WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's attorney general said Thursday the owner of a dairy company is accused of stealing more than $20,000 from local farmers.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A central Wisconsin man has been arrested in the death of his girlfriend's disabled adult daughter.
Samantha Roberts, 20, died Friday at her home in Nekoosa....
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A judge has ordered a Wisconsin woman to spend at least nine months in jail for harming her baby in a hospital.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin city is considering an ordinance that would impose fines on the parents of young bullies after a viral social media post showed handwritten notes that...
NEKOOSA, Wis. (AP) — When famed golf course developer Mike Keiser and his two sons decided in 2013 to buy 1,700 acres in central Wisconsin, the idea was to take advantage of the massive amount of...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is delaying a hearing for a couple suspected in the death of their newborn child until an autopsy is completed.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Supreme Court says a Wisconsin Rapids man was properly convicted of killing his daughter's ex-boyfriend.
Joseph Reinwand was sentenced to life in 2014 in...
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin Rapids father has pleaded guilty to killing his 15-month-old son.
Thirty-three-year-old James Georgeson was convicted of second-degree reckless homicide Wednesday in a plea agreement with prosecutors. Georgeson called 911 in February 2017 to report his son wasn't breathing. The child was taken to a Wisconsin Rapids hospital and died two days later.
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — School officials in Wisconsin aren't so sure bulletproof backpacks are an answer to possible violence in the classroom.
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is charged with fatally shooting his uncle in northeastern Minnesota.
Thirty-two-year-old James Montano of Bayfield, Wisconsin, was charged Tuesday with second-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and second-degree assault. Bail was set at $500,000.
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot in northeastern Minnesota was the former director of the Native American Center at the University of Wisconsin-Steven Point.
Fifty-seven-year-old Andrew Gokee, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, was shot in the head over the weekend at his brother's house in the Carlton County community of Progress. He was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth where he died.
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man has died after being shot in northeastern Minnesota.
Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake said Monday that 57-year-old Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, died of his injury.
A 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wisconsin, remains in jail. The sheriff's office says prosecutors plan to file a criminal complaint Tuesday.
CARLTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Minnesota are holding a Wisconsin man in a Friday night shooting.
The Carlton County Sheriff's Office says the 32-year-old man from Bayfield, Wisconsin, is in custody pending charges.
Authorities were called to the shooting just before midnight Friday. A man reported that his 57-year-old brother, Andrew Gokee of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, had been shot.
WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) — Snow, sleet and freezing rain are making travel challenging on this Presidents Day.
Dozens of school districts are taking the day off Monday because of the weather, including Marshfield, Wisconsin Rapids, Stevens Point, Neillsville and Waupaca. Other school districts decided Monday to dismiss students early, including Green Bay, De Pere and Marinette.
Baraboo 79, Salam School 35
Beloit Memorial 49, Janesville Craig 47, OT
Big Foot 73, Milton 72
Blair-Taylor 56, Hillsboro 40
Chicago Perspectives/Joslin, Ill. 76, Milwaukee Collegiate Academy 63
Dodgeville 58, Oregon 54
Dominican 83, Shoreland Lutheran 32
Jefferson 57, Fort Atkinson 40
Kenosha Christian Life 71, Westlake, Ill. 33
Kenosha Saint Joseph Catholic Academy 73, Milwaukee Ronald Reagan 59
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Vince Biegel is one step closer to playing for the NFL team that he has rooted for since childhood.
The Green Bay Packers activated Biegel from the reserve/physically unable to perform list on Friday. The rookie linebacker was sidelined for the first two months of the season as he slowly worked his way back from offseason foot surgery.
TOWN OF ARPIN, Wis. (AP) — Wood County authorities say a Stetsonville man died when a tractor ran over him inside a shed in the Town of Arpin in central Wisconsin.
It happened around 9 p.m. Friday. The sheriff's department says deputies and first responders arrived to find 73-year-old Chris J. Jacobs under the tractor with head and shoulder injuries. He died at the scene, which was northwest of Wisconsin Rapids.
The department says nobody was riding the tractor and nobody else was injured.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A tiny airport in central Wisconsin that's seen an influx of private jets since a Republican donor's world-class golf course opened nearby would get $4 million in improvements under funding slipped into the state budget this week.
The Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee approved the funding after the developer of the Sand Valley Golf Resort, Mike Keiser, donated $25,000 to the state Republican Party in February, records reviewed by The Associated Press show.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin cranberry growers are expected to continue leading the nation in cranberry production this fall.
Projections released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday say Wisconsin is expected to harvest an estimated 5.6 million barrels of cranberries. That projection is part of the approximately 9 million barrels of cranberries expected nationwide.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Dane County judge has tossed out the 30-year-old rape convictions of a former Wisconsin Rapids man.
Reserve Judge Daniel Moeser on Friday ordered a new trial for Richard Beranek, 58. Beranek was convicted in 1990 for the 1987 rape of a rural Stoughton woman.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2s6laCr ) the judge found issues with hair evidence used to convict Beranek.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed charges against an 18-year-old Wisconsin woman accused of dragging an officer alongside a car before leading police on a chase.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) — Plans are being made for a new research facility to support Wisconsin's $1 billion cranberry industry.
The Wisconsin Cranberry Research and Education Foundation said Monday it's purchasing about 155 acres in Jackson County for the research station. The purchase is being made with federal funds and private contributions.
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ROME, Wis. (AP) — The Laurentide Ice Sheet did quite a number on Wisconsin.