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Board to consider hiring attorneys in wolf lawsuits

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources policy board plans to vote next week on whether to hire its own attorneys in a pair of lawsuits seeking to block the fall wolf hunt, underscoring the deepening rift between the board’s Republican members and Democratic Gov. Tony ...

Michigan inmates win right to kosher meat, cheesecake

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan must serve kosher meat, dairy and cheesecake to prisoners observing the Jewish Sabbath and holidays, a federal appeals court said, rejecting arguments that a special menu would be too costly and disruptive. The Corrections Department typically offers a vegan meal to ...

Lawsuit over Kenosha shootings: Police enabled armed militia

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who was shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest last year against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police enabled the violence by allowing an armed militia to have free run of the streets during the ...

Warrant: Man involved in crash that killed three was intoxicated

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A man who rear-ended a car earlier this month, killing three teenagers, was driving with three times the legal limit of alcohol in his blood, according to breath test results that were detailed in a newly filed search warrant. A Dane County sheriff's spokeswoman has ...

Walleye restoration

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IRON MOUNTAIN — Work continues on a joint effort to restore walleye fisheries in two area flowages in the Menominee River Basin, with additional fingerlings planted this fall. Wildlife Unlimited of Dickinson County is supporting the plan developed by Greg Matzke, Wisconsin Department of ...