JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Josef “Joe” Braeu scours the woods with the passion of a serious deer hunter.
He even carries a .22-caliber rifle, but his prey never runs.
Braeu, an internationally known expert on conifers, searches the forest for a slow-growing mass of branches called a ...
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Algoma 50, Gresham Community 49
Altoona 67, Elk Mound 49
Bangor 74, West Salem 68
Bayfield 56, Bruce 53
Bloomer 74, Stanley-Boyd 27
Brookfield Central 76, Milwaukee King 59
Brookfield East 54, Milwaukee Riverside University ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Blackhawk Community Credit Union’s East Milwaukee Street branch lobby buzzed with customer activity on a recent Friday afternoon, so much so that several customers waited their turn by taking a pit stop for a cup of hot coffee and a cookie in the building’s ...
Wisconsin programs seek to turn criminals to positive lives
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Austin Temple is at the cabin up north that his grandfather built, sitting in front of a fire.
He can smell the smoke from the logs in the fireplace that he and his father built.
He feels the fire’s warmth. He looks out the window and sees snow ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Beloit Memorial High School students have been reading up a storm thanks to Mary the comfort dog.
Mary, a golden retriever from the K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry offered through St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Janesville, visits special education teacher Beth Cox’s classroom ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Willie Hughes was one of the Wisconsin farmers growing hemp legally for the first time in about seven decades, and he wanted his crop to thrive.
Growing hemp carried uncertainty. What care did it need? How is it harvested? What’s its legality, considering the ...
Wisconsin mother struggles with addiction, raising child
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Nicole Shipler had two secrets.
She was four months pregnant.
And she had been addicted to heroin for three years.
By the time the Janesville woman knew she was carrying a child, it was too late.
Her baby would be born addicted to ...
Pulaski 23, Menomonie 21
Luck 70, Florence 42
Newman Catholic 61, Gibraltar 46
Sevastopol 48, Oakfield 0
Appleton North 55, Hudson 19
Arrowhead 63, Verona Area 21
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Ironworker Randy Bryce spent months gearing up to try to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan in November’s election, cleverly cultivating an “Iron Stache” persona for a candidacy that was as colorful as it was unlikely.
Then Ryan decided to
Abbotsford 49, Loyal 22
Adams-Friendship 40, Nekoosa 20
Algoma 44, Sturgeon Bay 0
Almond-Bancroft 49, Tigerton/Marion 6
Antigo 28, Merrill 8
Arcadia 40, Luther 6
Arrowhead 35, Waukesha North 28
Ashland 28, Medford Area ...
Wisconsin gets $11M in federal funds for bus improvements
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is getting $11.3 million in federal funding to improve public transportation.
The funds will go toward four projects intended to replace old buses and improve service for riders throughout the state, especially in rural areas,
Single mom in Wisconsin goes from homeless to homeowner
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Jennifer Deuel insists anyone could have navigated the rocky path she took to home ownership.
“I’m just a regular, average person trying to take care of my kids and do good things and do something with my life,” she told
Walker says portion of I-39 expansion will be done sooner
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says work along Interstate 39/90 between Janesville north to Edgerton will be completed by 2020, a year earlier than planned.
Walker announced Tuesday that the earlier completion date will free up $70 million that can be used for other portions of the ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Tom Kimball served four years of active duty starting in 1954 and four years in the reserves as a Navy corpsman.
Today, the 83-year-old lives in a dormitory setting at a former nursing home between Janesville and Beloit in the Housing 4 Our Vets ...
Wisconsin mail carrier expands homeless fundraising event
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — People like to talk to Tom Hathaway.
And sometimes they choose to confide to him their deepest struggles.
When Hathaway, of Janesville, started delivering mail in 2000, he said he was shocked by how many people he saw living in their cars.
He recalled ...
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Ada-Borup/Norman County West 40, Fosston 0
Aitkin 54, International Falls 0
Albany 43, Milaca 6
Alexandria 17, Sartell-St. Stephen 16
Andover 20, Rogers 12
Austin 44, Red Wing 12
BOLD 49, Osakis 0
Barnesville 20, Frazee ...
Aquinas 44, Pacelli 14
Colby 28, Neillsville/Granton 6
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Police have arrested a Janesville woman who they say killed her former boyfriend.
Authorities say the 20-year-old woman brought the 26-year-old Janesville man to Mercy Hospital about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. He had a single stab wound to his chest and later ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Losing the ability to walk on your own often means losing the ability to ride a bike for yourself, too.
For the elderly who perhaps cannot eat or sleep well either, seeing nature on a bike path or feeling a fall air can make them feel young again, said Michelle ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — During the day, David Whaley makes a living installing water pipes and repairing broken sinks.
After hours, the Janesville plumber is preoccupied with the elegant lilies in his front yard, backyard and a friend’s yard.
“I can talk lilies all day long,” he told ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Ruth Ann Potts demonstrated her love of Rotary Gardens by volunteering there for 17 years.
The retired schoolteacher worked with volunteers, helped plan weddings and served on committees and on the board of directors.
She praises her experiences and the people ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican congressional candidate Bryan Steil’s (STYLE’S) first television ad emphasizes his ties to manufacturing, showing the corporate attorney wearing safety googles and talking to workers.
Steil is general counsel for Charter NEX Films Inc., an independent ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Reiyah Jacobs is only 12. But she writes like an old soul, so full of passion and yearning to know more about herself and the world.
The Edison Middle School student recently received a national award in the middle school division of a PTA-sponsored ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — From June until October, the Skelly family plays host to thousands of visitors eager to see their farm.
Nobody could’ve guessed that the homestead would become the agri-tourism destination that it has grown into, said third-generation owner Tom Skelly.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin GOP congressional leaders joined with Democrats on Monday and blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin after he said that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a claim that President Donald Trump did not dispute while standing next to ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is returning to Wisconsin to lead a pair of campaign rallies for Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin and congressional candidate Randy Bryce.
The Vermont senator plans to hold the rallies on Saturday, part of a three-state swing that’s taking him to Minnesota ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican looking to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan says he has raised more than $650,000 in just over two months.
Bryan Steil (STYLE) reported the impressive fundraising totals Wednesday. He says the campaign which launched in late April after Ryan announced his ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin prosecutor has decided he won’t file charges against three high school students who gave their classmates brownies laced with a sexual enhancement supplement.
Rock County District Attorney David O’Leary and Clinton Police Chief David Hooker issued a news ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Randy Bryce says he has raised $1.2 million over the past three months.
Bryce is an iron worker running against Janesville teacher Cathy Myers in the Democratic primary in the race to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan in the southeast ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan and U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner on Monday endorsed Leah Vukmir in a Republican primary for a Wisconsin Senate seat held by Democrat Tammy Baldwin.
The stamp of approval from two long-time Wisconsin congressmen comes after Vukmir, a state ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is contributing $500,000 to clear a former General Motors plant in Janesville.
Government officials and representatives of Commercial Development Company, the property’s current owner, recently announced the grant provided by Wisconsin Economic Development ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — High school students from Parkland, Fla., are in Wisconsin to advocate for stricter gun control laws and to register young people to vote.
The students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are making three stops in Wisconsin as part of a nationwide March for Our ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Outdoor power equipment company Ariens Specialty Brands is closing its plant in Janesville by the end of the year, idling 140 employees.
WKOW-TV reports the layoffs come ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed his former aide Bryan Steil (STYLE) to replace him in Congress.
Ryan told WISN-AM on Monday that he is endorsing now because he believes it’s important for Republicans to unify in the race. Style is one of six Republicans running ...
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidates running to replace Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan in Congress called for party unity Saturday to capture the southeast Wisconsin seat, a victory they argued could be key to flipping majority control of the House.
Union iron worker and Army ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Blindness isn’t a barrier to achievement.
That’s a message school counselor Chelsea Dallin conveys to her students at her alma mater, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Janesville.
As someone who is only able to see a little light and is ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A siren or alarm can trigger Sandra Ewing’s reflexes, making her believe she is back in Afghanistan.
Her instinct is to run to an aid station as she would when she was overseas.
But she is at home in Janesville, miles away from falling helicopters and enemy ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — While walking into the now-closed Pick ’n Save on Janesville’s south side more than a year ago, Tasha LaVeen’s kids pointed out a colorful rock sitting on a trash can.
Their curiosity piqued, Caleb and Chelsea, now 11 and 9, pestered their mom about the rock while ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican who describes himself as a “gay Christian conservative” is joining the race to replace House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Brad Boivin announced Thursday that he is running in the 1st Congressional District race in southeast ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Cathy Myers received a $6,000-per-year tax deduction on her Illinois home even after she had moved to Janesville.
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — “You can’t be in a bad mood when he flops on your feet. He’s calming and it wears off on everyone in our unit.”
That’s what Beloit resident Robert Goodwin, 37, said as he looked down at Apollo, a Wheaten Terrier. Apollo has three legs, but you wouldn’t guess it with ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Whether it’s managing Prairie Woods Golf Course or growing corn and soybeans at his farm east of Janesville, Bob Dorr likes to keep his income diversified.
So doing some custom farm work — handling necessary tasks such as planting or harvesting for other farmers — ...
MONROE, Wis. (AP) — A Janesville man convicted in the 2002 hit-and-run death of a jogger is charged in a fatal crash in southern Wisconsin last fall.
Forty-four-year-old Nathan Leopold was charged Wednesday in Green County with homicide by intoxicated driving, among other ...
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Verona 120 050 1 — 9 11 4
Middleton 160 000 0 — 7 12 1
Pitchers (ip-h-er-bb-so) — Kelliher (1.1-8-6-2-1), Grossnickle (W; 5.2-4-0-1-1); Blair (2.2-3-1-2-1); Ballweg (W; 4-4-2-5-5); Schultz (0.1-4-4-1-0).
Leading hitters — V: McGowan ...
The Janesville Parker softball program is playing host to the third annual Strikeout Cancer for the Badger Childhood Cancer Network, according to a release from Parker assistant varsity coach Matt Diehls.
The doubleheader between Parker and Janesville Craig is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. May 8 ...
Beloit Turner softball pitcher Kailyn Packard strikes out 19 Jefferson batters in no-hit shutout
The final score read: Beloit Turner 2, Jefferson 0.
It could have read “The Kailyn Packard Show.”
The Trojans pitcher threw a no-hitter, striking out 19 Eagles hitters, and hit a home run to ensure the victory.
Turner, now 13-0, is ranked No. 1 in Division 2 by the Wisconsin ...
Work on I-39/90 between Janesville and Edgerton starts this week
Construction on Interstate 39/90 in Rock County between Janesville and Edgerton will result in nighttime lane closures starting this week, according to the Department of Transportation.
The road work includes a stretch of highway from Townline Road near the Janesville rest area north to ...
Going-out-of-business sales at area Boston Stores and other Bon-Ton stores start Friday
Shoppers in Madison will have about three months to buy clothes, shoes and home furnishings at its two Boston Stores before they close.
Bon-Ton Stores, the parent company of Boston Store, Younkers and several other department stores, said Thursday that going-out-of-business sales at 212 of ...