Posted: 11/24/2006 - No matter how hard you do your homework, sometimes the holiday gifts you give--just aren't what people want. And--that's where the returns come in. The first thing you need to know is that every store is different. There is no uniform return policy. So, paying attention now--can eliminate any post-holiday headaches.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - 3 Wisconsin biofuel companies are getting $4.8 million in federal research grants. That's more than 27% of the total amount made available nationwide by the US Departments of Energy and Agriculture.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - The United Steelworkers union is using the video-sharing site You-Tube to question the safety of the Goodyear tires being made while 12,000 workers are on strike.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - A Sheboygan homeowner walked outside Friday and found dozens of Christmas decorations adorning his yard. But none of them belonged to him. The homeowner was greeted with a lighted deer, a balloon reindeer, donkeys, cows, and a lighted train among other items.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - South Beloit, Illinois, police say they believe the shooting of a 3-year-old girl there Wednesday is related to one earlier that day that left 4 others wounded in Beloit.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - JC Penney and Kohl's are battling each other for the purses and wallets of moderate-income shoppers as the holiday shopping season begins in earnest.
Updated: 11/24/2006 - We now know the name of the man found in Madison's Wingra Creek.
Updated: 11/24/2006 - Police are looking for a gunman they say opened fire on a crowd in Beloit injuring four people.
Posted: 11/23/2006 - Authorities in Dodge County responded this week to a call about a stabbed zebra, but say they're not treating it as a criminal investigation.
Posted: 11/23/2006 - Dane County's top leader got her hands dirty on this Thanksgiving. Kathleen Falk spent the morning at the deer registration station in Barneveld.
Posted: 11/23/2006 - One of the formerly conjoined twins from Sheboygan is out of the hospital and the second could soon be released.
Updated: 11/22/2006 - Retailers are advertising early bird specials before the Thanksgiving bird even goes into the oven. Of all the shoppers we surveyed, more than 2/3 said they had checked out a store's website for so-called special deals or Internet-only secrets. More often than not, those shoppers decided that is where they are going first Friday.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - A Milwaukee police officer shot a man on Wednesday afternoon. Officials say officers received a radio call about a man with a gun, and at the same time, someone flagged down a police car to say a man with a gun was in the area.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - A jury has found a Beloit man guilty in a string of southern Wisconsin bank robberies this past spring. A 2-day trial for 34-year-old Walter Burnley ended Tuesday with the jury finding him guilty of robbing two banks and masterminding two other robberies.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - A man has been sentenced to more than 4 years in a federal prison for defrauding a northern Wisconsin timber company and landowners. US District Judge Barbara Crabb of Madison sentenced 61-year-old Walter Benzing of Janesville to 55 months behind bars.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - Prosecutors have been considering charges against a 12-year-old Kenosha girl accused of stabbing a classmate in the heart with a long comb. The 7th grader was ordered held in juvenile detention Tuesday, but the case could move to adult court.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - You're not feeling well--so you go to the doctor. You expect your health insurance, assuming you have it, to kick in and help cover the costs. The same is true if you're having an operation--you rarely think twice. But, a growing health problem is sometimes being ignored by insurance companies.