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Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
October 13, 2009
Sen. Dan Kapanke says he'll need time to pay back taxpayers for settling a public records lawsuit
State Senate Republican Dan Kapanke says he'll need time to pay back the $38,000 he owes taxpayers for settling a public records' lawsuit. The La Crosse lawmaker says he's refinancing some personal property and he promises to start paying the state later this year. Kapanke was...
October 13, 2009 - 9:21am
October 8, 2009
Woman settles lawsuit regarding California spinach
After three years a Fond du Lac woman has settled her lawsuit against California growers and shippers of spinach. Jane Majeska is 85 years old. She became sick in August 2006, after eating E. coli-tainted spinach packaged by Dole. The nationwide outbreak killed three people,...
October 8, 2009 - 9:00am
September 3, 2009
Wisconsin will get $5 million in national fraud lawsuit against Pfizer Inc.
Wisconsin will get $5 million in the settlement of a national lawsuit against the drug maker Pfizer Inc. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced the settlement Wednesday. Pfizer agreed to pay a total of $2.3 billion to settle allegations that it promoted the anti-inflammatory...
September 3, 2009 - 9:29am
September 1, 2009
Consumer groups sue PSC over proposed MN wind farm
Two consumer groups have sued a Wisconsin panel over the way it approved a large wind energy farm in Minnesota. The Public Service Commission recently OK'd a plan by Wisconsin Power and Light to create wind turbines in south central Minnesota that would generate 200 megawatts of...
September 1, 2009 - 9:12am
August 26, 2009
Madison attorney represents state in lawsuit challenging protections for same-sex couples
Madison attorney Lester Pines will defend the state in a lawsuit that challenges the new legal protections for same-sex couples. Gov. Jim Doyle hired Pines yesterday, after Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen refused to fight the suit filed by three board members of the Wisconsin Family...
August 26, 2009 - 9:00am
August 6, 2009
Recording industry settles lawsuit against UW-Stevens Point student
The recording industry has settled a lawsuit against one of the University of Wisconsin students it accused of illegally downloading music from the Internet. Federal Judge Barbara Crabb has approved a settlement in the case of Frank Minervini of Wisconsin Rapids, a student at the...
August 6, 2009 - 9:15am
June 3, 2009
Lake Delton homeowners want more money
People whose homes were swept away on Lake Delton last year are now asking for another $1.3 million from the village. The state gave them $2.3 million for condemnation rights, as the lakeshore was rebuilt following last June's dramatic washouts from heavy rains. Now, a claim to...
June 3, 2009 - 9:34am
Lawsuit continues over high school graduations held at a church
A federal judge is letting Brookfield Central and East high schools hold their graduations at the Elmbrook mega-church this weekend. But the lawsuit that challenged the location is not over. The Americans United for the Separation of Church-and-State also wants damages from past...
June 3, 2009 - 9:31am
May 28, 2009
Man sues brother over Packers' season tickets
A man is suing his brother over Green Bay Packers' season tickets. Walter Christman died last April, and gave his two sons the right to sell 13 prime mid-field seats. Michael Christman of Van Buren, Ark., got the tickets and he was supposed to give 45 percent of the profits to...
May 28, 2009 - 10:24am
May 21, 2009
Milwaukee man sues former Catholic school principal and her religious order
A former Milwaukee Catholic grade school principal has been sued by a man she was convicted of molesting. Gerald Kobs, 56, said he still has nightmares and headaches from the abuse he took from Sr. Norma Giannini in the 1960s at St. Patrick's School. He's also suing her former religious...
May 21, 2009 - 9:00am
May 14, 2009
Children of pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve want $625,000
The children of a pedestrian killed on New Year's Eve wants La Crosse County to pay them $625,000. They said the county was negligent for not clearing a snowy sidewalk making William Harter, 55, walk on a street where he was hit by two vehicles. They said the accumulating snow...
May 14, 2009 - 9:04am
March 9, 2009
Lawsuit settled over how state gives out voter info
Officials have settled a lawsuit from a political consulting firm over the way the state gives out voter information. The Government Accountability Board will pay $7,500 in legal fees to the Michigan firm of Practical Political Consulting. The company buys data about Wisconsin...
March 9, 2009 - 9:04am
February 23, 2009
Group plans to sue if Doyle's proposed domestic partner protections approved
A family rights' group says the state can expect a lawsuit if it approves the domestic partner protections in Gov. Jim Doyle's new state budget. Julaine Appling of Wisconsin Family Action believes the courts would rule them unconstitutional and her group has lawyers looking into...
February 23, 2009 - 9:00am
January 16, 2009
State AG drops voter registration lawsuit against Govt. Accountability Board
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen has dropped his lawsuit against the state's Government Accountability Board. He says he's now convinced that the agency will do what he wanted and double-check the registrations of voters who have signed up since the start of 2006. Thursday, the...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Hearing today on Wausau couple who prayed over daughter instead of getting medical help
A judge in Wausau will hold a hearing today (Monday) on a request to drop charges against a couple who prayed as their daughter died from untreated diabetes.
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am