New Year’s Eve bar fight leads to death

The New Year’s Eve party turned out to be someone’s last party in Rhinelander. Rhinelander police say it started with an altercation outside of Sackett’s Bar at around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. One person was severely injured, and taken to St. Mary’s Hospital. Another 48-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers have not said […]

Van Hollen frustrated by court delays

More than two years after it was signed into law, portions of Governor Scott Walker’s signature law that restricts collective bargaining for most public employees is still tied up in court. The same is true for a law that requires voters to show a state-issued photo ID to obtain a ballot, which remains blocked by […]

Badgers bowl losing streak hits four (AUDIO)

Gary Anderson’s first bowl game as the head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers didn’t go according to plan. The 19th ranked Badgers had no answer for (8) South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw, who completed 22 of 25 passes for 312 yards and 3 touchdowns.  Shaw also caught a touchdown pass and rushed for a fifth […]

Legalizing sales of recreational pot

It’s a new era, as Colorado legalizes the sale of recreational marijuana, so says an advocate from Wisconsin. Colorado is now the first state in the nation to license retail sales of marijuana. It’s a “great moment,” according to Gary Storck, director of communications of Is My Medicine Legal Yet (IMMY?). Storck says, “It’s certainly […]

Marquette drops Big East opener

The Marquette Golden Eagles fell to Big East Conference newcomer Creighton 67-49 on New Years Eve in Omaha, Nebraska. The Golden Eagles (8-6) were the preseason pick to win the reshaped Big East Conference, but they struggled last night against the Blue Jays (11-2) and have the league’s worst overall record. Creighton tied a school […]

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