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2015-07-23

Remains found in Door County believed to be missing doctor

Human remains that were found on Wednesday in Door County are believed to be that of missing Fox Valley Doctor Jeffrey Whiteside. In a release from the Door County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff Steve Delarwelle said that preliminary indication suggests the…

posted 2015/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Johnson offers Armed Forces Self-Defense Act

Last week’s fatal shooting at a military recruiting center in Tennessee is renewing calls for allowing armed personnel at those facilities, with members of Wisconsin’s Congressional delegation joining in on the charge. The shootings, which killed five people, have drawn…

posted 2015/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Unemployment rates up in most Wisconsin cities and counties

Most Wisconsin cities and counties saw their local unemployment rates climb during the month of June. Figures released by the state Department of Workforce Development show rates went up in 27 of the state’s 32 largest cities. Racine had the…

posted 2015/07/23 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-07-22

Arrests made in drug investigation at Tomah VA Medical Center

Three people are facing charges following a drug investigation at the Tomah VA Medical Center, including an employee of the facility. Arrested were 60-year-old Bernard Jackson of Tomah, a VA employee, 40-year-old Alisa Hamley of Sparta, and 61-year-old Elijah Pates…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Milwaukee Police investigate possible lion sightings

Milwaukee Police continue to investigate reports that a lion was spotted in the city this week. The Department received a report on Monday from a woman claiming to have seen a lion, along with a cell phone picture of what…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

UW Colleges consolidate administration

State budget cuts have led the UW System’s two-year colleges to cut 83 full-time administrative positions. UW Extension and Colleges Chancellor Cathy Sandeen said they’re consolidating into four regions, with one administrative team overseeing each. “Instead of having full administrative…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Five on board plane in EAA crash

All five people on board a plane that crashed at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh Wednesday morning were taken to area hospitals. EAA spokesman Dick Knapinski said a Piper Malibu was on approach to one of the runways at Wittman Regional…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Kapenga cruises to victory in Wisconsin state Senate race

A member of the state Assembly will be moving over to the Senate, following an election victory Tuesday night in Wisconsin’s 33rd Senate District. Republican Chris Kapenga (R-Delafield) easily won a special election for the seat vacated by former state…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Fond du Lac County continues push for Highway 23 expansion

The Fond du Lac County Board is renewing its support for a troubled project to expand Highway 23 to four lanes between Plymouth and Fond du Lac. The Board on Tuesday approved a resolution calling on the Department of Transportation…

posted 2015/07/22 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

2015-07-21

Earth Day founder’s daughter leaving Wisconsin state board

Several months after running into criticism from elected members who oversee Wisconsin Board of Commissioners of Public Lands, administrator Tia Nelson announced Tuesday that she is resigning. Nelson, the daughter of Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson, drew criticism from the…

posted 2015/07/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

Walker campaign manager: fund-raising so far “a good haul”

Governor Scott Walker and groups supporting his presidential bid have raised about $32 million dollars so far this year, according to a report filed Monday with state elections officials. Walker’s campaign manager, Rick Wiley, commented on the fund-raising success during…

posted 2015/07/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

University of Wisconsin Colleges to cut 83 positions

State budget cuts will result in a number of changes for the University of Wisconsin System’s 13 two-year college campuses. The budget signed by the governor earlier this month cut about $5 million from the colleges, which was part of…

posted 2015/07/21 by Wisconsin Radio Network » » News

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