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2016-04-26

Ladysmith plant cited in worker’s death

A Wisconsin paper mill faces federal fines in the death of an employee last October. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Clearwater Paper Corporation of Ladysmith $119,000 in the death of 46-year-old Michael Quinlan, who was killed while…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Governor vetoes bill requiring inspections for large home remodeling projects

Wisconsin homeowners will not need government inspections for larger remodeling projects. Governor Scott Walker vetoed a bill Monday that would have required them for remodeling work that costs more than 20 percent of the total value of a single family…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker says state will do more to combat CWD

Governor Scott Walker concedes that the state needs to do more to combat chronic wasting disease. Speaking to reporters in Madison on Monday, Walker said that’s after his chief of staff met with two Democratic state legislators to discuess their…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ryan says young voters seeing ‘cartoon version’ of the GOP

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants younger generations to learn the truth about what conservatives really believe. Speaking to affiliate WRJN on Monday, the Wisconsin Republican said young voters should be learning about what it really means to be a conservative,…

posted 2016/04/26 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-24

Antigo continues to deal with aftermath of prom shooting

Just days after a gunman opened fire outside of the Antigo High School prom, students returned to class Monday with counselors standing by to help them cope with what police say could have been a much worse tragedy. An officer…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Dogs seized from Pierce County breeding facility

A 68-year old western Wisconsin man faces possible criminal charges, after four dozen dogs were seized from his breeding facility. Stuart West of Elmwood was booked into the Pierce County Jail for animal mistreatment, and not providing food to confined…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker signs tougher drunken driving penalties

The man who killed Oconomowoc High School assistant principal Jennifer Bukowsky, her unborn child and 10-year-old daughter had a string of drunk driving arrests, and no valid license or insurance. Jennifer Bukowsky’s mother Judy Jenkins was present on Monday as…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Judge rejects request to stay decision overturning Wisconsin right-to-work law

A Dane County judge has rejected a request from the state to stay his decision striking down Wisconsin’s right-to-work law. Judge William Foust overturned the law earlier this month, after finding that the right-to-work provision amounts to an unconstitutional taking…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker comments on Antigo shooting (AUDIO)

Governor Scott Walker commented Monday morning on the weekend’s Antigo prom shooting. Teenage shooter Jakob Wagner was shot and killed by police after he injured two students outside the high school prom. Wagner was a 2015 graduate of Antigo High…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Bullying possible motive in Antigo High School shooting

Bullying is a possible motive in Saturday’s prom-night shooting at Antigo High School. The gunman, 18-year-old Jakob Wagner, was shot and killed by police after he injured two students. A former classmate, 19-year-old Emily Fisher, tells USA TODAY-Wisconsin that Wagner…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Judge to consider stay of decision overturning Wisconsin right-to-work law

A Dane County judge will hear arguments this morning over whether to stay a decision overturning Wisconsin’s right-to-work law while the state Department of Justice appeals his ruling. Judge William Foust ruled earlier this month that the law amounts to…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Two injured in shooting outside Antigo prom

Two students have been injured in a shooting outside of the Antigo high school prom. The two were shot by a person armed with a rifle around 11 p.m. as they exited the school.  Police officers patrolling the parking…

posted 2016/04/24 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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