State News

President Trump:  “Scott Walker Is A Tremendous Governor!”

Scott Walker was already expected to win his party’s nomination to run for re-election as Wisconsin governor, but he got a big endorsement Monday.  President Donald Trump tweeted that Walker has done incredible things for Wisconsin.  Trump gave Walker his “complete and total Endorsement” just hours before the polls opened for today’s (Tuesday’s) primary election.  More >

Governor’s Tweet:  “Of Course I Don’t Want A Boycott Of Harley-Davidson”

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he opposes the boycott of Harley-Davidson the president is suggesting.  Walker and the two Republicans running for U-S Senate waited almost a full day before going public with their positions.  President Trump took on the motorcycle maker for moving some of its manufacturing out of the country after the European More >

Madison Police Meet With Members Of LGBT Community

Madison police officials say they felt they really needed to listen to the concerns of the city’s L-G-B-T community.  A Monday meeting was held after the group OutReach pulled permits for members of Madison law enforcement to march in Sunday’s pride parade.  People of color and transgender participants had expressed concerns about safety last year.  More >

Plea Agreement Gives 19-Year-Old Man A Way To Avoid A Felony

If a 19-year-old California man follows through with his assigned counseling and other requirements of a first offenders’ program, his criminal conviction will be dismissed.  Cell phone video showed Aiden Faust and two other students beating and kicking a fellow student while he was on the ground outside Sellery Hall last May.  The victim suffered More >

Authorities Search For Fugitive After Weekend Domestic Incident

A Wausau woman says her former husband was carrying a gun when he forced his way into her home Sunday morning.  Authorities in the Wausau area are searching for the 47-year-old Freddie P. Henderson.  They say he is considered to be armed and dangerous.  The woman managed to get out of her house and call More >

Major Fire Damages Menasha’s Historic Brin Building

Menasha fire officials say seven apartments and seven businesses were damaged when a fire raged through the city’s historic Brin Building last weekend.  The first fire crews arrived on the scene at about 5:30 P-M Friday.  The flames destroyed the roof and most of the second floor.  The Neenah-Menasha Fire Department is trying to find More >

3 People Shot, 1 Man Killed In Milwaukee

Milwaukee police haven’t said what led to a triple shooting Sunday night.  A man was killed and two children were critically wounded.  Investigators say the five-year-old child was shot three times.  Emergency responders were called to the location shortly after 8:30 P-M.  The man was pronounced dead at the scene.  No names have been released.  More >

Ron Kind Recently Held Round Table in La Crosse

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind hosted a roundtable in La Crosse to listen and hear directly from Wisconsin workers, farmers and manufacturers about the impact of increased steel and aluminum tariffs and the subsequent retaliation on Wisconsin exports. The attendees of the roundtable also discussed how to best safeguard the health of Wisconsin’s rural economy. “Industries More >

DNR Approves Emergency Rule For Upgraded Fences At Deer Farms

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources hopes requiring deer farms to upgrade their fences will help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.  All Wisconsin deer farms which have had an infection will have to install a second fence or a solid barrier.  Farms which haven’t had a C-W-D infection would have three options — More >

Ashwaubenon Issues Nationwide Arrest Warrant For Robber

A nationwide arrest warrant has been issued for a 39-year-old armed robbery suspect by authorities in Ashwaubenon.  Public Safety officials accuse Carl Self of using a black handgun to rob the Cash Store in that city July 21st.  Self is also accused of forcing a customer to the floor and stealing a cell phone.  Investigators More >