Candidates present clear-cut choices on environmental issues

Enviroment 10/22/18, 08:17

Candidates for Wisconsin governor and attorney general are offering voters clear-cut choices about the state’s role in protecting natural resources and reducing the threat of climate change.Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been at the center of an ambitious eight-year culling of environmental regulations long disparaged by businesses, while Republican Attorney ...

Packers search for offensive identity, greater balance post-bye

Football 10/20/18, 01:25

GREEN BAY — As Mike McCarthy prepared to bid adieu to his team’s media corps for the bye week — a respite he surely would enjoy — the Green Bay Packers coach’s final press briefing somehow morphed into open mic night at the Chuckle Hut.For years, McCarthy and quarterback Aaron ...

For starters, Wisconsin Badgers men’s hockey defensemen were a big plus

Hockey 10/17/18, 23:37

Neither Wyatt Kalynuk nor Tyler Inamoto could remember ever seeing one of their game stat lines include a plus-5 notation.It hasn’t happened for a while with the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team, either.Kalynuk and Inamoto, sophomore defense partners, were on the ice for five even-strength UW goals and no ...

Lunchroom leftovers make for an ‘eye-opening’ science project

Science 10/15/18, 08:19

REEDSBURG — Sorting lunchroom waste at Reedsburg Area High School was an “eye-opening” experience for students.“I learned that a lot of kids don’t eat their fruits,” said sophomore Alexis Leatherberry, secretary of the Reedsburg Science Club that organized the sorting. “I know that we as a school eat a lot ...

Wisconsin National Guard sending troops, helicopters to Florida

U.S. 10/12/18, 02:36

The Wisconsin National Guard is sending a team of 12 soldiers and two medical evacuation helicopters to Florida to help in relief operations after Hurricane Michael tore through the state's panhandle region on Wednesday. Gov. Scott Walker authorized the Army National Guard's response after getting a request from Florida for help. The ...

Packers’ Ha Ha Clinton-Dix expects to play elsewhere next season

Football 10/10/18, 22:00

GREEN BAY — Ha Ha Clinton-Dix doesn’t know what the future holds, but he doesn’t expect it to have him in Green Bay.At least, that’s the approach the fifth-year safety is taking as he and the up-and-down Packers get ready for Monday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers at ...

Aaron Rodgers, Mike McCarthy turn focus to Sunday’s game against Lions

Football 10/04/18, 23:26

GREEN BAY — Whether Aaron Rodgers’ not-so-thinly veiled criticism of Mike McCarthy’s game plan last Sunday led to a meeting of the minds on Monday or Tuesday, neither man would explicitly say Wednesday.Instead, the Green Bay Packers star quarterback and his head coach emphasized that they communicate “regularly” (McCarthy’s word) ...

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