Thursday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Thursday, June 28, 2012 --- 8:05 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

RACINE, Wis. (AP) -- A Racine woman has been charged with trying to kill a police officer by swinging a butcher knife at him. A criminal complaint says 28-year-old Shamikia Massie swung the knife at an officer responding to calls about a fight in the apartment. The Racine Journal Times reports Massie's children were in the apartment, but weren't harmed.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board is scheduled next month to consider the parameters for this fall's wolf hunt. Governor Scott Walker signed a bill this year authorizing a wolf hunt beginning in mid-October. Earlier this month, the Department of Natural Resources announced a plan calling for killing up to 233 wolves.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Data showing how many jobs Wisconsin added in the last three months of 2011 is set to be released. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is scheduled to release the jobs data for all 50 states today. The information became a major issue in Governor Scott Walker's recall election.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Milk production in Wisconsin continues its upward trend. The Badger State produced 2.3 billion pounds of milk last month, which is an improvement of 54 million pounds over May 2011. California remains the nation's leader, with 3.7 billion pounds of milk harvested last month.

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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