Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's entertaining the idea of building a wall separating the United States and Canada is being called "crazy" and "dumb."
Democratic Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy called the idea "one of the craziest" ideas of the presidential campaign.
Thirty thousand and counting.
Environmental activists huddled up after the state’s Republican leadership ran a sneak attack this summer and cleared the way for a Canadian company to massively expand the pumping of tar sands crude oil through Wisconsin.
In the huddle, activists with the grassroots group 350 Madison came up with a new strategy to address Enbridge Energy’s drive to expand the pumping of tar sands oil over environmentally sensitive waterways and agricultural lands.
Members of the Menominee Indian Tribe endorsed legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana use on a northeastern Wisconsin reservation.
Tribal leaders referred to the endorsement as an advisory vote, with about 77 percent of tribal citizens voting for medical marijuana and 58 backing recreational use.
Outside of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County in Fitchburg, children swing on a playground. Inside the club’s Allied Drive neighborhood location, teenagers dribble basketballs. In the doorway are metal detectors, keeping weapons out of the building. But the danger of firearms still permeates the community.
UPDATED: A coalition of progressive, racial justice groups in Wisconsin is opposing Waukesha's quest to divert water from Lake Michigan.
The announcement was released on Aug. 28, meeting a deadline for public comment to the state on the issue.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice wants a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the redistricting map drawn by lawmakers to the benefit of the GOP.
The Packers unveiled plans this month for a new business district west of Lambeau Field, a development that will feature a four-star hotel, brewery and restaurant and a 10-acre public plaza.
It has been dubbed the "Titletown District," borrowing on the nickname assigned to Green Bay for being home of the 13-time world champion Packers.