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2014-09-18

Wausau man pleads no contest in beheading case

The Wausau man accused of beheading a Saint Paul man last spring has pleaded no contest in the case. Kou Thao, 29, pleaded no contest on Wednesday to second degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and being a felon in…

posted 2014/09/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Lawrence University gets record $25 million gift

A $25 million donation to Lawrence University will provide scholarships to future students. President Mark Burstein says it’s the largest gift in university history, and it’s from an anonymous donor. Burstein says the money will allow 45 to 50 students…

posted 2014/09/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Merrill woman who drugged another goes to jail

A Merrill woman is going to prison for injecting heroin into another person. Kristine Woellner, 20, was sentenced to four years in prison, and then five more years on extended supervision. She was convicted in Lincoln County of injecting the…

posted 2014/09/18 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-09-17

Republicans detail concerns over ballot redesign

The campaigns of two Republican Legislative leaders have filed suit, over the redesigning of ballots for the November elections. The new ballots have no lines separating the offices and the first candidate. “I think the assumption would almost be, by…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Race for Wisconsin governor remains a dead heat

With less than seven weeks to go before the election, the race for governor in Wisconsin remains a dead heat. According to the latest Marquette University Law School Poll released on Wednesday, Republican Governor Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Teen Assembly candidate ends campaign over social media comments

The Republican candidate in Wisconsin’s 44th Assembly District announced Tuesday that he is withdrawing from the race. The move comes after 19-year-old Jacob Dorsey drew fire over an anti-gay message he posted on Twitter almost a year ago. Dorsey apologized…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

GOP sues GAB over ballot design

Republicans file suit against the Government Accountability Board over a newly-designed ballot slated for use in the November general election. The lawsuit argues the new ballot format unfairly favors Democrats and will confuse voters. Kevin Kennedy with the GAB says…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Walworth County authorities investigate dog shooting

Walworth County authorities are looking for anyone who may have information about a dog that was found shot to death near the White River Trail in Geneva Township. The Walworth County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a parking lot…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Erpenbach assails Walker drug testing plan

There’s some criticism for the governor’s drug testing plan. Governor Scott Walker’s proposal to require drug testing for adults getting unemployment and food stamps is drawing fire from at least one Democratic lawmaker. “You really have to take a look…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Dodge County chain reaction crash kills 1, injures 6 others

Authorities in Dodge County say one person was killed and six others injured Tuesday night, following a five-vehicle chain reaction crash. It happened along State Highway 60 in the Town of Rubicon, shortly after 6 p.m. Officials say traffic had…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Marathon County deputy accidentally shoots himself in the hand

An internal investigation is under way, after a Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officer accidentally shot himself Tuesday. Investigation Division Captain Greg Bean is recovering at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was at the Duane Corbin Shooting Range, on Marathon County property…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Marathon County deputy accidentally shoots himself

An internal investigation is under way, after a Marathon County Sheriff’s Department officer accidentally shot himself Tuesday. Investigation Division Captain Greg Bean is recovering at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was at the Duane Corbin Shooting Range, on Marathon County property…

posted 2014/09/17 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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