Book: Wisconsin quietly OK'd Lake Michigan water diversion

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A decision by Wisconsin officials eight years ago to approve a big, new allotment of water from Lake Michigan to Pleasant Prairie is raising questions of transparency. ...

Wisconsin official apologizes to opponent over flag flap

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, in a rare retreat, apologized Tuesday to her Democratic opponent for repeatedly claiming — without evidence — that he knelt during...

15-year-old accused of drunken driving with baby in car

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin say they pulled a 15-year-old boy over for reckless driving and discovered the teen was drunk and had a baby in the back seat. Mount P...

Authorities pull globe, not honey pot, from bear cub's head

BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (AP) — A bear cub in Wisconsin had a Winnie the Pooh moment, but it wasn't a honey pot that got stuck on its head. It was a hard plastic globe. Authorities rescued ...

Wisconsin Democrat: Opponent's claims about kneeling 'crazy'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor said Monday that it was "crazy" for his Republican opponent to claim, with no evidence, that he knelt during the nationa...

McCarron shoots 63 for share of Warwick Hills lead

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) — Scott McCarron shot a 9-under 63 on Saturday at Warwick Hills for a share of The Ally Challenge lead with Tom Lehman and Jeff Maggert. Coming off a successf...

Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump's grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes t...

'Little Sisters': TCU-Ohio St matchup came from 2010 remark

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of college football's marquee matchups this weekend is for all of those "Little Sisters of the Poor" teams that Ohio State's former president once said the Buckeyes didn't...

Johnsonville sculpture made by 'LOVE' artist

JOHNSONVILLE, Wis. (AP) — What is believed to be one of the last pieces by the late Robert Indiana is in place outside Johnsonville sausage company's headquarters in Wisconsin. The 2...

College Football Picks: No. 17 Boise State gets a big chance

The ceiling for teams outside the Power Five in the College Football Playoff race seems to be set pretty low — as any Central Florida fan will be quick to point out. Maybe Boise Stat...

Wisconsin GOP Senate hopes rely on underdog Leah Vukmir

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican trying to knock off Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin is used to being the underdog. Leah Vukmir wasn't given much of a chance in last month's primary ...

Minnesota regulators postpone Line 3 meeting after protests

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota regulators postponed a meeting Tuesday on Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 replacement after pipeline opponents disrupted the meeting with a bullhorn and a boombox. ...

The Latest: Judge refuses to drop charge against Cephus

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on hearing in case of Wisconsin football player (all times local): 2:30 p.m. A judge has refused a defense request to drop one of tw...

Wisconsin receiver due in court for hearing in assault case

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge is set to decide whether to bind Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus over for trial in a sexual assault case. Prosecutors charged Cephus in August with sec...

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Up with UGA; Down on Notre Dame

Fooled you. There is a lot of that at the beginning of the college football season as teams shuffle in and out of the AP Top 25 . Good win? Bad loss? Hard to tell. ...