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Brown County

Jul 6, 2022

Green Bay woman pleads not guilty in dismemberment slaying

A woman accused in a grisly killing and dismemberment case in Green Bay has pleaded not guilty.

May 21, 2020

WILL appeals decision upholding Brown County sales tax

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty is appealing a circuit court decision upholding Brown County's sales tax.

Jun 8, 2018

Freshly restored Brown County Courthouse dome takes a turn, baffling officials

When Brown County officials unveiled the gleaming, copper dome of the county's newly restored courthouse in November, it was a glimpse of what the building looked like when it was first built 107 years ago.

Dec 12, 2017

Brown County Judge Kelley assigned to Walker case

Brown County Circuit Judge Kendall Kelley has been assigned to review whether to pursue contempt findings against nine people involved with a now-closed investigation into Gov. Scott Walker.

May 18, 2012

Civil Rights — equal protection — class of one

10-3426 Del Marcelle v. Brown County Corp.

Dec 21, 2011

Walker appoints veteran DA to Brown County bench

Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday appointed veteran Brown County District Attorney John Zakowski to the county’s circuit court bench.

Nov 22, 2011

Brown County judges keep to old-school approach

More than $10 million in renovation work wrapped up at the historic Brown County Courthouse in 1992, but nearly 20 years later, the judges who work there aren’t done showing off the results.

Oct 31, 2011

Brown County considers veterans’ court

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Judges in Brown County are working to establish a special court for military veterans. Judge Kendall Kelley said that in some cases military veteran offenders are more in need of treatment than prison. Kelley said the goal is to find the most effective way of dealing with the mental health […]

Aug 24, 2011

Volunteering could shorten Wis. jail sentences

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Brown County inmates can now get their sentences reduced by performing community service.

Feb 16, 2011

Plea deal reached in fatal Green Bay stabbing

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A woman who claimed she fatally stabbed an acquaintance because she was tired of being beaten has reached a plea deal in Brown County. Forty-two-year-old Nawanna Polk pleaded guilty to reduced charges of second-degree intentional homicide Tuesday. She was accused of stabbing and killing Kenneth Erving in October 2009, the […]

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