Category: Local & State

Canada to impose tariff on Wisconsin yogurt

Yogurt is among Ottawa-proposed list of US imports on which tariffs will be issued. It include chocolate, ketchup, beef, caffeinated roasted coffee, orange juice, maple...

Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Declines to New Record Low of 2.8%

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) released the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revisions for March 2018 and preliminary estimates for April covering the...

Five bull tags issued for the Elk hunt in Wisconsin

Elk Restoration program was quite successful. Started in 1995 by reintroducing 25 elks to the Clam Lake range it was managed to grow to a solid 200 elks this year. From...

The Ethics Commission considers legalization of cryptocurrency donations

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are no longer some exotics. They are gaining wider and wider use in the life of a citizens. They can be used for donations too. It...

Veterans get the Healing Touch instead of pills

The drugs of choice for treatment of chronic pain and associated conditions are analgesics and if they fail – synthetic and natural opioid. With opioids comes the...

Lowest unemployment reported second month straight

The lowest registered unemployment has been reported statewide for a second month, the preliminary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released today by the...

Elections Commission to spend 7 millions on security hardening

Back to march 2018 US Congress has approved the Help America Vote Act. Among other measures it reserves $380-million strong grant program to harden security of voter...

Wallmart to spend $42 millions on renovation of 12 Wisconsin stores

Wallmart decided to spend approximately $42 millions on remodeling their stores in Franklin, Delavan, Germantown and Lake Geneva. The renovation will not disrupt the...

Rebecca Dallet won a 10-year seat on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court

Milwaukee County Judge Rebecca Dallet won a seat on the state Supreme Court. Rebecca Dallet is widely believed to be liberal, so the win widens prospects of turning...

Lincoln Hills prison to be closed in 2021

The history of infamous Lincoln Hills prison is coming to an end with legislation to close it signed by governor Scott Walker. But it will still serve it’s purpose...