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.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - The remains of a body found in Canadian waters near the eastern shore of Lake Superior are those of a middle-aged woman. But Ontario Provincial Police say the examination did not determine a cause of death or the woman's identity.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - Governor Doyle has formed a transition team to help his administration prepare for a second term in office. Doyle says Department of Revenue Secretary Michael Morgan will chair the 4-member team.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - An appeals court says a state trooper properly pulled over a driver for going too slow and drifting within his lane. A Grant County judge earlier ruled the trooper had no reason to stop Gay Denner a year ago because traveling below the speed limit.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - Production at a Waukesha County fireworks company continues, despite an accident that injured three men. The three were injured when a flash fire erupted on Wednesday as they made explosives for blasting rock at construction sites.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - The cranberry industry is confident it can meet demand during the busy holiday season, even though a summer hailstorm in the top producing state destroyed millions of pounds of berries.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - A former Monroe County sheriff's deputy faces arraignment in January on accusations he stole money from motorists during traffic stops.
Posted: 11/16/2006 - A Cedar Grove teen is in custody after allegedly putting nail polish remover in his brother's shampoo. His 6-year-old brother wasn't hurt.