MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) - The Manitowoc County supervisors say they are opposed to Republican-backed legislation that would reduce the power of the Milwaukee County Board. The legislation reduces the Milwaukee County Board's resources and authority. It also reduces the length of supervisor terms and limits the board's authority over certain deals. The board passed a resolution 20-4 Tuesday opposing the state's legislation.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The University of Wisconsin-Madison wants an exemption from the state's open-records law that would allow it to keep research information private until it's published or patented. A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel report says the university is circulating a two-page document among Republican lawmakers suggesting language for a standalone bill.
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Police have released the name of a man shot dead while sitting in his vehicle outside a manufacturing company in Superior, Wisconsin. Superior Police Deputy Chief Nicholas Alexander says 46-year-old Terrance Rodney Luukkonen of Duluth, Minnesota was killed Thursday night. He was found outside Genesis Attachments, where he worked.
LANCASTER, Wis. (AP) - Two 18-year-olds have been arrested for tossing water balloons from a car, causing damage to at least three other vehicles. The Grant County Sheriff's Department says it began receiving calls on Tuesday about objects that were being thrown from a car on Highway 11 in Jamestown and Hazel Green townships. The teens were arrested this week.
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