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The state workforce could see a number of changes going forward, following the signing of a bill that overhauls Wisconsin’s civil service system. Governor Scott Walker put his signature on the controversial legislation Friday afternoon, during a ceremony in Grand Chute. In a statement, Walker said the bill “implements common-sense reforms to our recruitment and […]

After falling just short of induction last year, former Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan has once again been named a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  Ryan was named one of 14 finalists for the 2016 class on Friday. The 68-year-old Ryan led the Badgers to the Final Four each of the last […]

The secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Corrections has resigned, in the midst of a scandal surrounding a state facility for juvenile offenders. Corrections Secretary Ed Wall will step down by the end of this month, with former DOC secretary Jon Litscher stepping in to the position. Wall has served as secretary of the agency […]

A newly released memo shows concerns were raised about the treatment of juvenile offenders at the Lincoln Hills institution as early as 2012. Racine County Circuit Judge Richard Kruel discussed the case of an offender who was sexually assaulted at the facility, in a letter sent to Governor Scott Walker. Kruel said he had numerous […]

Wisconsin hunters would have more rights to be left alone, under a bill that’s heading to Governor Scott Walker. The Assembly gave final legislative approval Thursday on a voice vote to a bill that expands the legal definition of harassing hunters. The measure would make it illegal to confront or take pictures of a hunter […]