A northeastern Wisconsin company is giving employees revolvers for Christmas in what it says is an effort to promote personal safety and team building. The company called BenShot, which has 16 employees, makes novelty glassware embedded with a bullet to make it look like it's been shot.
Regulators say a Minnesota man snooped in his wife's work papers and used information about UnitedHealth Group's upcoming acquisitions to profit from insider trading. James Hengen has agreed to pay about $140,000 to resolve civil charges.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is refusing to release records detailing allegations an agency employee harassed female co-workers. A DNR adviser says disclosure would interfere with future internal investigations and human beings make mistakes.
Minnesota Governor-Elect Tim Walz is starting his transition into office. He and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Peggy Flanagan say they are opening the process of hiring an entire cabinet of commissioners and employees to the entire state.
Michigan residents will be able to use the internet to register to vote under laws signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The laws require the state to develop an interface so voter registration applications can be submitted on the secretary of state's website.