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2016-05-25

Wisconsin Natural Resources Board reduces ‘buck only’ hunting counties

The number of Wisconsin counties where hunters will only be allowed to target bucks this fall is being reduced. The state Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved a deer season structure that will prevent hunters from harvesting does in ten…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker sets meeting on veterans service officers

Governor Scott Walker says interested parties will meet to address confusion about how county services for Wisconsin veterans are to be paid for. During a stop in Stevens Point on Tuesday, Walker was asked to respond to a report by…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin joins lawsuit over federal transgender school bathroom policy

Wisconsin’s attorney general is joining a multi-state lawsuit challenging federal guidelines that direct many public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches the gender they identify with. A guidance letter released earlier this month the by…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ripon’s last cookie plant will close

The last cookie plant in Ripon will be closing. That plant is now owned by Treehouse Foods. It remained open after ConAgra Foods closed the main plant, which employed 285 people. The remaining smaller factory will close in the final…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Janesville woman pleads guilty in school embezzlement case

A former school clerk who stole an estimated $300,000 from Janesville Craig High School pleaded guilty to seven of the 13 charges in Rock County Court on Wednesday morning. Jessica L. Warner-Reed, 34, of 3131 Satinwood Drive, Janesville, pleaded guilty…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Madison police say father, daughter dead in apparent murder-suicide

Madison Police say a 39-year-old man and his daughter were found dead inside a home on the city’s southeast side Tuesday evening, in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Police Chief Mike Koval told reporters at a news conference that…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin State Patrol puts its ‘eye in the sky’

With the approach of the summer driving season, the Wisconsin State Patrol plans to once again us airplanes to help nab motorists who are speeding or otherwise breaking the rules of the road. Lieutenant Chris Jushka says the planes allow…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin right-to-work law back in place during appeal

A controversial right-to-work law in Wisconsin will be allowed to remain in place, while the state appeals a Dane County judge’s ruling that found the measure unconstitutional. The state is appealing the ruling from April, which found the law passed…

posted 2016/05/25 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-05-24

Lake Geneva mom who disappeared with sons faces charges

Criminal charges have been filed against a Lake Geneva woman who had been reported missing with her three sons. Forty-year-old Michalene Melges has been charged with interference with child custody, a felony, and misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and contributing…

posted 2016/05/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Wisconsin redistricting lawsuit could set new standard for challenges (AUDIO)

A federal trial underway in Madison this week could create a new way for courts to determine whether a redistricting was done constitutionally. At the heart of the case challenging Wisconsin’s 2011 redistricting process is something the plaintiffs are calling…

posted 2016/05/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Arrest made in Brown County homicide

A Brown County man has been arrested in connection with a body found in Bellevue over the weekend. Captain David Konrath of the Brown County Sheriff’s Department said the body found in a field on Hoffman Road on Saturday is…

posted 2016/05/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Lake Geneva police seek missing family

The Lake Geneva Police Department is asking for the community’s help to find a Wisconsin mom and her three sons. Forty-year-old Michalene Melges and her children, 14-year-old Hans Melges, 12-year-old Kristian “Max” Melges and 10-year-old Maverik “Buddy” Melges were last…

posted 2016/05/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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