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9 min ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
Obamacare enrollment in Wisconsin quadrupled in the second month of the federal health insurance exchange, shooting from 877 people in October to 4,426 in November, according to the latest tallies released by the Department of Health and Human Services.
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1 hr ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal
Snowy owls are moving through Wisconsin from northern Canada, and the state Department of Natural Resources and Wisconsin eBird say the birds are staging a possibly historic movement from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic coast.
3 hrs ago | WKBT
Gov. Scott Walker's administration plans to schedule round table discussions around Wisconsin for people to discuss the state's tax code and propose changes.
Defensive tackle prospect Joe Keels changed his collegiate course Tuesday afternoon, altering the recruiting landscape for a pair of Big Ten Conference rivals.
A Sheboygan man convicted of helping run a drug ring that trafficked cocaine and marijuana from Texas to Wisconsin has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison.
Democrats in the Wisconsin Legislature are calling on Republicans to hold a public hearing on a bill to increase the minimum wage.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the number of resident female deer hunters was up slightly during the state's nine-day gun season.
The dean of the Wisconsin Legislature is trying again to make senior citizens renew their drivers' licenses twice as often as the rest of us.
Plumbers and cleanup crews are trying to repair a burst pipe that caused flooding in the state Department of Natural Resources' headquarters in Madison.
Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, listens during a Financial Stability Oversight Council meeting at the U.S. Treasury in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
A bill that would rewrite regulations for sand mines is up for an overhaul after worries were raised that communities would lose some of their authority to enforce local ordinances.
A small community in Bayfield County is mourning the deaths of an elderly couple, killed in an attack at their home.
Elementary school students in Wisconsin would have at least half an hour of daily physical education under a bill backed by Republican Rep. Chad Weininger, of Green Bay.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind today renewed his call for action to make college loans more affordable, citing a new study finding that Wisconsin ranks 8th highest in the country for percentage of graduates with student loan debt.
Wisconsin legislators have taken the first step to amend the state Constitution to make it harder to recall them, the governor, attorney general and other state officials.
The meeting will be held at the department's U.S. 41 Brown County project office, 1940 W. Mason St. A short presentation is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Officials will show interchange designs and give tentative dates when the Velp Ave./U.S. 41interchange ramps and Velp Avenue itself will close for construction.