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Wisconsin's first CBD dispensaries open
MILWAUKEE, WI (MetroSource-WSAU) Two of Wisconsin’s first CBD stores are open, and already have a customer base. The owners of both Erth Dispensary in Bayview, and the Hemp World Cafe in Riverwest opened over the weekend.
Colorado killer moved to Wisconsin
Waupun, WI (WAOW) – Chris Watts, who admitted to killing his pregnant wife and two daughters, has been moved to Dodge Correctional Institute in Waupun according to CNN. Last month, Watts pleaded guilty to the first-degree murder charges. He was given five life sentences with no possibility for parol
How Alarmed Should We Be About Wisconsin?
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday. I called Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, the authors of the recent book “How Democracies Die,” with a question last week. Levitsky and Ziblatt are political scientists, and their bo
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker weighs signing bills that would weaken his Democratic successor
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is weighing whether to sign a sweeping package of bills that would weaken the powers of his Democratic successor. Walker spokesman Tom Evenson said that the governor was reviewing the bills that passed early Wednesday morning during a rare lame-duck legislative
Wisconsin man's metal sculptures featured in television show
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Erik Figi left his hometown of Baraboo to pursue his dream of screen writing in the cutthroat world of Hollywood. The UW-Madison graduate, who has a more than 20-year career in the military, did some military technical advising and other background work in the film industry. But
No. 2 Ohio State Wallops No. 19 Wisconsin in Home Opener, 23-13
Ethan Smith may have saved the day. Ohio State led by a single point after the first six matches of the team's first home meet of the season, splitting the matches evenly with the visiting Wisconsin Badgers. Smith, a redshirt freshman who had never previously defeated a Top-10 opponent, took the mat
Wisconsin woman arrested for alleged involvement in prostitution scam
WORTHINGTON — A Wisconsin woman was arrested this week in an apparent prostitution scheme that attempted to scam a vulnerable adult out of more than $5,000. According to the criminal complaint, Jacobia L. Booker-Northern, 27, of Milwaukee, Wis. was arrested as part of a Worthington Police Department
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers says he may take legal action on lame-duck bills restricting executive power
Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers said Sunday that he may take legal action to block Republicans’ lame-duck measures to limit his authority upon taking office, calling their effort “a mistake.”
How Wisconsin Republicans Tamed the Administrative State
The latest controversy stems from a years-long project that other states should admire. The recent extraordinary legislative session in Wisconsin included significant reforms to the administrative-rule-making process. Lost among the objections from some (allegations that the current Republican gover
Man pepper sprayed at McDonald’s drive-thru in Wisconsin
Waukesha, WI (WDJT) — The Waukesha Police Department had to use pepper spray on a man after an incident in a McDonald’s drive-thru. The criminal complaint says Amanda Reyes Nunez and Nathan Weber tried to order from McDonald’s at 1425 West. South West Avenue around 2 a.m. on December 6, and were ups
NBC's Chuck Todd needs to show receipts or apologize for both-sidesing Wisconsin GOP power grab
The traditional media’s need to say both sides did a thing when only one side did it is well known, but this is one for legend. Reporting on the Republican power grabs in Wisconsin and Michigan, with Republicans stripping the governor’s and attorney general’s office of power simply because Democrats
Deer stuck in construction zone in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin DNR to act Monday
SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (CBS 58) – A deer is stuck in a newly constructed open basement and Sheboygan Falls Police are asking people to stay away from the area. Authorities say the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was contacted and is aware of the situation. The department is reportedly sendi
Wisconsin gov.-elect won't rule out suing over bills that would limit power
Washington (CNN)Democratic Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers said he's looking at "all options at the table" if outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker doesn't veto a set of GOP bills aimed at limiting the incoming administration's powers.
Evers not optimistic Wisconsin Gov. Walker will veto bills
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov.-elect Tony Evers said on Sunday that he’s not optimistic that outgoing governor Scott Walker will veto bills the Republican-dominated state Legislature approved to limit the new governor’s power.
Wisconsin Democratic governor-elect may sue if GOP limits his power
Democratic Wisconsin Gov.-elect Tony Evers said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that he may challenge state Republicans in court if outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker refused to veto sweeping legislation passed by the GOP-controlled legislature during its lame-duck session.
December 9 - Growing peril for Trump with Sen. Angus King, Sen. Rand Paul, Wisconsin GOP power struggle with Gov.-Elect Tony Evers
Chuck speaks to Sen Angus King (I-Maine), Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) about the latest developments in the Mueller investigation and the grow legal perils for President Trump. Incoming Democratic Governor of Wisconsin, Tony Evers discusses the Wisconsin state legislature's attempts to limit the gubernato
Wisconsin Man Who Posed as Doctor Prescribed Medicine, Gave Injections to Unsuspecting Patients
A Wisconsin man was accused of posing as a doctor and giving medications to unsuspecting patients. Kyle Larsen, 32, allegedly ran Medical Psychology of Wisconsin and had “significant” contact with patients with mental health diagnoses, prosecutors said. Larsen even gave a patient what he claimed was
Christopher Watts transferred to Wisconsin prison
Christopher Watts, the Frederick man who murdered his pregnant wife and two young daughters, is in prison in Wisconsin, online records show. The Colorado Department of Corrections transferred Watts earlier this week for security concerns, and officials had kept his location a secret. But Watts’ name
Wisconsin sabotage: Republicans approve 82 Scott Walker nominees in one day
The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate rushed through more than 80 of outgoing Gov. Scott Walker’s appointees to prevent the incoming Democratic governor from choosing his own nominees.
Wisconsin GOP’s power grab is about legitimacy of American political system, Andrew Sullivan says
Wisconsin Republican attempts to reduce Democrats’ power before they take the governorship in January is “a huge issue for a liberal democracy,” columnist Andrew Sullivan said.