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Plymouth man allegedly shot girlfriend in head, fled to Wisconsin: Charges

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (FOX 9) - A Plymouth man is accused of shooting his girlfriend after a birthday party at their house and then driving to Wisconsin where he disposed of the gun. Austin Robert LeClaire, 26, is charged with second-degree attempted murder after his 23-year-old girlfriend was found in their...
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New Marquette Poll Shows Johnson leading Barnes; Evers & Michels Neck & Neck

A recent Marquette Law School Poll survey of Wisconsin revealed Sen. Ron Johnson leading in the U.S. Senate race over Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and a toss-up in the governor’s race between Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Republican Tim Michels. In last month’s poll, the Senate race was a...

Cat Discovers Severed Alligator Head in Wisconsin Lake

When someone imagines enjoying the great outdoors in Wisconsin oftentimes what they imagine entails beautiful midwestern sunsets, picturesque winter views, unforgettable bluffs, and abundant wildlife. However, part of this abundant wildlife nearly never involves an alligator. This is why officials in one Wisconsin county are scratching their heads wondering how a housecat got ahold of a severed alligator head.
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Sheriffs Rally Around Dan Kelly for Wisconsin Supreme Court

Dan Kelly, a conservative who is running for state Supreme Court in the February primary, has been endorsed by a growing list of Wisconsin sheriffs, the most law enforcement support received by any candidate in the race so far. Kelly tweet out a number of law enforcement endorsements, we asked...

Laid off? Reach out to everyone in your network

Ashley Maguire had it made — or at least that’s how it seemed last spring. The 27-year-old Wisconsin native was preparing to move to New York City after being promoted to loan processor team lead at Better.com. She had survived numerous rounds of layoffs, was well-liked and received praise from her boss. Suddenly, none of that seemed to matter. One morning, when she went to log in for work, her computer seemed to be malfunctioning. “It was starting and restarting over and over again,” she said. She texted her team, who were experiencing the same thing. Then the news came: They...

Your Right to Know: Prehn records fight seeks accountability

More than a year and a half after the expiration of his term, Dr. Frederick Prehn continues to occupy a seat on the Natural Resources Board, which sets policy for the state Department of Natural Resources. His refusal to step down has allowed him to cast the deciding vote in key decisions related to wildlife management, PFAS water quality standards, and land acquisition, with other important issues on the horizon.
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Wisconsin Farmers Have New Tool to Stay in Cover-Crop Game

Agriculture groups and government agencies aren’t slowing down in trying to convince farmers to use more sustainable practices such as cover crops, and Wisconsin producers who have joined that movement will soon be able to sign up for reimbursements. Starting Monday, farmers who planted cover crops this year can...

Fiscal Facts: Local debt on the rise

Local government debt in Wisconsin hit record levels in 2020, driven by low-interest rates, infrastructure needs, and a little-known incentive in state law. At the end of 2020, cities, counties, and other local governments owed $11.04 billion, an increase of $566 million over the prior year and the most on record — even after adjusting for inflation and population growth. Total debt owed by local governments in Wisconsin rose in 2020 by 5.4%.
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Door County Member Wins Farm Bureau’s Discussion Meet Contest

Rachel Harmann of Door County Farm Bureau was selected as the winner of the 2022 Wisconsin Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Agriculturist Discussion Meet contest during the organization’s 103rd Annual Meeting on Dec. 4. The Discussion Meet contest is a panel discussion in which Farm Bureau members between the...
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Milder Sunday temps, with strong winds in northern Minnesota

Our temperatures will rebound nicely Sunday afternoon. The weather will cooperate with outdoor plans, including sledding or just a nice walk or jog. Some people will probably take advantage of the milder temps to clear the icy patches that formed Friday evening when our temperatures plummeted. Temperature trends. Sunday highs...
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Oudenhoven Wins Farm Bureau’s New Farming for the Future Award

Kelly Oudenhoven was selected as the winner of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Farming for the Future Award at the organization’s 103rd Annual Meeting on Dec. 4. Kelly is co-owner and herd manager of Larrand Dairy in Outagamie County. Kelly and her husband Keith are...
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Wisconsinites celebrate holiday season at 98th Capitol Christmas Pageant

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas inside the state Capitol. Sunday, The Kiwanis Club of Madison held its 98th Christmas pageant. Classic Christmas tunes and community members came together to start holiday celebrations. Lights were dimmed while the crowd enjoyed performances from high...
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Hoffman Wins Farm Bureau’s New Outstanding Agriculture Professional Award

Christa Hoffman was selected as the winner of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Outstanding Agriculture Professional Award at the organization’s 103rd Annual Meeting on Dec. 4. Christa is a business development administrator at URUS. She manages grant-funded projects focused on improving cattle management practices on...
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Speirs is 2022 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards finalist

MADISON – UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center’s Mark Speirs is one of 15 Wisconsin companies and individuals named as finalists for the 2022 MARKETPLACE Governor’s Awards — a program which honors Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans, and their advocates. Winners will...

WIAA to sanction lacrosse beginning in 2024

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association will sanction boys and girls lacrosse beginning in spring 2024, after a crucial vote this week. After receiving a presentation from the committee assigned to evaluate the feasibility of adding boys and girls lacrosse to sports sponsored by the WIAA, the Board unanimously passed the proposal. A tournament series will kick off in the spring of the 2023-24 school year for the inaugural season.