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2014-08-13

Shawano County voters get Bieber fever

Shawano County’s two-term sheriff has lost his job to a police officer who shares a last name with a pop star who’s had a few run-ins with law enforcement. The city of Shawano made the difference to Adam Bieber, who…

posted 2014/08/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Possible recount in 87th Assembly District

The winner of the 87th Assembly District in the Republican primary may still be in question, which might come down to a recount. The unofficial total results from Tuesday’s election from some news sources show Michael Bub winning with 1,434…

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Grothman holds narrow lead in the 6th Congressional District primary

An apparent win for state Senator Glenn Grothman in the Republican primary for the Sixth Congressional District is now being called into question, after a more complete tally of votes in Sheboygan County made the race much tighter. With 99-percent…

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Natural Resource Board to vote on new crossbow rules

More hunters using crossbows could be out in the woods this fall, with the state Natural Resources Board expected to vote on rules this morning that clear the way for more people to use the weapons in Wisconsin. Crossbows were…

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Suicides top homicides in Wisconsin fourfold

The death of comedian/actor Robin Williams brings attention to mental illness, especially in Wisconsin where suicides are much higher than homicides. There are many different types of mental illness, explains Shel Gross, Director of Public Policy for Mental Health America…

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Grothman wins 6th CD GOP primary

A veteran state legislator will be the Republican candidate to succeed U.S. Representative Tom Petri in Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District. Senator Glenn Grothman of West Allis defeated two other Republican lawmakers, Sheboygan state Senator Joe Leibham and state Representative Duey…

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Beloit College going test optional

Starting with the fall 2015 admission cycle, Beloit College will become test optional, which means that the submission of standardized test scores will be optional for domestic first-year applicants. According to Vice President for Enrollment Robert Mirabile, more than 800…

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Burke wins Democratic primary for governor

Mary Burke easily fended off a primary challenge from state Representative Brett Hulsey Tuesday night, clearing the way for her campaign against Republican Governor Scott Walker. “My game plan has been pretty much the same since I got into this…

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Happ will face Schimmel for AG

A Democrat is ready to challenge for state Attorney General. Republican J.B. Van Hollen is not seeking re-election after two terms, and Waukesha County District Attorney Brad Schimmel is the only GOP candidate running to succeed him. Tuesday’s Democratic primary…

posted 2014/08/13 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-12

Deputy rescues young kayakers

Two girls from northern Wisconsin can be thankful that an alert Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy rescued them over the weekend. The 12-year old girls, both from Bruce in Rusk County, were on the Minong Flowage Saturday afternoon when their kayaks…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

UW System dorm projects delayed

Two new dormitories on UW System campuses, approved by the State Building Commission, are now being delayed. Officials at UW Whitewater and UW Eau Claire say they need the new facilities, and were hoping they’d be open by the fall…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Kenosha man faces charges in death of dog

A Kenosha man is facing a felony animal mistreatment charge in Racine County for leaving his dog guarding the house in a sun room, on a hot day, without food or water. 26-year old Matthew Petersen reportedly told police he…

posted 2014/08/12 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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