Two off-duty police officers have been killed in separate incidents in southeastern Wisconsin. Racine Officer John Hetland was fatally shot when he tried to intervene in an armed robbery, while Milwaukee Officer Kou Her was struck by a speeding driver.
A Republican Wisconsin state senator says he will vote against the budget that was written by fellow Republicans. The declaration by Sen. Steve Nass leaves the GOP with only one vote to spare in the Senate.
Groups backing two anti-abortion ballot drives in Michigan are poised to begin gathering signatures after clearing procedural steps. The Board of State Canvassers approved wording for the petitions this week.
Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago. Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-day delivery through Shipt had to go to the startup's website and pay for a membership.
Representatives of eight states and two Canadian provinces will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent invasive carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Illinois is asking other states for help paying for a $778 million barrier.
A networking event was held on Wednesday night to introduce some of the Catalyst Content Festival's executive producers from Los Angeles to local producers, actors, and actresses. The Catalyst Content Festival that will be held in Duluth in October will bring independent creators together with entertainment industry executives, agents, and producers.
Research crews are conducting fish population surveys on Michigan's Great Lakes waters this summer and fall. The research vessel Tanner focuses on Lake Huron, Saginaw Bay and the St. Marys River and their lake trout, walleye and forage fish populations.
A Hermantown native is attempting to run the entire Superior Hiking Trail in record time to raise awareness and funds for the trail. 68-year-old Michael Koppy began his 310-mile early Saturday morning.
Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wildernesses and into low-level farmland near Yellowstone National Park. The expansion comes amid a legal fight over proposed hunting.