October 17, 2014 - 6:48pm
Gov. Scott Walker announced new Ebola preparedness plans for the state on Friday afternoon.
October 17, 2014 - 6:23pm
A memorial celebration is set for Sunday evening in Milwaukee for Larry Penn, a folk singer involved in the labor movement who passed away last week.
October 17, 2014 - 4:41pm
Photo: Wisconsin Public Television
Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democrat Mary Burke will meet on Friday night for their first second and final televised debate. Read continous coverage of what the candidates say and how social media is responding.
October 17, 2014 - 4:36pm
An underwater robot will soon help rescue teams in Minnesota’s Winona County locate drowning victims.
October 17, 2014 - 4:14pm
A mine developer with Superior Silica Sands holds a description of the annexed property the company hopes to build a frac sand drying and rail loading facility on. Photo: Rich Kremer/WPR News.
Two towns in Trempealeau County in western Wisconsin decided on Thursday night to wait on a decision to sue the small, nearby city of Independence for the questionable annexation of a frac sand mine, after a mining company proposed a last-minute financial agreement.
October 17, 2014 - 2:24pm
The state's tax revenues fell $280 million short of what was expected last fiscal year. Photo: Robby B. (CC-BY-NC-ND).
Wisconsin's budget is heading toward a deficit after tax revenues this year lagged expectations, with collections coming up $280 million short of what was expected. Both of the major candidates for governor, however, have largely been focusing on ideas for how to spend money — not on how to cut back.
October 16, 2014 - 11:55pm
The Apostle Ice Caves attracted record crowds last year. Photo: Plxn8er (CC-BY-NC-SA).
Visitors traveling to Lake Superior’s ice caves this winter could wind up paying more to see the natural wonders if the U.S. National Park Service introduces a new fee to help cover staffing and maintenance costs. The Park Service is proposing a $5 special recreation permit fee for anyone over...
October 16, 2014 - 11:30pm
Both of the candidates for attorney general say the legal wrangling caused by the John Doe investigation involving Gov. Scott Walker has caused the public to lose confidence in how the courts deal with alleged election law violations.
October 16, 2014 - 11:07pm
The gun homicide total for Wisconsin this year stands at 94, with the killing of a Milwaukee man this week.
October 16, 2014 - 10:40pm
Brad Schimel was interviewed by Journal Sentinel editors and reporters on Thursday.
Brad Schimel, the Republican candidate in the race for attorney general, said in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's editorial board that Milwaukee County's district attorney is cutting too many plea deals with felons who illegally possess guns.