Posted: 12/14/2006 - With a shortage of priests and declining attendance, Catholic leaders across the state are consolidating parishes and shedding their extra buildings.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A former Kenosha County sheriff's deputy charged with sexual assault has rejected a plea deal and will go to trial. Investigators say Ryan Schabo overlooked the outstanding warrants of a woman he pulled over in exchange for sexual favors.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - The sale of the Pettit National Ice Center and 9 acres of surrounding land for $5.6 million won approval from the budget-writing legislative committee today.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - An attorney for a teen accused along with his uncle of raping and killing a woman has asked a judge to dismiss statements the boy made to police about the death.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A fight between the NFL Network and cable companies means some loyal Packers fans in Wisconsin won't be able to see the Green Bay-Vikings game on December 21st.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - Legislative leaders and Governor Doyle have reached an agreement on an ethics reform package. It would merge the state Ethics and Elections boards into a new body with greater enforcement power to investigate public corruption.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A Ladysmith man has been charged with killing a woman 30 years ago after her body was recently exhumed and her remains re-examined. A criminal complaint filed in Rusk County Circuit Court charges 63-year-old Roy Beaulieu with 2nd-degree murder in the death of Laura Bruce.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A developer who wants to build a new casino in Kenosha plans to donate $50,000 to help Governor Doyle cover his inaugural expenses.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A Waupun woman gets 9 months in jail for child neglect and possession of marijuana following the death of her son. A criminal complaint says Jessica Moede told investigators she fell asleep with the infant on the couch after smoking marijuana and drinking.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A hazardous gas causes an evacuation of a cheese plant in New London. Employees at Saputo Cheese called the fire department about 8:30 last night after 2 cleaning chemicals were accidentally mixed together, causing a dangerous gas to be released in the plant.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - Wisconsin will soon have a third embryonic stem cell company. And, it'll be the first one not associated with James Thomson, the UW Madison scientist who first isolated human embryonic stem cells in 1998.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A reward fund has been established for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for killing 9 grey wolves during the recent deer hunt in Wisconsin.
Posted: 12/14/2006 - A Falk employee who carpooled with one of the workers killed in last week's explosion in Milwaukee says he hopes the tragedy will cause politicians to rethink the lack of regulated inspections of propane tanks and lines.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - Rick Lisko hunts deer with a bow but got his most unusual one driving his truck down his mile-long driveway in southern Fond du Lac County. The young buck had nub antlers -- and 7 legs.
Posted: 12/13/2006 - Researchers trying to establish a second migratory flock of endangered whooping cranes in North America are celebrating after the first of the birds to be hatched in the wild successfully migrated to Florida from Wisconsin with its parents.