State News
Walker: no regrets for jobs pledge
Governor Scott Walker has no regrets over his biggest campaign promise. It was the signature statement of his 2010 campaign for governor – a promise to create 250,000 new private sector jobs in Wisconsin during his first term as governor. That never panned out – but Walker said Tuesday that he has no regrets. “We’ve […]
09/03/2014 01:01:57am
Steve, Watt to miss time
  Wisconsin Badger junior quarterback Joel Stave and freshman tight end T.J. Watt will both miss time due to injuries.  The announcement was made this morning by Badger head coach Gary Andersen. Andersen said, “Joel has been dealing with some issues with his throwing shoulder for the last couple of weeks and we have come […]
09/02/2014 11:52:20am
Football season can kickoff gambling problems
Betting on football can be no fantasy. With NFL and college games now underway, Rose Gruber with Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling said people should know that its prime time for sports betting – and when that gets out of control, the impact can be devastating. “It isn’t always just for fun, and if you […]
09/02/2014 11:07:16am
Kind wants chemical stabilizer used in oil shipments
A Wisconsin congressman is continuing to urge oil shippers to chemically stabilize the oil before sending it on trains. Third District Democrat Ron Kind (D-WI) of La Crosse says there are perils with shipping oil, either by pipeline or by railcar, but a relatively low-cost additive makes the oil much less volatile. It’s an additive […]
09/02/2014 10:41:48am
ATV driver killed in Marathon County crash
The driver of ATV is dead, following a crash in Marathon County that involved multiple vehicles. The crash happened at about 9:30 p.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of Highway 29, near the Town of Rib Falls. Sheriff’s deputies say an ATV and two cars were involved in the crash. The driver of the ATV […]
09/02/2014 10:39:24am