As the sun set tonight in northern Wisconsin, hunters gathered at Main Street Ed’s in the small town of Argonne, coyote carcasses in tow. After a weigh-in at the tavern, hunters took home prizes for the largest and smallest coyotes, as well as for the most killed. Also-rans will still have a shot at the gun raffle, meat raffle or door prizes.
Almost two-thirds — 63.3 percent — of Ashland and Bayfield county residents said they are opposed to the proposed Badgerwood LLC Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation in Bayfield County, according to the Northland College Public Opinion Poll released on Jan. 20.
The Northland College Center for Rural Communities conducted telephone interviews with a random sample of 701 households in Ashland and Bayfield counties in December regarding the proposed CAFO in the town of Eileen in Bayfield County and CAFOs in general.
State Rep. Lisa Subeck this week introduced four bills intended to keep guns out of the hands of children and those who intend to use them for harm.
Adults caught up in the coloring book craze now have new and more social ways to participate: through libraries and meetup groups.
Libraries across the country are holding adult coloring programs more and more in response to the spike in interest, according to the American Library Association, including New York City, Denver and Milwaukee. There are also groups popping up through Meetup.com.
Wisconsin’s Democratic leaders issued a flurry of statements, analyses and rebuttals in response to Gov. Scott Walker’s annual State of the State address. Many questioned his cherry-picking of economic data, blasted Walker-backed policies promoting secrecy and cronyism, and illuminated gaps in the speech’s coverage.
About 9.3 percent of Hispanic children in Wisconsin in 2014 were uninsured, leaving nearly 14,000 kids without coverage according to a new report from Georgetown Center for Children and Families and the National Council of La Raza.
A Wisconsin manufacturer says it won't back away from a policy change that doesn't allow prayer breaks for Muslim employees, despite an American-Islamic group's call for a compromise.
New campaign finance reports show Republican Scott Walker's gubernatorial campaign finished 2015 with a little more than $20,257 in the bank.
Walker's campaign released reports late last week that show the governor raised $6.4 million during the past year. He spent almost $6.7 million to finish with $20,257 on hand.
As the legislative session draws to a close amid news that Wisconsin lost 10,000 jobs last year, the most since the Great Recession, the state’s lawmakers are hard at work on a bill that would allow hunters to wear fluorescent pink in order to attract more women. Current law mandates that at least half of each article of clothing that gun deer hunters wear above the waist must be blaze orange. The bill would allow hunters to wear swap their blaze orange for fluorescent pink.