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Neubauer elected new leader of Wisconsin Assembly Democrats

Dec. 20, 2021 16:29 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State Rep. Greta Neubauer, of Racine, was elected Monday to serve as leader of Democrats in the Wisconsin Assembly. Neubauer, 30, was the only Democrat to run for the post. She will take over for Rep. Gordon Hintz, of Oshkosh, who is stepping down from the job...

Mobile lab helps train incarcerated for jobs on the outside

Dec. 18, 2021 01:10 AM EST

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Many Wisconsin employers are complaining of a labor shortage, especially of skilled workers. Could the men and women soon to be released from correctional facilities help ease Wisconsin’s labor shortage? Two state agencies are partnering with colleges to offer...

AP Wisconsin All-State Football Teams

Dec. 02, 2021 16:51 PM EST

2021 ASSOCIATED PRESS ALL- STATE FOOTBALL TEAM PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Myles Burkett, 6-2, 205, Sr., Franklin COACH OF THE YEAR – Tom Lee, La Crosse Aquinas x - unanimous selection OFFENSE FIRST TEAM ...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Abundant Life Christian/St. Ambrose 51, Juda 39 Almond-Bancroft 74, Tigerton 20 Appleton North 66, Shawano 49 Appleton West 92, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln 59 Athens 47,...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 04:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Almond-Bancroft 65, Tigerton 20 Altoona 41, Prescott 36 Appleton East 63, Notre Dame 45 Appleton West 76, Green Bay East 6 Ashwaubenon 44, Sheboygan Falls 22 ...

Rittenhouse lawyers' trial playbook: Don't 'crusade,' defend

Nov. 20, 2021 16:57 PM EST

Soon after a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges against him, defense attorney Mark Richards took a swipe at his predecessors, telling reporters that their tactics — leaning into Rittenhouse's portrayal as a rallying point for the right to carry weapons and defend...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 02:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Appleton West 76, Green Bay East 6 Argyle 63, North Crawford 32 Arrowhead 49, Oak Creek 27 Ashwaubenon 32, Menasha 30 Belleville 62, Albany 54 ...

Man sentenced in hate group plot threatening Blacks, Jews

Nov. 17, 2021 08:45 AM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is going to prison for his role in conspiring with a hate group to threaten and intimidate properties owned by Black people and Jews throughout the country. A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Richard Tobin, 20, to one year and one...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 17, 2021 04:00 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Albany 60, Benton 38 Appleton East 89, Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln 39 Appleton West 61, Stevens Point 55 Ashwaubenon 36, Algoma 27 Badger 44, Big Foot 31 ...

Wisconsin sheriff wants charges filed over nursing home vote

Nov. 03, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A sheriff on Wednesday recommended that five members of the Wisconsin Elections Commission be criminally charged for telling local elections officials to send absentee ballots to eight nursing home residents in 2020 instead of sending poll workers to oversee voting there...