Nicole and Jonathan Hughes, a teacher and a physician with three young children, were acutely aware of the dangers of swimming pools and lakes. From fenced-off pools to life jackets to constant supervision, they did everything right.
It was a grand gesture when Gov. Tony Evers ordered the rainbow flag to be flown over the state Capitol last week to celebrate the hard-fought gains the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has made in recent years to overcome discrimination and social stigma.
“Because it’s there.” For those who grew up on George Mallory’s famous explanation for his yearning to scale Mount Everest, with all the romance, danger and spirit of exploration it implied, that viral photograph of an endless line of climbers in puffy parkas inching their way to the summit …
For anyone who values the importance of direct citizen input in government — and we do — there was an anniversary last month that should not go unnoticed.
Volume II is the blockbuster, the one still getting all the attention, pertaining as it does to the question of potential illegal activity by a president. But let’s not forget the Volume I findings of the Mueller report: how agents of the Russian government allegedly tried to sabotage an Ame…
This month marks the 65th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down racially segregated schools.
The unrelenting wave across the country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana began in 2012 when Colorado and Washington by way of referendum became the first states in the union to grant that liberty.
When legacy businesses are threatened by new competitors, too often they respond by lobbying for regulation to quash them. It’s notable, then, that Marriott recently announced it is starting a new home-rental business, putting the world’s biggest hotel operator in direct competition with Air…
President Trump often cites the stock market as proof of his economic-policy success, so let’s hope he was watching the Dow Jones Industrial Average on Monday. The Dow fell 2.38%, and the Nasdaq and Russell 2000 fell even more, on the escalating tariff dispute between the U.S. and China.
It’s been a year since President Donald Trump made good on a campaign pledge to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. The administration’s strategy: Turn the screws on Tehran with sanctions to compel Iranian leaders to work on a broader agreement that also tackles Iran’s pursuit of ba…
As part of his new job defending Republican gerrymandering across the country, former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made a splash on Fox News this week. He warned fellow Republicans that Democrats plan to “pick a state, any state,” and “sue until it’s blue.”
Being a corrections officer is not for everybody. It’s one of those jobs that qualified applicants must be lured to — specifically, with better pay — to lure such applicants away from jobs that don’t involve being locked in with people who have been sentenced to prison.
On Tuesday, Tip McGuire won the special election to represent Assembly District 64 and fill the seat that former Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, vacated to become state secretary of revenue.
While President Donald Trump was revving up his Republican base April 27 in Green Bay, his administration extended an olive branch to the state’s most powerful Democrat.