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Three people died in a weekend crash just off the interstate in western Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the three were in a vehicle that struck a semi that was attempting to turn into a Kwik Trip parking lot off Interstate 94 near Black River Falls Saturday about 1 a.m. The vehicl…

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Kohl’s is confirming that it has been approached about a possible sale of the department store chain, sending shares up more than 30% in early trading. The company said that it would not comment further, but its confirmation Monday follows media reports that the private equity firm Sycamore …

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Vice President Kamala Harris plans to tout the removal and replacement of lead pipes during a stop in Milwaukee, where she will highlight efforts to update aging infrastructure across the country. Harris will promote the $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law Monday during her Milwaukee s…

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Authorities say six people have been found dead in a Milwaukee home in what police are investigating as multiple homicides. Milwaukee Assistant Police Chief Paul Formolo said during a Sunday evening news conference that police responded about 3:45 p.m. Sunday to assist with a welfare check a…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Five people have been found dead in a Milwaukee home in what police are investigating as multiple homicides. Milwaukee Assistant Police Chief Paul Formolo said during a news conference that officers responded about 3:45 p.m. Sunday to assist with a welfare check at the resid…

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Milwaukee Bucks guard Grayson Allen has been suspended by the NBA for one game for his hard foul on Alex Caruso that resulted in a broken right wrist for the Chicago Bulls guard. Allen will serve his suspension Wednesday when the Bucks visit the Cleveland Cavaliers. Caruso was driving to the…

Minocqua- The 2022 Winter Olympics will begin February 4th in Beijing China, and while there are questions and concern as to how this year's games will go, there is no question as to how important they will be for one Wisconsin family, now turned Olympic family.  

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A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was injured after his vehicle was rear-ended by motorist in an SUV on Interstate 39 near Poynette. Authorities say the trooper’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The crash occurred around 11 a.m. Sunday while the officer was inside his cruise…

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Authorities say an 11-month investigation that began with a drug overdose in southeastern Wisconsin has netted 106 pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value up to $6 million. The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department says the probe led them to a “large drug trafficking organization” bas…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A bus used by a Milwaukee homeless outreach organization to distribute food, clothes and other resources has been destroyed in an arson.  A spokeswoman for Street Angels says the bus was stocked with a range of critical items the organization hands out to the homeless popula…

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Robbie Gould continued his playoff perfection and moved the San Francisco 49ers one step away from their second Super Bowl appearance in three seasons. Gould kicked a 45-yard field goal as time expired on a field littered with snow flurries to give the 49ers a 13-10 victory over the top-seed…

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Aaron Rodgers heads into another offseason of uncertainty after one more frustrating finish to a brilliant year. Rodgers drove the Packers to a touchdown on the game’s opening possession but couldn’t get them back in the end zone the rest of the night as their season ended Saturday night wit…

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A bus used by a Milwaukee homeless outreach organization to distribute food, clothes and other resources has been destroyed in an arson.  A spokeswoman for Street Angels says the bus was stocked with a range of critical items the organization hands out to the homeless population throughout M…

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The Milwaukee Fire Department has reported that two men were shot and killed inside a vehicle Friday. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says the double homicide occurred on the city’s northwest side, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office.  Police have not r…

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders have chosen prominent business attorney Jay Rothman as the next system president. The pick Friday comes after the system went almost two years without a permanent leader. Former Gov. Tommy Thompson has been serving as interim presid…

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Malik Hall scored 14 points and No. 14 Michigan State beat No. 8 Wisconsin 86-74 to snap the Badgers’ seven-game winning streak. Max Christie, Tyson Walker and A.J. Hoggard scored 12 points apiece for the Spartans, who shot 53% from the field. Michigan State moved into first place in the con…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks overcome the ejection of Grayson Allen and beat the Chicago Bulls 94-90. Chicago’s DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points but missed a 3-pointer that would have put the Bulls ahead with 23 seconds left. Both teams posted…

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The Republican-hired investigator looking into Wisconsin’s 2020 election is no longer seeking to jail the mayors of Green Bay and Madison for allegedly not complying with a subpoena he issued last year. A judge on Friday said he needed more facts before deciding whether to compel the mayors …

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University of Wisconsin System leaders have chosen a prominent business attorney as the next system president. The Board of Regents emerged from a closed-door meeting Friday afternoon and announced they have offered the position to Jay Rothman. The pick comes after the system went almost two…

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Madison - Six Wisconsin construction companies received Excellence in Construction Awards at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s annual Contractor-Engineer Conference held this week in Madison.

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A Republican Wisconsin state lawmaker has been recorded on video telling constituents that Republicans need to “cheat like the Democrats or bend the rules” to win upcoming elections and also made a vague threat of violence against Democratic Gov. Tony Evers. The video of state Rep. Elijah Be…

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U.S. academics who help locate Holocaust mass graves and execution sites in Eastern Europe have used high-tech, ground-penetrating radar to identify potential burial sites of people who disappeared amid war and interethnic strife in Cyprus decades ago. Harry M. Jol, a professor at the Univer…

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The Wisconsin  Department of Justice is appealing a judge's ruling restricting the use of absentee ballot drop boxes. Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael Bohren ruled Jan. 13 that drop boxes can be located only at local election clerks' offices and no one other than the voter may return su…

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan is asking U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland for a Justice Department investigation into 10 Republican electors who submitted false paperwork last year saying former President Donald Trump had won in the battleground state. President Joe Biden carried Wisco…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Burger King employee accused of inadvertently killing another worker while shooting at a robber has turned himself in to Milwaukee police. Derrick D. Ellis, of Milwaukee, is charged with homicide by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a …

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San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan is hopeful that star edge rusher Nick Bosa will be cleared to play in a divisional-round playoff game against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. Bosa left last week’s wild-card win at Dallas in the first half with a concussion, but has made good …

It may be the middle of winter, but one local business is trying to help a local band smell the roses. Event venue Rondele Ranch presented the Lakeland High School Marching Band with a $7,000 check today. The band is trying to take 80 students to next year’s Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.

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A Burger King employee accused of inadvertently killing another worker while shooting at a robber has turned himself in to Milwaukee police. Derrick D. Ellis, of Milwaukee, is charged with homicide by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted out-of-…

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Authorities have identified the three people who died as a result of a fire at a senior apartment building in southeastern Wisconsin. Kenosha police say 68-year-old Jeanine Black, 72-year-old Paul Neil and 80-year-old Diane Wood, all of Kenosha, died Monday night when a blaze broke out at th…

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Kyle Rittenhouse, the Illinois man acquitted of fatally shooting two men and wounding a third during street protests in Kenosha in 2020, has filed papers in court to recover property seized by police after his arrest, including the gun he used in the shootings. A motion filed in Kenosha Coun…

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Wisconsin's chief medical officer says COVID-19 omicron variant has yet to peak in Wisconsin, even as there are encouraging signs it is waning in parts of the northeastern United States where it was first detected. Dr. Ryan Westergaard says hopefully, the state is at or near the peak even th…

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A Wisconsin assistant district attorney says state or federal prosecutors should look into a complaint filed a year ago alleging that Republicans committed fraud when they submitted false paperwork saying former President Donald Trump had won the battleground state. Wisconsin is one of seven…

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University of Wisconsin System leaders are close to announcing their pick for system president. The Board of Regents is slated to meet Friday afternoon to make their choice between UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt and business attorney Jay Rothman. The selection comes after the system …

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Wisconsin’s unemployment rate hit a record low of 2.8% in December, after tying the previous low of 3% in November. The state Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures Thursday. The state rate is below the national unemployment rate of 3.9% for December. Wisconsin gaine…

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Wisconsin’s Republican Assembly leader has disciplined a lawmaker who falsely claimed that former President Donald Trump won the battleground state and wanted to award the state’s electoral votes to him, even though that isn't possible. Speaker Robin Vos removed the lone staff member assigne…

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The father of 8-year-old Milwaukee girl has been charged with fatally shooting her. Forty-seven-year-old Michael Huddleston is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the Jan. 15 death of Tiana Huddleston. A criminal complaint says Huddleston told detectives his daughter was a in the …

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Assembly is set to vote on a package of Republican-authored bills that would dramatically expand gun rights in Wisconsin. The proposals would allow people with concealed carry licenses to go armed on school grounds and in churches on private school grounds; low…

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The Wisconsin Assembly plans to send Gov. Tony Evers a bill that would allow teenagers to work longer hours during the busy summer tourism months. The measure up for approval Thursday is backed by Republicans and the state’s hotel, restaurant and grocery industries, but opposed by Democrats …

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Intentionally damaging vaccines would be a felony in Wisconsin under a bill with bipartisan support that the state Assembly is scheduled to approve. The measure up for a vote Thursday comes in response to a pharmacist in a Milwaukee suburb spoiling more than 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine…

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The state Assembly is set to vote on a package of Republican-authored bills that would dramatically expand gun rights in Wisconsin. The proposals would allow people with concealed carry licenses to go armed on school grounds and in churches on private school grounds; lower the minimum age fo…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 points and 15 rebounds, and Khris Middleton scored 27 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 126-114 victory over the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis, which had won 12 of 13, was without two of its leading scorers, Dillon Brooks and Desmond Bane. Ja Morant had …

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Coach Kyle Shanahan has a simple request for the San Francisco 49ers special teams units each week. With a dynamic offense and fearsome pass rush leading a stout defense, he just wants to avoid catastrophes in the kicking game. The 49ers have done a poor job of that this season with mistakes…

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The Green Bay Packers have released defensive lineman Kingsley Keke. The 2019 fifth-round pick from Texas A&M made eight starts this season but hadn’t played at all in their past three games. This move comes as the Packers prepare to host the San Francisco 49ers in an NFC divisional play…

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Police say a Milwaukee man charged in the shooting death of his 8-year-old daughter told investigators he wanted to teach his children about gun safety before inadvertently firing the weapon. Michael Huddleston is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the Saturday killing of 8-year-…

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Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body that was found inside a car in Cambridge after the driver was arrested for an altercation with police. The Dane County sheriff’s office says a 28-year-old woman was arrested Monday shortly before the body was discovered. No details have b…