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Wisconsin National Guard under federal review for handling of sexual assault

The development comes after National Guard service members came forward with allegations of sexual assault and harassment. Read more

Firm proposes 25% hike for Foxconn Project management in Racine County

Milwaukee-based Kapur and Associates, which employs Foxconn project manager Claude Lois, has been getting paid $20,000 per month for nearly the last two years, equaling $240,000 per year.  Read more

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for North Side shooting

A Madison man was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in prison for attempted homicide, for shooting another man on Madison's North Side last year. Read more

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Localized rain has little impact as Wisconsin River continues to recede in Sauk, Columbia counties

Despite a heavy rainstorm Monday night, a berm on Summit Drive in Portage held Tuesday morning when Portage Police Chief Ken Manthey checked its structural integrity. Read more

Onalaska teen charged with stabbing father

Kole Reisner, 18, was charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety, criminal damage to property, disorderly conduct, possession of illegally obtained prescription and battery by prisoners. Read more

Ashley Furniture to invest $29M in solar energy; Arcadia project to be largest rooftop system in state

The privately-owned company, with electricity demands equivalent to roughly 12,500 Wisconsin homes, expects to trim its electric bills by $5 million in the first year alone. Read more

National Guard Bureau confirms it will investigate Wisconsin Army National Guard units

The National Guard Bureau, a federal agency that oversees National Guard units nationwide, confirmed Wednesday that it will review how Wisconsin's Guard handles and responds to allegations of sexual assault and harassment. 

Gov. Tony Evers and Sen. Tammy Baldwin asked the National Guard Bureau's Office of Complex Investigations to examine Wisconsin's policies for the Air Force and Army components of the Guard earlier this year after hearing complaints from current and former soldiers who said they were discriminated against and sexually harassed and assaulted while serving.  Read more

Developer downsizes initial plans for Essen Haus block after neighborhood, city feedback

“After several meetings with the neighborhood and Alder Rummel it was very clear to us that the four homes are very important to the neighborhood.," said Lance McGrath.  Read more

Wisconsin DNR secretary: Climate change an environmental justice issue

“We can begin to have that conversation once again about climate change being the real deal,” Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole said. Read more

Fitchburg Days festival to be canceled after city leaders deny permits

The annual festival's organizer said it will be permanently canceled after the Fitchburg City Council denied it an alcohol license amid security concerns. Read more

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