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Flu season starts out strong

State health officials are urging residents to get their flu shots, with the flu season already starting to pick up in Wisconsin. So far this year, Wisconsin Department of Health Services spokesperson Claire Smith says elderly patients seem to be…

posted 2014/10/27 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Burke sees room for common ground

If Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke wins next week, she still faces the strong possibility of dealing with a Republican-controlled Legislature in the next session. The state Assembly is expected to keep its Republican majority, while a few hotly…

posted 2014/10/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker reports raising $10.3 million in last three months

A report filed with the state by Governor Scott Walker’s campaign shows the Republican incumbent raised more than $10.3 million in the past three months, and had just over $3 million on hand heading into the last few weeks of…

posted 2014/10/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Johnson hoping for a shakeup in the US Senate

While Wisconsin does not have a US Senate race on the ballot next month, the state’s two members of that chamber have been actively working to make sure their party is in control after November 4. US Senator Tammy Baldwin…

posted 2014/10/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Michigan pilot found dead in western Wisconsin

Federal authorities have taken over the investigation of a plane crash in western Wisconsin that killed a pilot from Upper Michigan. Authorities said 73-year-old Richard Schweitzer of Watersmeet took off Friday afternoon, heading from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Nebraska. His…

posted 2014/10/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Pepin County campylobacter outbreak caused by raw milk

A recent outbreak of campylobacter in Pepin County was caused by raw milk that was served during a Durand High School football team meal. County Health Officer Heidi Stewart says tests done by the state Ag Department confirmed the source…

posted 2014/10/26 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Bill Clinton stumps for Mary Burke in Milwaukee

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at a lunchtime campaign rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke at Milwaukee’s Hyatt Regency hotel. Clinton says all eyes are on this race. “The whole country is watching this race because her opponent got…

posted 2014/10/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Grothman unfazed by lack of endorsement from Petri

Republican state Senator Glenn Grothman isn’t too concerned by the fact that Republican U.S. Representative Tom Petri won’t endorse him as he runs to succeed Petri. “I like Congressman Petri, a nice, soft-spoken individual, but right now we’re borrowing 20…

posted 2014/10/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin launches Ebola information line

State health officials are setting up a hotline to answer questions about the Ebola virus. In addition to information already posted on the state Department of Health Service’s website, the agency has opened a toll free line for state residents…

posted 2014/10/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Rock County judge expected to launch Wisconsin Supreme Court bid

A Rock County Judge is expected to announce Monday that he plans to make a run for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. In an email, Judge James Daley said he plans to make a significant announcement related to the future of…

posted 2014/10/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Dems, GOP work overtime to turn out voters in Wisconsin

In a polarized, evenly-divided state, in which polls show the two gubernatorial candidates in a dead heat among likely voters, every single vote counts. Both political parties say turnout is the key to a win. In the days remaining before…

posted 2014/10/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News


Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects second look at Voter ID

The Wisconsin Supreme Court won’t take another look at voter ID. The justices rejected reconsidering their July ruling that Wisconsin’s voter ID law is constitutional. The Milwaukee NAACP, League of Women Voters, and Voces de la Frontera had requested the…

posted 2014/10/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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