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2016-05-19

Long list of applicants for Wisconsin Supreme Court vacancy

The governor’s office says 11 people have applied to fill the seat of State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser, who plans to retire at the end of July. The list includes appeals and circuit court judges, Governor Scott Walker’s former…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Proposals to improve campus climate at UW Madison

More than 100 proposals have been made to improve the climate on the UW Madison campus. Meredith McGlone, Director of News and Media Relations, notes it’s been “a very challenging semester” on the Madison campus. “We’ve had a number of…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent in April

The state Department of Workforce Development says Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped last month. Preliminary figures released by the DWD show the statewide unemployment rate in April fell to 4.4 percent, down from 4.5 percent in March of this year and…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Assembly Republicans back request for Voter ID education effort

Several Republicans in the state Assembly are urging the Legislature’s budget panel to approve funding for a statewide Voter ID education effort. The Government Accountability Board wants $250,000 to help raise awareness about what types of photo ID cards are…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wausau ranked most middle class city in U.S.

TIME Magazine reports that Wausau is the nation’s most middle class city. TIME reported that Wausau had the highest percentage of people in it’s population who were middle class than any other city in the United States with 67%. The…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

High speed chase involved teen runaways (VIDEO)

Three teen runaways are in custody after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase in two Wisconsin counties, with speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department has released dash cam video of…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin’s ‘drunkest cities’ rankings: no laughing matter

There was more confirmation this week of Wisconsin’s dysfunctional drinking culture. The news that 12 of the nation’s 20 “drunkest” cities are in Wisconsin may draw predictable jokes about partying and “drinking Wisconsinbly,” but for many health care professionals it’s…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Great Lakes group backs Waukesha lake water diversion

The states and provinces of the Great Lakes Regional Body have green-lighted Waukesha’s request for Lake Michigan water — with conditions. Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly expects a final decision on the city’s application for a Lake Michigan water supply will…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wildlife group says fines for polluters plummeted in Wisconsin

The number of financial penalties imposed in Wisconsin has seen a dramatic drop in recent years, according to a report released Wednesday by the Wisconsin Wildlife Federation. The group looked at fines collected for violations of state environmental laws during…

posted 2016/05/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-18

Feingold blasts Johnson over ‘political doublespeak’ (AUDIO)

Democrat Russ Feingold claims U.S. Senator Ron Johnson is trying to have it both ways by saying he will not endorse Donald Trump, but will support him as the Republican presidential nominee. The GOP Senator reportedly told a Janesville radio…

posted 2016/05/18 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

UW-Madison fraternity suspended

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has suspended the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity from all school activities until November first. The student-led Committee on Student Organizations found the chapter violated the Student Organization Code of Conduct by creating an environment that was…

posted 2016/05/18 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Zika virus confirmed in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has its first confirmed case of a Zika virus infection. The state Department of Health Services on Wednesday announced that a Wisconsin resident who tested positive is a woman who recently traveled to Honduras, where Zika-infected mosquitoes are present.…

posted 2016/05/18 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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