Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle.More >>
Racing fans packed State Park Speedway in Rib Mountain Saturday. It was the first day of the racing season and a chance for fans to remember racing icon, Dick Trickle. People at the track observed a moment of silence for Trickle. He died Thursday in an apparent suicide at the age of 71. Race organizers said the event brought in more than 1,500 fans to watch the season's opening race and to remember Trickle's successful career."More >>
Motorcycles rumbled through central Wisconsin Saturday for the 10th annual Wausau Fire Charity Ride.More >>
The head of the state employees union tells an Assembly Committee that safety at Wisconsin's prisons has deteriorated since workers there lost their ability to collective bargain.
Marty Beil told the committee Wednesday that staffing shortages have also led to increased stress on workers who are there and created an unsafe environment. He says six workers have been assaulted by inmates since Christmas Eve.
But Corrections Secretary Ed Wall says none of the people in any of those incidents were admitted to the hospital. He says he couldn't discuss them in more detail because of health privacy laws.
Beil says the Wisconsin State Employees Union represents about 1,800 Corrections workers. Prison guards have been organizing an effort to separate from the WSEU and form their own union.
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