Madison is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison’s boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs.
For $60, customers at the Snuggle House can spend an hour hugging, cuddling and spooning with professional snugglers.
State officials say Wisconsin farms spilled more than 1 million gallons of manure this year, the greatest amount in seven years.
Manure handling is a volatile issue in Wisconsin as dairy farms grow larger.
On Halloween night, when costumed kids plunder their neighborhoods for treats, Selena Fox honors her dead ancestors and friends at an altar in her home. The ceremony follows a week of activities that include feasting, a costume ball, Tarot card readings, listening to Celtic music and dancing around a large bonfire.
Concerned residents sent a flurry of emails to Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna after two men showed up armed with assault rifles near the city’s farmers market, according to a new analysis.
A few emails supported the men’s Second Amendment rights, but most were from residents who threatened to stay away from future public events if firearms could be present, the Post Crescent Media reported.
Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign emailed a gift suggestion to his supporters: Skip the long holiday shopping lines and send your money to his reelection campaign instead of spending it on presents for the kids.
“Instead of electronics or toys that will undoubtedly be outdated, broken, or lost by the next Holiday Season, help give your children the gift of a Wisconsin that we can all be proud of,” the governor’s campaign wrote.
Rob Zerban, the Democrat who lost to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in last year’s election, is mounting a new challenge for 2014.
A Janesville, Wis., man was arrested early Oct. 26 for allegedly assaulting two men speaking Hebrew in the 200 block of North Henry Street in Madison.
A Madison Police Department report said 23-year-old Dylan T. Grall punched the men at about 2:19 a.m. after cursing at them and demanding they speak English.
While a flurry of states sprinted forward on marriage equality in recent weeks, Wisconsin activists were battling in the state’s highest court just to keep a domestic partner registry law on the books. The registry accords limited but critical protections to same-sex couples and their families, according to its supporters.
The Human Rights Campaign released its second municipal equality index, giving 25 cities in the United States — including Wisconsin’s capital — perfect scores for policies, laws and programs furthering equality for LGBT citizens.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s new book isn’t exactly a tell-all. In fact, it glosses over or leaves out many of the most important parts of the story of his drive to destroy public unions and his subsequent recall battle.
Rob Zerban, the Democrat who lost to U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in last year's election, is mounting a new challenge next year.
Zerban told The Associated Press this week he was getting back in the race.
ctsThe Milwaukee LGBT Community Center’s board of directors late on Oct. 22 announced the selection of an executive director after an extensive nationwide search. Colleen Carpenter assumes the post at the nonprofit on Nov. 18.
A news release said Carpenter is the first full-time executive director at the center since 2011. She’s been hired to “help guide the organization as it continues to develop programs, build fiscal sustainability and cultivate relationships throughout the greater Milwaukee area.”