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2014-09-15

Wisconsin DMV service centers ready to fill photo ID requests

It remains unclear how many Wisconsin residents still need a photo ID to vote in the November elections, following a federal court order last week that clears the way for Wisconsin’s voter identification law to be in effect for the…

posted 2014/09/15 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-09-14

Gay marriages in Wisconsin on hold

Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriages remains in effect — at least for now. The U.S. Supreme Court is considering taking up the issue. In the meantime, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appealst in Chicago has decided to put its…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Central Wisconsin hunters being urged to test deer for CWD

Deer hunters are being asked to save deer heads or to use partnering taxidermists so they can test animals for Chronic Wasting Disease. This is especially true in certain central Wisconsin areas like Portage, Adams, and Juneau counties where Department…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

New iPhone gets lots of attention

While some things are better with age, that’s not the case with technology. Amber Epp is an assistant professor of marketing at the Wisconsin School of Business. “We’re kind of wired for a bias toward novelty. We want the newest,…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Obama honors Wisconsin Civil War hero

President Obama will bestow the nation’s highest military honor this afternoon to a Wisconsin Union Army officer who died in the Civil War. A ceremony will be held to present the Medal-of-Honor to descendants of Lieutenant Alonzo Cushing of Delafield…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Tomahawk Fall Ride draws motorcycle enthusiasts, few crashes

The annual Tomahawk Fall Ride brought thousands of motorcycles to the Northwoods, and with it, a few motorcycle crashes. Lincoln County deputies were called to a crash involving two motorcycles and three people Sunday morning. A 54-year-old man and woman…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Man busted for growing marijuana in north central Wisconsin

Investigation into an illegal campsite led to much more illegal activity. Lincoln County deputies were told last week about a possible illegal campsite on county property in the Town of Wilson near Highway CC. Deputies not only found the campsite,…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Changes to drug takeback program

Newly approved changes to the way the federal government handles drug take back boxes may complicate things for local solid waste departments. A rule passed earlier this year allows those drop boxes in more places than just police stations. Marathon…

posted 2014/09/14 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-09-12

Appeals court lifts injunction on Wisconsin voter ID law

A federal appeal court has cleared the way for Wisconsin’s long-stalled voter ID law to be in place for the November elections. Just hours after hearing arguments in a case challenging the requirement for voters to show a government-issued photo…

posted 2014/09/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Governor Walker signs off on new verification plan for photo ID cards

The state Department of Transportation’s plan for helping people who lack a birth certificate obtain a state-issued photo ID is moving forward. Governor Scott Walker on Friday gave approval for the new birth verification process. Under the new system, which…

posted 2014/09/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Black Creek minister accused of underage sex

A minister at a Brown County church is in jail, awaiting up to three dozen felony charges for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. A bond hearing was held Thursday for 33-year-old Jerry Fletcher of Neenah, pastor…

posted 2014/09/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Mary Burke says lawsuit targeting Madison school board lacks substance

The Democratic candidate for governor says there’s not “a lot of substance” to a lawsuit against the Madison school board. The Madison school board is the target of a lawsuit filed by a conservative group, which claims the district violated…

posted 2014/09/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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