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Politics & Government
12:51 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

Freshman-Senior Senator Ron Johnson Makes his Mark on Capitol Hill

Sen. Ron Johnson, speaking with reporters in Dec. 2012
Credit Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews reporter Larry Sandler about Republican Senator Ron Johnson's rise in prominence.

Halfway through his first term in office, Republican Ron Johnson is now the senior senator from Wisconsin.

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Environment
10:45 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Hopeful Hunters Await Word on Wolf Permits

Wolf hunt permit application are down about 30 percent this year compared to the hunt's inaugural year.

The Wisconsin DNR will conduct a drawing on Thursday to select who will qualify for a wolf hunting or trapping license.

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Economy & Business
10:41 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Brewers Fans Cash In on Incentives

Brewers fans cash in on $10 vouchers
Credit LaToya Dennis

The Brewers have taken big hits this season. They’ve lost starting players to injury. They’re on pace to having their worst record in years.

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Politics & Government
9:22 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Election Observer Rules Approved

Election observers can not get closer than six feet to voters, according to new rules.

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board has approved permanent rules governing poll observers.

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Regional
6:03 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Tornado Damage Exceeds $30 million

Authorities say tornadoes last week in the Fox Valley caused about $25 million in damage to private property.

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