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last updated: Feb 19 2017 6:45 PM

Two Green Bay police officers resign amid investigation
Two Green Bay Police officers have resigned amid an internal investigation of misconduct. Chief Andrew Smith addressed the public about the allegations during a press conference at police headquarters on Friday. The allegations of harassment and improper remarks were brought to the department’s attention on December 13, 2016 by an officer that worked within the […]


Humphries accuses Holtz of lying about changes to DPI proposal
State Superintendent candidate John Humphries says one of his opponents is lying about the facts surrounding a meeting the two had in December. A document released by Humphries earlier this week claimed Lowell Holtz proposed that the candidate who dropped out of the race could get a six-figure job at the Department of Public Instruction, […]


Richland Center woman gets 25 years in prison for poisoning attempt
A Richland Center woman has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for allegedly trying to kill her grandmother. Under an Alford plea, 27-year-old Nina Fields maintained her innocence while agreeing there was enough evidence to convict her. Fields was charged last October with attempted first degree intentional homicide. Prosecutors say she put antifreeze in […]


Lawmakers dial back Daylight Saving Time change
A proposal to end Daylight Sving Time in Wisconsin is seeing some changes, foloowing a backlash on social media the proposal received after it was introduced earlier this month. Instead, state Representatives Samantha Kerkman (R-Salem) and Michael Schraa (R-Oshkosh) now say they actually want to make the sunshine-extending time change year-round in the state. Under […]


Dane County could keep Mustard Museum open
A new agreement could keep the doors open at the  National Mustard Museum in business in Middleton.  The current owner, Barry Levenson, wants to retire, but can’t catch up on a loan from Dane County. Thursday night,  the county’s Community Development Block Grant Commission approved an agreement that calls for the county to forgive some […]