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2016-02-09

Speaker Vos sees uncertain fate for fetal tissue bill

It remains unclear whether the Legislature will act before the session ends on a bill that would ban the sale of aborted fetal tissue in Wisconsin. The proposal picked up steam last summer after a series of secretly recorded videos…

posted 2016/02/09 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Busy day ahead for Wisconsin lawmakers

Lawmakers are expecting a marathon day at the Capitol today, with both the Assembly and Senate set to hit the floor to vote on dozens of bills. The Assembly calendar for the day includes almost 70 pieces of legislation, while…

posted 2016/02/09 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin lawmaker worried about unchecked wolf population

A state lawmaker worries current restrictions on controlling Wisconsin’s gray wolf population are potentially harmful to Wisconsin. A 2014 federal court decision put wolves in western Great Lakes states back on the endangered species list, ending hunting seasons for the…

posted 2016/02/09 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Proposed Wisconsin voter registration law changes draw concerns

The head of a state government watchdog group says there are serious concerns about a bill up for a vote in the Wisconsin state Senate today that would make multiple changes to Wisconsin’s voter registration laws. The legislation is receiving…

posted 2016/02/09 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-02-07

New Wisconsin law helps adopted children find birth parents

Adopted children would have an easier time learning more about their birth parents, under a bill recently signed into law by Governor Scott Walker. State Rep. Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) supported the proposal. He says the change removes some barriers to…

posted 2016/02/07 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Drunk couple accused of letting nine-year-old drive truck

A Wisconsin woman and her boyfriend have been charged with felonies, after police say they let the woman’s nine-year-old daughter drive their truck because they were too drunk to get behind the wheel themselves. A report from the Polk County…

posted 2016/02/07 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Cars break through ice during Lake Geneva festival

More than a dozen cars had to be pulled out of Lake Geneva over the weekend after breaking through the ice. All of the cars were parked on the frozen lake Saturday, during the city’s Winterfest celebration. Officials said a…

posted 2016/02/07 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Duffy looks to cut red tape for military flyovers

A Wisconsin Congressman wants to make it easier for special events to get military flyovers. U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) says these flyovers are an important part of American celebrations. “They allow the American people to celebrate their patriotism and…

posted 2016/02/07 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Hall of Fame means Favre’s journey is complete

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre became the 24th member of the organization to be voted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and just the fifth to do it in his first year of eligibility. Favre became the…

posted 2016/02/07 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-02-05

Favre should be an easy choice for first ballot induction

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2016 Class will be announced on Saturday night, on the eve of Super Bowl 50. Former Green Bay Packers great Brett Favre should not only be a shoe-in first ballot Hall of Fame selection,…

posted 2016/02/05 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-02-04

Manitowoc man gunned down answering door

Manitowoc police say a 51-year-old man was shot and killed Friday morning after he answered a knock at his door.  It happened at a house in the 2200 block of S. 9th Street around 5:30 a.m. Friday. The man’s…

posted 2016/02/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Alleged sword killer Matthew Skalitzky to remain institutionalized

A Wisconsin man who investigators say killed his mother with a sword last September remains incompetent to stand trial. Dane County Circuit Court judge Juan Colas said Thursday that 40-year-old Matthew Skalitzky still is not mentally stable enough to stand…

posted 2016/02/04 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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