December 18, 2014 - 4:35pm
A monthly estimate shows that Wisconsin added 16,500 private-sector jobs last month and that the state’s unemployment rate down to 5.2 percent.
December 18, 2014 - 2:46pm
The city of Wausau, and Rib Mountain and its Granite Peak ski area behind it. Photo: Glen Moberg/WPR News.
The proposed expansion of the Granite Peak Ski Area could mean a significant boost for the Wausau region's tourist economy.
December 18, 2014 - 2:11pm
Some business leaders are calling for more state funding to address domestic abuse in the next budget.
December 17, 2014 - 11:15pm
One provision in the spending bill prohibits the federal government from limiting emissions from livestock manure. Photo: Pippa Wilson (CC-BY-NC).
A major $1.1 trillion spending bill that President Barack Obama has signed into law includes a number of agriculture-related provisions that will have an impact on Wisconsin farmers.
December 17, 2014 - 10:19pm
Gov. Scott Walker says a years-long backlog of calls from people seeking unemployment insurance has been resolved.
December 17, 2014 - 9:50pm
Gov. Scott Walker explains a graph showing property tax trends prior to and after he took office in 2011 during a stop in Eau Claire. Photo: Rich Kremer/WPR News.
Gov. Scott Walker barnstormed across the state on Wednesday on a “Property Tax Relief Tour” in which he called for further tax reductions in his next state budget.
December 17, 2014 - 9:19pm
An Ashland couple has been arrested for selling what’s known as synthetic marijuana following a federal indictment earlier this month by a grand jury.
December 17, 2014 - 7:50pm
Snow covering the University of Wisconsin Arboretum in Madison in late November. Photo: Michael Leland/WPR News.
Wisconsin is seeing higher than average snowfalls compared to last year at this time.
December 17, 2014 - 5:48pm
A comparison of insurance premiums in different parts of the state shows residents in Rhinelander pay the most while Madison-area residents pay the least.
December 17, 2014 - 5:27pm
Gov. Scott Walker addressing soldiers in the Wisconsin Army National Guard on Tuesday. Photo: Wisconsin National Guard (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Gov. Scott Walker said he hopes the state Supreme Court's decision to take up the stalled John Doe investigation into his recall election campaign activity will finally put the matter to rest.