Gov. Tony Evers signed a bill that will allow retailers with a Class B liquor license to sell unlimited liters of hard alcohol in one transaction. The measure was supported by mega-liquor store Total Wine & More.
A Hayward man faces ten felony charges of possession of child pornography. According to a criminal complaint, investigators downloaded child pornography from 45-year-old James Allen Hatcher's computer using a peer-to-peer file-sharing network.
The Foster Grandparent Program of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin is in jeopardy with no sponsor in place to support the program. The longtime sponsor Catholic Community Services announced in May that it will no longer extend its sponsorship.
The Wisconsin DCI has identified the man killed in last week's Ashland officer-involved shooting as 33-year-old Joseph M. Tedrick. Investigators say law enforcement noticed Tedrick "handling a firearm" before being shot.
The Superior City Council elected its president via card draw after councilors reached an impasse on who should assume the role. Mayor Jim Paine also used the first veto of his time in office to overturn a censure resolution against Councilor Jenny Van Sickle.