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Fire departments throughout Wisconsin are lending equipment to a volunteer force that lost everything in a blaze last Thursday. The town of Gordon, about 35 miles south of Superior, lost...
Gov. Scott Walker has announced a half dozen policy changes aimed at curbing fraud in Wisconsin's public assistance programs. The governor ordered yesterday that the Department of Health Services provide...
The typical Wisconsin household has still not recovered from the Great Recession. The U.S. Census Bureau says the state’s median household income was just over $51,000. That's about the same...
A high school assembly in Watertown will kick off a national campaign to get more Americans to drink water. Frst Lady Michelle Obama and actress Eva Longoria will be among those appearing at Watertown High this afternoon.
Federal officials joined Congressman Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) in Eau Claire and Stevens Point yesterday to answer people's questions about Obamacare. Around 500,000 Wisconsinites will be required to enroll for...
The University of Wisconsin’s policy-setting body wants to rebuild its relationship with state legislators. The Board of Regents plans to meet Thursday with lawmakers from both parties, Sen. Sheila Harsdorf of River Falls.
More heavy thunderstorms rumbled through northern Wisconsin late Thursday and last night. The National Weather Service said lightning struck an electric regulator in Manitowish Waters, and it started a house on fire. Trees fell in Shawano, Lincoln and Marathon counties. Around four inches of rain fell in Rhinelander and Monico in Oneida County.
For the first time since last weekend, the heat index failed to reach 100 in western Wisconsin Wednesday.
PRESCOTT -- Herdie Baisden, owner of Maiden Rock Apples, Winery and Cidery in Stockholm said he was intrigued by the concept of a 12-foot pie when an oversized pie tin, split into eight man-sized wedges, came up for sale. A year later, the 12-foot apple pie is about to become a reality.
Far northwest Wisconsin is getting pounded with torrential rains. The National Weather Service said 2-4 inches fell in parts of Washburn, Sawyer and Price counties by 4:45 a.m. and up 2.5 more inches of rain were possible by mid-morning.