State

Thu
07
Dec

Redistricting battle renews after Protasiewicz makes liberal court reality

There was the high-spending, high-stakes battle in the spring election for a state Supreme Court seat to determine the philosophical balance of the high court.

Thu
07
Dec

2025 state Supreme Court race already taking shape

It’s never too early to start talking about an election. Especially when considering what could be at stake.

Thu
07
Dec

Watch out for gift card grinches

Prepaid gift cards are a popular holiday present. They are easy to find, can be loaded with a value of your choosing, and allow the recipient to make their own purchases.

Thu
07
Dec

Beware of fraudulent ‘charities’

It’s the season of giving, but not everyone has altruistic motives.

Scammers love to take advantage of unsuspecting givers this time of year, so much so that the State is warning residents to take a moment and ensure they are giving to actual charities.

Thu
30
Nov

Helpful tips for shopping, toy safety

Gone are the days when the savings started on Black Friday – holiday sales have already begun. Whether shopping for themselves or a loved one, consumers can benefit from deals being offered throughout December.

Remember these tips to shop smart this holiday season:

Thu
09
Nov

How alcoholism derailed former Wisconsin running back Montee Ball’s football career

At the peak of his powers, Montee Ball was a star running back for the Wisconsin Badgers; a Heisman finalist in 2011 who was setting records and getting drafted by the Denver Broncos.

Thu
09
Nov

Wisconsin’s ‘death grip with alcohol’ is killing more residents

Blanketing the wall of an American-style dive bar in Prague: The Milwaukee Brewers, the Tavern League of Wisconsin and the iconic phrase “Drink Wisconsibly.”

Thu
09
Nov

Public school advocates want high court to limit taxpayer money to private schools

Lawsuits and court decisions appear to be an increasing option for those upset with state policy and the big GOP majorities in the Legislature.

Thu
09
Nov

Wisconsin to be center of political attention again in 2024

Wisconsin likely will again be the tipping point in the 2024 presidential election with Joe Biden and Donald Trump neck and neck in seven battleground states, Marquette Law Poll Director Charles Franklin told the annual WisPolitics.com Polling Summit.

Thu
09
Nov

BHWCH: The world of shrinkflation

Let’s set the record straight – I am not an economist – which the Bureau of Labor Statistics defines as “an expert who studies the relationship between a society's resources and its production or output, using a number of different indicators, in order to predict future trends.”

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