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Racine County school bus driver cited for OWI

A Racine County school bus driver has been cited for operating while intoxicated, after his bus veered off a road and went in to a corn field with children on board. The Sheriff’s Department said the crash was observed by…

posted 2015/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Green Bay area lawmakers unveil ‘5 Strikes’ bill targeting repeat drunk driving

Several Green Bay area lawmakers are rolling out a “Five Strikes and You’re Out” bill aimed at curbing repeat drunk driving in Wisconsin. “This behavior will not be tolerated on Wisconsin’s roads,” said state Rep. Eric Genrich (D-Green Bay) during…

posted 2015/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bancroft man gets 75 days in jail for killing dog with hammer

A Bancroft man convicted of killing his dog with a hammer has been sentenced to jail and probation. Judge Robert Shannon sentenced 28-year-old Cody Phillips to 75 days in jail and 18 months probation in the case, after Phillips pleaded…

posted 2015/10/07 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Opinions divided on civil service reform bill

Opinions were sharply divided during a public hearing at the Capitol Tuesday, on proposed changes to civil service law in Wisconsin. State Senator Chris Larson (D-Milwaukee) argued that the extensive overhaul of the century old system will eliminate existing protections.…

posted 2015/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Traffic crashes killed 63 on Wisconsin roads in September

The number of people killed in traffic crashes on Wisconsin roadways was up last month. Preliminary statistics from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation show traffic crashes claimed the lives of 63 people in September, 16 more than September of 2014…

posted 2015/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmakers launch effort to target child abuse in Wisconsin

A package of bill unveiled at the Capitol on Tuesday would make it easier prosecutors and investigators in Wisconsin to crackdown on child abusers, while also opening up more resources for victims of abuse and neglect. The legislative package from…

posted 2015/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Road project delays could be costly for Wisconsin

A new report suggests delaying several major highway projects in Wisconsin could end up costing taxpayers an extra $160 million, while delaying other economic benefits to residents and businesses that would benefit from the improved roads. The study, released by…

posted 2015/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Panel to hear testimony on reforming Wisconsin civil service

A legislative committee will hold a hearing bill to overhaul Wisconsin’s century-old civil service system. A Senate panel will hear testimony all day Tuesday, on replacing the civil service exam with a resume-based process, making it easier to fire for…

posted 2015/10/06 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Walker still mulling Supreme Court vacancy

Governor Scott Walker is offering few clues about who he might appoint to fill a vacancy on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. During a stop in De Pere Monday, Walker said a panel he’s used in the past will review judicial…

posted 2015/10/05 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


National marine sanctuary considered on Lake Michigan

The possibility for having a national marine sanctuary along the shoreline of eastern Wisconsin is a step closer to becoming a reality. President Barack Obama announced Monday that an 875 mile stretch of Lake Michigan is one of two U.S.…

posted 2015/10/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal from ex-Walker aide

The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down a request to hear an appeal from a former aide to Governor Scott Walker, allowing her political misconduct conviction to stand. Kelly Rindfleisch was charged with doing political work from her job in…

posted 2015/10/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Four arrested after fatal stabbing in Baraboo

Baraboo police have arrested four people in connection with a fatal stabbing Sunday morning that left one dead and another severely wounded. According to the Baraboo Police Department, Jae M. Robinson, Matthew T. Harvey, Amanda Rotar and Christopher Nash were…

posted 2015/10/04 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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