- Rep. Ohnstad: Announces retirementby JR Ross on March 2, 2024 at 8:40 am
Representative Tod Ohnstad (D-Kenosha) announced he will not be seeking re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly. Representative Ohnstad began his career at AMC in 1974, later being elected union steward for UAW Local 72 in 1978. He advanced to positions...
- State Supreme Court rejects request to redraw congressional mapsby David Wise on March 1, 2024 at 4:10 pm
The court didn’t offer an explanation for its decision to deny the petition from a group of Dem voters that had hoped the justices would redraw the lines after tossing out the legislative maps that were used in the 2022 elections.
- Sen. Wanggaard: Evers vetoes middle class tax cut for third timeby Kodie Engst on March 1, 2024 at 3:39 pm
Senator Van Wanggaard today released the following statement after Governor Evers vetoed billions in tax cuts despite having a $3 billion surplus: “Tony Evers won’t take yes for an answer. “Governor Evers has said repeatedly, even today in his veto...
- Dept. of Health Services: Wisconsin State Health Officer Paula Tran statement on CDC respiratory virus guidanceby Kodie Engst on March 1, 2024 at 3:36 pm
“The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is pleased to see updated respiratory virus recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These updates reflect what the latest data and science are telling us. Today we know that far...
- Dept. of Natural Resources: Now’s the time to enroll in a hunter education courseby Kodie Engst on March 1, 2024 at 3:35 pm
Planning on hunting for the first time in 2024? Fantastic! The first thing you’ll want to do is enroll in a hunter education course, and now is the perfect time confirm your spot, as courses tend to fill up in the...
- Sen. Stroebel: Evers denies meaningful tax relief for middle-class families, retireesby Kodie Engst on March 1, 2024 at 3:33 pm
Madison, WI – Senator Duey Stroebel (R – Cedarburg) issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s vetoes of Assembly Bills 1020, 1021, and 1022: “In what amounts to a Friday afternoon news dump, Governor Evers has once again...
- Powerful California blizzard shuts down roads and ski resorts as heavy snow and fierce winds slam mountainsby By Susannah Cullinane and Sara Smart, CNN on March 3, 2024 at 4:17 am
(CNN) — Blizzard conditions continued to slam Northern California over the weekend with damaging winds and heavy snow dumping on mountain ridges down to the valleys.
- Musk said Tesla cars would rise in value, but the opposite happenedby By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN on March 3, 2024 at 3:00 am
(CNN) — Back in 2019, Elon Musk made an astonishing claim for Tesla vehicles. Tesla cars, he said, would go up in value, not down, after purchase.
- Winter storm wreaks havoc across Sierra Nevadason March 3, 2024 at 2:41 am
A winter storm is slamming California, with parts of the Sierra Nevadas getting more than a meter of snow. A busy interstate has been shut down in places for more than a day.
- Where Old Vegas is still alive todayby By Matt Villano, CNN on March 3, 2024 at 2:00 am
(CNN) — Leave it to Las Vegas to upstage Travis and Taylor, Usher and the most-watched Super Bowl ever.
- Domask's homecoming helps No. 13 Illinois win 91-83 to continue Wisconsin's slideby By STEVE MEGARGEE - AP Sports Writer on March 2, 2024 at 9:41 pm
Marcus Domask scored 31 points, Terrence Shannon Jr. added 23 and No. 13 Illinois continued its recent mastery of Wisconsin by defeating the slumping Badgers 91-83. Illinois has won its last six matchups with Wisconsin. That represents the Illini’s longest…
- A ship earlier hit by Yemen's Houthi rebels sinks in the Red Sea, the first vessel lost in conflictby By JON GAMBRELL - Associated Press on March 2, 2024 at 9:32 pm
A ship attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels has sunk in the Red Sea after days of taking on water. The Rubymar had been drifting after the attack in February. It marks the first ship sunk by the Houthis in their…
- You thought Wisconsin's winter was warm? Wait till summerby GAYLE WORLAND email@example.com on March 3, 2024 at 5:30 am
As El Niño transitions to La Niña, Madison could see warmer-than-normal summer temperatures.
- Illinois shows Wisconsin men's basketball's net losses of individual matchupsby Michael McCleary firstname.lastname@example.org on March 3, 2024 at 5:13 am
Tyler Wahl's offensive success was negated on the defensive end with a teammate's foul trouble and other hurtful factors for the Badgers.
- President Joe Biden's wisdom is making America great again -- Louise Lundon March 3, 2024 at 5:00 am
For much of its history, the Chinese culture put great value on its elderly citizens. The assumption was that with age came learning, understanding and wisdom.
- Looser election rules could keep Democrats in power forever -- John Vosson March 3, 2024 at 5:00 am
Trouble is on the horizon for conservatives, namely one-party governance statewide in the Legislature and in the Governor's Mansion. How will this occur?
- The Grand Old Party isn't what it used to be -- Sally Slettenon March 3, 2024 at 5:00 am
Over the years I’ve voted for many Republican candidates. But I’m now voting for Democrats, and I’m asking you to consider doing the same.
- Don't compare Alexei Navalny's death to Jeffrey Epstein's and Derek Chauvin's -- Dmitri Cookeon March 3, 2024 at 5:00 am
I was stunned to read last Sunday's letter to the editor "Biden uses Navalny's death as a distraction," comparing the death of Alexei Navalny to attacks on prisoners in the United States.
- Former Bank of Beijing chairman under investigation, part of China's crackdown on corruptionby Star Tribune Staff on March 3, 2024 at 5:24 am
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is under investigation for corruption, the latest in a series of graft investigations focused on the country's financial sector.
- Shehbaz Sharif is Pakistan's new premier. Imran Khan's allies in parliament protest, allege riggingby Star Tribune Staff on March 3, 2024 at 5:15 am
Lawmakers in Pakistan's National Assembly elected Sunday Shehbaz Sharif as the country's new prime minister for the second time as allies of imprisoned former premier Imran Khan in parliament shouted […]
- Death toll rises from Russian drone strike on Ukrainian port city, as China's envoy tours Moscowby SUSIE BLANN on March 3, 2024 at 5:06 am
The death toll rose to 10 on Sunday from a Russian drone strike that destroyed an apartment block in Ukraine's southern port city of Odesa the previous day when a local official reported that the […]
- Prisoners with developmental disabilities face unique challenges. One facility is offering solutionsby CLAUDIA LAUER on March 3, 2024 at 4:53 am
''You are the Lighthouse in someone's storm,'' reads the message above a mural of a sailboat bobbing on ocean waves under a cloud-studded azure sky. It's an unexpected slogan for a prison wall.
- Sean McGirr unveils debut at iconoclastic Alexander McQueen in Parisby THOMAS ADAMSON on March 3, 2024 at 4:42 am
In the shadowy expanse of an icy-cold industrial warehouse crisscrossed by disused iron tracks and raw concrete surfaces, guests huddled under blankets, buzzing with an air of electric anticipation. […]
- Libya's coast guard tried to prevent rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean, a German charity saysby SAMY MAGDY on March 3, 2024 at 4:06 am
A German charity has accused the Libyan coast guard of threatening its crew members who were rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, causing at least one migrant to drown.