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UPDATED: Gun deer season has opened to less than ideal weather conditions
Updated: 5:37 PM
- Hunters deal with fog, freezing rain and wind on opening day of gun deer season.
Wisconsin fish processing company caught in federal investigation
Posted: 3:03 PM
- A Wisconsin company that processes Great Lakes fish for sale worldwide is involved in a federal investigation into the illegal trafficking of lake trout, lake sturgeon, whitefish and walleye.
FBI back investigating in Oshkosh
- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting another investigation in Oshkosh, but won't divulge the reason.
Immigration in Wisconsin
- Wisconsin politicians, business and agriculture leaders and advocates are reacting to President Barack Obama's plans to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.
DNR to ask for first revisions to invasive list
- The state Department of Natural Resources' board is set to consider next month whether to make the first revisions to the state's invasive species list since it was created in 2009.
Milwaukee family protests tree lighting in park
- MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Supporters and family members of a black man fatally shot by a white Milwaukee officer have protested a tree lighting ceremony in the downtown park where he was killed.
Fire officials: 6 displaced by Milwaukee fire
- MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee firefighters say six people have been displaced by a residential fire.
State facing $2.2 billion shortfall in 2017
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration says Wisconsin faces a $2.2 billion budget shortfall by mid-2017, a problem that will have to be tackled by the Republican-controlled Legislature next year as Walker is building his resume for a potential presidential run.
Explosion, fire at fuel plant investigated
- LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) -- The cause of an explosion and fire at a La Crosse fuel plant is under investigation.
US attorney collects $3.7 million in 2014 cases
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The U.S. attorney's office in Madison says it collected about $3.7 million in criminal and civil actions during the 2014 federal fiscal year.
4 development groups want to develop state land
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Four development groups are in the running to develop what would become the largest state-owned office building in Wisconsin.
Man reaches plea deal on animal abuse charges
- RICE LAKE, Wis. (AP) -- A man in western Wisconsin has been sentenced to probation on animal abuse charges after 26 cows were found dead on his farm.
Police: Milwaukee store worker shot in robbery
- MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Milwaukee police say an employee at a clothing and shoe store has been shot during a robbery.
Walker waiting for calling as he mulls 2016 run
- MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he is seriously considering whether to get into the race for president in 2016.
Newspaper to Legislature in 3 years: Todd Novak
- A newspaper editor, turned mayor, is now preparing to be a state assembly member. After winning an extremely close election, Republican Todd Novak talked about the race for the 51st assembly district.
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