Wisconsin

Gophers prepare for Wisconsin after tough loss to Iowa

PJ Fleck Show: Gophers prepare for Wisconsin after tough loss to Iowa This week on the PJ Fleck Show, the team talks about Saturday’s tough loss to Iowa and previews the regular season finale in Wisconsin. MINNEAPOLIS – The PJ Fleck Show continues on Fox 9 and this week we’re …

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10 Reasons We Love Wisconsin in Winter

Just because the temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling doesn’t mean it’s time to hibernate in Wisconsin. We’re about to enjoy the best months of fun in America’s Dairyland IF you know where to go. If you enjoy outdoor activities and don’t mind the cold or if staying …

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Wisconsin Herd wins first overtime game of season

November 12, 2022 – NBA G League (G League) – Wisconsin Herd Press Release OSHKOSH, Wis. –Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks, defeated the Motor City Cruise in the first overtime of the season 135-133. A very dominant offensive quarter led to 36 points for …

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Wisconsin 2022 Election Results – The New York Times

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‘Tensions are high’, but election experts say vote is secure

Ahead of Tuesday’s midterm elections, pundits and officials see tensions rising in Wisconsin and across the country. Armed poll watchers monitor absentee drop-off sites in Arizona. Republican Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Tim Michels, who will not say whether he will accept the election results, has promised that if he has control …

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Pennant acquires Wisconsin home care provider

EAGLE, Idaho, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Pennant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNTG), the parent company of the Pennant Group of affiliated home care, hospice, home care and retirement homes, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association, Inc. (“KVNA”), which provides qualified home …

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100mph driver in crash with 70-year-old Wisconsin senator – WIZM 92.3FM 1410AM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who was killed alongside her daughter in a car crash involving the Wisconsin State Senate Minority Leader was driving 100 mph seconds before the crash, according to police documents released Thursday. Among the documents is an inspection of the vehicle driven by Alyssa …

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Wisconsin priest resigns over alleged misconduct with minor

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — A Catholic priest in central Wisconsin has resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor that arose decades ago. The allegation against Bishop Mark Pierce, who has been a priest for 26 years, surfaced last week, La Crosse Bishop William Callahan said, adding that Pierce …

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Missing Michigan family members found safe in Wisconsin – FOX13 News Memphis

FREMONT, Mich. — A family of four from Michigan, missing for a week, have been found safely in Wisconsin, authorities confirmed Sunday. >> Read more trending news According to an update from the Fremont Police Department, officers have made contact with the Cirigliano family. Anthony, Suzette, Noah and Brandon Cirigliano …

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Wisconsin ginseng grower shares top concerns ahead of Election Day

WAUSAU, Wis. – TMJ4 News speaks to Wisconsin voters in a feature series called Road to November. TMJ4’s Shannon Sims did the navigation and Charles Benson did the driving as they traveled to Wausau to speak with ginseng grower, Will Hsu. WATCH: Ginseng grower Will Hsu explains why ginseng is …

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Wisconsin OT Logan Brown fired from football team

Wisconsin offensive tackle Logan Brown was fired from the team due to an “internal incident,” interim coach Jim Leonhard said Thursday. Brown, a former four-star recruit, tweeted late Wednesday night that he was entering the transfer portal. “The reality of what happened is that there was an internal incident here …

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Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball: Red-White Scrimmage Recap

Basketball season is almost here. While the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team doesn’t officially begin playing opponents until later this month, the Badgers held their annual red-white scrimmage inside the Kohl Center on Sunday. The intersquad scrimmage featured the 2022-23 Wisconsin basketball team split into two teams in a game-like …

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Without universal free lunch, Wisconsin school districts are seeing some students skip meals

Karen Fochs spends much of her work week visiting the kitchens and cafeterias of the Wausau School District. As the Director of School Nutrition Services in the Central District of Wisconsin, she enjoys making sure meals provided by the school are well received. But this year, she noticed something disturbing, …

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Ferenc records career-high 66 saves in loss to No. 5 Wisconsin

Next game: at No. 5 University of Wisconsin 09/30/2022 | 7:00 p.m. September 30 (Friday) / 7:00 p.m. at #5 University of Wisconsin Story Lindenwood Women’s Hockey Team (0-3-0, 0-0-0 CHA) lost Game 1 of the series to No. 5 Wisconsin (2-1-0, 0-0-0 WCHA) by …

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Wisconsin COVID vaccine doctors suing

Wisconsin COVID vaccine doctors suing Two fired doctors are suing the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, claiming they faced discrimination and retaliation for not being vaccinated against COVID-19. MILWAUKEE – Two fired doctors are suing the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, claiming they faced discrimination and retaliation for …

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Mobile markets bring fresh food to customers in Wisconsin

Shoppers line up to pay at the Hunger Task Force Mobile Market, which was parked outside the Highland Garden apartments in Milwaukee on March 16, 2022. The Mobile Market is a grocery store on wheels run by Malicki’s Piggly Wiggly and the Hunger Task Force which moves across Milwaukee County …

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UW Varsity Band Concert 2022 airs on PBS Wisconsin September 26 and streaming now

The 2022 University Band Concert at the University of Wisconsin in Madison will premiere on PBS Wisconsin on September 26. Viewers can stream the show online now. Photo: Althea Dotzour The University of Wisconsin-Madison Varsity Band’s annual concert returns to PBS Wisconsin with all the wit and spectacle fans have …

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Wisconsin VA works to reach rural veterans and tackle mental health

FOND DU LAC — For veterans like Deborah Minger of Fond du Lac, accessing veterans’ services isn’t always easy. “It’s kind of a motivation for me to go to Milwaukee or go to Appleton,” Minger said. “It seems like it takes a long time to get appointments. Some vets are …

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Wisconsin is coming to India and not in a good way

The project is fantastic: a $19 billion investment in the semiconductor and display panel sectors, with the creation of 100,000 jobs in a state with little experience in manufacturing technology. If voters and taxpayers in India’s northwest state of Gujarat are excited about this “historic investment,” they should educate themselves …

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Wisconsin Rapids Man is Tug of the Year

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) – Chris Nieman of Nieman’s Towing and Recovery in Wisconsin Rapids receives one of the highest honors for someone in his industry. American magazine Towman names Nieman “Towman of the Year”. About a week ago, Chris Nieman received several envelopes from American magazine Towman. He says …

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DNR: Register now for the Wisconsin Summit for Natural Resources Volunteers October 6-8

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages those interested in our natural environment to attend the upcoming Wisconsin Summit for Natural Resources Volunteers October 6-8. The theme of the Summit is Nature and People: Feeding Each Other. The three-day event will feature a pick-and-choose adventure format …

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Washington State 17, #19 Wisconsin 14

WSU_Watson run 2 (Janikowski kick), 9:10. WIS_Cundiff 17 Mertz pass (Calvaruso kick), 6:05. WIS_Cundiff 10 pass from Mertz (shot from Calvaruso), :20. Third quarter WSU_FG Janikowski 26, 11:20. WSU_Watson 31 C.Ward pass (Janikowski kick), 5:12. ___ WSU SWI First attempts 11 22 Total net yards 253 401 Rush yards 22-53 …

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Wisconsin defeats Beloit 5-1 for third straight win

September 8, 2022 – Midwest League (MWL) – Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Press Release GRAND CHUTE, WI — The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers are looking to finish the 2022 Midwest League strong. They broke a 1-1 tie with four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night to beat the …

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Wisconsin attorney general candidates debate how to stop crime in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Just nine weeks away from the general election, Milwaukee has once again become the center of debate for candidates for Wisconsin attorney general. The top two candidates want to see change so the violence that happened over Labor Day weekend isn’t repeated. ATM4 Another shooting downtown Monday morning …

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Wisconsin mothers defend and criticize school board pride ban and BLM flags

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Two Wisconsin mothers with opposing positions explained their positions regarding their local school board’s vote to ban rainbow flags and Black Lives Matter in the classroom. The Kettle Moraine School Board voted in August to ban teachers from displaying political and religious …

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Brewers make additions in September, recalls RHP Perdomo, OF Ruiz Wisconsin News

As major league teams were scheduled to add two players to their rosters on Thursday, the Milwaukee Brewers recalled outfielder Esteury Ruiz and right-hander Luis Perdomo from Triple-A Nashville. The rosters grow each year on September 1, and in 2022 two players were to be added – but teams cannot …

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The election-year debate over demands for police ‘defunding’

MILWAUKEE — Crime and police funding are already two big issues in the 2022 election, which is why PolitiFact Wisconsin is investigating a claim over police funding. In Milwaukee alone, the need for more money to fund the police comes up all the time. But a Republican group is trying …

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Wisconsin faith groups denounce Supreme Court ruling on separation of church and state

Several Wisconsin advocacy groups, including some from the Jewish community, released a joint statement to ‘decry’ a U.S. Supreme Court decision that sided with a Seattle-area coach who led post-game prayers. Wisconsin organizations said the decision is a threat to the American tradition of separation of church and state. The …

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Wisconsin redesign project brings Camp Randall, Field House together like never before | college football

Todd D. Milewski | Wisconsin State Journal The bar stretches from one side of the room to the other, interrupted only by four black support pillars that extend to a gazebo carved into the upper floor. At the opposite end of the new indoor Champions Club are doors and windows …

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Rep. Steil: Seeking nominations for Wisconsin First District’s 2022 Veteran of the Year Award

JANESVILLE, WI – Today, Congressman Bryan Steil announced that nominations for the Wisconsin First Congressional District Veteran of the Year Award are open. The Veteran of the Year Award is an opportunity for a veteran to be honored for their service and contributions to the First District. “Each year, I …

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Indiana, Penn State, Purdue, Rutgers and Wisconsin win weekly Big Ten women’s soccer honors

History links Offensive Player of the Week Allison Lowrey, Rutgers Jr. – F – Bridgewater, NJ – Bridgewater Raritan – Major: Sports Management• Registered two goals and two assists last weekend to help number 6 (and defending Big Ten champion) Rutgers kick off their season with wins …

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Wisconsin doctors are split on whether high-risk child pregnancies warrant a life-saving exception

By Phoebe PetrovicWisconsin Watch In 2020, 14 girls under age 15 had induced abortions in Wisconsin, according to the latest data from the Department of Health Services. In 2017, that number was 17. That same year, the latest for which data is available, 24 girls between the ages of 10 …

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Report: Wisconsin kids of color more likely to face mental health issues

According to a new report released earlier this month, levels of anxiety and depression among young people in Wisconsin are rising, especially among children of color. The KIDS COUNT 2022 data book, published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, features 16 indicators of child and family well-being, as well as …

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Season preview: Wisconsin seeks to reclaim Big Ten contender status Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wisconsin— Wisconsin used to make trips to the Big Ten championship game an almost annual excursion. After playing five of the first seven games in the Big Ten Championship, the Badgers have only been to Indianapolis once in the past four years. They missed a chance to get there …

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Maycee: pet introduced by the Wisconsin Humane Society on August 11

This week’s featured pet from the Wisconsin Humane Society is Maycee: 12 years old and over 100 pounds of pure love. Maycee is a sweet, easy-going girl who loves belly rubs and snuggles. This sweet senior pup is available for adoption at the Racine Campus of the Wisconsin Humane Society. …

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Walz, Jensen to face off in November; Ilhan Omar wins the close race

Wisconsin Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes won the Democratic Senate primary on Tuesday and will face Republican Sen. Ron Johnson for two terms in what is expected to be one of the nation’s most competitive races for control of the U.S. Senate. Barnes’ main rivals dropped out of the race late …

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Wisconsin’s primary is Aug. 9. Here’s what you need to know.

MANITOWOC — While there may not be county-level races in Tuesday’s primary election, there are plenty of statewide races to participate in. Tuesday’s primary will decide who advances to November’s midterm ballot, which will be crowned by Wisconsin’s gubernatorial race. Incumbent Tony Evers remains the only Democratic candidate for governor, …

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Rittenhouse attorney to defend Wisconsin stabbing case

HUDSON, Wis. – The lawyer who helped Kyle Rittenhouse be acquitted of murder charges says he will represent a Minnesota man charged with the stabbing death of a teenager on a western tube trip of Wisconsin. Nicolae Miu, 52, is charged with first-degree homicide in the death of Isaac Schuman, …

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Tanor Bortolini works center on the Wisconsin Badgers offensive line

Jeff Potrykus | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Time-lapse video of Wisconsin Badgers football team photo at media day Time-lapse video as the Wisconsin Badgers football team take their team photo during media day Tuesday at Camp Randall Stadium ahead of the 2022 season Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Mike De Sisti MADISON – …

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Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters: Fiction and Poetry Contests Shine a Light on Statewide Creativity

MADISON, WI — The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters announces the finalists for this year’s Fiction & Poetry competition. Many of the poems and stories that have reached this stage of judgment will be featured over the next year in the Academy’s magazine, Wisconsin People & Ideas. Contest …

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Teenager dies, four seriously injured in Wisconsin River stabbing – The Journal

A 17-year-old boy from Minnesota died and four others were in critical condition after being stabbed while swimming down a Wisconsin river on Saturday afternoon. SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager has died and four other people have been seriously injured after being stabbed while descending a Wisconsin river, …

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Pleasant & comfortable; It’s hot next week

Key points to remember Sunshine with another fresh and crisp Saturday morning Showers/thunderstorms possible early Monday morning Hot and humid next week MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – High pressure boosts across southern Wisconsin today – keeping the sun around and highs in the 70s! Comfortable weather lasts into early Saturday as …

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Wisconsin sees fewest US House candidates since 2012 – Ballotpedia News

The deadline to file candidates for Congress from Wisconsin this year was June 1, 2022. Twenty-two candidates are running for Wisconsin’s eight U.S. House districts, including nine Democrats and 13 Republicans. This makes 2.75 candidates per constituency, less than the 2.88 candidates per constituency in 2020 and the 3.13 in …

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American companies consider their role in reproductive rights

When Senate Bill 8 went into effect in September of last year, banning abortions after about 6 weeks in Texas, Shar Dubley, then CEO of Match Group, sent a letter to his employees. “I wanted to let you know that I am setting up a fund to ensure that if …

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Wisconsin has produced several WNBA players from high school, college

Arike Ogunbowale honored by DSHA: “That’s where I learned to dream…” DSHA retired Arike Ogunbowale’s No. 24 jersey, inducted her into their sporting half of fame and named her their young alumna of the year. Mark StewartWochit It’s not just Arike. Wisconsin State has produced a number of superb basketball …

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Wisconsin doctors team up with Plan Parenthood of Illinois to provide abortion care | Chicago News

Illinois is considered an abortion access island, with many surrounding states now restricting the practice since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision. But doctors at Planned Parenthood Wisconsin have found a way to continue providing services. Working with Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Wisconsin doctors and their patients travel to Illinois for …

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Wisconsin cop arrested after fatal accident while off duty

article SUPERIOR, Wis. – Northwest Wisconsin Police officials said they arrested an officer involved in a fatal crash early Friday, July 15, while off duty. Senior Police Chief Nicholas Alexander said the sergeant was being held in Douglas County Jail on a possible charge of homicide by impaired use of …

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How a nationwide paper shortage may impact Wisconsin’s election

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A paper shortage affecting the United States weighs on the minds of some Wisconsin election officials as state clerks prepare for the upcoming August primary and November general elections when the voters will choose their next US senator and governor. “Just as there are shortages and …

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Nolan Winter sets date for official visit to Wisconsin

According to a report by Evan Flood of 247Sports, three-star forward Nolan Winter will make an official visit to Wisconsin beginning August 3. According to 247Sports, Winter is the 44th PF in the nation and Minnesota’s No. 2 player. The 6-foot-11, 190-pound forward currently has offers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Stanford, …

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Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection: Wisconsin Soybean Board election underway

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has certified three candidates eligible for election to the Wisconsin Soybean Board. The nominees were nominated during the period ending June 1, 2022. Soybean producers will have until August 15, 2022 to vote on the following nominees: …

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Shinzo Abe’s politics take on renewed significance for Japan

Shinzo Abe was Japan’s longest-serving and perhaps most important post-war prime minister. Over a decades-long political career, Abe championed policies that have reshaped Japanese foreign and defense policy to this day. Abe’s killing on Friday at an event in the city of Nara has prompted the world to reflect on …

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Roe overthrown, 1849 returns to Wisconsin, now what?

Just over a week ago, women and people at risk of becoming pregnant across the country were stunned when their bodily autonomy was suddenly suppressed with a judicial pen by a conservative-majority US Supreme Court. They saw it coming. But the reality was still quite shocking. The right for a …

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Anxiety and depression have declined in Wisconsin since 2021; remain high for women and people of color

According new data analyzed by Quote Wizardthe number of people in Wisconsin with symptoms of anxiety and depression has decreased by 11% since 2021. Using data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Household Pulse Survey, the analyzes assessed each state’s frequency of anxiety or depression from …

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Samuel G. Freedman: Stop Banning Critical Books in Wisconsin, Elsewhere | Column

Samuel G. Freedman On a recent outing, my wife and I attended a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Righting a Wrong”. In the modest confines of a single room at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, the exhibit chronicled an epic tragedy: the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans and …

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Wisconsin GOP lawmakers vote against federal gun legislation

WASHINGTON — The first new federal gun safety law in decades passed without any support from Wisconsin Republicans in Congress. What do you want to know Bipartisan Safer Communities Act provides $750 million for crisis response, school safety and mental health programs The law also extends gun restrictions to dating …

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Strangulation Cases Reported in Wisconsin – The Horse

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Consumer Protection reported four new cases of strangulation in the state. A 13-year-old Brown County mare presented with lymphadenopathy (swollen or abscessed lymph nodes under the jaw) and fever. Three horses were exposed at the boarding school, which is now in voluntary quarantine. …

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Wisconsin’s Tony Evers Seeks Abortion Anger Boost – Twin Cities

MADISON, Wis. –Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers hopes to translate anger over the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. convicted doctor and failing to appoint prosecutors who would enforce the ban. Evers, who won election in the battleground state four years ago by just over a percentage point, told …

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Davis selected 10th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft

History links Transcript: Johnny Davis press conference BROOKLYN, NY – Johnny Davis became the latest badger to see his NBA dreams come true, as Wisconsin men’s basketball was selected by the Washington Wizards with the 10th pick in the first …

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Wisconsin Football adds another WR to 2023 recruiting class

The recruiting track for the Class of 2023 is hot right now for the Wisconsin football program. Recently, they landed their 10th entry for the incoming class and the fourth in the past week after a weekend where they had several official visits. The most recent commitment was to Trech …

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2023 3-star athlete Trech Kekahuna picks Wisconsin to play WR for Badgers

Trech Kekahuna, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound athlete from Honolulu, Hawaii, publicly announced his commitment to Wisconsin on Sunday. Kekahuna had just completed an official weekend visit to Madison after making an unofficial visit there for camp two weeks ago when he got his Badgers scholarship offer. He paid an official visit …

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Electric Vehicles in Wisconsin – Merrill Foto News

WisDOT hosts webinars on the future of electric vehicles in Wisconsin Two upcoming webinars will give the public the opportunity to learn how WisDOT plans to expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the state. The webinars will educate the public about the initiative and provide an opportunity …

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West’s Hughes and East’s Berndt Earn First-Team Honors for the 2022 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Softball Team

Wausau Driver and Review Wasuau West sophomore Autumn Hughes and Wausau East rookie Baley Berndt have been named to the first team of the 2022 All-Wisconsin Valley Conference Softball Team. Marshfield senior pitcher Courtney Donahue was named player of the year. Donahue was 10-1 with a 1.23 ERA and 93 …

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Spend three days in three Wisconsin forests on this road trip

Posted in Wisconsin June 13, 2022 by Ben Jones Wisconsin has plenty of well-known state parks, but for a real savage adventure, head to a Wisconsin state forest. The state manages nearly half a million acres of forest land – it’s open to the public …

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Online MBA Best & Brightest 2022: Antje Schickert, University of Wisconsin MBA Consortium

“Adaptable, motivated and reliable person who likes to flourish through education and new challenges.” Age: 38 Hometown: Arvada, CO Fun fact about yourself: I have lived and worked in three different countries and enjoy traveling to many more. Moreover, I like to explore unknown places and meet new people. Undergraduate …

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DOJ: Wisconsin congressman fatally shoots passenger during traffic stop

A northeast Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy fatally shot and killed a person during a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. The Wisconsin Department of Justice said an Oconto County sheriff’s deputy opened fire when a passenger in the vehicle allegedly pulled a knife and “approached the deputy.” The incident unfolded around 2:40 p.m., …

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Wisconsin Supreme Court issues record number of 4-3 decisions

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has handed down more 4-3 decisions this quarter than at any time in the past 70 years. And so far, the three liberals on the court more often than not come out on top in these cases. Alan Ball, a history professor at Marquette University, tracks …

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Wisconsin Men’s Rowing 11th at IRA Nationals

History links WEST WINDSOR, NJ – Wisconsin men’s rowing finished 11th at the 2022 IRA National Championships which ended Sunday in Mercer Lake. Running into the third and final day of the championships, the Badgers’ best boat, the University Eight, found itself in 12th place after …

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What the Uvalde shooting meant for the Latino community

Just over a week has passed since the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 students and two teachers were killed at Robb Elementary School. While the whole nation is in shock, the tragedy hits Latinos especially hard, as they see the names and photos of the victims that look and …

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Wisconsin Lawmakers and Cancer Survivors Advocate for Affordable Cancer Care

STODDARD, Wis. (WEAU) – State officials are joining community members in the Coulee area in calling for an expansion of Medicaid to make cancer care more affordable. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network hosted an event in Stoddard on Wednesday afternoon to advocate for expanded health care coverage for …

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New tool shows Wisconsin farmers cost the benefits of letting cows graze

When Jim Munsch began learning about the use of managed grazing for beef cattle in the 1980s, he took pasture walks with farmers who were already using the practice and sought information from educators. premises of the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Managed grazing is the practice of rotating cattle through a …

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Gateway’s WGTD FM Wins Big at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards Gala

MIDDLETON — On May 7, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) hosted its first in-person awards gala after two years of virtual events. WGTD FM, owned by Gateway Technical College, won eight awards in seven categories at the gala. The awards ceremony took place at the Madison Marriott West in Middleton. …

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Ranking the top five former Wisconsin Badgers to play for the Packers

The Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers have both been institutions in the state of Wisconsin for over a century. Each team has provided football fans with exciting memories and frustrating moments. Currently, the Packers have two former Badgers on their 90-man roster with offensive lineman Cole Van Lanen and …

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Op-Ed: Governor Evers ‘ghosts’ Wisconsin’s chance to be a national workforce reform leader | Wisconsin

Walk down any main street in Wisconsin and you’ll see “Now Hiring” signs populating the windows of businesses in every sector of our economy. Whether it’s the KwikTrip corner looking for extra clerks or the local factory offering on-the-job training, there are plenty of jobs available for anyone who wants …

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Wisconsin AAPI Coalition

Wisconsin AAPI Coalition May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Updated: 4:13 PM CDT May 22, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript ASIA AND PACIFIC ISLANDS AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH NOW JOINS US JESSICA BOLING WHO IS CO-CHAIR OF THE ASIAN-AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDS COALITION OF WISCONSIN. THANK YOU SO MUCH …

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National Guard plays major role in Wisconsin pandemic response | News, Sports, Jobs

Brig. Gen. Tim Covington, the Wisconsin National Guard Deputy Adjutant General for Civil Support, expresses his gratitude to Wisconsin National Guard troops and officials at Bellin Health Systems and Odd Fellows Home in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on April 26. The Wisconsin National Guard is winding down its …

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Wisconsin State Fair Milk House is back for 2022

article WEST ALLIS, Wis. – The Wisconsin State Fair Milk House will be back for 2022. A Thursday, May 19, fair press release says the dairy will be operated by the Wisconsin State Fair Park Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, and every dollar raised will be reinvested in capital improvements …

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An Ojibwa embarks on a tribal spearfishing expedition in northern Wisconsin

LAC DU FLAMBEAU – People along the shore were shouting “Good luck, Wayne!” as Wayne Valliere paddled through the starry night in his birchbark canoe loaded with torches and equipped with a handmade spear. One of his goals was to show how these ancient techniques can be just as effective, …

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Here’s the latest Wisconsin sports news from the Associated Press | Regional sports

PHOENIX (AP) — The NBA’s long regular season can be tedious, but make no mistake, it’s important. Just ask the Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns, two teams that have home-court advantage in Game 7 of their respective NBA second-round playoffs on Sunday. The Celtics host the Milwaukee Bucks hours before …

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New director of McMillan Library will face a tight budget for Wisconsin Rapids

WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Reminding the public of a transformed McMillan Memorial Library will be a key task for its next director. Later this month, the McMillan board will appoint a new manager to replace outgoing manager Andy Barnett. This week, the council began its final round of interviews with its …

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Northeastern Wisconsin Sports Awards Reveal Spring and Premier Nominees

The Northeast Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show, presented by Festival Foods, is proud to announce its Spring Sports Players of the Year and major nominees. The players of the year in the seven spring sports – baseball, boys’ golf, girls’ soccer, softball, boys’ tennis, boys’ track and field and …

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TinCaps masked by Wisconsin in the series opener

APPLETON, Wisc. –The Fort Wayne TinCaps had won three straight road games but fell to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (a subsidiary of the Milwaukee Brewers), 9-0, Tuesday night at Fox Cities Stadium in their series opener. TinCaps Collector (11-11) Brandon Valenzuelawho MLB.com ranks as the San Diego Padres’ No. 19 …

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Drug Take Back Day successfully recovers excess drugs in Wisconsin

Attorney General Josh Kaul encouraged Wisconsinites to dispose of unwanted and unused medications at more than 135 events across the state Saturday as part of National Medication Take-Back Day. Many controlled substances, including medical narcotics, are regularly prescribed to the public. If left in homes, these unused or expired medicines …

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Wisconsin fishing opening could be hampered by late ice on northern lakes – Reuters

DULUTH – This has happened many times before, including as recently as 2018, when Mother Nature delivers a freezing spring and ice persists on many northern Wisconsin lakes well into May. This year, it will once again be unclear whether the far northern lakes are losing their ice in time …

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For the Love of Art: Majors at UW

History links MADISON, Wis. — The city of Madison is rich in the arts as much as it is rich in students and Badger sporting pride. With two museums within walking distance of campus and four performing arts centers, downtown Madison alone offers an abundance of …

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As latest contract ends, Vos continues Gableman election probe

The Office of Special Counsel created by Wisconsin Republicans to investigate the state’s 2020 election will not go away for the foreseeable future. Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, said Tuesday that the office headed by former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman would remain open even though Gableman’s amended contract is …

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NLRB sues Starbucks for retaliating against 3 workers involved in unionization

The National Labor Relations Board sued coffeehouse chain Starbucks for allegedly retaliating against three employees involved in organizing a union. A worker was disciplined, suspended and fired; another was “implicitly terminated” and a third was placed on unpaid leave after the company revoked “recently granted accommodations”, the NLRB said in …

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Northeast Wisconsin Sports Awards Reveal Men’s Hockey Nominees

Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show is part of the USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, the nation’s largest high school sports recognition program.”/> The Northeast Wisconsin High School Sports Awards show, presented by Festival Foods, is proud to announce the nominees for Male Hockey Player of the Year. The …

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Russell Wilson explains why Wisconsin was an easy transfer choice from NC State

Long before the transfer portal, Russell Wilson made a major impact as a transfer QB for Wisconsin. After 3 seasons at NC State, Wilson landed with the Badgers for the 2011 season. He responded with 3,100 passing yards on a 73% completion rate with 40 offensive touchdowns and just 4 …

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Wisconsin Badgers head football coach salaries dating back to 2012

Salaries for college football head coaches have skyrocketed in recent years, driven by an increasingly aggressive arms race among the nation’s top programs. Although the Wisconsin Badgers have paid relatively reasonable salaries to coaches Bret Bielema, Gary Andersen and Paul Chryst over the past 10 years, the numbers are still …

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An 8th grader from NBH at the elite wrestling tournament in Wisconsin this week

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) — North Bay Haven 8th grader Bear Siegal has the chance this week to compete in a prestigious national wrestling tournament known as the BonoBilt Big 8 Invitational. It’s taking place at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he’s inviting what he considers to be the college’s …

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Leave the bats alone as they shake off winter’s slumber

April 13, 2022 10:20 a.m. Post : April 13, 2022 10:20 a.m. Update: April 13, 2022 10:21 a.m. (Wisconsin DNR photo) MADISON (WKBT) — Most people don’t need a warning to avoid bats, but just in case, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has issued an advisory to leave mosquito …

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Wisconsin program informs college employees about loan forgiveness

When President Biden again extended the pause on student loan repayments last week, he renewed debate over the federal civil service loan forgiveness program, in addition to complaints about inefficiencies in how the PSLF is administered and insufficient efforts to notify eligible persons. Rectifying past failures to approve applications and …

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Advice pours in after UP, Wisconsin investigators release photos, asking for public help

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WLUK) — Investigators from the Michigan State Police and Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office released four cropped and redacted photos Wednesday, asking for the public’s help in identifying an unknown location. They say it’s part of a joint investigation into illegal voyeurism. Full footage appeared to show people changing …

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What more at-home COVID-19 testing means for Wisconsin’s pandemic surveillance

As home antigen testing for the coronavirus becomes more accessible, are daily COVID-19 case counts becoming less reliable? Is this change in testing practices possibly masking virus transmission trends? If not, how could health officials monitor the disease to ensure that hospitals and public health departments are prepared for future …

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Wisconsin Spring Milwaukee Mayoral Election Results

Milwaukee mayoral race results Acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson and former Councilman Bob Donovan are running for mayor of Milwaukee in the April 5 spring general election. Updated: 10:24 PM CDT April 5, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Senator …

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Rent a six-person Wisconsin pirate ship through VRBO

Prepare the cannons! This pirate ship is the ultimate adventure vacation rental Updated: 11:31 a.m. EDT April 4, 2022 Hoist the sails, ready the cannons and embark on this ultimate vacation rental. Located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, this pirate ship seats six and is the perfect getaway for families and …

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Wisconsin Spring Conservation Virtual Hearings Run April 11-14

The public will be presented with 63 issues ranging from walleye limits to wolf management at the 2022 Department of Natural Resources spring hearings and county meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress. For the third consecutive year, contributions will be collected online only. In-person events were canceled during planning earlier …

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Wisconsin man charged after two overdoses at Lincoln child’s birthday party | Crime and courts

A 37-year-old Milwaukee man has been jailed in Lincoln after he and another man overdosed at a child’s birthday party near Northwest Seventh Street and Bridger Road on Saturday, forcing first responders to deploy Narcan and leaving a man hospitalized for three days. Kalvin Eichelberger is accused of supplying the …

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Wisconsin DMV adds new online option to order special license plates

FROM THE WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION The Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) recently launched an online option to order special or personalized plates. DMV offers 52 specialty plate options along with the ability to customize. Having a step-by-step process is helpful when selecting a vehicle’s first …

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Amtrak Could Be Coming To Northeast Wisconsin, But Don’t Expect It To Happen Anytime Soon | WFRV Local 5

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Efficient, money saving, potential boost to local economy. These are the main reasons supporters want an Amtrak line that connects Green Bay, the Fox Cities and Milwaukee. The idea continues to catch on, but there is still a long way to go before it becomes a …

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February unemployment rate in Wisconsin hits record high

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Preliminary numbers for Wisconsin’s unemployment rate last month tied with the state’s all-time low, according to the Workforce Development Department. The DWD released February data on Thursday, which showed the unemployment rate fell a tenth of a point from the previous month to 2.9%. February’s unemployment …

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ICE AND SNOW IN THE NORTH… HEAVY RAIN IN EASTERN WISCONSIN

Our FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY continues for much of the day… Some areas of the Northwoods look like an ice rink right now. A significant accumulation of ice, greater than 1/4 inch, will make travel very difficult. The ice can weigh down tree branches and power lines, causing scattered power …

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Russia tries to recruit drivers who know Ukrainian roads

Online job postings are looking for truck drivers to transport fuel and other items. Some of them promise to work along the Ukrainian border with Russia and Belarus. But the Ukrainian government says the postings are tied to the Russian military – an attempt to hire local truckers who know …

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New Omicron variant on the rise in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A new version of the Omicron variant is coming to Wisconsin. In its weekly update, Public Health Madison and Dane Co. noted that federal health officials report that the share of new cases of the Omicron BA.2 subvariant has more than tripled in the past two …

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Award-winning Foaling Around with Wisconsin program engages 4-H’ers

When 4-H activities were limited to online learning due to the pandemic, Katie Stenroos, Evan Henthorne and Casie Bass collaborated with students to provide 4-H members with an innovative virtual educational experience. And for their efforts, the trio of Northwest Wisconsin natives recently received the Wisconsin Association of Extension 4-H …

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Wisconsin AG sues Johnson Controls for Marinette PFAS contamination | Science & Environment

The state of Wisconsin is suing a manufacturer of Marinette and its parent company over toxic “eternal chemicals” that contaminated community waters in northeastern Wisconsin. Attorney General Josh Kaul filed a civil lawsuit Monday against Johnson Controls and Tyco Fire Products for failing to notify the Department of Natural Resources …

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The case is the first in Wisconsin for the illegal sale of bighead, grass-eating and silver carp

A Platteville wholesale fish dealer has been convicted of illegally selling invasive carp in Wisconsin. Ping Li, co-owner and sole operator of Li Fish Farm, LLC, was convicted in Grant and Dane County Circuit Courts of two misdemeanors and 17 forfeiture violations as part of a plea agreement. Li was …

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Wisconsin vs Michigan State College Basketball Prediction, Game Preview

Wisconsin vs Michigan State prediction, college basketball game preview, how to watch: Friday, March 11 Wisconsin vs. Michigan State Game Preview, Big Ten Tournament How to watch When: Friday, March 11Game Time: 6:30 a.m. ETLocation: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, INHow to watch: BTNRecord: Wisconsin (24-6), Michigan State (21-11)– Sign up and …

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Wisconsin babysitter brings dead baby to McDonald’s, sentenced to jail | KTAB

WAUSAU, Wis. (WFRV) – A judge has ruled that a Wisconsin woman accused of killing an 11-week-old boy she was babysitting and trying to cover up his death was to spend 43 years in prison. According to the Wausau Police Department, on October 18, 2018, officers were dispatched to Northway …

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Sandy Hook took place as ‘alternative facts’ reinforced the objective truth

On December 14, 2012, I covered the murder of 20 school children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Even then, it struck me – and no doubt many others – as a watershed event. If the country could tolerate a mental patient gunning down first …

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Wisconsin Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Sexual Assault and Criminal Harassment :: WRAL.com

A Wisconsin sheriff’s deputy is facing 19 charges related to alleged sexual assault. Prosecutors say six people have charged him with sexual assault and investigators are looking for other possible victims. View Transcript Tonight, the Walworth County Sheriff’s Deputy is in trouble with the law. Cinema Wisconsin v. Gerardo baca, …

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Marijuana legal in Wisconsin; poll finds 61% support

MILWAUKEE – The latest Marquette University Law School poll found, for the first time, that a majority of Republicans support legalizing marijuana sales in Wisconsin. But there is a big difference between what the polls say and what politicians do. So where is the push for legal weed in Wisconsin? …

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The fight against the production of postal vehicles could continue for the candidates for the Wisconsin Senate | WUWM 89.7 FM

A labor leader said pressure will continue on a Wisconsin company to change its plans to build a new fleet of postal vehicles in South Carolina and instead move work to Badger State. The problem could also continue for some time in the US Senate elections in Wisconsin this year. …

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3 orphan cubs found, rescued in Wisconsin

The car goes off the road after crashing with a semi-trailer 21 hours ago Pain at the pump: what is the cause? 24 hours ago Allen County Jail 1 week ago Russia-Ukraine Friday Morning Update 1 day ago The conflict in Ukraine could harm the local economy, … 2 days …

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Kuglitsch will not seek re-election to the Wisconsin Assembly | Wisconsin News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in southeast Wisconsin announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election to the state Assembly this fall. New Berlin Rep. Mike Kuglitsch didn’t offer an explanation beyond saying the time had come for him to move on. Kuglitsch has represented the 84th Assembly …

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Wisconsin hires Sheridan, changes Bostad and Turner roles

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin has hired Bill Sheridan to coach inside linebackers as part of one of three changes to Paul Chryst’s personnel. Chryst also announced Tuesday that Bob Bostad is moving from inside linebackers coach to offensive line coach and that Mickey Turner is moving from tight ends coach to …

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Wisconsin Dells event helps military past and present fight suicide

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Five organizations are collaborating for the “2-22 to Save 22” event at the Kalahari Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells on Tuesday. The groups hope to help current military members and veterans deal with suicide and adjust to civilian life. Onward and Upward, Project Diehard, Veterans and …

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