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Governor Scott Walker said Friday that a state budget deficit – projected to be $215 million by mid-2015 – can be addressed. “I believe that just as there will be over a $400 million surplus in fiscal year ’14, we’ll finish the year with a balanced budget, and ideally a surpluses that we’ll then take […]

A former Dane County Sheriff’s Deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law a week ago has been formally charged in court. Prosecutors on Friday filed two count of First Degree Intentional Homicide against 39-year-old Andy Steele. He’s accused of fatally shooting his 39-year-old Wife Ashley Steele and her 38-year-old sister Kacee Tollefsbol last Friday, […]

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, and those looking for some last minute getaways before the warm weather is completely gone could benefit from businesses that are competing for your dollar. By going online to the sites of the places you may be thinking about visiting, state Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett says you […]

A recount has changed the results of the Democratic primary in the state’s 17th Senate District. The Government Accountability Board said it received final results showing that Spring Green lawyer Pat Bomhack had 3,837 votes, to 3,804 for former DOT budget director Ernie Wittwer. That’s a margin of 33 votes in Bomhack’s favor, after Wittwer […]

Newly released numbers by the state Department of Workforce Development show Wisconsin added 28,653 private-sector jobs during a 12 month period that ended in March of this year. The figures are based on a report submitted by the state to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as part of the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. […]