In a stunning defeat for a president and party that rode repeal of the Affordable Care Act to improbable wins in the November 2016 election, Speaker Paul Ryan of Janesville and President Donald Trump this afternoon pulled a replacement bill that had no chance of passing.
The move on March 24, 2017, was a significant failure for House Republicans, who had voted by some counts 54 times during President Barack Obama's two terms to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
As the only statewide race on the ballot April 4, 2017 the contest for Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction has received more attention than usual.
Current Superintendent Tony Evers is running for his third term as head of the state Department of Public Instruction and is facing Dr. Lowell Holtz, former district superintendent for the School District of Beloit and the Whitnall School District southwest of Milwaukee.
Wisconsin cheesemakers swept the top three spots at the U.S. Championship Cheese contest held earlier this month in Green Bay. With the title of grand champion cheese going to Sartori’s Reserve Black Pepper BellaVitano, Wisconsin has won top honors at the country’s three major cheese competitions over the past year.
It's a little over halfway through Kurt Picknell's first term as Walworth County's sheriff, and he appears to have settled comfortably into the job.
But things change quickly in law enforcement, even in largely rural Walworth County.
I love asparagus, don’t you? For one thing it is the very first thing that comes up in the garden, so that always makes me feel good. While it is just a bit early for homegrown, you can find some good asparagus in the grocery stores right now. A pound will cost around $2.50 and is enough to serve two confirmed asparaholics.