Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to a Chicago re-entry facility. Hastert pleaded guilty to violating federal banking law when he offered to pay money to keep alleged sex abuse a secret.
Construction work on a new system to increase internet connectivity on the Fond Du Lac Reservation is underway. The band and other partners held a groundbreaking to launch the Broadband project Thursday.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture released thousands of stingless wasps in Hartley Park Thursday morning. The specially designed insects attack Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species that kills native ash trees.