Posted: 01/31/2007 - The number of bald eagles spotted along the Lower Wisconsin River corridor is almost double last year's count. The DNR says biologists have counted 481 eagles in a survey this month along a 180-mile route.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - High temperatures this weekend aren't expected to make it above zero in northern Wisconsin. Factor in the wind chill, and high, daytime temperatures will feel like 17 to 25 below zero.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - Declaring that the political debate is over, Governor Doyle today called on Congress to pass legislation expanding government-financed embryonic stem cell research -- even though President Bush has promised to veto it.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - Basketball fans at the Milwaukee schools involved in a melee last night have been banned from games later this week. Milwaukee Public Schools is giving each basketball player on the Bradley Tech and Bay View High School teams 2 tickets for their parents or guardians.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - There are no active negotiations going on between prosecutors and Brendan Dassey. That's the word today from his lawyer, Mark Fremgen. The 17-year-old Dassey and his uncle Steven Avery are accused of murdering 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - Two eastern Europeans have been charged with filing dozens of false tax refund claims in Wisconsin. The US attorney's office in Madison unsealed an indictment against 27-year-old Dzmitry Huzau and 25-year-old Aliaksei Pahodzin. Both are citizens of Belarus.
Posted: 01/31/2007 - Is Governor Jim Doyle a hypocrite for urging lawmakers to pass campaign finance reform and tighten regulations on so-called "issue ads"? State Republican Party executive director Rick Wiley says yes.
Updated: 01/30/2007 - High school wrestling is on a short hiatus in Minnesota after an outbreak of herpes gladiatorum or mat herpes..
Updated: 01/30/2007 - Green Bay Packers fans are bringing home donations to food pantries across Wisconsin -- cans of soup equal in total weight to that of the players on the team's official roster.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - Family members have learned that a Neenah area soldier has died in Iraq. Military officials informed the family that 25-year-old Jon St. John the second was killed Saturday by an explosive device near Baghdad.
Updated: 01/30/2007 - The Town of Dunn couple accused of training 47 pit bull dogs to become mean animals is no longer facing criminal charges. Under a settlement agreement some of the dogs are going home. But, the majority of them will be put to sleep. Sounds harsh, but the Humane Society says it's the right thing to do.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - The father of a Navy sailor from Wisconsin who died in a helicopter crash in the Pacific Ocean says the family will go to California for a memorial service this week.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - A top administrator is warning of cuts in the state's subsidized child care program. Workforce Development Secretary Roberta Gassman in a letter to legislators and others, says the state has to tighten income criteria for the 32,000 families who use the Wisconsin Shares program.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - For years, Senators Russ Feingold and John McCain have worked closely together on campaign finance reform. But when it comes to Iraq policy, they take opposite positions. Feingold, a Wisconsin Democrat, will hold a hearing tomorrow on Congress' power to end war.
Posted: 01/29/2007 - Legislative leaders said today they've reached an agreement on a bill to create a board to monitor the conduct of public officials.