FAIRPORT, Mich. (AP) — A wooden beam embedded at the bottom of northern Lake Michigan appears to have been there for centuries, underwater archaeologists announced Tuesday, a crucial finding as crews dig toward what they hope is the carcass of a French ship that disappeared while exploring the Great Lakes in the 17th Century.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday handed down decisions in five cases and agreed to hear two important appeals in the fall. Among the court’s actions: — Struck down, by a 7-2 vote, […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Without even thinking, Joe Ortner rattles off a list of items on his family’s dairy farm that could kill you: 1,000 gallons of diesel, 500 gallons of gas, cleaning chemicals in the […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It might not be unusual for schoolchildren to write to the president or vice president. But one Wisconsin boy got an unexpectedly personal response. The 7-year-old, second-grade student at Downtown Montessori Academy […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the farm belt’s soil recharged by melted snow and spring rains, farmers are anxious to start working the fields and planting seed for the 2013 crop season.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Citing financial concerns, the Obama administration began quietly winding down one of the earliest programs created by the president’s health care overhaul to help people with medical problems who can’t get private insurance.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — There’s a 15-year-old Florida girl who didn’t know much about Charlie Sheen before this week — but does now. The actor wired $10,000 to her for a therapy dog to help in her rehab from injuries at a Wisconsin amusement park ride.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A clinic that mistakenly gave vitamins instead of birth-control pills to a Wisconsin woman doesn’t have to pay to raise the child she conceived but can be sued for other financial damages, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday.
ALMA CENTER, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin couple says fire clucks, not fire trucks, helped them escape a blaze at their home. The couple was sleeping when their pet chicken woke them at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mayors in Wisconsin and California are making a friendly wager on the Rose Bowl. Stanford Cardinal, which call Palo Alto home, and the Wisconsin Badgers will compete in the Rose Bowl Jan. 1.