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2016-04-19

One dead in Madison shootout

Madison police haven’t had much luck with witnesses to a fatal shooting outside a west side bar. “‘Snitches get stitches.’ We’ve got to abandon that axiom,” said Chief Mike Koval. “In order for us to take hold . . .…

posted 2016/04/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Sturgeon spawning underway in Wisconsin

It’s a traditional rite of spring in Wisconsin — and it got underway quickly. Warming water temperatures have prompted sturgeon to begin spawning on the Wolf, Little Wolf and upper Fox rivers. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says crews…

posted 2016/04/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Walker touts tax progress

Governor Scott Walker spent Monday traveling around Wisconsin, talking about how much lower taxes are, since he took office in 2011. One of his stops was at a business in Appleton. He said some of the $4.7 billion in tax…

posted 2016/04/19 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

2016-04-17

Schimel seeks stay on right-to-work ruling

Attorney General Brad Schimel has filed a motion with Dane County Circuit Court Judge Foust seeking a stay of Foust’s final order enjoining portions of 2015 Wisconsin Act 1, the right-to-work law. The Republican attorney general has also filed a…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Dodge County Sheriff critical of SNL heroin skit

Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt says he has sent a letter to NBC after Saturday Night Live aired a skit about heroin. The skit is a commercial parody, and shows middle class parents talking about why they use the drug.…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Bayfield County couple dead in shooting

A married couple are dead in an incident of gun violence in northwestern Wisconsin. The Bayfield County Sheriff’s Department received a call early Sunday morning reporting that someone had been shot – and then the phone went dead. The Communications…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Janesville man killed while turkey hunting

A 37-year-old Janesville man is dead after being shot while turkey hunting in the town of Johnstown.  The Rock County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man was hunting with two family members when he was shot around 7:30 Sunday…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Ash trees can be treated for Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer has now been confirmed across much of Wiscosnin, and that’s bad news for municipalities and private property owners alike. But there are things you can do to keep your ash trees alive and healthy. Chris Williamson, an…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

UW-Stout student’s death being investigated

An investigation continues into the weekend death of a 22-year-old student at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. An autopsy was performed in St. Paul on the body of Rickey Hible, but the results were not immediately released. Menomonie Police say Hible’s…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

Kapanke running for state Senate

A Wisconsin state senator who was recalled from office in 2011 is running again. The La Crosse Tribune reports that Dan Kapanke has registered a campaign committee with the state elections’ agency. The Republican will oppose Senate Minority Leader Jennifer…

posted 2016/04/17 by News – Wisconsin Radio Network

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