State News
Attorney General Van Hollen drops effort to restore Voter ID requirement before election
The state Department of Justice is no longer pursuing an effort to restore a Wisconsin law that requires voters to show a government-issued photo identification to obtain a ballot, before the November 4th election. After the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order putting the law back on hold earlier this month, Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. […]
10/20/2014 06:41:20pm
Home sales down, prices up for September
A mixed report in the state’s housing market last month. According to figures released by the Wisconsin Realtors Association, home sales in the state for September were relatively flat compared to the same time period from last year. They dropped by about 0.2 percent, which the WRA’s Dave Clark says is a good indication, when […]
10/20/2014 06:07:39pm
Early voting gets underway in Wisconsin
Voters who have already made up their minds about who they will be voting for on November 4 can start casting their ballots. Early voting got underway in Wisconsin on Monday, allowing voters to cast in-person absentee ballots at their local municipal clerk’s office for the next two weeks. Clerks can offer voting hours between […]
10/20/2014 04:50:34pm
Wisconsin DNR’s Wolf Zone 5 to close
There will be just two wolf hunt zones open after tonight. Zone 5 is scheduled to close tonight at 6:30 p.m. Zones 1, 2 and 4 closed over the weekend. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Management director Tom Hauge said as the DNR is getting more experience with the wolf hunt, the hunters are getting […]
10/20/2014 01:17:45pm
Eau Claire sex sting results in 9 arrests
A sex-trafficking sting in Eau Claire late last week resulted in the arrests of nine men. Local officers, working with state investigators, ran a two-day undercover operation last Thursday and Friday, in which they posted ads online offering sex with underage individuals. After responding to the ad, eight men were arrested on computer sex crime […]
10/20/2014 01:04:26pm