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WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) – Wisconsin State Fair officials are excited to announce the third and fourth shows slated for the Main Stage during the 2018 fair. Country superstar Reba McEntire will close out the fair at the Main Stage on Sunday, August 12 at 6 p.m. The legendary artist will serenade fairgoers ...
Matt Krueger, coordinator of river restoration efforts for the River Alliance of Wisconsin, said the DNR and county land conservation officials have accumulated an extensive base of understanding on the source of water pollution in individual watersheds that could lead to an impressive turnabout of the ...

Cook did not explain why the department took a month to alert law enforcement to the drug pipe. Both Cook and sheriff's officials have agreed that matters such as this are to be investigated by prison authorities initially and then turned over to the sheriff's department. Assaults and other serious matters are to ...
The number of Wisconsin high school students taking Advanced Placement tests went up in 2017, and their success went up as well. Advanced Placement, or AP, is a program of 38 high school courses that gives students who score three or better on a five-point scale the chance to earn college credits, ...
Such voters either needed to update their voter registration information or -- if they moved out of state -- are no longer eligible to vote in Wisconsin. ... To help them understand what happened, commission officials are asking anyone who encountered this problem at the polls Tuesday to contact them.
The public information officer with the Wisconsin Elections Commission, Reid Magney, said his office has received many questions from election officials. NBC15 asked Magney if our state has ever had to postpone an election because of bad weather. "We have not, we are not aware of the governor ever ...

PIMA COUNTY (WKOW) - A suspect in the homicide of a Wisconsin woman thirty years ago appears in a court in Arizona, after his arrest this week. Wisconsin authorities want 70-year old Mark Bringe to return to Columbia County and face a murder charge in the August 1988 death of his wife, Lori Bringe.
What's more troubling than the actual gross sales number is this chronic attitude among our elected officials on conniving ways to impede new business start-ups through such entrepreneurial barriers. That is why we need a groundswell of aspiring small business owners at this public meeting. It's at 10:30 ...
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials in Wisconsin say a 59-year-old man is charged in a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened early Friday evening. ... Using that information, authorities later located the suspect vehicle in Woodville, Wisconsin and arrested Michael George, 59, of Altoona, Wisconsin.
While a "nexus tax" does not technically exist in Wisconsin, the term has been used by Sheboygan officials to describe taxes the company could be newly required to pay. Liberty Diversified spokesman Polly Filing said several factors contributed to the company's decision to move, but she said the cost to do ...
Authorities say heavy fog is apparently a factor in a fatal crash on a southern Wisconsin highway that involves about 20 vehicles. Dane County sheriff's spokeswoman Elise Schaffer says one person died and six others were injured in the pileup on eastbound Highway 18/151 just south of Verona Monday ...
A second top state official at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is moving to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's regional office in Chicago — an agency ... 6 that Stepp is “consulting with EPA ethics officials to determine which, if any, additional matters she should recuse herself from.
MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- The death of an inmate from dehydration nearly two years ago has resulted in charges being filed against three officials at the Milwaukee County Jail, reports say. Court records show Jail Lt. Kashka Meadors, 40, ordered that the water be shut off in the cell of Terrill Thomas, 38, ...
Foxconn provides details on first environmental permit request submitted to Wisconsin officials ... Department of Natural Resources details plans for three manufacturing plants in Racine County and provides the first public glimpse at the scope of regulatory requirements the company will face in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Republicans voted Tuesday to remove the state's top election and ethics officials, despite looming state and federal elections. ... As Wisconsin's chief election official, Haas is responsible for administering those elections, ensuring compliance with federal law and overseeing investigation and ...
RACINE, Wisc. - Two officers with the Racine Police Department have been placed on paid administrative leave as authorities investigate the Jan. 17 shooting death of a man the officers say was fleeing on foot from a traffic stop, according to the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The death of 26-year-old ...
Authorities in Wisconsin seized nearly 290 pounds of marijuana, in addition to drug paraphernalia, three firearms, and two stun guns after two police pursuits in the state. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, on Thursday, Jan. 18, agents and members of the Marathon County Special Investigations Unit ...

The state Senate is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the confirmations of Brian Bell and Michael Haas, the leaders of the Wisconsin's Ethics and ... The Ethics Commission administers and enforces Wisconsin laws that cover campaign finance, lobbying and the code of ethics for Wisconsin public officials.
The family of Donte Shannon, 26, said they have several questions and officials answered none of them on Monday. The mayor and police ... The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ), which is leading the investigation, released the names of the two officers involved in this incident on Monday. They are ...
Wisconsin agriculture officials are getting ready for changes to federal food safety laws that will affect vegetable and fruit growers. The new rules will take effect later this month, Wisconsin Public Radio reported. They're part of the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act, which was designed to prevent ...
Wisconsin roundup: Troopers anticipate Super Bowl traffic in western Wis.; more state news stories. Posted Today at 1:17 p.m.. AddThis Sharing Buttons ... Western Wisconsin authorities are anticipating a lot of extra cars on the roads heading to the Twin Cities. They're comparing it to a holiday weekend or a Vikings-Packers ...
MILWAUKEE -- The flu is sweeping across the country, including here in southeast Wisconsin. Friday, January 19th, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services considers the current flu outbreak severe. At Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, it's common for kids to come in with the flu. It's something Dr. Lyn ...
While Wisconsin officials are calling for more dairy farm help by strengthening the existing subsidy program, some here on Capitol Hill say the subsidies should go away. Darren Bakst, an agriculture policy expert with the conservative Heritage Foundation said, "We continue to see legislators seeking to get ...
Sheriff's officials say the deaths of a man and woman in Calumet County appears to be a homicide-suicide case. Jan. 10, 2018, at 1:28 p.m. ... Authorities say deputies were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the Village of Harrison about 6 p.m. Tuesday. As the deputy approached the couple who was arguing ...
Bill Lueders, president of the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council, noted that the recent news has been littered with examples of other public bodies and private companies that have failed to address sexual harassment. Voters have a right to know if their elected officials in Wisconsin have also failed ...
Wisconsin prison guards investigated by federal authorities after breaking teen inmate's arm ... After Bailey told his mother Lisa about the incident during a subsequent visit, she attempted to alert the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, but was met at the station by an official from the juvenile facility, which later ...
MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsin officials have launched a planned multi-million dollar advertising campaign to lure millennials from Chicago, but the marketing blitz is making some grumble. Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation officials showed their ads and videos to reporters on Tuesday, January 9th ...
Wisconsin residents will be able to invest in long-term care funds set up like popular, state-based college savings plan, if legislators get their way. ... Based on the activity level in Nebraska, Wisconsin officials project a program in their state would attract about 1,300 people and cost about $360,000 annually ...
Broken Water Pipe Wreaks Havoc On Strip Mall: Officials. A broken water pipe caused water ... WAUKESHA, WI — Extremely cold weather over the last few days is causing broken water pipes and trouble for area businesses, according to the Waukesha Fire Department. On Sunday, just after 10 p.m. police ...
But to understand the insanity that surrounded her son's world for 11 days in December, she decides it's worth noting. Bryson Williams, a 6-foot-2, 300-pound defensive tackle from Lincoln, Neb., had been committed to Wisconsin's football program for nearly five months. Even though he starred on the high ...
... offer daily nonstop service, once a day, from Dane County Regional Airport to San Francisco International Airport starting June 7, officials said Monday. ... Madison will be the smallest city east of the Mississippi River to have direct flights to San Francisco and the only one in Wisconsin, airport spokesman ...
MADISON - State officials last year agreed to pay $55,000 in taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit by a woman who says she was kissed, mistreated and ultimately fired by her female supervisor at a prison in Racine. Several women at the Racine Correctional Institution faced either ...
Wisconsin officials are joining efforts with federal and tribal authorities to halt birch tree timber thefts threatening Wisconsin's woodlands. ... “It is important to sustainably manage Wisconsin's paper birch trees for woodland diversity and to protect this resource,” says DNR forest management bureau director ...
Cathy Stepp, a former Wisconsin state senator and former Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources cabinet secretary, has been named to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Upper Midwest regional office that oversees environmental programs in Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, ...
But Gov. Gaylord Nelson did on July 7, 1959 — which actually made sense, since he was signing into law the measure that made "On, Wisconsin!" the official state song. At the time, Wisconsin was reportedly one of just 10 states that didn't have an official song. It wasn't for lack of trying — at least by ...
Authorities on Tuesday identified the two central Wisconsin men who died in a snowmobile crash over the weekend in Price County in north-central Wisconsin. The Price ... The incident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Price County Coroner's Office.
Authorities in Wisconsin and Minnesota are searching for 37-year-old Casey Thibodeaux. They say Thibodeaux may be driving a gray Ford Focus without license plates and he could be in the area of South Milwaukee and Kenosha. He was convicted of first-degree sexual assault in the 1990s.
Kasey Vang, 15, was reported missing from Bellevue, Wisconsin, Jan. 11, according to the Brown County Sheriff's Office. Vang was last seen Saturday with her younger sister in Milwaukee, more than 100 miles from her hometown. Vang's sister has since returned home and is speaking with investigators.
A 34-year-old man in Wisconsin was found frozen to death on New Year's Eve after he hid following a hit-and-run crash the night before, according to officials. Milwaukee resident Mark Henderson was driving a 1995 Ford Explorer Saturday night when he fled the scene of the crash on foot, a spokesperson ...
Wisconsin officials previously acknowledged Foxconn's interest in seeing such lanes on I-94 for driverless vehicles to move supplies between Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport and the factory. The company also envisions the use of such vehicles close to the plant to ease commuting pressures.
A Century Of Vigorous Debate In The Wisconsin Capitol. University Place: ..... "It was so bad that federal officials called Wisconsin the traitor state." ... Facing widespread job loss as a result of the Great Depression, Wisconsin officials passed the nation's first unemployment compensation law in 1932.
MARINETTE, Wis. (AP/WAVY) — Officials in northeastern Wisconsin have identified the man fatally shot by officers on Thursday as a convicted felon from Portsmouth. ... He was on probation and parole, but was wanted by Virginia authorities on a grand larceny charge, according to officials. They say he ...
Line 3 carries Canadian crude oil to Enbridge's terminal in Superior, Wisconsin. It starts in Alberta and clips a corner of North Dakota before crossing Minnesota. Enbridge wants to follow the existing route to Clearbrook, Minnesota, then take a more southerly route to Superior. Enbridge's preferred route ...
The Wisconsin Department of Justice's solicitor general is warning a lawsuit challenging an economic development project could "imperil" the $10 ... The state wants in intervene in the lawsuit filed on behalf of some Eau Claire taxpayers who say the city abused Wisconsin's tax incremental financing law ...
If your student applied to UW-Madison and is academically prepared, admission chances are 'excellent,' official says ... Of the 8,062 Wisconsin residents who applied to be in this fall's freshman class, UW-Madison offered a seat to 72.3%, UW-Madison Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf told the UW Board of ...
GREEN BAY - A man with a record of sex crimes against children traveled from New York City to northeastern Wisconsin to have sex with a child, authorities said. James A. Huskisson, also known as Jason Desantes, 45, of Queens, faces federal charges of sexually exploiting a minor and coercing or ...
Last year, the first of the new report card, education officials warned that the scores could not be compared with previous years because of ...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska Native Corp. from north of Anchorage teamed up with energy consultants in an attempt to bring a gas ...
Wisconsin officials have committed to spending up to $3 billion to lure the project backers say could transform the area's economy. For the ...
At least one Wisconsin county is considering putting its own mining ... Marathon County officials began researching a potential ordinance last ...


 

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