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  • Financial advisor accused of stealing from clients found dead February 27, 2017
    A former financial advisor from Winnebago County, accused of stealing money from her elderly clients, and her husband are dead, in what law enforcement officials say was an apparent suicide pact. Sheriff John Matz says deputies went to the home of 57-year-old Jean Walsh-Josephson in Utica Monday, after she failed to show up for court […]
  • Stopping a ‘revolving door’ at the Capitol. February 27, 2017
    A state lawmaker wants to keep his former colleagues from heading to work as lobbyists right after they leave the legislature. Democratic State Representative Dana Wachs (D-Eau Claire) is a co-sponsor of the bill, which would prevent legislators from becoming a lobbyist for one year after their term ends. “We need to try to curb […]
  • Holtz email may have violated state campaign rules February 27, 2017
    A candidate for state Superintendent appears to have broken a campaign law. A campaign-focused email explaining Lowell Holtz’s support among Republicans was sent from his Whitnall Public School email address in May. Holtz described the beginning of his campaign, which he says was sparked by an approach from a conservative exploratory committee which gave him […]
  • Snell’s late three-pointer lifts Bucks past Suns February 27, 2017
    Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd was hoping to get Giannis Antetokounmpo some time off in the fourth quarter, knowing the Bucks would be playing again Monday night against the Cavaliers in Cleveland. With Antetokounmpo resting, the Phoenix Suns got three straight dunks from Marquese Chriss to draw within one point in the closing minute.  Antetokounmpo […]
  • ACLU claims state troopers were not wearing ID February 27, 2017
    Nearly 20 Wisconsin State Patrol troopers are being criticized for not wearing name tags, or any type of ID number, when they were sent to North Dakota recently to help keep pipeline protesters in line. The secrecy is intended to help protect the troopers, but civil rights groups aren’t happy about it. Molly Collins with […]