The owner of a Christian-based children's hair salon has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Gov. Tony Evers' "safer at home" order that closed nonessential businesses is a violation of free speech and religious rights.Read More »
About 48% of voters cast ballots absentee in northern Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District election, far below the statewide rate in last month’s statewide election.Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tom Tiffany, a state senator endorsed by President Donald Trump, easily won a special congressional election on Tuesday in a heavily conservative, rural Wisconsin district, cheering Republicans even as Democrats argued ...Read More »
A majority of Wisconsin residents still support the “safer at home” order issued by Gov. Tony Evers in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but that support is down from where it was six weeks ago, according to a Marquette University Law School poll released Tuesday.Read More »
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A deadly altercation in the parking lot of a Menards store in La Crosse has resulted in reckless homicide charges. Matthew Kinstler, 50, is being held in the death of 79-year-old Russell Paulson. Kinstler was ...Read More »
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A special Congressional election in a rural Wisconsin district President Donald Trump carried by 20 points is pitting a Trump-aligned state senator against a school board president hoping to become the ...Read More »
Prosecutors on Monday have decided to clear an Oshkosh school liaison officer of any wrongdoing for shooting a student during a fight last year.Read More »
Authorities in northwestern Wisconsin have arrested a 62-year-old man in a fatal shooting of another man.Read More »
Although all eyes are on Republican legislators' attempt to derail Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order in the state Supreme Court, two Waukesha County residents have quietly mounted their own challenge alleging the mandate violates their constitutional rights to worship, protest and travel.Read More »
The Justice Department on Thursday said it is dropping the criminal case against President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, abandoning a prosecution that became a rallying cry for the president and his supporters in attacking the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation.
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Republicans in more rural parts of Wisconsin joined with business owners to push for a regional reopening plan Thursday to give the economy a boost, as the Department of Workforce Development warned that the state fund that pays unemployment claims could run out of money in five months.
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The Wisconsin Legislature's lawsuit over Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order is making headlines throughout the country. The state Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case this week, giving conservative justices on the court an opportunity to dig into the assistant attorney general representing Andrea Palm, the Department of Health Services secretary.Read More »
Conservative justices who control the Wisconsin Supreme Court raised doubts Tuesday about whether Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' stay-at-home order is legal, asserting that the Legislature never intended to give the executive branch so much power.Read More »