The Wisconsin primary on Feb. 18 will have voters decide who will represent their party in the special election for congress. Republican candidates Tom Tiffany and Jason Church expressed what they want to accomplish for the 7th district.
With the special primary election coming up next Tuesday, Democratic candidates Tricia Zunker and Lawrence Dale say helping farmers and improving healthcare would top their agendas for the people of the 7th congressional district.
Wisconsin farmers received more than $432 million in federal aid amid farm closures in 2019, but some of the payments did little to fix damage caused by tariffs placed on dairy and agricultural products.
Facebook has agreed to a $550 million settlement of a lawsuit that accuses it of violating the rights of Illinois users by harvesting their biometric data without permission. The class-action lawsuit was filed under a unique 2008 Illinois law.
Authorities say an elk was found dead in northern Wisconsin after it ate corn put out by a landowner in a misguided attempt to help wildlife. It died of a condition that affects elk when their diet is changed too rapidly.
Investigators have traced a deer on a western Minnesota farm that was infected with chronic wasting disease to a farm in Pine County that supplied the animal. Eight deer at the Pine County farm will be destroyed.