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First Flu Death Recorded in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirms the state’s first flu-related death of a child during the current season.  The state says the victim was from southeastern Wisconsin, but it didn’t release the age of the victim or the hometown.  There have been 13 flu-related deaths in the state since last October.  Doctors say the…read more »

Wisconsin Badgers

Badgers Top Illinois 64-58

Brad Davison scored 18 points, Khalil Iverson added 16 and No. 22 Wisconsin held off Illinois 64-58.  Davison’s short jumper put the Badgers up 54-52 with 3:21 left, giving them the lead for good. Wisconsin won despite a subpar game by leading scorer Ethan Happ, who scored just six points on 3 of 7 shooting…read more »

Winter background

Winter Weather Advisory Starting Wednesday Morning at 3:00

Snow and mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected west of a line from Portage to Darlington, and 2 to 4 inches elsewhere. Ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are possible for areas with the lighter snowfall amounts. Snow will quickly spread into southern Wisconsin…read more »


Evers to Propose Decriminalizing Recreational Marijuana

Gov. Tony Evers will propose decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana in his plan for the next state budget, a newspaper reported Sunday. Evers also will propose legalizing marijuana for medical conditions including cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. Under the proposal, people with previous convictions for possessing small amounts…read more »