Breaking in WI

A long stretch of Highway 85 glowed as sunflowers woke up, straightened and turned bright yellow faces to the sun. It was a love letter to Babbette Jaquish, who died of cancer last year.

The six-game slate marks the fewest preseason games the team has scheduled in a non-lockout year.

Tickets went on sale for two shows Sept. 25 and 26, with a third show added this morning for 10:30 p.m. Sept. 26 that is also on sale now.

In his first foreign policy speech in his presidential bid, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday will link the threats of Iran and the Islamic State and stress the need to adopt an aggressive military stance.

Hancock — Authorities have released the name of a pilot who was killed when a crop-dusting plane crashed in Hancock in central Wisconsin.

La Crosse — An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in La Crosse.

A coalition of Milwaukee civic groups is vowing to fight a new measure that allows Milwaukee County to take over struggling public schools in Milwaukee.

Nationstar Mortgage will provide up to $30 million to financially troubled Milwaukee homeowners under an agreement to be announced by city officials Friday.

Jordan Schroeder will be in the starting lineup when South Milwaukee hosts West Allis Hale at 7 p.m. Friday. Then after one snap, he’ll head to the sideline.

There’s a 40% chance of showers Friday, mainly after 3 p.m., with mostly cloudy skies and a high temperature in the low 20s, according to the National Weather Service in Sullivan.

The school — the first of its sort in Wisconsin — is nearly doubling the amount of space it uses in Ward4 Milwaukee, the co-working space in the Pritzlaff building just south of downtown Milwaukee.

Brendan Gaughan discussed racing, business, being “a fat, lazy spoiled rich kid” and other topics during an hourlong conversation with Journal Sentinel motorsports writer Dave Kallmann this week.

Milwaukee police have found a missing 80-year-old man with dementia in Waukesha, officials said late Thursday

The 20-foot-tall M.H. Klopf Jeweler street clock outside the Milwaukee County Historical Society hasn’t worked since April 2014, and efforts to find someone who can repair it have failed.

An “open streets” event Aug. 29 will keep cars off about a 2-mile route on the near south side to free it up for bicyclists, pedestrians and vendors.

Milwaukee police are searching for a vintage car and whoever stole it from a garage on Milwaukee’s northwest side.

New York— For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday.

A former correctional officer at the Washington County Jail is accused of stealing money from inmates’ lockers.

With Milwaukee experiencing a surge in homicides this year, the police chief called for more collaboration, noting the threat of stiff federal penalties can help persuade some offenders to turn their lives around.

President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.