State News
Walker talks about security concerns posed by foreign enemies
The governor spoke in Washington DC Friday on a variety of thoughts and ideas with a national perspective. As commander-in-chief of the Wisconsin National Guard, Governor Scott Walker told the Washington audience he has concerns about threats posed by ISIS and other enemies abroad, and the impact on Wisconsin. The guard’s adjutant general is also […]
01/30/2015 03:33:36pm
Whitewater selects its new football coach
With Lance Leipold moving on to become the head coach at the University of Buffalo, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has named Kevin Bullis as its new head coach. Bullis served as a defensive assistant for the defending national champion Warhawks for seven seasons and has been interim coach during the school’s coaching search. In a news release from […]
01/30/2015 12:59:55pm
Wisconsin pediatric flu deaths climb to five
The state Department of Health Services says five children have died this flu season. According to a weekly report released by the agency, three more children have died as a result of complications due to the illness. That brings the total for the state this flu season to five pediatric deaths, the second highest in […]
01/30/2015 11:27:11am
Brewers add to bullpen, sign lefty Cotts
The Milwaukee Brewers added some left-handed bullpen relief by signing free agent Neal Cotts to a one year deal, worth a reported $3 million.  The deal was announced by President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Doug Melvin this morning. Needing to make room on the 40-man roster for Cotts, the Brewers designated infielder/outfielder Elian Herrera […]
01/30/2015 10:22:33am
Nass argues for changes to Walker’s UW System plan
A state lawmaker says Governor Scott Walker’s so-called “Act 10 for the UW System” isn’t quite there yet. Long time UW critic, state Senator Steve Nass (R-Whitewater), wants Walker’s plan to include two things: reduce the term for members of the Board of Regents term from 7 years to 3, and tie any future tuition […]
01/30/2015 10:06:51am