The Handyman Show with Glenn Haege
Show Information:
Weather Now:
News » State News
All Stories
2014-08-23

Eau Claire County judge says Amish must have building permits

An Eau Claire County judge says Amish families must get county building and sanitary permits – and he finds little evidence that requiring those would harm their religious beliefs. Eau Claire County Circuit Judge Michael Schumacher heard a trial last…

posted 2014/08/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-22

Leibham won’t seek recount in 6th CD primary

Republican state Senator Glenn Grothman has had his primary win for Wisconsin’s 6th Congressional District confirmed – fellow GOP state Senator Joe Leibham will not seek a recount. “After a review of the official election results and prayerful consideration with…

posted 2014/08/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Governor Walker agrees to two debates

Governor Scott Walker will take part in two debates with his Democratic challenger Mary Burke, but not a third one that’s also planned for mid-October. The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association says it will sponsor debates with both candidates October 10th in…

posted 2014/08/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

2014-08-21

State’s challenge to gay marriage ruling set for next week

An appeal to the attorney general to stop defending Wisconsin’s gay marriage ban. Megin McDonell with the group Wisconsin Unites for Marriage said they delivered more than 3,000 petition signatures to the office of state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wausau police chief has truck stolen

Sometimes, the victim of a crime is a law enforcement officer. This time, the victim was Wausau Police Chief Jeff Hardel. 39-year-old Jason Warner of Michigan is charged with breaking into Hardel’s Town of Maine home and stealing his pickup…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

NWS confirms tornado touchdown in Fox Valley

The National Weather Service now says a tornado landed in the Fox Valley earlier this week. Officials say a weak twister came down late Monday afternoon about two miles southeast of Medina in Winnebago County. Two utility poles were pushed…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Rose Bly disappearance remains baffling

It’s been five years since the disappearance of a 21-year old woman in northwestern Wisconsin. Burnett County Sheriff Dean Roland said since she went missing on August 21, 2009, not a sign of Rose Bly has turned up. “She was…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Racine tavern owners file civil rights lawsuit

Several minorities, who are former bar owners in Racine, have re-filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in Milwaukee. The suit accuses city officials and local Tavern League of violating their civil rights by conspiring to run them out of business.…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Wisconsin native killed in Afghanistan

A Wisconsin Rapids native serving in the military has died in Afghanistan. The Pentagon said 39-year-old Army Sergeant Matthew Leggett died Wednesday after he was attacked near Kabul’s airport. A relative said Leggett was born in Wisconsin Rapids, and his…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Frac-sand mining moratorium to end in Trempealeau County

A year-long moratorium on new frac-sand mines is about to end in Trempealeau County in far western Wisconsin. The County Board in Whitehall voted 8-to-7 this week against extending the mining ban. A study committee has spent the last year…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

Police search for vandals who killed pheasants

Investigators in Richland County are working to find who is responsible for the deaths of several pheasants that were being raised as part of a student project at Richland Center High School. Police say someone broke into sheds behind the…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

State falling short on cancer prevention efforts

The American Cancer Society is calling on Wisconsin lawmakers to make a number of improvements it argues would help with efforts to combat the disease. The ACS has released its annual report on state policies that deal with cancer-prevention and…

posted 2014/08/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network» News

LATEST BLOGS
I did...in a long, cold pour! Yep, did the Ice Bucket Challenge just moments ago at Sturdevant & Associates in…
posted by Daves Blog 1 day ago
There were wieners everywhere, and quite FRANKly, I was RELISHing every moment last night at the Red Ox Seafood and…
posted by Philcast 1 day ago
We all know that the Green Bay Packers will be playing in the Super Bowl come February! By the way,…
posted by Philcast 2 days ago