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2016-07-24

WISDEMS Laning ready for DNC in Philadelphia

Democrats have their opportunity this to respond to Republicans and their candidate for president. Delegates are convening in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and state Democratic Party Chair Martha Laning says they’r ready to rally around Hillary Clinton.…

posted 2016/07/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-22

Walker appoints attorney Daniel Kelly to Wisconsin Supreme Court

Governor Scott Walker has appointed Daniel Kelly, a Milwaukee attorney, to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Kelly will fill the vacancy created by Justice David Prosser, whose retirement is effective July 31. “Daniel Kelly is an exceptionally accomplished trial and appellate…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Gomoll gets life prison term

A judge has sentenced Samson Gomoll to life in prison for killing his girlfriend. Gomoll was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide after shooting and killing Stacey Strange during an argument on September 20 at the Oshkosh apartment the two shared.…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Nelson vetoes board’s eminent domain vote

Outagamie County Executive Tom Nelson is vetoing a county board decision to use eminent domain to take property in Appleton’s northeast business park for the sheriff’s department. Nelson said he had a change of heart after hearing more about the…

posted 2016/07/22 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-07-21

Power outages across Wisconsin

Nearly 10,000 electric customers throughout Wisconsin were without power this Friday morning, in the wake of the latest round of severe storms. About 6800 homes and businesses are waiting to get their power back after three waves of thunderstorms Thursday…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Protest blocks traffic in Madison

Protesters from Black Lives Matter and other organizations made their way to the middle of John Nolen Drive in Madison and blocked traffic during rush hour on Thursday. The protest initially started at the headquarters of the Wisconsin Professional Police…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin’s Priebus gets RNC spotlight

Republican National Committee chair – and Wisconsin native – Reince Priebus went to bat for his party’s nominee in Cleveland Thursday night. Like many speakers before him, the Racine native went after Democrat Hillary Clinton in his speech to GOP…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Recovery efforts ongoing in NW Wisconsin

Recovery efforts continue in northwestern Wisconsin. On July 12, 8 to 12 inches of rain fell in a matter of hours across northern Wisconsin. Governor Scott Walker declared a State of Emergency for eight counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron,…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Outagamie County approves eminent domain plan

The Outagamie County board voted Wednesday night to use eminent domain to buy a property in Appleton’s northeast business park for the sheriff’s department. The proposal passed on a 17-to-11 vote, with many supervisors saying they had a tough time…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Driver who died after entering road washout identified

The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department has identified a woman who died after crashing her car into a washout on Highway 63 on Monday. According to the sheriff’s office, after passing signs at Raymond Avenue in Grand View and another about…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

No charges for teens in mine trespassing

No charges will be filed against three teenagers entered an abandoned mine in Dodge County earlier this month. UW Milwaukee owns the mine and did not want to press charges, believing the 16 and 15-year-old boys learned their lessons. There…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Group pulls the plug on Johnson ad buy

A group affiliated with the conservative Koch brothers has pulled a more than $2 million dollar ad buy in support of U.S. Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that the move by Freedom Partners Action Fund…

posted 2016/07/21 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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