State News

    Leavitt: Oshkosh Foundation bankruptcy shouldn’t impact scholarships
    The leader of UW-Oshkosh says student scholarships will be honored, in the wake of the decision by the university’s foundation to file for bankruptcy. Chancellor Andrew Leavitt says that’s something he’s personally overseeing. The foundation declared bankruptcy, after accusations of illegal loan guarantees by two former administrators. Leavitt says endowments and other donations should also be […]
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    College students advised to check if school IDs good for voting
    Wisconsin college students who want to vote next year should start thinking about it now. “What they really ought to do, before they get to bogged down in their studies and partying, is they ought to figure out what it is they have to be able to vote, and make sure that’s going to be […]
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    Ryan pressed on Trump during CNN Town Hall
    House Speaker Paul Ryan was questioned about President Donald Trump, during his Monday night CNN town hall. The event was carried live from Racine on CNN, and moderated by the network’s Jake Tapper. Ryan, who took questions from constituents in his 1st Congressional District, was asked about President Trump’s now infamous comments assigning “both sides” […]
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    Eclipse is a hit with viewers
    Despite a mostly cloudy sky, thousands of people across Wisconsin were able to view Monday’s solar eclipse. Nine-year-old Kylee Soltow of Marshfield watched the partial eclipse with her brother Caiden. “The moon was like orange,” Kylee said. “It looked like the bloody moon, but brighter,” added Caiden. Simplicity Credit Union in Marshfield held a viewing […]
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    Madison mayor defends removal of Confederate memorials
    Madison’s mayor is defending a decision to remove a memorial honoring confederate soldiers from a city cemetery. Mayor Paul Soglin ordered the removal of a plaque and stone last week, which had been at Forest Hill Cemetery since 1981 to honor Confederate prisoners of war buried there. He also wants the city council to decide […]
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