MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As a wave of consumer activism swept the country in the 1970s, Wisconsinites formed the country's first statewide consumer advocacy group focused on utilities.
MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — A shipyard on the border between Wisconsin and Michigan was for one day crowded with Minnesotans who showed up Saturday to watch the launch of the U.S. Navy's newest combat ship, named in honor of the Twin Cities.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A business development center that was launched more than a decade ago on the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology campus in Rapid City is coming out of the shadows.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota is holding employment fairs at maximum-security prisons with the aim of allaying potential applicants' safety concerns and expediting the hiring process, after the Legislature promised the state Department of Corrections $10 million to boost recruitment and r…
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — The volume of sand that needs to be removed from the Mississippi River following massive floods this spring is so great that the dredging operation couldn't wait until after the water recedes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said.
Two summer programs meant to expand college access to underrepresented high school students faced problems — including alleged sexual assault, harassment, leadership turnover and a lawsuit — in the past two summers.
Firefighters from across Wisconsin will be staffing Madison fire stations and ambulances on Sunday so Madison's firefighters can attend a memorial service for firefighter Todd Mahoney, who died Sunday swimming in the Ironman triathlon.
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Fifty years after getting its start as a small food pantry, Everyone Cooperating to Help Others, better known as ECHO, continues to grow and help the community.
WESTBY, Wis. (AP) — Ryan Dunnum had tears in his eyes as he looked over the empty milking parlor that he built. It hadn't been used since the end of April, when he decided enough was enough and sold most of his herd.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Great Lakes regional leaders will meet next month to consider a federal strategy for preventing Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan and discuss helping foot the bill for the pricey project, officials said Friday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Firefighters from across Wisconsin will be staffing Madison fire stations and ambulances Sunday so the city's firefighters can attend a memorial service for Todd Mahoney, the firefighter who died after competing in the Ironman triathlon last weekend.
Lawmakers did so through a $322 million two-year reduction in the biennial budget bill and by passing a separate bill that would further lower income taxes by about $136 million in 2020.
“I believe in forgiveness and the power of redemption," Gov. Tony Evers said. People who have taken responsibility for their mistakes and who have worked to improve their lives and communities deserve a second chance."