State News
Traffic deaths in April increased compared to last April
There were 44 deaths on Wisconsin roads last month, 19 more than a year ago in April. That’s a 43 percent increase, according to preliminary statistics from the Department of Transportation. David Pabst with the Bureau of Transportation Safety said various modes of transportation were involved in those crashes, and everyone needs to do their […]
05/05/2015 05:51:27am
Walker meets with Michigan Republicans
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker laid out his vision for foreign policy and improving the economy, during a stop in Michigan on Monday. At a luncheon in Lansing, Walker told members of the Ingham County Republican Party that the nation needs a stronger voice on foreign policy in the White House. Walker accused President Barack Obama, […]
05/04/2015 09:10:22pm
Mandated civics test for school students
A first-term state lawmaker from northern Wisconsin wants to make high school students pass a civics test in order to graduate. Assembly Republican James Edming of Glen Flora has introduced a bill to make high school grads and GED students pass the same civics test that immigrants must pass before they become U.S. citizens. The […]
05/04/2015 07:57:56pm
Menasha shooting marks ‘end of innocence’ for Fox Valley
An Appleton man and several members of a Neenah family were the victims of last night’s random shooting on a popular recreational trail. Police Chief Tim Styka said 27 year-old Sergio Valencia del Toro opened fire around 7:30, “unprovoked and at close range,” on the Trestle Trail in Menasha. “unprovoked and at close range.” Valencia del […]
05/04/2015 04:57:38pm
Petrowski responds to IOH law criticism
While the sheriff in Clark Count refuses to enforce Wisconsin’s Implements of Husbandry farm machinery laws, the author of the law says it did not change existing penalties for overweight machines on roadways. Sheriff Greg Herrick issued a statement Friday saying he is also a farmer, and has directed his deputies not to enforce the […]
05/04/2015 12:45:35pm