Breaking in WI

Gov. Scott Walker and Republicans who control the Legislature plan to restructure the agency that runs elections by the fall of 2016, when Walker hopes to top the ballot as a candidate for president.

State health officials are exploring the possibility that four people got a fungal infection from tubing on the Wolf River in northeast Wisconsin.

A rule that’s expected to be approved by the SEC on Wednesday will compel public companies to disclose the ratio between their chief executives’ annual compensation and median employee pay.

Here are some questions (and answers) concerning the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s Chapter 11 case, which is the longest-running and most contentious of the 14 Catholic Church bankruptcies filed since 2004 to address sexual abuse liabilities.

More than $2 million was left on the table by Wisconsin residents who had winning lottery tickets but failed to collect their cash in fiscal year 2015, state lottery and financial officials said.

Wait times at Madison’s Veterans Hospital have increased more than twofold despite additional staff, extended hours and more care options, according to officials.

Quad/Graphics Inc.'s second-quarter loss widened amid a tepid advertising and retail environment, the company said Tuesday.

A nearly 15-hour search for an armed 14-year-old boy wanted in Wisconsin has come to an end in eastern Minnesota.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will stand on stage Thursday beside real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump and surgeon Ben Carson during the first Republican primary debate of the race for the White House.

The buildup to this week’s first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News Channel on the GOP selection process is stronger than ever.

Following a national trend of brick-and-mortar campus bookstores falling to online competitors, UWM announced Tuesday it has signed a five-year contract with eCampus.com for a virtual bookstore that officials estimate will save students up to 60% on textbooks.

Saying that it is operating in an uneven global market, Rexnord Corp. on Tuesday reported a higher profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 but lowered its outlook for the year.

Crews have reopened the left lane of northbound U.S. Highway 41 at Highway 60 in Slinger that was closed because of a disabled vehicle. The Washington County Sheriff's Department responded.

The artwork titled “Eggs Benedict” just went up at the Milwaukee Art Museum, so I stopped by to see if it offended me a fraction as much as the 14,000 petition signers who found it disgusting and worthy of the trash heap. It didn’t.

Profits fell 8% for shoemaker Weyco Group Inc. in the second quarter as earnings decreased in Australia and Europe and sales dropped at its North American retail stores, the company said Tuesday.

The town of Brookfield has once again come up short in an effort for incorporation.

Milwaukee-based WERCBench Labs, a start-up training program that will be run by the Mid-west Energy Research Consortium, said Tuesday it has received a $50,000 grant as a winner of a competition run by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Without additional private support, a new report says, many organizations will have to cut vital services in a city that is plagued by poverty and has recently been racked by an uptick of violence.

A former Oconomowoc man previously accused of downloading a substantial amount of child pornography is now facing molestation charges for reportedly groping a 6-year-old girl.

Under the terms of the agreement, hundreds of men and women who filed sex abuse claims in the bankruptcy would receive a financial settlement.