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2014-09-02

Football season can kickoff gambling problems

Betting on football can be no fantasy. With NFL and college games now underway, Rose Gruber with Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling said people should know that its prime time for sports betting – and when that gets out of…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

ATV driver killed in Marathon County crash

The driver of ATV is dead, following a crash in Marathon County that involved multiple vehicles. The crash happened at about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of Highway 29, near the Town of Rib Falls. Sheriff’s deputies say…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments

A Wisconsin congressman is continuing to urge oil shippers to chemically stabilize the oil before sending it on trains. Third District Democrat Ron Kind (D-WI) of La Crosse says there are perils with shipping oil, either by pipeline or by…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Police identify suspect in shooting that stopped football game

Taylor County officials have identified a man arrested for firing a gun at a house over the weekend, prompting the evacuation of a nearby football game. 19-year-old Harrison Davis of Medford was arrested Saturday afternoon on charges of first degree…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Father arrested after daughter eats marijuana-laced candy bar

A Chippewa Falls parent is facing charges, after his daughter ate a marijuana-laced chocolate bar she reportedly found in his dresser. 38-year-old Jason Hetke  is scheduled to make an appearance in court Tuesday for misdemeanor child neglect and possession…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

College students warned to watch out for identity thieves

As the fall semester gets underway on college campuses, students are being reminded to keep a close eye on their personal information. Sandy Chalmers with the state Division of Trade and Consumer Protection says physical security is really important when…

posted 2014/09/02 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-09-01

Tourism and the tribes

When thinking of Wisconsin tourism, you might not necessarily think of the state’s 11 sovereign tribal nations. However, Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says Native American tourism in the Badger State is a lot more than just gaming…

posted 2014/09/01 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-31

Obama delivers Labor Day message in Milwaukee

President Barack Obama was greeted by an enthusiastic crowd of supporters Monday, as he took the stage at Milwaukee’s LaborFest to deliver a Labor Day message about the state of the economy and ongoing efforts to raise the minimum wage.…

posted 2014/08/31 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Recent railroad deaths prompt safety reminder (AUDIO)

Several recent deaths involving pedestrians and trains are prompting a reminder about safety around railroad tracks. In the past week, four people have died in Wisconsin in train-related incidents. They are just the latest of several fatalities and collisions this…

posted 2014/08/31 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Shooting near high school shuts down football game

Chippewa County authorities have arrest a 19-year-old suspect in a shooting, which interrupted a high school football game at Medford Saturday night. Chippewa Falls High School and Medford were playing a makeup game when the action was stopped. Players and…

posted 2014/08/31 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Mourning dove season begins

It’s September, and a time Wisconsin hunters have been anxiously for has arrived…the start of the first fall seasons. The first seasons began today with the mourning dove hunting season. State Department of Natural Resources migratory bird ecologist Kent Van…

posted 2014/08/31 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-29

Walker offers reassurance on deficit

Governor Scott Walker said Friday that a state budget deficit – projected to be $215 million by mid-2015 – can be addressed. “I believe that just as there will be over a $400 million surplus in fiscal year ’14, we’ll…

posted 2014/08/29 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

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