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At CPAC, Walker Calls For More Power For States Under Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker says he is optimistic that states will get more power under President Donald Trump’s administration.

Walker spoke about transferring more power to the states Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual meeting in suburban Washington. 82 more words


Winter Storm May Hit American Birkebeiner

CABLE, Wis. (AP) — A winter storm tracking toward Wisconsin could breathe some life into this year’s American Birkebeiner.

The National Weather Service is predicting a winter storm with significant snowfall will move into the region between late Thursday and early Saturday. 86 more words


Turning to stone

Turning to stone

The young have green sticks for bones,
skin like Fruit-of-the-Loom waist bands,
and toe-head hair piled high
in layers of chicken tails. 168 more words


Early Tree Tapping

ATHENS– Maple syrup season usually starts about three weeks from now.

But this unusually warm weather has maple sap flowing and maple syrup producers hard at work. 17 more words


Cheesemaker Sargento Expands Listeria Recall, Cuts Supplier

Sargento Foods Inc. is expanding a recall over its products and has ended its relationship with its supplier over potential listeria contamination of its cheeses. 253 more words


Settlement Reached In Wis. Police Shooting Case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The family of Tony Robinson, the 19-year-old fatally shot by police in Madison in 2015, has apparently settled a federal civil rights lawsuit. 116 more words