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  • Walker satisfied with Trump’s first 100 days April 24, 2017
    Governor Scott Walker is pretty satisfied with the first 100 days of the Trump administration. “Actions speak louder than words,” Walker said Monday at the Capitol. “What I look at is not what he says or even what he tweets, but more importantly what actions are being taken. And certainly from the standpoint of a […]
  • Superior mayor calls on council member to resign April 24, 2017
    The mayor of Superior has called for City Councilor Graham Garfield to resign. Garfield is facing several charges including 1st degree recklessly endangering safety and pointing a firearm at another person following a domestic dispute last week. At a news conference, Mayor Jim Paine says Garfield “cannot and should not continue to represent his constituents […]
  • Wisconsin lawmakers look at prevailing wage repeal April 24, 2017
    Wisconsin lawmakers are considering a bill that would end the use of a prevailing wage for state public works projects. The Legislature previously passed a measure that ended the minimum salary requirements for local projects, and Republicans are hoping to extend the provision to state projects as well. During a public hearing on the bill […]
  • Trial ordered in Appleton school-gun case April 24, 2017
    A 21-year-old Wausau man is headed to trial on charges that he brought a gun onto the Appleton East High School campus. Blong Vang faces felony counts of Conspiring to Cause Child Abuse, Possession of a Firearm on School Grounds, and Bail Jumping. According to the criminal complaint, a school resource officer stopped 17-year-old Tou […]
  • Man who intimidated Hmong neighbors to stand trial April 24, 2017
    An elderly Junction City  man who fired shots into a snowbank, allegedly to intimidate his Hmong neighbors, will stand trial. Eighty-year-old Henry Kaminski was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Monday. His lawyers waived the court appearance, meaning the case will proceed to trial. After firing the shots on March 6th, Kaminski surrendered after a […]