Posted: 12/05/2006 - Among the more than 336,000 animals harvested in last month's gun deer hunting season was a rare white deer. Department of Natural Resources conservation warden Mike Mackenzie says albino deer are protected by law.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - Peter Gilbert of Glendale has driven his 1989 Saab 900 more than a million miles over the last 17 years. The durable Saab has survived 8 collisions with deer, including one that punctured the radiator. He recently donated his beloved car to the Wisconsin Automotive Museum.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - Good thing Inert Gilles was paying close attention during health class at school in Omro. The 7th-grader jumped into action when he saw his friend choking during lunch at Omro Middle School.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - As if Sunday's Packers loss wasn't painful enough. Police say several hundred dollars was stolen from two purses in Brett Favre's skybox during the Jets game.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - A 14-year-old boy is sentenced to a year in a juvenile correctional facility today for participating in the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl. Prosecutors say the girl was assaulted by at least 14 males.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - Sheboygan police say they tried to give the groom a little time after the wedding before arresting him. So, they waited until the reception. The 26-year-old Sheboygan man was arrested at his wedding reception on 4 outstanding warrants.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - A nun is charged with sexually abusing two boys at a Catholic grade school in Milwaukee in the 1960s. Sister Norma Giannini is accused of having sex with the boys when they were students at St. Patrick's Elementary School.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - An annual report released today puts Minnesota at the top of its health rankings for the 4th straight year. The report by the independent United Health Foundation concludes the nation's health overall improved slightly.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - The state Department of Justice says the number of meth cases and labs are on the decline. The state says meth activity declined about 31% between 2005 and 2006.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - A co-op is beginning talks with agricultural companies that could provide funding and expertise for a soybean processing facility in southern Wisconsin.
Posted: 12/05/2006 - A state audit shows revenue officials misdirected $10 million, creating a temporary shortage in the transportation fund. The Department of Revenue incorrectly credited the special Petroleum Inspection Fund with more than the fund actually collected.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - The man charged last week with strangling a worker at a fast food restaurant in northern Illinois had been sentenced to life in prison for a 1982 quadruple murder.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - An ex-convict charged in the shotgun killing of a night custodian at a car dealership near Appleton 38 years ago had the murder charge against him dropped today because he is too ill to stand trial.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A Republican aide at the Capitol says he was the one who discovered and copied the Senate Democrats' campaign playbook, which was released weeks before the November 7th election.
Updated: 12/05/2006 - A 19-year-old Marine from the tiny Wood County community of Vesper has been killed in Iraq. The Pentagon says Lance Corporal Jesse Tillery died Saturday from wounds suffered during combat in Al Anbar province.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Governor Jim Doyle says he will retain chief of staff Susan Goodwin during his 2nd term in office. Doyle's announcement means Goodwin, an aide to Doyle since his tenure as state attorney general, will continue to be one of the most powerful figures in the Capitol.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - More Badger fans may go to the Capital One Bowl than last year. UW's senior athletic director says interest is higher this year than in years past. He expects 15,000 to 18,000 Badger fans in Orlando.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - A new survey by the Department of Health says the number of children who went part or all of last year without health insurance increased 22% to 110,000.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Some of the largest, most-profitable companies in Wisconsin have not paid corporate income tax, resulting in a heavier burden on individuals. That is according to information released today by the independent, nonprofit group Institute for Wisconsin's Future.
Posted: 12/04/2006 - Water parks are catering to a growing trend of families vacationing over Christmas instead of staying home. Most of the 80 or so indoor water parks in the country are in the Midwest.