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  • State Assembly set to consider harassment training policy January 16, 2018
    Members of the state Assembly will be back at the Capitol today for their first floor session of the new year, with proposed new training requirements for lawmakers and their staff among the issues being take up. The chamber will vote on a resolution creating mandatory anti-harassment and ethics training for “members, officers, and assembly […]
  • One dead following Marion mobile home fire January 15, 2018
    One person is dead following a mobile home fire in Marion Sunday afternoon. Police Chief Kevin Schultz says the fire was reported at 12:30 p.m. at the Marion Hillside Mobile Home Park, and authorities were notified that the person living there was still inside. The resident was found dead inside, along with their pets. The […]
  • Citizen Action’s Kraig on Medicaid ‘work requirements’ January 15, 2018
    A Wisconsin health care advocate says Medicaid “work requirements” are not what they seem. The Trump administration last week issued guidance for states that want to require eligible able-bodied adults to have jobs to qualify for Medicaid. In Wisconsin, that means Badgercare. “It tries to make it sound like people who need Badgercare for their […]
  • New Wisconsin state park fees take effect next month January 15, 2018
    The state Department of Natural Resources is raising the daily entrance fees at three of Wisconsin’s most popular state parks. Beginning February 15th, the cost to enter Devil’s Lake State Park on a daily pass for residents and non-residents will go up by $5, while daily rates for Peninsula and Willow River state parks will […]
  • Cold shooting Bucks fall at Miami January 15, 2018
    The Milwaukee Bucks shot a season worst 31.6% from the field and just 14.3% (4-for-28) from three-point range in a 97-79 loss to the Miami Heat in Miami. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points on 6-of-12 shooting, but Khris Middleton’s shooting slump continued, going 3 of 16 from the field, including missing nine straight at one […]