Wednesday Morning Wisconsin News Headlines

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2012 --- 6:50 a.m.

Here is the latest Wisconsin news from The Associated Press:

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to rule today on whether a small town can force a big livestock farm to meet tougher water quality standards than those required by the state. Similar cases involving so-called factory farms have been filed in six other Midwestern states, but Wisconsin's is believed to be the first to reach a state supreme court.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Former two-term Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle is joining Harvard University's Institute of Politics as a resident fellow this fall. Doyle and the other fellows will interact with students, lead weekly study groups on a wide variety of issues and participate in the intellectual life of the university community.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- There's a new manager for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' west-central region. Dan Baumann is a 19-year agency veteran who began working for the department in 1992.

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A new University of Wisconsin-Madison dorm is being named in honor of American Indians. Dejope Residence Hall opens next month and will be home to 408 students. In the Ho-Chunk language, Dejope means "four lakes."

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.


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