Republicans add last-minute school choice measures, mine-area restrictions; Shell Lake man mauled by bear, more state news
A debate over the new state budget lasted only 15 minutes in the Assembly Tuesday, as majority Republicans spent most of their time behind closed doors adding some last-minute items. Also, a rural Shell Lake man was critically hurt when he was mauled by a black bear Monday night. Read on for the latest on budget negotiations, rancor over the federal Farm Bill and an admission by Capuchin Order leaders that at least 23 friars abused minors.
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash.RELATED CONTENT
Summer gets off to cold start; Mom suspected of trying to asphyxiate four kids; Woman accuses John Menard of extortion, demanding sex; more state news
Most of Wisconsin was in the 40’s and 50’s this morning, but a couple spots in the north cooled down to the 30’s after a boisterous cold front went through. A $200,000 cash bond was set Monday for a northern Wisconsin woman suspected of trying to kill four of her six children by asphyxiation. A former business partner claims Eau Claire billionaire John Menard pressured her for sex and later retaliated by firing her husband. Plus more state news.
A Minnesota man was taken to an area hospital Sunday night when he was ejected from the motorcycle he was riding.RELATED CONTENT
The warning sirens blew in New Richmond, but storm clouds stayed to the north and east Monday afternoon around 2 p.m.RELATED CONTENT
Thunderstorms predicted for today; 700 state Guard members will lose 11 days of pay; Proposed budget goes to full Legislature; More state news
More showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast for Wisconsin today as another cold front pushes through. About 700 Wisconsin National Guard members will lose 11 days of work and pay due to the federal budget sequester. Plus more briefs.
Alan Page, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and former Minnesota Viking football player, along with his daughter, Kamie Page, will read from their new children’s book "Alan and his Perfectly Pointy Impossibly Perpendicular Pinky."RELATED CONTENT
The Stillwater Lift Bridge will close to vehicle traffic for a couple hours today, Wednesday, beginning at noon.RELATED CONTENT
A 17-year old River Falls teen was injured in a one-vehicle accident just after midnight on Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
“Wow,” was all Harold Buckentin could say when he recalled how the Chilakoot Bowhunters Club had come to call a 53-acre parcel of challenging terrain just outside Somerset home nearly 60 years ago.RELATED CONTENT