Posted: 10/31/2006 - Republican congressional challenger Dave Magnum has put more than $500,000 of his own money into his race against Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - Northwest Airlines plans to end nonstop service from Milwaukee to Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Orlando effective January 2nd. The airline says the flights to be discontinued weren't meeting financial expectations because of the high cost of jet fuel.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - A Wind Lake man convicted of trying to kill his pregnant ex-wife is on trial in federal court in Milwaukee for kidnapping and domestic violence.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - A Pulaski man is hospitalized at a burn center in Milwaukee after his home-made sheep costume caught fire at a bar in Suamico. The man suffered burns over 80% of his body when the cotton balls and glue ignited at Chambers Hill Bar early Sunday.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - Manufacturers blame less snow and the increased popularity of all-terrain vehicles for a significant slowdown in snowmobile sales. Wisconsin has 216,000 registered snowmobiles.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - With a week to go before the general election, the barrage of political ads ramps up in the race for Wisconsin governor. Both Democratic incumbent Governor Jim Doyle and Republican challenger Mark Green each unveiled a new campaign ad on Monday.
Posted: 10/31/2006 - A retired Army officer says during a Milwaukee visit that the US policy in Iraq was flawed from the beginning. Robert Gard said the military should have learned its lesson from Vietnam, but officials preferred to believe they'd never deal with those kinds of insurgencies again.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - A Mississippi River cruise from St. Louis to St. Paul, Minnesota, has been canceled after a flu-like illness broke out on board for the second time in one week.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - With just a week to go until Election Day, Doyle has a double-digit lead in a new poll and more cash on hand than his Republican opponent Mark Green. The Badger Poll released on Monday showed Doyle 14 points ahead of Green.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - A poll released on Monday says Democrat Kathleen Falk has a double-digit lead in the race for attorney general. But the campaign of her Republican opponent JB Van Hollen says the results of the Badger Poll are unreliable.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - Friends and relatives gathered at a northwest side intersection this evening to remember the two brothers and a cousin killed when their car was hit by a sports utility vehicle ... with an accused drunken driver at the wheel.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - Rock music legend Elton John has donated $20,000 to a group trying to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in Wisconsin.
Posted: 10/30/2006 - There were four collisions of cars and deer over Sunday night in Manitowoc County. But, the Sheriff's Department says no one was reported injured in any of them.