A report says Wisconsin is trailing the rest of the country in the number of students who receive breakfast at school. About 83 percent of Wisconsin schools participated in the federal program last year, lagging behind most other states.
North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 607 any-deer bow licenses available to out-of-state hunters this year. Up to five hunters can apply as a party. The deadline for applications is March 1.
The investment funds for most Wisconsin public workers and retirees shrunk slightly last year. The State of Wisconsin Investment Board says the gross rate of return on the core fund was down 3.3 percent.
Duluth and Superior officials are advising no unnecessary travel this afternoon due to poor driving conditions. Snow and blowing snow is causing very slippery conditions and low visibility. Plow drivers are working to clear the roads. The snow is expected to continue into Thursday.
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Access to healthcare and funding for mental health resources for rural Minnesotans were the topics of discussion in Cloquet Wednesday. State health officials addressed the initiatives surrounding those issues proposed in Governor Tim Walz's newly-released budget.
A lot of strength and emotion goes into a triple-overtime playoff hockey game between rival teams. In a packed house at the Miners Memorial Building, two players and a referee set aside their differences and bowed their heads. The result is inspiring.
Four Republicans have withdrawn from a crowded race for a vacant east-central Minnesota state House seat. The two Republicans that remain in the District 11B race face a March 5 primary election, with the winner advancing to face the sole DFL candidate in the March 19 general election.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has issued a new environmental order that keeps intact two panels to oversee rule-making and permitting. The move comes after Republicans rejected her pervious attempts at making changes.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is rolling out a $49 billion budget with significant increases in spending on education and health and human services. The budget would include a 20-cent-per-gallon increase in the gas tax.
Republicans are touting a study that determined Wisconsinites on private insurance would pay an additional $600 million a year if the state accepts federal Medicaid expansion. Democrats and health care advocates are dismissing the report as unreliable.
Minnesota and Michigan are among 16 states suing to block President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency to fund his proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. Wisconsin's attorney general condemned Trump's declaration but hasn't joined the lawsuit.
House Democrats are investigating claims that senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia. The officials allegedly took the action despite the objections of ethics and national security officials.
Wildlife managers have confirmed chronic wasting disease in a wild deer in Crow Wing County. It marks the first discovery of the fatal brain disease among the state's wild deer outside the southeastern corner of Minnesota.
Four businesses in the Northland may have been affected by a credit or debit card security breach. North Country Business Products announced Tuesday that credit card data was stolen from consumers at some of their business partners.