Posted: 11/03/2006 - More than 400 National Guard soldiers return to Wisconsin this weekend. The First Battalion, 120th Field Artillery will return to Volk Field near Tomah aboard two aircrafts.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - A state elections official is predicting voter turnout could top 50% on Tuesday. Elections Board spokesman Kyle Richmond says tight races for governor, attorney general and the Eighth Congressional District, as well as two referendums will draw voters to the polls.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - An unusual art exhibit at UW-La Crosse titled ``Nature Calls'' is drawing attention. Organizers say it's a way for artists to express their creativity in relation to ecology. The exhibits show the point where nature and humans collide, in one case -- roadkill.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - A special prosecutor in the murder case against Steven Avery says Avery's recorded jail conversations should be allowed as evidence during his trial.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - The Douglas County trial for a Superior man convicted of killing a neighbor with a samurai sword moves to the insanity phase. A jury deliberated only 90 minutes on Thursday before convicting 32-year-old Jason Borelli in the beating and stabbing death of Leah Gustafson.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - The interim president of Nebraska Wesleyan University is recommended for the chancellor's job at UW-La Crosse. The Board of Regents is expected to act on the recommendation of Joe Gow at its November 10th meeting.
Posted: 11/03/2006 - Frank Jude's attorney says it's somewhat satisfying to see two former Milwaukee police officers take responsibility for the beating his client. Jude attorney Jonathan Safran says he's ``cautiously optimistic'' that the remaining federal defendants will be convicted.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Wisconsin Democratic Senator Herb Kohl was asked on Thursday how he felt about the blow-up over comments Senator John Kerry made this week about Iraq. Kohl says people have moved on and the flap is history.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - An Illinois woman is thrilled after a man in Black River Falls helped give her a precious gift, the high school class ring she lost more than 20 years ago.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - A Milwaukee man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for killing one teen and injuring two others in a drunken driving accident. Prosecutors say 49-year-old Terry Kletzien was drunk in January when he ran a red light and slammed into an oncoming car.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Someone has made off with Tommy Thompson's name. The letters denoting a state building as the Tommy G. Thompson Commerce Center have been missing since at least late August.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says recent cold temperatures have brought snow and ice to geese breeding grounds in Canada, forcing the last remaining birds south to Wisconsin.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Mark Green's campaign playbook calls for mentioning the Green Bay Packers early and often. At two campaign stops on Thursday, Green brought up legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi to make light of the cold weather.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - A Marshall man with 7 drunken driving convictions is charged again in a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a veterinarian and seriously injured his family. A Dane County prosecutor says 38-year-old Mark Spangler has shown ``absolutely no remorse'' for the crash.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Religious leaders are getting active in the gay marriage referendum. The bishop of the Diocese of Madison has ordered his priests to play during this weekend's Masses a recorded homily from him urging the faithful to vote ``yes'' on the constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - At a bookstore in Beaver Dam, Republican candidate Mark Green said his fight with the state Elections board over some donations has actually helped his campaign, even though he can't spend $468,000.
Posted: 11/02/2006 - Two people who died in a crash in South Dakota were from Wisconsin. Authorities say 36-year-old Rebeca Dunlavy and her 5-week-old son, Samuel, of Minong were killed Tuesday about three miles south of Crocker in northeastern South Dakota.