Posted: 11/08/2006 - More than 500 National Guard soldiers are returning to Wisconsin on Wednesday and Saturday. The 2nd Battalion, 128th Infantry has been in Kuwait for about a year after a couple months of training at Camp Shelby, Mississippi.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Enrollment in 4-year-old kindergarten in Wisconsin has grown 15% this year. The Department of Public Instruction says there are about 24,000 students enrolled in public 4-K programs in 257 school districts.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - An Allenton man will face trial on accusations he fatally shook a 6-month-old girl. 23-year-old Craig Tolonen is charged with first-degree reckless homicide.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - 26 counties in Wisconsin are under an air quality watch Wednesday because of ozone and particle pollution. The dirty particle from power plants, factories and vehicle exhaust are hanging in the air over the region because weather conditions are stagnant.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Gay rights advocates targeted Wisconsin as the one place they might be able to turn the tide of state constitutional amendments banning gay marriage. Wisconsin is among 7 states that voted to ban such marriages.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Due to recent security threats at Green Bay schools, authorities enlisted the help of volunteers, many of them college students, on Tuesday to ensure safety as voters went to the polls at schools.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - The Wisconsin toddler who was trapped in a vending machine while fishing for toys has finally received his coveted SpongeBob toy. Since news of his episode spread around the world, the boy's family says they've been inundated by calls from around the world.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Bolstered by a Democratic Senate and party gains in the Assembly, Governor Doyle is looking ahead to achieving goals he pressed for in his hard-fought campaign for re-election.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - The favorable vote on an amendment to ban gay marriage of civil unions in Wisconsin is expected to result in legal challenges for few government agencies that provide them here.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - JB Van Hollen says he plans to be an attorney general that both Democrats and Republicans can be proud of. The Republican candidate focused on his background as a tough prosecutor to defeat Kathleen Falk in yesterday's election.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - The state Elections Board says voter turnout in Tuesday's general election appears to be about 50%.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Wisconsin voters approved an advisory referendum to restore the death penalty in certain cases.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Democrat Jim Doyle congratulated Mark Green on a hard-fought and spirited campaign as the governor looked ahead to 4 more years as the state's chief executive.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Republican Mark Green has conceded the governor's race to incumbent Jim Doyle. Green told supporters he knew his candidacy was a long shot, that beating an incumbent would be tough in a challenging year for Republicans.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - Governor Doyle defeats Republican challenger Mark Green to become the first Democrat re-elected governor in 32 years. Doyle made his support for stem cell research a pivotal issue in the hard-fought governor's race.
Posted: 11/08/2006 - A millionaire doctor new to politics wins election in the 8th Congressional District. Steve Kagen beats veteran lawmaker John Gard in the hotly contested House race in northeastern Wisconsin.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - Some voters in Wisconsin have sent a clear message to President Bush about Iraq get out. Milwaukee is among 10 communities across Wisconsin that voted on referendums asking whether the United States should pull troops from Iraq.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - Incumbent congressional members from Wisconsin won re-election to the House. Republicans Jim Sensenbrenner and Paul Ryan keep their seats, as well as Democrats Ron Kind, David Obey, Gwen Moore and Tammy Baldwin.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - Wisconsin voters favored an amendment that would add two sentences to the state constitution to define marriage as a union of one man and one woman.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - Voters throughout Wisconsin have exercised their right to vote for the candidates of their choice. Except for one site in Madison, polls have closed in the Badger State. Only Madison East High School remains open until 9:00pm.
Posted: 11/07/2006 - Residents in 10 Wisconsin communities are voting today on referendums asking whether the United States should pull its troops from Iraq.