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Gunman climbs on Wisconsin church roof, stand-off ensues

May. 19, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Police in Appleton have arrested a man who climbed onto a church roof with a gun. Police said in a statement that officers received a call about 10:15 a.m. Thursday about a 43-year-old Appleton man who pointed a gun at someone at a crisis center and then...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

May. 04, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. May 4, 2022. Editorial: Turn, turn, turn Wisconsin’s next legislative session doesn’t have many guarantees, but there is one thing that is becoming very clear: there are going to be a lot of new faces. A quarter of the...

'No Mow May' bee boosting initiative growing in Wisconsin

Apr. 19, 2022 08:59 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More Wisconsin communities are encouraging residents to keep their lawnmowers in the garage next month to boost the population of bees and other pollinators. Appleton became the first city to adopt the “No Mow May” initiative a couple years ago and others...

AP Wisconsin All-State Boys Basketball Teams

Mar. 28, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

2021-22 AP BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-STATE TEAM PLAYER OF THE YEAR – (asterisk)Seth Trimble, 6-3, sr., Menomonee Falls COACH OF THE YEAR – Joe Garceau, Roncalli FIRST TEAM (asterisk)Leon Bond, 6-6, sr., Wauwatosa East Luke...

Arnold voted player of the year, Rohde named top coach

Mar. 24, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

This is the best we’ve seen Kamorea “KK” Arnold. The Germantown standout finished her junior season with career highs in scoring (24.8 ppg), rebounds (7.8 rpg), assists (7.2 apg), steals (4.4 spg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (2.68-to-1). She also shot 33.1% from three-point...

AP Wisconsin All-State Girls Basketball Teams

Mar. 24, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

2021-22 AP ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR – (asterisk)Kamorea “KK” Arnold, 5-10, jr., Germantown COACH OF THE YEAR – Sara Rohde, Green Bay Notre Dame FIRST TEAM Abbie Aalsma, 5-9, sr., Waupun ...

14th Wisconsin Assembly incumbent won't seek reelection

Mar. 17, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 14th member of the Wisconsin Assembly has announced plans not to seek reelection. Republican Rep. Rachael Cabral-Guevara, of Appleton, announced Thursday that she plans to run for the state Senate. She's seeking the seat currently held by Sen. Roger Roth, who...

Wisconsin Democrats vie for edge in crowded Senate race

Mar. 14, 2022 11:41 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrats in the crowded primary race for U.S. Senate in Wisconsin are trying to distinguish themselves through traditional campaign tactics, like million-dollar television ad buys and policy papers, but also in more unusual ways like selling non-fungible tokens, playing rock...

Sixth Wisconsin state senator won't seek reelection

Mar. 10, 2022 11:43 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The list of retirements from the Wisconsin state Senate grew to six on Thursday, with 24-year-veteran Sen. Jerry Petrowski, of Marathon, announcing that he will not seek reelection. Petrowski is the third Republican to announce plans not to seek another term,...

Green Bay gallery kicks off with works commissioned by Favre

Feb. 21, 2022 01:08 AM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — If you are opening a fine art gallery in Green Bay, what better way to start than with a show connected to Brett Favre? Dg Clearing opened his namesake “Dg Clearing, a fine art gallery” earlier this month with 23 paintings that were commissioned by the...