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2014-08-15

Otter attacks remain rare

A recent otter attack in Wisconsin is a rare occurrence. They are more likely to avoid people than to attack them, but a 13-year-old Twin Cities girl was attacked by an otter on a Polk County lake over the weekend,…

posted 2014/08/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-14

Burke critical of Walker on job creation

Gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke was back in Wausau Thursday, campaigning in an area she says is still struggling to recover from the recession under Governor Scott Walker’s administration. Burke toured Wausome Foods, where Brian Gunning and his staff have been…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State kicks off new OWI crackdown (VIDEO)

As summer winds down and we head towards Labor Day, police officers around the state are kicking off a new enforcement effort aimed at keeping impaired drivers off Wisconsin roads. Dave Pabst with the state Bureau of Transportation Safety says…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

DNR wants to stop gypsy moth spraying

  The low-flying planes that spray for gypsy moths in parts of Wisconsin might become a thing of the past.Darrell Zastrow is the DNR’s deputy forestry administrator, and he says they’re looking to shut down the program. He says they’re…

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Animal rights group alleges abuse violations (VIDEO)

Last weekend’s controversial pig wrestling event put on by an Outagamie County church has drawn the ire of an animal rights group. The group, called SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness), showed video Thursday of several dozen alleged animal cruelty…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State unemployment rate jumped to 5.8 percent in July

Wisconsin’s unemployment rate saw a slight bump in July. Figures released by the state Department of Workforce Development show the statewide unemployment rate jumped to 5.8 percent last month, up from the June rate of 5.7 percent. The rate is…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Dairyland Power says coal deliveries increased

It appears concerns about inadequate coal shipments to some Wisconsin power plants have been addressed. There were concerns that Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway was prioritizing crude oil shipments from North Dakota, at the expense of coal customers, including Dairyland…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Manitowoc Police arrest 13-year-old impaired driver

When a Manitowoc police officer pulled over a vehicle just before midnight on Wednesday, he discovered a 13-year-old girl behind the wheel, with five other juveniles in the car with her. The officer then noticed that the girl, who was…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Likely recount may hamper GOP fundraising

The two top candidates in the Republican primary for the 6th Congressional District could face some fundraising difficulties, with a recount likely in the race. State Senator Glenn Grothman (R-Campbellsport) came out on top in Tuesday’s primary, but only leads…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Suspect in fatal SUV crash near Wausau back in court

Marathon County’s District Attorney is asking the court to find the driver of last Friday’s crash that killed two teens delinquent. The adjourned initial appearance was held Wednesday afternoon in juvenile court for the 16-year-old girlm who was unlicensed and…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Funeral Thursday for child killed in Wausau crash

Six days ago, Deserae Landowski was with a carload of kids going swimming. Today, she is being laid to rest. Deserae Landowski was a seventh-grader at Horace Mann Middle School in Wausau, and was known to frequently fix her hair,…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Coach Bo Ryan films new tourism ad with ZAZ

  University of Wisconsin Badgers Mens Basketball Coach Bo Ryan is the latest celebrity to be featured in a state tourism ad. Hollywood producers, directors, and Wisconsin natives David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, and Jim Abrahams — also known collectively as…

posted 2014/08/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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