U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy is unharmed after a confrontation outside of the Capitol. Duffy’s office said that the Republican was walking toward the Capitol to vote on legislation when someone he didn’t know began screaming at him and grabbed his arm.
Department of Natural Resources crews continued to secure fire lines and put out any hot spots after a planned fire unexpectedly spread in Burnett County. Crews contained the fire near Grantsburg Tuesday afternoon, but not before it consumed 600 acres beyond a planned burn area of about 500 acres.
The head coach of the Marshfield High School dance team has been fired after the team performed to an edited version of Robin Thicke’s popular but racy hit “Blurred Lines.”
Crews have stopped the spread of a fire that got out of control during a prescribed burn in northwestern Wisconsin.
A proposed oil shipping terminal on Lake Superior has been put on hold. Wisconsin Public Radio reports it means oil tankers won’t be sailing from western Lake Superior to the East Coast for now.
The fire hall that served as a command center during a massive forest fire in northwestern Wisconsin has been destroyed in a blaze that also burned six fire trucks. Town of Gordon Fire Chief Mike Chmielecki says the fire hall is a total loss. Chmielecki says there were several explosions inside the hall as it burned Thursday, which he says likely came from the truck equipment. No one was injured in the fire. WDIO-TV reports five agencies worked to extinguish the fire which also destroyed the volunteer firefighters’ gear.
A school bus that transports 40 elementary students was destroyed by fire in western Wisconsin Thursday morning. The River Falls Police Department said the bus caught on fire near the corner of Falcon and 9th Streets.
Crews will begin dismantling the western Wisconsin house where a father killed his three young daughters last year. Work begins Monday at the house in River Falls.
A Webster, Wis. man was killed in an accident involving a corn chopper Friday morning, according to the Burnett County Sheriff’s office. Authorities received a report at 11:50 a.m. of a man trapped in a corn chopper near the area of County Road N and County Road D in the town of Daniels. Michael J. Herrick, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was from Webster, Wis.
This week’s update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that an area of severe drought in central Minnesota has expanded eastward into Wisconsin.
Milwaukee has literally been down this road before. What could the city’s Department of Public Works mix with rock salt to deice its streets in the winter?
A woman suspected in several Wisconsin and Minnesota bank robberies is now in FBI custody, according to authorities.
A motorcyclist that swerved to avoid striking a deer in the road was killed in a crash near Black River Falls Tuesday afternoon. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the scene at Oakridge Road about a half-mile north of State Highway 27.
The house where Aaron Schaffhausen murdered his three daughters will be deconstructed, according to the lender that currently owns the residence. Several local organizations volunteered their services to accomplish the task.
The 12-year-old boy who was killed in a western Wisconsin ATV accident has been identified by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday.