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Wisconsin Public Service said phone scam is targeting customers

Wisconsin Public Service customers in Sheboygan, Green Bay and Marinette said they’ve received phone calls from scammers. About 60 customers and churches across northeast and north central Wisconsin reported receiving the calls.


Beto heading to Wisconsin and Illinois as 2020 decision nears

Beto O’Rourke is hitting the road again, this time for the Midwest. Following a massive rally in his hometown of El Paso, Texas, on Monday, the former Texas congressman and potential presidential candidate will visit with students at University of Wisconsin, Madison on Friday. He will then travel to


AAA Gives 3 Wisconsin Restaurants 4-Diamond Rating

WISCONSIN -- AAA has released its exclusive five-diamond list of restaurants and not a single restaurant in Wisconsin made the cut. The list, released Thursday, includes just 67 restaurants in North America and only three new restaurants were added this year. Three Wisconsin restaurants earned a fou


Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant Impact

(AP) — Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin’s new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states’ border, saying they are concerned it could exacerbate flooding in Chicago’s northern subur


Some Wisconsin Republicans wary of President Trump's emergency declaration

Some Wisconsin congressional Republicans are joining Democrats in criticizing President Trump’s national emergency declaration over border security for setting the country down a potentially troubling path.


Wisconsin dentist arrested in connection to arson of boat house

A local dentist has been arrested for setting a neighbor's boat house on fire. According to a complaint, John Haag, 55, was arrested on Feb. 2 for arson. The complaint says the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department was called to a boat house fire near Bass Lake in New Richmond, Wisconsin, at about 4


Wisconsin drug bust leads to 9 arrests

Investigators from the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office carried out several Valentine's Day search warrants, seizing drugs, cash and guns. The bust led to the arrest of nine suspects.


White Wisconsin Republicans Force Colin Kaepernick's Name to Be Scrapped from Black History Month Celebration

Republicans lawmakers in Wisconsin successfully pushed to erase Colin Kaepernick from a state celebration for Black History Month, multiple news outlets report. The legislature’s black caucus initially included the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback in an annual resolution to honor prominent bla


News analysis: Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Supreme Court pick is an anti-gay bigot with ethical baggage

Progressive groups and leaders are lambasting Republican Supreme Court nominee Brian Hagedorn as unqualified following revelations that he penned homophobic, misogynistic, racist and extremely partisan blog posts.


Republican Leaders In Wisconsin Refuse To Recognize Colin Kaepernick During Black History Month

Senate GOP lawmakers say the celebrated athlete and activist is "too controversial" to be given a recognition. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Senate Republicans passed a resolution in Honor of Black History Month that failed to mention Milwaukee native Colin Kaepernick.


Wisconsin girl fights off potential abductor with Valentine's candy

WEST ALLIS, Wis. (WITI) - Police in West Allis are investigating after a little girl was grabbed on her way to school Thursday morning. They say a Valentine's Day gift may have saved her life.


Wisconsin high school sorry for apparent blackface display

PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) - The principal of a suburban Milwaukee high school says there will be consequences for students at a basketball game who displayed pictures of an opponent making it appear he was wearing blackface.


Old Galena jail now No. 1 ranked bed and breakfast in the country

GALENA, Illinois – A Galena Bed and Breakfast is now the number one B&B in the country, but before it got that title it was once a jail. It’s the place tourists escape to, but it once was the place people wanted to escape from.


Wisconsin Rapids School District investigating bullying after post goes viral

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Wisconsin Rapids School District is now investigating an incident of bullying, after a student has been reportedly receiving notes telling her to kill herself.


Extreme winter weather puts a chill on restaurant checks

The first day Brix Cider planned to open its doors, the rest of Wisconsin was closing them. Brix, located in downtown Mount Horeb, had allowed one day before crowds of people wearing pointy red hats descended for the annual Scandihoovian Festival on Jan. 31.


Cardinal Bus Company is Sold to Wisconsin Transpo Group

The immediately recognizable bus company that has carried tens of thousands of us to major events, sightseeing adventures and beyond for the past 95 years is being sold. It marks the first time in its nearly one hundred year history that the company will be owned by someone other than a member of th


Analysis: Galena administrators rank 419th in state for average pay

Administrators in Galena Unit School District 120 earn an average of $99,899 per year, ranking 419th out of 864 districts in the state, according to a Sangamon Sun analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.


Monroe 3rd grader wins prize for 'colossal cabbage'

MONROE, Wis. (WMTV) -- An elementary student in Monroe won a contest for growing a giant cabbage. Skylar Kundert is Wisconsin's state winner of the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. She will receive a $1,000 saving bond towards education from Bonnie Plants.


Cardinals sending 8 to WIAA State Meet

MIDDLETON — Heading into the WIAA Division 1 Middleton Sectional on Saturday,the stakes were about as high as they get for the Sun Prairie boys swim team, knowing they had to perform well to qualify for next week’s State Meet. As a team, they did that and more, exceeding the expectations of many and


Several businesses without heat after driver hits gas line

MT HOREB (WKOW) — A driver hit a gas line at the Mt. Horeb Pizza Hut Friday morning while making a delivery, causing a leak, officials on scene told 27 News. A snow pile made it more difficult for the driver to navigate the parking lot, officials said. That seems to be why the driver hit the line.