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3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Agency Requests Underscore Wisconsin's Budget Challenges

Most state agencies have submitted their budget requests for Wisconsin's upcoming 2015-17 budget. These requests are worth taking a look at because they can give some insight into Governor Walker's priorities for the next budget.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law

7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Wisconsin DOJ never launched GPS program

Republican Gov. Scott Walker's 2013-15 state budget proposal called for providing $3 million for DOJ-issued grants to local police and government units to cover GPS tracking for people subject to domestic abuse and harassment restraining orders. The plan got a cool reception from Republicans on the Legislature's powerful budget committee, however.


Related Topix: US News, Science / Technology, GPS, Scott Walker, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

7 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Wisconsin DNR under Scott Walker gets mixed reviews

In March 2013, Gov. Scott Walker celebrated passage of a new iron mining law on the factory floor of Milwaukee's P&H Mining Equipment. The bill was the most significant environmental legislation in Walker's term in office and one of many victories in which business interests have prevailed.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, Milwaukee, WI, Jim Doyle

11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Chefs offer some handy tips for home cooks

Chef Andy Tenaglia , culinary instructor at WCTC in Pewuakee, explains to student Daniel Eckoldt of Wauwatosa how to debone chicken while preparing Wisconsin Apple Chicken. Culinary student Chelsea Martin makes chocolate mousse under the tutelage of instructors Andrew Schneider and Kurt Fogle at Milwaukee Area Technical College.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Wauwatosa, WI, Recipes, Milwaukee, WI

15 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Governor's race by the numbers: Walker responds to...

If you listen to the commercials for the Wisconsin Governor's race, you will hear numbers. Lot's of numbers.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Scott Walker, US Governors, Jim Doyle, Wausau, WI

19 hrs ago | WAOW

Man arrested after dead cows found in Wisconsin

MERRILL - Eight motorcycle riders - six of them women - were hurt in motorcycle crashes that occurred during Tomahawk's 33rd annual fall motorcycle ride for muscular dystrophy, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reported Monday. MERRILL - Eight motorcycle riders - six of them women - were hurt in motorcycle crashes that occurred during Tomahawk's 33rd annual fall motorcycle ride for muscular dystrophy, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department reported Monday.


Related Topix: Lincoln County, WI, Barron, WI, Barron County, WI

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daryl Stuermer and Nora Collins support inaugural Rock Be Their Voice concert

The inaugural Rock Be Their Voice concert took place Saturday, Sept. 13 in Milwaukee and raised awareness of the devastating effects that domestic violence, animal abuse and bullying have on society.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Pop/Rock, Genesis

Business Journal

Madison picked as most livable city

Madison has been named No. 1 on's second annual list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live .


Chicago Tribune

Competency exam ordered in Wisconsin 'Slenderman' stabbing case

Anissa E. Weier is led into a Waukesha County courtroom in Waukesha, Wis. Weier and her classmate Morgan E. Geyser are accused of luring their friend to a wooded area in Waukesha where the victim was held down and stabbed 19 times, police said.


Related Topix: Waukesha, WI, Wisconsin Government, Waukesha County, WI

ABC News

Wisconsin Election Officials Scramble on Voter ID

Wisconsin election officials were scrambling Monday to deal with a federal appeals court's ruling reinstating the requirement that voters show photo identification when casting ballots. The law had been on hold, after being in effect only for the low-turnout February 2012 primary, following a series of court orders blocking it.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

WIGM-AM Medford

Central Wisconsin hunters being urged to test deer for CWD

Deer hunters are being asked to save deer heads or to use partnering taxidermists so they can test animals for Chronic Wasting Disease.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government


Wisconsin grain farmers strapped by rising cropland rent

An increase in rent for cropland in Wisconsin is strapping grain farmers who are dealing with plummeting prices for corn. Competition among farmers for land to grow crops or dump manure helped lead to an increase of about 8 percent for rented cropland this year compared to 2013, analysts said.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Green Lake County, WI, Dane County, WI

ABC News

Civil War Officer's Heroism Earns Medal of Honor

This undated photo provided by the Wisconsin Historical Society shows First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, History in the News, Delafield, WI, United States Military Academy

Agri Marketing

Landmark Opens New State-Of-The-Art Grain Rail Terminal In Wisconsin

ART GRAIN RAIL TERMINAL IN WISCONSIN Sep. 15, 2014 Source: Landmark Services Cooperative news release Landmark Services Cooperative announces the opening of their new Grain Rail Facility in Fall River, Wis. Grain growers can now market their grain quickly and efficiently at this new location.


Related Topix: Fall River, WI

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Whitefish Bay

Wisconsin Republicans push backwards budget

Wisconsin Republicans have turned their backs on everyday Wisconsin families in favor of extreme partisan ideology in Act 20, the recently enacted 2013-2015 state budget. While Republicans spent the past several months cutting backroom deals among themselves and extreme special interests, I was here in our community, listening to the concerns and priorities of my constituents.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government


Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

Authorities in western Wisconsin say a trench wall collapsed in Pepin County, killing a 56-year-old man and a 2-year-old boy. DURAND, Wis.


Related Topix: Pepin County, WI, Durand, WI, Marshfield, WI, Scott Walker, US Governors

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Miss Wisconsin Raeanna Mary Johnson competes for Miss America title

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.


Related Topix: Holmen, WI

Daily Kos

Wisconsin Politi-"fact" blows it on GOP budget deficit

I'm really getting tired of having to correct the Journal-Sentinel's Wisconsin Politi-"fact", but apparently I still have to, based on two awful analyses that seem to indicate that the corporate owners of the J-S have given orders to skew their ratings to favor the Wisconsin GOP as much as possible. "Wisconsin does not have a deficit," Darling said in a news release, which was issued with GOP Rep. John Nygren of Marinette.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, US News, Scott Walker, US Governors


Drivers, expect delays heading to Lambeau

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is warning those traveling to the Packer's first home game of the 2014 NFL season to expect congestion and delays. Some good news, all construction on US 41 will cease for the day, but DOT officials still anticipate heavy congestion and potential long delays between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday.


Related Topix: Wisconsin Government

Lakeland Times

Minocqua, Wisc

Minocqua will play host to a run/walk this fall benefiting the Oneida County Humane Society, and humans and their canine companions are both invited. The James Beck Cancer Center hosted its seventh annual Celebration of Life on the evening of Aug. 21, with approximately 135 people in attendance.


Related Topix: Minocqua, WI, Oneida County, WI, Stevens Point, WI, Vilas County, WI, Manitowish Waters, WI


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