Huebsch Seeks To Win Over Tribal Leaders On Mining Bill
More bargaining may be required before the Wisconsin legislature allows an iron mine to be operated near Lake Superior...
But state administration secretary Mike Huebsch isn't worried about minority Democrats holding up the mining plans. Huebsch says he needs to sell Indian tribal leaders on the project. Both houses of the legislature could vote as soon as this week on whether to allow an iron mine in northern counties of Wisconsin. The mining bill was narrowly defeated last year.
Ruling On Stratman Firing Due Within A Few Weeks
We could hear in March or April whether Trisha Stratman can return to the La Crosse County sheriff's department.
The county corporation counsel's office says an arbitrator is preparing a final ruling on Stratman's request to work again as a sheriff's deputy. Final written arguments recently were submitted to the arbitrator. The sheriff's office dismissed Stratman months after her squad car collided with a car driven by teenager Brandon Jennings of Holmen, killing Jennings. According to department policy, Stratman was traveling too fast to stop safely while responding to a report of a bar fight in Holmen.
GOP And Mining Bill
(AP) Republican lawmakers plan to announce changes to the bill designed to make it easier to open a massive iron ore mine in northern Wisconsin.
Names Released From Head On Crash
The names of the people involved in a fatal head on crash in Monroe
Food Donation Record Attempt
(AP) A 16-year-old Fond du Lac student is leading an effort to break a world record for the most food donations in 24 hours.