Posted: 11/17/2006 - The death of University of Minnesota student Chris Jenkins has been ruled a homicide. The 21-year-old Jenkins was last seen alive at the Lone Tree Bar in Minneapolis on Halloween 2002.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - Another soldier from Wisconsin has been killed in Iraq. The US Army says 26-year-old Captain Rhett Schiller from Waterford died Thursday in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit fought with enemy forces using small arms during a combat operation.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - Demand for Craisins -- dried, sweetened cranberries -- has Ocean Spray looking to quadruple its output and expand operations throughout the country, including Wisconsin, the nation's top producing cranberry state.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - Hunters are sounding off on Friday about how to control chronic wasting disease. A state audit released this week found the state Department of Natural Resources hasn't been able to thin the deer herd in CWD zones.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - This Thanksgiving, leftover stuffing and turkey drumsticks aren't all that will go into plastic bags. Some 25 million passengers are expected in the nation's airports during the 12-day Thanksgiving travel period, the busiest travel time of the year.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - The man who fatally shot 6 deer hunters in Sawyer County in 2004 is challenging his conviction on the eve of this year's gun hunt. Chai Vang has filed a hand-written petition with a state appeals court in Madison.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - Rhinelander's city planning commission has approved Kohl's Corporation's plans to move into the Northwoods community. The retailer will demolish the current Kmart and build a 68,000-square-foot store from the ground up.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - A Racine County man is facing felony charges on accusations he had unprotected sex with men but failed to tell them he's HIV positive. 49-year-old Timothy LaGolden of Raymond is charged with two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety.
Posted: 11/17/2006 - Thanksgiving travelers, hunters and holiday shoppers will crowd Wisconsin highways during the next week. Motorist club Triple-A estimates nearly 7 million people will be traveling for Thanksgiving in the 5-state Great Lake region.
Updated: 11/17/2006 - It's been 5 years since the state first learned of CWD, a deadly deer disease, since then the state has been working to eradicate it. The state has spent $27 million to eradicate CWD and with the deer hunting season starting in just 2 days, some say Wisconsin's approach to the disease should be reevaluated.