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In under 24 hours, Wisconsin cities see a nearly 60-degree change in temperatures

Feb. 28, 2024 15:04 PM EST

Wisconsin cities recorded nearly 60-degree swings in temperatures within 24 hours from Tuesday's balmy weather and Wednesday's chilly return to winter, tying a record for at least one city and potentially setting a record elsewhere. That's according to a National Weather Service...

The Biden campaign is launching a nationwide effort to win the women's vote. Jill Biden will lead it

Feb. 28, 2024 15:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden 's campaign on Wednesday announced it is launching “Women for Biden-Harris,” a new nationwide program to organize and mobilize female voters to give him and Vice President Kamala Harris a second White House term. Biden's wife, Jill, will lead the effort. ...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Feb. 28, 2024 07:13 AM EST

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. February 26, 2024. Editorial: Birkie organizers pulled off the near-impossible There was nothing like this year’s Birkebeiner over the course of its 50 years. The snow that usually blankets Wisconsin took the year off. With...

Indiana-Wisconsin game delayed after fire alarm prompts arena evacuation

Feb. 27, 2024 22:06 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana-Wisconsin men’s basketball game was delayed midway through the second half on Tuesday night after a fire alarm went off in Assembly Hall, prompting the arena to be evacuated. The alarm sounded 25 seconds after John Blackwell made back-to-back...

Ware helps Indiana outlast Wisconsin 74-70 in game delayed by fire alarm in second half

Feb. 27, 2024 21:59 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Kel'el Ware finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds to help Indiana hold off Wisconsin 74-70 on Tuesday night in a game that was delayed for 25 minutes in the second half because of a fire alarm. The delay came when an alarm started blaring 25 seconds after...

FBI offers $15,000 reward in case of missing Wisconsin boy

Feb. 27, 2024 19:39 PM EST

TWO RIVERS, Wis. (AP) — The FBI has offered a reward of up to $15,000 in the case of a 3-year-old Wisconsin boy who vanished last week, a police chief said Tuesday. Elijah Vue was last seen Feb. 20 at a residence in Two Rivers, where prosecutors said his mother had sent him to stay...

Person dies following exchange of gunfire after Green Bay police respond to disturbance

Feb. 27, 2024 15:27 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A person died following an exchange of gunfire as Green Bay police officers responded to a reported disturbance involving two vehicles, authorities said. Green Bay police Chief Chris Davis said officers were sent to the scene Friday afternoon of a disturbance...

Evers again asks Wisconsin Republicans to release $125M to combat forever chemicals pollution

Feb. 27, 2024 14:06 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers reiterated Tuesday that he will veto a Republican bill that would create grants to fight pollution from so-called forever chemicals and again asked GOP lawmakers to release to environmental regulators $125 million set aside to deal with...

Reneau leads Indiana against Wisconsin after 27-point outing

Feb. 27, 2024 04:03 AM EST

Wisconsin Badgers (18-9, 10-6 Big Ten) at Indiana Hoosiers (14-13, 6-10 Big Ten) Bloomington, Indiana; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Badgers -4.5; over/under is 141.5 BOTTOM LINE: Indiana hosts the Wisconsin Badgers after Malik Reneau...

Mother of missing Wisconsin boy, man her son was staying with charged with child neglect

Feb. 26, 2024 20:03 PM EST

TWO RIVERS, Wis. (AP) — The mother of a 3-year-old Wisconsin boy who vanished nearly a week ago and a man her son was staying with were formally charged with child neglect Monday in connection with the boy's disappearance. Elijah Vue was last seen on Feb. 20 at a residence in Two...