Driver killed in Marathon County crash
A crash in Marathon County killed one person. The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Town of Marathon. Only one person was in the vehicle which crashed near the intersection of County Road B and Four Mile Road west of Wausau.
Wisconsin Child Care Subsidy Changes Begin October 1
According to reports and official government websites, Wisconsin is ushering in significant changes to its child care subsidy program, known as Wisconsin Shares, starting this October. These changes look to streamline the subsidy calculation process, offer more financial aid to eligible families, and make the program more accessible. Here's an in-depth look at the modifications and what they mean for Wisconsin families.
Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery fined for alleged wastewater violations
Wisconsin's AG says the longtime maker of cheese curds and other dairy products repeatedly violated its discharge permit between October 2017 and August 2022.
Corn mill owners in Wisconsin plead guilty to federal charges in deadly explosion, agree to $11.25 million settlement
Discover the shocking story of a Wisconsin corn mill explosion that led to fatal consequences. The mill owners are now pleading guilty to federal charges, agreeing to pay a hefty $11.25 million. Uncover the truth behind the falsified records at the plant.
Local Employment Opportunity: Wisconsin DNR Hiring for Park Rangers and Managers
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is hiring for various positions. They need park managers and rangers at locations like Governor Dodge State Park and Kettle Moraine State Forest. These roles are key to maintaining these natural spaces.
Wisconsin Restaurant Serves The Best Breakfast Sandwich In The State
LoveFood found the best breakfast sandwiches around the country, including this hearty favorite in Wisconsin.
Florida Dude Hates Wisconsin People and Snitches…Oh no
A visitor to Wisconsin from Florida, found that it was needed to tattle on Wisconsin drivers. SG. Snitches get stitches? This is some sad stuff, people. A person visiting Wisconsin from Florida was offended by what they seen on some Wisconsin license plate and had a hissy fit about it. They were so upset, they wrote a letter to the freakin' DMV and complained.
Most common deadly car crash in Wisconsin doesn't involve another vehicle
A new study shows the most common type of deadly car crash in Wisconsin is likely not to involve another car.
Wisconsin Woman Arrested…For Overdue Library Books? Lame.
A Wisconsin woman was arrested for the most over the top crime, from cover to cover. She did not return a couple library books, so she was arrested and cuffed. SG. Heidi Dalibor received calls, letters in the mail, about two overdue library books. The Grafton Library in Wisconsin, apparently had more than enough of Heidi not returning her library books, so they contacted the authorities. Say what? They called to cops over two books. These books were "several months" overdue, so that warrants the police arresting her...I guess.
Wisconsin school administrators wouldn’t need state licenses, experience under proposed bill
Wisconsin school district superintendents wouldn’t need a license or specific educational training under a GOP-proposed bill. The measure is an attempt to solve the high turnover rate among school district administrators and give local residents control of their schools, supporters say. But opponents, including the state Department of Public...
The Top 21 Most Dangerous Places in Wisconsin
When someone tells you they’re from Wisconsin, your mind may conjure up images of dairy farms, small-town football games, and charming little stores. However, there are some places in this state that are far from idyllic. Read on to discover the top 21 most dangerous places in Wisconsin. The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities and […]
Wisconsin Senate committee votes against confirmation for four DNR policy board appointees
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans who control the state Senate’s sporting heritage committee voted Thursday against confirming four of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ appointees to the Department of Natural Resources policy board, a move that could delay a board vote on the agency’s contentious wolf management plan.
DNR says that hunters should test their deer before consumption
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - According to the Wisconsin DNR, there are 62 counties in Wisconsin that have tested positive for CWD, including Eau Claire County. CWD is a contagious, fatal neurological disease that affects deer. The Wisconsin DNR showcases many ways that hunters can test their deer before consuming them.
Wisconsin affected by government shutdown
Principal of Raymond escorted out of school
Witness the unfolding drama at Raymond school as the principal is escorted out. The attorney alleges that the school board's decision is rooted in discrimination against the principal's sexual orientation. Tune in for more on this controversial issue.
Woman in Wisconsin sentenced to life without parole for murdering ex-boyfriend
Uncover the chilling tale of a Wisconsin resident, sentenced to life without parole, for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a former lover. Discover how the scattered remains led to the conviction in this shocking true crime story.
State Debate: Robin Vos and jerkonomics; transgender youth as political pawns in today's debate
In a column for the Bullwark, Freedom of Information Council President Bill Lueders comments on what he calls Wisconsin's trickle-down jerkonomics. He focuses on the smashmouth politics practiced by the speaker of the Assembly, Robin Vos. Urban Milwaukee's Bruce Murphy, too, comments on Vos' legal trickery. He uses every pseudo-legal...
Wisconsin man sentenced for intending to distribute several pounds of drugs
MADISON, Wis. (WFRV) – A 34-year-old Wisconsin man was sentenced to over a dozen years behind bars for possessing several pounds of heroin with the intent to distribute it. U.S. District Judge James Peterson sentenced Dery McDuffy from Madison to 13 years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to the drug charge and possessing a firearm as a convicted felon back in June.
Parks and Recreation/Second Street Community Center new office hours begin Monday, October 2
MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – The City of Marshfield Parks and Recreation Department,. including the Second Street Community Center building, new hours are taking effect starting Monday, October 2, 2023. The Second Street Community Center doors will be locked on Friday afternoons, although private events may be taking place at...
FDA declares cold medicine as ineffective
Discover why the FDA claims cold medicine is ineffective. An Ascension Wisconsin doctor shares valuable insights on how to safeguard your health during the cold and flu season. Tune in to WISN for this enlightening discussion.