Posted: 12/04/2006 - An ex-convict charged in the shotgun killing of a night custodian at a car dealership near Appleton 38 years ago had the murder charge against him dropped today because he is too ill to stand trial.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A Republican aide at the Capitol says he was the one who discovered and copied the Senate Democrats' campaign playbook, which was released weeks before the November 7th election.
Updated: 12/05/2006 - A 19-year-old Marine from the tiny Wood County community of Vesper has been killed in Iraq. The Pentagon says Lance Corporal Jesse Tillery died Saturday from wounds suffered during combat in Al Anbar province.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Governor Jim Doyle says he will retain chief of staff Susan Goodwin during his 2nd term in office. Doyle's announcement means Goodwin, an aide to Doyle since his tenure as state attorney general, will continue to be one of the most powerful figures in the Capitol.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - More Badger fans may go to the Capital One Bowl than last year. UW's senior athletic director says interest is higher this year than in years past. He expects 15,000 to 18,000 Badger fans in Orlando.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A new survey by the Department of Health says the number of children who went part or all of last year without health insurance increased 22% to 110,000.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Some of the largest, most-profitable companies in Wisconsin have not paid corporate income tax, resulting in a heavier burden on individuals. That is according to information released today by the independent, nonprofit group Institute for Wisconsin's Future.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Water parks are catering to a growing trend of families vacationing over Christmas instead of staying home. Most of the 80 or so indoor water parks in the country are in the Midwest.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A man sought after a possible meth lab was found at Wausau is in custody. The Marathon County Sheriff's Department says 34-year-old Charles Bear was pulled over by Missouri State Troopers, and will be brought back to Wisconsin for questioning.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Health care will be a major issue for discussion this week at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation convention in Middleton. A recent survey done by the Farm Bureau showed 14% of Wisconsin farmers had no health insurance at all.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling's executive director says there's been an increase in gambling among teenagers in recent years.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - More than a hundred Manitowoc County employees and volunteers are to take part tomorrow in a full-scale emergency response exercise for the Point Beach nuclear power plant.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A prosecutor says she won't appeal a judge's ruling that restricted her access to the school records of a 15-year-old boy accused of gunning down his principal at Weston Schools in Cazenovia.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A proposal to rewrite the freshmen admissions policy in the University of Wisconsin System would give greater weight to nonacademic factors such as income and race.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Wisconsin's dairy producers have made $500 million worth of upgrades on their farms due in part to a tax incentive the state is offering them. That's according to Jim Cisler, a dairy consultant in the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
Updated: 12/03/2006 - The wife of a Spencer man who died while deer hunting in Taylor County said her husband's death doesn't make sense.
Updated: 12/03/2006 - Fewer significant snowfalls in recent winters have more people buying all-terrain vehicles instead of snowmobiles.
Updated: 12/03/2006 - Kenosha County sheriff's officials say they've found a 13-year-old boy who went missing while out on a hunting excursion this weekend.