Sub Zero closing Madison facility, laying off 100


Elections Board posts Walker recall petitions online

“Few processes in the electoral system or elsewhere are more public than the signing of recall petitions against state elected officials,” said Kevin Kennedy, GAB director and general counsel. “Petition signers chose to participate in the public process of initiating a recall election of the governor as well as other officeholders.”

Via Wisconsin State Journal.

Milwaukee elementary school teacher charged with child enticement

Caught with underwear around ankles in back of car with fourteen-year-old.

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Three Dems line up to challenge GOP senators in recall

Via Wisconsin State Journal.

A.G. Van Hollen, others urge Elections Board to make recall petitions available onlinec

Via Wisconsin State Journal.

DNR worries Monroe County sand mine might kill endangers moths

Via La Cross Tribune .

Madison mayor wants Spectrum Brands to switch new HQ site to Madison

State and city leaders say the site search was unusually secretive. WEDC chief executive Paul Jadin said Spectrum Brands did not identify itself until mid-March, nine months after consultant Joseph first contacted the state about a company looking to consolidate offices in Wisconsin, Illinois or Iowa.

Via Wisconsin State Journal.

Speaker Fitzgerald raises only $77K for US Senate bid

Going nowhere.

Via WisPolitics Election Blog .

Journalist Dick Wheeler chosen for Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award

Posthumously awarded for decades of reporting.


Fight at Milwaukee High School leaves police officer injured


Earthquake hits near Wisconsin-Illinois border


Customer fires back at would-be Aldi grocery robber


WI Senate race ranks No. 7 among seats likely to change party

But National Journal doesn’t think any of the candidates are particularly strong. True enough – they’re lucky they’re running against each other.

Via WisPolitics Election Blog.

Boy survives fall after dangling from ski lift in Manitowoc


UW-Madison begins $76.8 million ‘Athletic Village’ at Camp Randall

Via Wisconsin State Journal.

Ex-Walker aide fired from earlier job for misusing public money

Timothy D. Russell, who was a deputy chief of staff to Walker while he served as Milwaukee County executive, was fired from a job in 1993 for “gross misconduct,” his personnel records show. This latest news follows charges filed in recent weeks alleging Russell stole money in 2010 from a fund meant for veterans.

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

How Newt Gingrich is perceived in Wisconsin, nationally

Via Craig Gilbert @ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Wisconsin Republicans scrutinize recall petition signatures

Looking for discrepancies.


Thieves steal $20K of instruments from Madison band

Via Channel 3000.

Tommy Thompson raise $656 in three months

$544K on hand.

Via Eau Claire Leader-Telegram.

Scott Walker’s secret Milwaukee County email system revealed

Via Center for Media and Democracy.

One injured after explosion at UW-Madison chemistry building

Via Channel 3000.

Brewers release 2012 season schedule

Home opener 4.6 vs. Cards.


Racine NAACP to request data on voters turned away for wrong IDs

Via Racine Journal Times.

Golden Eagles rise to No. 15 in national polls

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Brewers’ ‘On Deck’ draws record crowd


Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel .

Paul Ryan has 15-1 cash advantage over Dem opponent Rob Zerban

On hand.


Village of Palmyra police chief fired over handling of cases

Split vote on police commission.

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Sheboygan drunk driver pleads no contest to killing pedestrian during Brat Days festival

Via Sheboygan Press.

Two-Hundred Fifty Special Olympians Compete in Winter Games at Rib Mountain

Via Wausau Daily Herald.

Wisconsin Foodie: Dave Swanson of Milwaukee’s Braise and Gordon Edgar, author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge

Watch Braise Restaurant, Chef David Swanson and Gordon Edgar on PBS. See more from Wisconsin Foodie.

Jury convicts Fitchburg daycare worker of child abuse

Faces three-year maximum.

Via Wisconsin Law Journal.