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Waukesha County residents mount 2nd stay-at-home lawsuit

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.

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Farley makes positive impact on community

Thomas Farley came into the role of Waukesha County Corporation Counsel just as the county seated its first county executive. Appointed in 1991, Farley was the county’s lead attorney as Dan Finley moved into the newly created role of county executive. Finley held that position until he moved on and Dan Vrakas succeeded him.

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DA will review fatal Okauchee shooting

OKAUCHEE, Wis. (AP) — The Waukesha County district attorney will review a fatal shooting by a man who said he was defending himself against an intruder. The Okauchee homeowner said he was asleep when he heard someone breaking into his house early Saturday. He said he grabbed his flashlight and a gun and confronted the man ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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2010AP2485 In the matter of the refusal of Jesse M. Schaefer

Wisconsin Court of Appeals CRIMINAL UNPUBLISHED Motor Vehicles Implied consent; motions to reopen; excusable neglect; competency Jesse M. Schaefer's operating privileges were revoked after he failed to request a refusal hearing within the 10-day time limit set forth in Wis. Stat. ß 343.305(10). Schaefer requested that the municipal court reopen the proceedings based on excusable neglect. The municipal court denied ...

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State: No ‘major’ problems with Supreme Court votes

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin election officials say Waukesha County's vote totals in the state Supreme Court election appear to match totals from the county's municipalities. The Government Accountability Board reviewed the county's totals after Clerk Kathy Nickolaus announced she failed to report 14,000 votes from the city of Brookfield. The new votes gave incumbent Justice ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Clerk won’t quit after court vote debacle

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An embattled county clerk is refusing to resign after she failed to immediately report thousands of votes in Wisconsin's tightly contested Supreme Court race. Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus announced last Thursday she had failed to save 14,000 votes on her computer. The discovery of the votes flipped the unofficial winner from ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Party leader calls for clerk to resign over election count

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The chairman of Waukesha County's Democratic Party is calling for the resignation of the county clerk who botched her count of last week's state Supreme Court race. Party chairman Victor Weer said in a news release Tuesday that vote counting and reporting by Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus has not only produced ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Counties still finalizing Supreme Court votes (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is on track to lead challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg by about 7,300 votes after all counties finish verifying the ballots cast in last week's election — a margin that would be difficult to overcome even with a statewide recount. As of Monday, 69 of ... Subscribe ...

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Prosser spokesman open to Waukesha County recount

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The campaign manager for Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser says he's open to a recount of Waukesha County votes. On Thursday Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus said "human error" resulted in the city of Brookfield votes not being counted in their Tuesday tally to The Associated Press. The change gave Prosser a ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Prosser picked as ‘most qualified’ in Waukesha County Bar Association poll

Incumbent Justice David Prosser was picked as the most qualified candidate in this year’s state Supreme Court race by the Waukesha County Bar Association. The voluntary organization released the results Wednesday of its judicial poll which asked members to rank judicial candidates in one of four categories: highly qualified, qualified, not qualified or no opinion. Of the ... Subscribe Login ...

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Supreme Court: Estate can seek money from Wis. for assault claim 
(UPDATE)

By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an elderly woman's estate can pursue her claims that a former state insurance adjuster robbed and assaulted her in 2006. The court's decision fixed a procedural error by a Waukesha County circuit court judge and the court of appeals. ... Subscribe Login Digital and mobile ...

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