September 8, 2014 - 4:29pm
Sen. Tammy Baldwin paying a visit to Gateway Technical College's SC Johnson iMET Center. Photo: Gateway Technical College (CC-BY-ND).
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisc., plans to introduce two bills in Congress this week to help technical college students access financial aid.
September 8, 2014 - 3:21pm
A Madison Gas & Electric natural gas-burning power plant. Photo: Jason Dean (CC-BY).
The state’s public utilities commission is holding a public hearing this week in Madison regarding a petition from several Wisconsin utilities for changing the way cu s tomers are charged for electricity.
September 8, 2014 - 1:11pm
Some distributors are supplying customers with larger propane tanks. Photo: Tom Magliery (CC-BY-NC-SA).
In order to avert a repeat of last winter's heating crisis — in which extreme cold caused incredible demand for propane gas, while supply disruptions caused prices to skyrocket — propane suppliers and local dealers are taking measures such as upgrading customers' tanks and constructing new rail terminals to boost supply.
September 5, 2014 - 10:08pm
Scott Walker condemned remarks made by DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman earlier this week. Photo: Gateway Technical College (CC-BY-ND).
Gov. Scott Walker says it was “outrageous” for Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, to say that Walker had given women the “back of his hand.”
September 5, 2014 - 9:42pm
Mary Burke during a campaign stop in La Crosse. Photo: Maureen McCollum/WPR News.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke said on Friday that further appeals in support of Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban are a waste of taxpayer money.
September 5, 2014 - 9:19pm
The storm that passed through part of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest early Thursday morning brought with it high winds and torrential rain that did major damage to the area.
September 5, 2014 - 8:59pm
The $700,000 donation from mining company Gogebic Taconite to the conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth doesn’t make a difference to Ojibwe tribes in their effort to stop a proposed iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin.
September 5, 2014 - 7:15pm
Police Chief Michael Koval during a press conference on Friday. Photo: Gilman Halsted/WPR News.
Two more gun murders in Wisconsin in the past week have pushed the total number of gun homicides in the state for the year to 83.
September 5, 2014 - 6:29pm
Ernie Wittwer giving an interview to WISC-TV, Madison's CBS affiliate. Photo courtesy of Ernie Wittwer.
Ernie Wittwer has acknowledged that he won't be able to successfully challenge a recount that shows he lost to fellow Democrat Pat Bomhack in the 17th District primary. He also says that he won't support Bomhack in the general election, since he believes the attorney received undue support from Senate Majority Leader Chris Larson.
September 5, 2014 - 5:54pm
The taxidermied body of Martha the passenger pigeon. Photo: Public Domain.
A Wausau art museum is marking the 100-year anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon this weekend.