TOMAHAWK - It doesn't look like the candidates for northern Wisconsin's seat in Congress can agree on a debate schedule just yet.
U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Weston) said earlier this week he wants two debates, one in Superior and one in Wausau.
But that's apparently not enough for his democratic challenger. Mary Hoeft said she wants six debates. Originally Hoeft said she wanted a debate in all 26 counties in the district.
"But people said to me, Mary, when you make this request to the Duffy campaign, make it reasonable," Hoeft said. "So alright I went in my head from 26 down to six."
Hoeft said more debates would help voters make a more informed decision when they go to the polls.
"But I'm happier than if he had said zero," Hoeft said. "But I'm not going to stop, though. I'm going to ask the people of the 7th Congressional District, if you want more forums, make sure that your voice is heard."
Hoeft hosted a meet and greet in Tomahawk Wednesday morning. She addressed a group of about 20 people.
MADISON - Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating has rebounded to its highest point in months.
A Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows Walker's approval at 43 percent. It was 38 percent in a poll three weeks ago, the same as it was in July. It was last at 43 percent in March.
BLAINE, MINNESOTA - Firefighters from Upper Michigan put themselves at risk to battle fires in Utah.
On the way home, two were killed when the bus they were riding in crashed over the weekend in Minnesota.
Now the firefighter who was driving the bus is facing charges.
According to a criminal complaint, 28-year-old Michael Johnson told authorities he'd slept just 45 minutes the previous 28 hours as he drove a bus with 8 other wildland firefighters returning from a fire in Utah to their home base near Baraga in Michigan's Upper Penninsula.
Officers say Johnson was combative and showed signs of impairment at the crash scene, and later admitted to using marijuana the morning of the crash - and cocaine two days earlier.
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee police have arrested 14 people at the scene of a recent fatal police shooting and unrest on the city's north side.
Officers dispersed a crowd that gathered in the Sherman Park neighborhood on Tuesday night. Police say most in the crowd left peacefully, but 11 people were arrested Tuesday night for disorderly conduct and resisting an officer.
MADISON - The state Elections Commission has approved mailing postcards to more than a million unregistered voters urging them to get on the rolls.
Legislators passed a law earlier this year requiring Wisconsin to join a multi-state consortium called the Electronic Registration Information Center, which works to identify eligible voters who haven't registered. ERIC requires member states to reach out before Oct. 1 every two years to eligible voters who may not be registered.
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