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We deserve a Wisconsin where every person has an opportunity to thrive, and where every citizen is treated equally under the law. Our courtrooms should not be beholden to special interest groups. When Justice Gableman refused to recuse himself from a case where the party in front of him spent ...
USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin posed several questions to the candidates. In their own words, the candidates will tell you their priorities if elected and why you should cast your vote in their favor. Note: Candidate answers have been edited for length and clarity. school

Owned by brothers Arturo Ruiz and Berna Cazares, Village Pizza specializes in Chicago-style deep-dish pies. The brothers have transformed the former Bob's Copy Shop space into a bright, casual eatery decorated with colorful paintings depicting scenes of Italy. A native of Mexico City, Ruiz has cooked ...
JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN - Some WISCONSIN students who took their demonstration against gun violence on the road have reached their destination -- House Speaker Paul Ryan's home turf. About 50 students set out Sunday from Madison on their "50 Miles More" march. They reached their destination ...
Chronic toilet-clogger costs Wisconsin city thousands of dollars ... "I think it's terrible that people have to behave that way," said Kris Williams, a local of the city. "That bathroom should be open and ... "There's a lot more things in town that we could spend the taxpayers' dollars on." It is a strange way to ...
Mexican immigrants and their descendants born in the United States comprise a growing and increasingly visible group of communities around Wisconsin. First arriving in Milwaukee and neighboring cities in the first decades of the 20th century, their numbers around the state during and after World War II ...

50 Miles More marchers round mile 31 on their way from Wisconsin capital Madison to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wisconsin to ... That's a huge risk for everyday Americans in this country going to a movie theater or going to school and [for] people in the inner city and how ...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Wisconsin Rapids candidates for city council, city clerk and school board are gearing up for the April 3 election. On the Wisconsin Rapids City Council, incumbent Todd Ferkey will face challenger Lee Graf for the District 2 seat. This is the only contested race for a City Council seat.
Chronic toilet-clogger costs a Wisconsin city thousands of dollars ... "I think it's terrible that people have to behave that way," said Kris Williams, a local of the city. "That bathroom should be open and ... "There's a lot more things in town that we could spend the taxpayers' dollars on." It is a strange way to pass ...
Eder, 18, said the participating students, who are all on spring break this week, came from Eau Claire, Milwaukee, Oregon and other places around Wisconsin. They and adult volunteers walked about 13 miles during the day and spent nights in schools along route in their 4-day journey. The group said on ...
"There's a lot more things in town that we could spend the taxpayers' dollars on." It is a strange way to pass the time, sure. One that many of these lakeside lifers are having a lot of trouble wiping away. "I'm stumped. I don't know what to say we can do with him," said Grube. "I'm hoping we can find him quick, ...
Among Wisconsin's 32 largest towns and municipalities, 22 experienced their lowest February unemployment rates on record, the agency reported. The rates ranged from 2.1% in Madison to 4.8% in Racine. For decades, Racine routinely has topped the state's list of high-unemployment urban regions.
“I think that's a real tribute to what's happening here,” said Mike Schatz, economic development administrator for the city of Eau Claire. “It shows we're a community that has ... “The interstate — I-94 — is St. Croix County's lifeline west to the Twin Cities and east to the Chippewa Valley. There's a lot of action ...
Today HRC and Fair Wisconsin, the statewide group working to advance equality for LGBTQ Wisconsinites, praised the Milwaukee Common Council for ... In addition to Milwaukee, a growing number of municipalities across the country, including cities in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida, have enacted ...
In this March 15, 2018 photo, U.S. Army veteran Glen Hauser appears on the porch of his tiny house at the James A. Peterson Veteran Village in Racine, Wis. Besides being a completely alcohol and drug-free property, one of the main goals is to help veterans at the facility find a job and teach them to ...
Mr. Kamps, an alumnus of the Public Theater's Emerging Writers Group, and Mr. Quinn are Wisconsin natives, and this world-premiere production at Town Stages, in TriBeCa, reflects a concern for their home state as much as it does an affectionate sense of humor about it. (Full disclosure: I grew up there, ...
A Wisconsin candidate for governor has posted an online campaign video that includes a brief passage showing her breastfeeding her 4-month-old daughter. Former state Rep. Kelda Helen Roys appears in the video touting her efforts in the Legislature to pass legislation to ban the chemical bisphenol A ...

Freund: The city's sidewalk policy. While it is important to include sidewalks in many street projects on major thoroughfares and new neighborhoods, we need to re-examine this policy in older neighborhoods and on lesser-traveled roads like dead ends, cul-de-sacs and streets where we have insufficient ...
The Wisconsin State Patrol, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Marinette County Sheriff's Office, Oconto Falls Ambulance, Lena Fire Department, Brazeau Fire Department and the Oconto County Highway Department all assisted the Oconto County Sheriff's Department, according to a press ...
In Wisconsin, a family must earn $16,000 or less to be Medicaid-eligible. After paying heat, rent and the Aldi bill, the math becomes problematic for establishing an ongoing relationship with the neighborhood dealer. Moreover, the elderly and the paraplegic don't make for high-probability drug targets.
Wisconsin State Journal, March 11. Stop playing games with public records. Two state lawmakers are being cute in responding to requests for government emails under Wisconsin's open records law. They're refusing to deliver the public documents electronically, as the requesters have sought. Doing so ...
One northern Wisconsin community has been able to cut down mercury emissions as much as 25 percent by pumping water at certain times during the day. The City of Bayfield is competing with cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan and Detroit to lower mercury and other emissions as part of the Water Utility ...
The most-populous city, Fargo, was tabbed as North Dakota's drunkest metro area. Green Bay was named Wisconsin's drunkest city. Statewide 24.5 percent of adults reported binge drinking or heavy drinking; 36.9 percent of driving deaths were alcohol related. In Minnesota, meanwhile, 21.1 percent of ...
To identify the safest cities, officials at the National Council for Home Safety and Security reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics, along with their own population data and internal research. Cities that failed to submit a crime report — and cities with populations under 10,000 — were ...
MADISON, Wis. - Madison is tied with Las Vegas for the most dog parks per capita, according to the Trust for Public Land's March 2018 rankings with 10 city-wide. People living on Madison's east side hope to raise that number by one after a discussion Thursday night. The City of Madison Parks Division ...
GIFT CITY, India (CNNMoney) - India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy. Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state -- is a small collection of buildings that India hopes ...
Emergency crews help evacuate residents Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Elkhart, Ind. Crews are using boats to help northern Indiana residents amid flooding from melting snow and heavy rain moving across the Midwest. (Becky Malewitz /South Bend Tribune via AP). The Latest: Flood forces evacuation of ...
MADISON - State lawmakers voted Thursday night for a plan aimed at helping to spare two Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in the Fox Cities that are currently on the chopping block. The State Assembly voted 56-37 in favor of the Kimberly-Clark proposal, Assembly Bill 963, late Thursday. The proposal gained ...
The state Supreme Court spring primary swept through Wisconsin on Tuesday, with only one local election being held Oneida County. The Woodruff Town Board has two town supervisor seats up for election this year with five candidates who vied for the position. The candidates were Todd Albano, Mike ...
Flooding that prompted evacuations in parts of the Midwest persisted Friday in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and could last through the weekend in some areas that have been swamped by high water from heavy rains and melting snow. Waters receded in South Bend and Goshen, Indiana, but flooding remained ...
The National Council for Home Safety and Security ranked Oconomowoc at ninth safest in the state. Hobart-Lawrence was No. 1. Muskego (ranked fifth) was the only other Waukesha County city in the top 10. To identify the safest cities, the council reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report ...
A key reason residents' taxes went up: Property taxes on the largest employer in town, Sturm Foods, went down. ... Sturm Foods isn't the only company to do this: Manufacturers in Wisconsin have erased at least $150 million in taxable value on their plants over the last five years by challenging the state ...
Proponents for the higher cap say limiting the tax credit will cripple the program and result in fewer historic properties, especially in small towns, being saved and used as tools to spur economic development. A broad coalition supports the bill including the Wisconsin League of Municipalities, historic ...
To identify the safest cities, officials at the National Council for Home Safety and Security reviewed the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report statistics, along with their own population data and internal research. Cities that failed to submit a crime report — and cities with populations under 10,000 — were ...
The Gophers men's hockey team settled for a 1-1 tie with Ohio State on Saturday at 3M Arena at Mariucci but moved within one point of clinching home ice for the first round of the Big Ten tournament. Mat Robson stopped 38 of 39 shots he faced for Minnesota (19-13-2, 10-10-2-1), which is unbeaten in its ...
The Wisconsin Historical Museum currently occupies the site of a former hardware store on a corner of Capitol Square. The Wisconsin Historical Society is launching a campaign to raise $50 million for a much larger facility that would take up most of the same block, with a commitment from the state to ...
WAUSAU, Wis. — The manager of indie folk band Bon Iver is planning to run for the Wisconsin congressional seat currently held by Republican Sean Duffy. Kyle Frenette is the founder of Middle West Management. He's managed two-time Grammy award winner Bon Iver and founder Justin Vernon since ...
Wisconsin Republicans hatch another plan to undermine cities and towns ... Wisconsin used to be a leader in protection workers but Gov. ... And once again, municipalities stepped up to help; Milwaukee County passed a minimum wage increase for its employees and contractors in 2016 after state and ...
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city is suing the makers of firefighting foam blamed for water contamination. Brian Sullivan, a Democrat and mayor of the city of Westfield, announced the federal lawsuit against Wisconsin-based Chemguard Inc., as well as 3M Co. and Tyco Fire Protection ...
Wisconsin ranked 33rd of all states and the District of Columbia for the percentage of job growth in 2017, according to data released by the U.S. Department of Labor. The state added ... Meanwhile, Eau Claire was the only city in Wisconsin where data was collected that lost jobs in 2017. A loss of 958 jobs ...
The locals that stick around include pine siskins, goldfinches, tufted titmice, downy woodpeckers, chickadees, northern cardinals, blue jays, robins, screech owls and red-tailed hawks. There's also the always popular bald eagles, which often congregate near Sauk City on the Wisconsin River or over on the ...
But some local officials in rural parts of Wisconsin worry that the proposed new regulations don't go far enough. The "Wedding Barn Bill," or Assembly Bill 187, was introduced by dairy farmer and state Rep. Travis Tranel, R-Cuba City. The bill passed the Assembly on a voice vote Jan. 23. The companion bill ...
Andre Jacque, of De Pere, says his measure is in reaction to a case involving a Town of Eaton man who faces misdemeanor animal abuse charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a horse. Jacque's bill would also increase penalties for repeat offenses. He says the proposal would close a loophole ...
MILWAUKEE, WI — Another tax filing season is officially underway in Wisconsin. ... Wisconsin has 596 Cities and Villages with a wide variety of tax rates. ... For example, the municipality with the highest tax rate is the tiny village of Brokaw in Marathon County that taxes at a rate of $47.19 per thousand in ...
51 ATV/UTV trail system the town board approved has been submitted to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. "It's a slow process," he said. "Yeah, they won't come up now until the snow is gone," Sheppard said of DOT trail inspectors. "We budgeted $10,000 for that. That's what it's gonna cost us to ...
Finally, municipalities — counties, towns or cities — that want to seek state funds for broadband build-out are eligible under the new plan. This means citizens themselves, working through their local government, are empowered to create broadband expansion opportunities. Broadband is the 21st century ...
SHEBOYGAN – A Sheboygan County economic development official told city leaders in an email last August that Sheboygan was in “big trouble” as it tried keeping Mayline-Safco from pulling its furniture manufacturing operations out of town. “The city's offer is very good, in my opinion,” wrote Jim ...
MADISON, Wis. — The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin. In this Jan. 30, 2018, photo, Wisconsin Republican Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson speaks with reporters in ...
This conversation took place in three cities: Melina was at NPR West in Culver City, California, while Michelle was at our NPR bureau in New York City. In fact, they'd begun the conversation before I arrived at NPR's studio in Washington, D.C.. It was a conversation that included everything from songs they ...
Police in southern Wisconsin are using mental health officers and crisis intervention training to improve interactions with people who are mentally ill. The Dane County Sheriff's office began crisis intervention training in April 2016, the Wisconsin State Journal reported . Almost 70 of the 190 deputies at the ...


 

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