March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
Officials with the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa said they're losing hope of working with the state in dealing with a proposed iron mine near their reservation. The tribal chairman said he hopes they'll have better luck with the federal government.
March 8, 2014 - 9:00am
No building within a two-mile radius of the state Capitol could be taller than the base of the Capitol dome under a measure being considered by Wisconsin lawmakers.
March 7, 2014 - 5:28pm
(r-l) Homeowners Richard Hurst and Teresa Secord, Doug Kerns with La Crosse's Engineering Department, La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat, and Congressman Ron Kind discuss the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR
Residents living in floodplains will get some relief from sudden flood insurance rate hikes. Teresa Secord lives on the north side of La Crosse, which happens to be in the floodplain. Even though she's never had water damage, Secord has to pay for flood insurance with each mortgage payment. She...
March 7, 2014 - 5:13pm
In the first nine weeks of this year there have been 16 gun-related deaths in Wisconsin. The most recent was a murder-suicide in Fond Du Lac county on Wednesday.
March 7, 2014 - 4:27pm
As many as 500 more surveillance cameras could go up in Milwaukee business districts under a plan city leaders announced Friday.
March 7, 2014 - 3:49pm
Governor Scott Walker won't say whether he supports the latest version of a Republican bill that would make it harder for local governments to regulate the frac sand industry. The plan that passed a Senate committee on a party line vote would grandfather in existing frac sand operations so that...
March 7, 2014 - 3:12pm
U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service postdoctoral associate John Spargo side-dresses an experimental plot of corn with pelletized poultry litter as a soil amendment in Beltsville, MD on June 10, 2011. Photo: Betty Marose for USDA (CC-BY-ND)
Universities throughout the Midwest are doing more and more organic agriculture research, and the scholarship is having an impact on the organic industry.
March 7, 2014 - 12:30pm
Two native American tribes say if Gov. Walker gets more time to decide on a Kenosha casino, his decision still ought to be "no."
March 7, 2014 - 12:21pm
Wisconsin utilities say the price of natural gas has jumped this winter and customers can expect to keep paying more for a while.
March 7, 2014 - 11:25am
Tired of hearing from robots via the phone? The Assembly is considering legislation that could help that. Photo: Free Press (CC-BY-NC-SA)
The state Assembly is considering restricting political robocalls using Wisconsin's Do-Not-Call list.