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2015-03-25

Wisconsin state trooper killed in shootout

A state trooper and a bank robbery suspect are dead, following a shootout in Fond du Lac Tuesday evening. Fond du Lac Police Chief Bill Lamb says the trooper was following a vehicle that matched the description of one tied…

posted 2015/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

With legal fight on Voter ID done, Wisconsin group looks to educate

Monday’s decision by the US Supreme Court not to hear a challenge to Wisconsin’s Voter ID law marked the end of a long legal battle. The law, passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed by Governor Scott Walker in 2011,…

posted 2015/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Lawmaker introduces ‘stolen valor’ legislation

Legislation being proposed at the Wisconsin Capitol would allow local prosecutors to go after people who falsely claim to be a military veteran. State Senator Roger Roth (R-Appleton) says the issue of people posing as veterans has become an issue,…

posted 2015/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidates debate

With the election now just two weeks away – and still not on the radar of most voters – candidates for state Supreme Court participated in a debate on Wednesday in Madison. Rock County circuit court judge James Daley was…

posted 2015/03/25 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-03-24

Watchdog says report of $1.5 million donation from John Menard not surprising

The head of a state government watchdog group says he’s not surprised by news that a wealthy Wisconsin resident secretly donated money to a conservative group which provided backing to Governor Scott Walker. The report from Yahoo! News claims John…

posted 2015/03/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Firing of Milwaukee police officer who shot Dontre Hamilton upheld

A three-member panel has upheld the firing of former Milwaukee Police officer Christopher Manney, who was dismissed from the force for violating police rules before a fatal shooting that claimed the life of Dontre Hamilton. The city’s police commission unanimously…

posted 2015/03/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Manhunt in Racine County ends with suspect shooting himself

The subject of a 24-hour manhunt in Racine County is dead, after police say he fatally shot himself after being cornered in an area of pine trees in Mount Pleasant Monday afternoon. Officers had been searching for 24-year-old Stantavious Sillas…

posted 2015/03/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Packers will enter NFL Draft with nine selections

It is no secret that Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson takes pride in collecting draft picks. More than a month out from the April 30-May 2 NFL Draft in Chicago, the Packers have been awarded two additional compensatory…

posted 2015/03/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Bucks seek end to losing streak, separation in playoff chase

The regular season is down to just a dozen remaining games for the Milwaukee Bucks, yet there is a different type of mood within the BMO Harris Bradley Center locker room and in the stands. Milwaukee remains the Eastern Conference’s…

posted 2015/03/24 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-03-23

Wisconsin GAB predicts 20 percent voter turnout for April 7 election

The head of the state Government Accountability Board says only about 20 percent of voters statewide are expected to show up at the polls for the April 7th elections. The only statewide race on the ballot is between state Supreme…

posted 2015/03/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

School superintendents express concerns over Wisconsin budget

School superintendents from northern Wisconsin urged lawmakers to restore K-12 funding, during a public hearing held Monday in Rice Lake by the legislator’s budget panel. Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts some $127 million dollars in public school funding next…

posted 2015/03/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-03-22

Phoenix women ousted in NCAA Tournament opener

The ninth-seeded Green Bay Phoenix women gave undefeated and eighth-seeded Princeton all it could handle in Saturday’s NCAA Women’s Tournament opener; however, the Tigers prevailed 80-70 in College Park, Maryland. Green Bay seemingly had an answer for every Princeton run,…

posted 2015/03/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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