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    Officials with President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign have contacted Mankato police about an upcoming visit, though no details were available about a stop that USA Today reported will be Monday. “Security people (for the Trump campaign) are meeting with Public Safety people in trying to plan the event,” Mankato City Manager Pat Hentges said Thursday....
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to vandalizing a synagogue last year as part of a neo-Nazi plot, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Yousef Barasneh, 22, of Oak Creek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal civil rights charge, U.S. Attorney Matthew Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin said. According to court documents,...
    Almost half of the employees at a Seneca Foods processing plant in Wisconsin have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Barron County Department of Health and Human Services, a FOX 9 report shows. 555 WORKERS AT TYSON FOODS PLANT IN IOWA TEST POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS, STATE'S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONFIRMS In fact, approximately 44%...
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to vandalizing a synagogue last year as part of a neo-Nazi plot, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Yousef Barasneh, 22, of Oak Creek, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal civil rights charge, U.S. Attorney Matthew Krueger of the Eastern District of Wisconsin said. According to court documents,...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said Thursday that he expects President Donald Trump and his entourage to wear masks indoors and social distance when Trump visits Oshkosh for a rally next week. Evers, a Democrat, issued a statewide mask mandate in July to combat rising coronavirus infections. Nearly 70% of respondents in...
    (CNN)Democratic congressional lawmakers on Thursday announced that they are introducing a bill which seeks to provide protections for young voters.New Hampshire Rep. Chris Pappas is the lead sponsor of the Protect the Youth Vote Act of 2020, a piece of voting rights legislation meant to prevent age discrimination in voting. The bill is co-sponsored by...
    As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 63,206 with 1,018 deaths in the state.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported seven new deaths and 943 new coronavirus cases Thursday.Chicago officials reported that Wisconsin could be the next...
    MADISON, Wis. — The state Assembly’s chief clerk released records of a legislative aide’s sexual harassment complaint against a freshman Democratic lawmaker, months after news organizations sued to gain access to them. The heavily redacted documents include a complaint from a staffer who said Rep. Staush Gruszynski tried to coax her into having sex with...
    Minneapolis’ finest. The Star Tribune’s Libor Jany reports: “A former Minneapolis police officer who was fired for decorating a Christmas tree with racially insensitive items two years ago has won his job back through arbitration, department officials confirmed this week. … An arbitrator ruled that Mark Bohnsack was wrongly terminated by the department in connection...
    A Wisconsin state agency is reportedly mandating that its employees wear face masks during video conferences, even if they are home alone. In a July 31 email, the Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole reminded employees that the governor’s mask order, which requires anyone over the age of 4 to wear a face-covering while...
    A Wisconsin government agency has told its employees to wear masks during Zoom calls - even if they are at home.  The Department of Natural Resources wants its workers to 'set a safety example' which 'shows you care about the safety and health of others', according to the Journal-Sentinel in Madison.  However, a University of...
    The Wisconsin Badgers released a powerful football video after the Big 10 canceled the 2020 season. The conference made an all-time horrific call by canceling the 2020 season during the coronavirus pandemic, and now we’re dealing with the fallout. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football) The team tweeted a video...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden kicks off his campaign with newly-selected vice president Kamala Harris, President Trump has announced his plans to visit Minnesota. Trump is expected to visit a number of states next week, including Wisconsin, Arizona and Pennsylvania, according to White House officials. According to officials, the visits to...
    President Donald Trump is reportedly planning to visit Minnesota and Wisconsin on Monday. The events are part of a counter-programming strategy aimed at drawing attention away from the Democratic National Convention, which opens next week in Milwaukee, according to a report from NBC News. Although the Trump campaign has not yet released any details on...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The grandmother of an 11-year-old girl shot in Madison said Wednesday the girl will be taken off life support. Loren Gomez told reporters that her granddaughter will go off life support Thursday morning. The shooting happened Tuesday on Madison’s East Side, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. The Boys & Girls Club...
    Reuters August 12, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump is planning to visit four election battleground states next week as the Republican competes for attention with Democrats who will formally nominate Joe Biden as their presidential candidate. A source familiar with the planning said Trump plans stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona and Pennsylvania, all...
    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is planning to visit four election battleground states next week as the Republican competes for attention with Democrats who will formally nominate Joe Biden as their presidential candidate. A source familiar with the planning said Trump plans stops in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona and Pennsylvania, all of...
    KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A 29-year-old man suspected of shooting and wounding a Kenosha police officer last weekend is under arrest in Indiana, authorities said Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Justice said the suspect was arrested Tuesday night in Gary, Indiana, on suspicion of attempted first-degree intentional homicide. When he was arrested, the man was...
    President Trump is planning a live, in-person campaign event in Wisconsin on Monday, the first day of the Democrat's scaled-back, largely online Milwaukee convention. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, are planning to deliver their remarks virtually. Wisconsin is a key battleground state that Trump won in 2016 by...
    Former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach and GOP candidate leads Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) by ten points in Minnesota’s seventh congressional district, according to a poll released on Wednesday. The Tarrance Group conducted a survey on behalf of the Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), which found that Fischbach leads by ten points against Peterson, or 52 to...
    A Wisconsin fugitive accused of shooting a police officer has been taken into custody in Gary, Ind., authorities said Wednesday. Following the report of a car break-in in Kenosha, Wis., on Aug. 8, the responding officer met a man at the scene fitting the suspect’s description, according to the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office. That suspect, identified...
    As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 62,263 with 1,011 deaths in the state.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 5 new deaths and 478 new coronavirus cases Wednesday.Chicago officials reported that Wisconsin could be the next...
    A Wisconsin state agency is reportedly mandating that its employees wear face masks during video conferences, even if they are home alone. In a July 31 email, the Department of Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole reminded employees that the governor's mask order, which requires anyone over the age of 4 to wear a face-covering while indoors,...
    By TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's primaries set the battle lines for a push by Republicans to secure veto-proof legislative super-majorities, locking in high-stakes match-ups against Democrats around the state. After Tuesday's primary, Republicans head into November with solid control of both the Assembly and Senate thanks to district boundaries they...
    One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn't kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday. Morgan Geyser was 12 at the time of the 2014 attack, which Payton Leutner survived. Geyser's attorney Matthew Pinix had argued...
    Wisconsin’s state government is forcing government employees to wear masks while at home alone during Zoom meetings. Yes, you read that correctly … Even if you are in your own home. Even if you are in your own home alone (not that that should matter), the fascist Democrats who now run the Wisconsin state government...
    A Black Wisconsin police officer said on Wednesday that he “100 percent” believes that he “was shot at” after a group of protesters gathered outside his girlfriend’s house, while a Democratic state representative, who was reportedly at the protest, challenges that claim. Wauwatosa Police Officer Joseph Mensah told “Fox & Friends” that he was at his girlfriend’s...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday. Morgan Geyser was 12 at the time of the 2014 attack. Geyser’s attorney Matthew Pinix had argued...
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has taken face mask requirements to a new level, mandating that employees wear the masks even if they're at home on virtual meetings, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. This department rule is not backed up by any public health guidance, department officials openly admit that the purpose...
    By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday. Morgan Geyser was 12 at the time of the 2014 attack. Geyser’s...
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    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls who repeatedly stabbed a classmate because she believed a fictional horror character named Slender Man would attack her family if she didn’t kill the girl lost an appeal Wednesday. Morgan Geyser was 12 at the time of the 2014 attack. Geyser’s attorney Matthew Pinix had argued that she...
    MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin’s coronavirus deaths surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday, a grim milestone on the same day the  Big Ten said it was postponing the fall football season and schools statewide grappled with whether to resume in-person classes in September. Deaths from the virus have touched nearly every corner of Wisconsin, with at least one...
    MADISON, Wis. — A wide majority of Wisconsin residents support requiring masks to be worn in all public places as concern about the coronavirus rises, a new Marquette University Law School poll released Tuesday showed. The poll was released on the same day that deaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000  in Wisconsin and positive cases...
    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ordered employees to wear face coverings during virtual meetings, even if they are home alone. Natural Resources Secretary Preston Cole told his employees in an email last month that they would all be required to wear a face-covering after Gov. Tony Ever's statewide mask mandate went into effect....
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Wisconsin toddler is safe and home with her family after she was missing for over 24 hours. It’s the ending law enforcement, volunteers, and Abby Ladwig’s family were praying for. Three-year-old Abby was found after wandering out of the woods into a yard near her family’s home in Winter, Wisconsin. It’s...
    Reuters August 11, 2020 0 Comments After messy primaries marred by long lines and chaos earlier this year, Wisconsin and Georgia held another round of elections on Tuesday with fewer reported problems – but enough glitches to raise warning flags for the real test in November. Both states made adjustments after the earlier contests,...
    (CNN)Three new polls out this week find former Vice President Joe Biden leading or in a tight race with President Donald Trump in the crucial battleground state of Wisconsin. Trump won Wisconsin in 2016 by a very narrow margin -- 0.77% -- and that gave him the necessary 270 votes in the Electoral College required...
    As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has reached 61,785 with 1,006 deaths in the state.The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 8 new deaths and 724 new coronavirus cases Tuesday.State mask mandateA new Marquette University Law School polls...
    By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A wide majority of Wisconsin residents support requiring masks to be worn in all public places as concern about the coronavirus rises, a new Marquette University Law School poll released Tuesday showed. The poll was conducted just days after Gov. Tony Evers issued a statewide mask...
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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A nursing home in western Wisconsin announced on Tuesday that numerous residents and staff members in the assisted living facility have tested positive for COVID-19. The Lodge at River Falls Comforts of Home and the Pierce County Public Health Department reported that so far 15 residents and eight staff members or personal...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A coffee shop in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin that declared itself a “mask-free zone” is suing local officials over an ordinance requiring the wearing of face coverings inside businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Helbachs Coffee Roasters and Kitchen, located in downtown Middleton, filed the lawsuit Monday in...
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s second statewide election since the coronavirus pandemic came with far more time to prepare than the first, with election officials hoping for a smoother result in Tuesday’s primary. The state’s presidential primary in April was a messy affair, with municipalities forced to shut down polling sites after workers refused to...
    Employees working at Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources have been told to wear masks during video conference calls made from home, even when they’re alone. The day before Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask order went into effect Aug. 1, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Preston Cole sent an email to all employees...