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Friday 12/15/2017
Scott Walker: Sexual misconduct allegations against Zepnick, Coggs 'very troubling'
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Gov. Scott Walker said Friday the alleged sexual misconduct of two Democratic elected officials is unacceptable, but stopped short of calling for their resignations. 

Fitzgerald: Wisconsin Senate will move to force Haas, Bell out if they don't resign
Updated: December 16, 2017 - 9:48 am

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, said Friday if the heads of the state's ethics and elections commissions do not resign, the Republican-led Senate will make moves to force them out.

Hay donations needed for bison affected by South Dakota wildfire
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is asking for hay donations to help feed the bison at Custer State Park as a wildfire continues to burn thousands of acres of grassland.

Couple Find Post-Retirement Vocation in Christmas Trees
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm

Rob and Cathy Jo Brown started growing Christmas trees with the hopes of making enough money to put their two sons through college.

Wisconsin in focus: State bill would override local wheel tax
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 4:33 pm

WISC TV 3: State bill would override local wheel tax

Montana Stockgrowers move ahead with beef sale deal with China
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 1:53 pm

Plans are underway for Montana ranchers to ship $70 million worth of beef to China next year as part of a $300 million business deal including a $100 million investment in a Montana packing plant.

Pay attention to what diesel fuels you use
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 12:04 pm

NORFOLK - Conversations around diesel are evolving, and as fuel economy emissions continue to drive change for engine technology it’s important for farmers to consider what fuel best serves their operation.

Thursday 12/14/2017
Myers testifies on ag security at Senate hearing
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:52 pm

K-State President Richard Myers explained the challenges of agriculture security on Wednesday to members of U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee.

Meth sold out of Chetek business, sheriff says
Updated: December 14, 2017 - 3:35 pm

A Chetek business was being used as a drug trafficking location, according to the Barron County Sheriff’s Department.

Red tape likely to blame for the loss of Mississippi River cruises
Updated: December 15, 2017 - 4:30 pm

It looks like red tape and government regulations will keep one of the world's largest river cruise companies off the Mississippi River.

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