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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services renewed a “Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood” grant to the child support agency for five years and increased the annual award amount by $200,000, to $2 million, County Executive Chris Abele said.

The Wisconsin Lottery reports the winner, William Kania, had a ticket that matched the winning numbers 3, 8, 16, 18, and 23.

A minimum of 3,600 seats will be guaranteed for Wisconsin freshmen each year — a last-minute boost of 100 seats from the initial proposal publicly released last week.

The victim was 51-year-old Nancy L. Bingham, according to the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Rescue crews responded after the boat operator radioed a mayday call at 7 p.m. reporting that his 29-foot sailboat was taking on water, being pushed by winds, and would run aground soon.

In 2010, a storm dumped 7 inches of rain in a two-hour period, causing $17.9 million in damage to Milwaukee County’s North Shore suburbs. The epic deluge was felt across metro-Milwaukee, but Shorewood, Whitefish Bay and parts of Glendale were the hardest hit.

The victim, Adam Richter, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities haven’t yet determined the cause and manner of death.

The victim, Michael Rosenthal, 44, was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. in an alley in the 1900 block of N. 35th St.

Push for the playoffs is a detailed weekly breakdown of the teams and players in the Lake Country and suburban Milwaukee prep football scene.

Washington, D.C. -- Amid an outbreak of chaos in the House GOP’s search for a new leader, Janesville congressman Paul Ryan Thursday issued the latest in a long series of statements declaring he is not a candidate for Speaker.

Lindy Infante, the coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1988-’91, died Thursday in Florida. He was 75. Infante, the 10th coach in franchise history, compiled a 24-40 record with the Packers.

Stoughton -- Gov. Scott Walker Thursday came out in favor of clearer rules on which bathrooms can be used by transgender students in public schools.

City Lights Brewing Co. plans to use the former Milwaukee Gas Light Co.’s red brick water tower, seen about two blocks south of I-94, as a brew house and tasting facility.

Rates have stayed below 4% for 11 straight weeks, and this week’s sharp decline brought rates to levels far below last year, Freddie Mac said.

The Florida senator and GOP presidential contender will appear at a fundraiser for Assembly Speaker Robin Vos (R-Rochester) and the campaign arm of Assembly Republicans.

The man was taken into protective custody, and officers realized he was suffering what police described in a news release only as “medical distress.”

Stoughton -- Gov. Scott Walker said he could appoint a new justice to the Wisconsin Supreme Court by the end of this week.

The cash-strapped Department of Transportation is pushing off work on 225 road projects over the next six years, but GOP Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday he believed some of those could be put back on track if lawmakers OK at least $150 million in borrowing this year.

In their new weekly podcast on the Milwaukee Bucks, beat writers Charles Gardner and Matt Velazquez discuss the Bucks' first preseason game, Jabari Parker's absence from it, John Henson's contract extension and the Bucks' alternate uniforms/court.

Packed tight into a gymnasium Tuesday night it was apparent many residents concerned about a recent surge in coyote attacks were interested in one thing: a plan.