7 percent in Beloit.
tax deadline day has come and gone, but have you ever wondered how your home town compares with its neighbors? 596 Wisconsin ... Wisconsin has 596 Cities and Villages with a wide variety of tax rates. Have you ... tax rates? For example, the ...
conservative activist James O'Keefe and his investigative film group, Project Veritas, released secretly recorded and selectively edited video footage in October of Wisconsin-based liberal operative Scott Foval boasting about connections to the ...
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It was quite the contrast from his final year at Kentucky, in which the Wildcats won 38 games and lost just one. But it's that one loss, against Wisconsin in the semifinals of the NCAA Tournament, that haunts Towns far more than any of the 51 in his ...
The owner of an Eau Claire television station didn't find an early morning prank last November too funny. Instead of laughing, the people behind Atlanta-based Gray Television, which owns WEAU-TV, filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month in New York ...
Dick Becker is optimistic about his hometown, Lancaster, in southwestern Wisconsin's Grant County, and the nation as a whole as President Donald Trump works to stamp his political brand on Washington.
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wausau, said he believes Republicans have only a three- to four-week window to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
If the "Wisconsin Resistance" achieves what past liberal opposition movements have not, activists such as Adam Wood could be among the reasons why.
Albuquerque, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's most populous city has plans to install more than $25 million in solar panels on city buildings over the next two years. Albuquerque City Councilors Pat Davis and Isaac Benton made the announcement Saturday.
Scanner traffic reported a fire at roughly 11:15 a.m. April 15 at River City Metals & Auto Salvage, N3941 State Highway 35, which is located south of Prescott in the town of Diamond Bluff. Initial reports warned of oxy-acetylene tanks in the structure ...
A Wisconsin congressman told a town hall attendee who was concerned about the elimination of online privacy protections that using the internet is a choice - a statement that has since drawn criticism on social media.
In this 2012 photo provided by Richard Hamilton Smith and The Nature Conservancy, a male sharp-tail grouse is shown in a courting ritual on a lake at Cross ...
Jeff Polenske is the city engineer in urban, bustling Milwaukee while John Hanz is the highway commissioner in rural, sparsely populated Pepin County.
A Wisconsin congressman told a town hall attendee who was concerned about the elimination of online privacy protections that using the Internet is a choice - a statement that has since drawn criticism on social media.
MIAMI (AP) - The home-sharing platform Airbnb is suing the City of Miami, where officials threatened to crack down on hosts who publicly protested regulations prohibiting short-term rentals.
But it wasn't until Thursday evening that a retired school counselor provided the break in the case, alerting investigators to a man he'd found camping on his property about 125 miles (200 kilometers) northwest of Janesville, Wisconsin. That's where a ...
The rise in real estate values was driven by a 6.6 percent increase in total residential values and a whopping 16.6 leap in commercial values, the latter driven by construction of big apartment buildings and hotel revaluations, city assessor Mark ...
Milwaukee officials are considering ways to better protect city employees who work in the field. But, allowing the workers to carry weapons doesn't seem to be an option.
Gov. Scott Walker has cancelled his annual Easter Egg Hunt because of concerns about safety while authorities search for a fugitive who is suspected of robbing a gun store in southern Wisconsin and sending an anti-government manifesto to the White ...
Wisconsin Clean Cities says that the third phase of a program offering $17,500 off Nissan LEAFs for Wisconsin utility customers has been extended through June 30. "Wisconsin Clean Cities is thrilled to build on the successes of the two previous REV UP ...
SARATOGA - An appeals court has blocked key parts of a proposed large-scale dairy farm that has been the subject of controversy for years in central Wisconsin, leaving both sides of the 5-year-old issue wondering what happens next. The owners of the ...
APPLETON, Wis. - A Fond du Lac man has been convicted of his 11th drunken driving offense. Jan. 2016 courtesy photo of Steven Allan Johnson.
In recent months, Pocan also began conducting monthly digital town hall meetings on facebook Live, where constituents type questions into the comment section and he responds.
Only half of Wisconsin's Congressional delegation have confirmed they're using a two-week recess from work in Washington, D.C.
Last summer, the DNR signed off on the land near the bike path, which the city owns and leases to Madison-Kipp. But at the insistence of activists, the city required additional regular soil tests, said Ald. Marsha Rummel, whose district includes the plant.
"However, since being named by the Rhinelander police and fire commission as their choice for Chief of police, it has become clear to me that it would not be in my best personal or professional interest to accept employment with the city of Rhinelander."
TOWN OF WILSON - The Town of Wilson fire chief called it quits Tuesday and was followed out the door by several firefighters.
Democratic and Republican lawmakers are teaming up on a bill to create a program that would help veterans become farmers and establish a logo to ...
Republican lawmakers introduced four bills Wednesday to address homelessness issues in Wisconsin, drawing immediate criticism from Democrats who blasted the legislation as cosmetic solutions.
A supply of Kerrygold Pure Irish Butter sits amidst other butters on a store shelf Friday, March 17, 2017 in Edina, Minn. Wisconsin consumers tired of trekking ...
A Wisconsin man suspected of threatening to carry out attacks in a manifesto sent to the White House wrote an apology to the owner of a gun store before stealing firearms, saying he needed them to protect himself and his family, according to court ...





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