MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's fans gleefully converged on the field as Paul Bunyan's Axe was slowly paraded through the crowd, eager for a peek at this long-sought trophy that has gone so often to Wisconsin.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A survey of Midwest farm bankers found Wisconsin farmland values are up 10% from the same period in 2020.
Wisconsin Public Radio reports the rise in land values is driven by strong commodity prices, and demand from non-farm buyers
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Iowa once again did what Nebraska has been unable to do all season, and that's why the Hawkeyes own at least a share of a Big Ten West title and the Cornhuskers head into winter off their worst year since 1957.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have filed multiple charges against an Illinois man accused driving drunk and causing a head-on collision last month.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin police lieutenant has resigned after being recorded engaging in sexual activity with a woman in a police car that belonged to the Madison Police Department.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A community group is urging officials in Madison to back off on plans to shut down a homeless encampment in a city park.
City officials have posted notices that camping won’t be allowed in Reindahl Park on Madison's east side after Dec.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tanner Morgan got the game ball for Minnesota last week, a tribute to his 25th career victory that gave him the record for Gophers quarterbacks.
“I’ve been around a lot of good teammates and a lot of good coaches.
No. 18 Wisconsin (8-3, 6-2 Big Ten, No. 14 CFP) at Minnesota (7-4, 5-3), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (Fox).
Line: Wisconsin by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
EAU PLEINE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say all 11 occupants of a passenger van were injured when the vehicle rolled over Thursday on an icy road in central Wisconsin. They were transported to area hospitals for treatment.
LITTLE BLACK, Wis. (AP) — Nine people were injured in north-central Wisconsin when a vehicle rear-ended an Amish buggy at “highway speeds," authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — As people in Waukesha and elsewhere continue to cope with trauma following six deaths and more than 60 injuries after a man drove an SUV through a holiday parade, mental health experts are offering new ways to get help.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is looking for a happy ending to a disappointing season. And nothing would make the Cornhuskers happier than beating No. 17 Iowa on Friday to end a six-game losing streak in the border battle.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wisconsin has its youngest team in two decades after losing six seniors from last year's NCAA Tournament team.
The unknowns kept expectations low, had coach Greg Gard thinking it would take some time for them to gel.
There is still so much to be decided heading into this week's Thanksgiving college football feast.
Let's sort it out, conference by conference.
Atlantic Coast Conference: No. 20 Pitt is locked into the conference championship game and will face No.
The man accused of plowing his SUV into a parade of Christmas marchers could have turned down a side street but didn’t.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is on the verge of completing a rare turnaround.
After opening 1-3, the 18th-ranked Badgers have won seven straight and need only a victory Saturday at Minnesota (7-4, 5-3 Big Ten) to earn a trip to the Big Ten championship game next week in Indianapolis.
DETROIT (AP) — The 95th America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit will step off Thursday morning with beefed up security in place along the route.
Major intersections along Woodward Avenue will see heavier police protection following the deaths of six people and injuries to more than 60 others when an SUV plowed into marchers and spectators during a weekend parade in Wisconsin.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) —
In the aftermath the deadly incident at a Christmas parade last weekend in Wisconsin, officials in Rockford say they are beefing up security for this year's Stroll on State parade this Saturday.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — When he was acquitted of murder in shootings during unrest in Wisconsin, Kyle Rittenhouse went from staring at possible life behind bars to red-hot star of the right: an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson and a visit with Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago capped by a photo of both men smiling and snapping a thumbs-up.
SAXON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota man was shot and killed in an apparent hunting accident in northwestern Wisconsin.
The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says dispatchers received a call just before 5 p.m.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities have identified the body of a woman found in Wisconsin 13 years ago, but are still investigating how she died.
The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that they had used DNA samples and dental X-rays from the body, found in a creek in 2008, to identify the dead woman as Amy Marie Yeary.
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A Wisconsin man is now pleading not guilty by reason of insanity in a stabbing attack that left one man dead and another injured at a service plaza on the Ohio Turnpike.
Thomas Conner, 51, of Beloit, Wisconsin, earlier this month pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder and felonious assault.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 12 Houston scored the first 17 points against Butler in the quarterfinals of the Maui Invitational on Monday, and then allowed Wisconsin to score the first 13 points en route to a 20-point halftime deficit in Tuesday’s semifinal.
An 8-year-old boy became the sixth person to die Tuesday as a result of a man driving his SUV into a suburban Milwaukee Christmas parade, with a criminal complaint alleging that the suspect in the case steered side-to-side with the intent of striking marchers and spectators.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man affiliated with the far-right Oath Keepers militia group was arrested Tuesday on charges related to storming the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection, officials said.
Hours before it started, they were already there — people sitting on lawn chairs or wrapped in blankets, awaiting an event the city's mayor described as straight out of Norman Rockwell. The Waukesha Christmas Parade, a tradition in its Milwaukee suburb for six decades, was to be particularly special this time around after its pandemic-related cancellation last year.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Mark Afable is stepping down next month, Gov. Tony Evers said Tuesday.
Evers appointed Afable to the post in December 2018. Afable had previously worked for American Family Insurance and served as the company's chief legal officer before joining the Evers administration.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin deer hunters bagged fewer deer on the opening weekend of the gun season than they did a year ago, wildlife officials said Tuesday.
The state Department of Natural Resources said hunters shot more than 85,800 deer, about 14,000 fewer than the traditional opener last year.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis sent his condolences Tuesday to the victims of the Christmas parade crash in Wisconsin that killed five people and said he was praying for “spiritual strength which triumphs over violence and overcomes evil with good.”
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The mouthguards that some college football players are wearing this season have a dual purpose.
Not only does the equipment provide the obvious protection for teeth and jaws, it also includes sensors collecting data to help research the best way to prevent serious head injuries.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered a lifetime of state supervision for a man who was found guilty of murdering a friend but was also suffering from a mental disease.
Dane County Circuit Judge Mario White on Friday ordered that Ted J.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on charges stemming from killing two men and wounding another during the unrest that followed the shooting of a Black man by a white police officer, said in a wide-ranging interview that aired Monday night he's “not a racist person” and supports the Black Lives Matter movement.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Johnny Davis scored 21 points, Brad Davison added 19 and Wisconsin opened the Maui Invitational with a 69-58 victory over Texas A&M on Monday.
Wisconsin (3-1) started slow and limped to the finish, but used two big runs in between to earn a spot in Tuesday's semifinals against No.
CHICAGO (AP) — The social media manager for the Democratic Party in DuPage County outside Chicago was removed from her position after posting tweets on Monday in which she compared the driver of an SUV that plowed into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee to Kyle Rittenhouse.
The upcoming verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial for shooting three men during street unrest in Wisconsin comes against a backdrop of deep political divisions and expanded access to guns in the United States – factors that some fear could lead to more dangerous encounters.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Manchester police are investigating reports that several protesters were struck by a small SUV during a demonstration over the not guilty verdicts in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Wisconsin.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say a bull elk was illegally shot and killed on the opening day of the Wisconsin gun deer hunting season.
The state Department of Natural Resources said the shooting happened in Columbia County about 7 a.m.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — An SUV sped through barricades and into a parade of Christmas marchers in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday, killing multiple people as it hit more than 20 adults and children in a horrifying scene captured by the city’s livestream and the cellphones of onlookers.
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Several dozen people gathered below the wind-whipped Wisconsin flag at Kenosha's Civic Center Park on Sunday and warmed up with chants for justice before taking to the streets in protest of the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse.