The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that Wisconsin's unemployment rate in September was 4.1 percent. That is down from 4.2 percent in August and less than the national average of 5 percent.
New results from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction show less than half of public and private school students taking the new statewide test are side are proficient or advanced in English language arts, math and science.
Sen. Ron Johnson and challenger Russ Feingold didn't interrupt one another or hurl insults in their Friday debate. The presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been marked by frequent interruptions and harsh rhetoric.
Walker said in a statement Friday that "One of the many reasons Wisconsin remains a popular tourism destination is our magnificent wildlife. With the help of our students, we want this year's State Capitol Christmas tree to reflect the beauty of our great state."
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Mark Graham knew his son, an ROTC cadet who was studying to be a military physician, was struggling with sadness, but said he didn't realize the depth of his depression until it was too late.
The Lake Superior Zoo's future is bit brighter Monday night after the Duluth City council unanimously approved gap financing that would keep the zoo open until 2017. Last week, zoo officials said that attendance was so low, it couldn't pay the bills for the rest of the year.