| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:43 PM
A bat found its way on board a Delta flight from Madison, Wisconsin heading to Atlanta. The bat caused a flap on the fight by flying around the cabin and swooping over the panicked passengers.
The battle ended with the little sucker flying into the...
| Aug 14, 2011
Our neighbor to the north has become a national newsmaker, wrenched by political battles, including attempts this month to recall lawmakers. Here are 10 things we can recall about Wisconsin:
1 Wisconsin is known as the Badger State because of lead miners...
| Aug 21, 2011
My husband, Eric, and I are usually do-it-yourselfers, but on our first trip to the Boundary Waters between Canada and Minnesota, we paid an outfitter, who provided the tent, sleeping bags and meals — even a first-aid kit. Our fully outfitted...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Mitch joined FOX 4 in July of 2011. Mitch comes to the Kansas City area from Topeka where he worked at KSNT as an anchor.
He is originally from Junction City, KS and went to college at Fort Hays State University. While in college, Mitch won several...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 12:36 PM
Wisconsin Republicans said on Friday a measure stripping state public employees of most collective bargaining rights was now in effect after it was published by a legislative agency despite a judge's order against publication.
The move looked certain...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Wisconsin voters head to the polls on Tuesday for the first time since Republicans approved controversial restrictions on the union rights of public workers that Democrats and their supporters vowed to reverse.
Little noticed most years, the election...
| Sep 15, 2011
Madison, Wis., has been declared the most educated American city in rankings compiled by Men's Health magazine.
The Wisconsin capital, which the magazine described as the city "where the average household has more degrees than a thermometer," edged...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:47 AM
Seattle is the fifth best educated city in the U.S., according to a survey from Men’s Health.
Madison, Wisconsin, which landed at number one on the list, was described by the magazine as the city “Madison, Wisconsin, where the average...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 12:59 PM
September 22nd is National Business Women's Day (Source: Holiday Insights)
Business Women's Day recognizes the value and contribution of women in the business world.
The roots of this special day go back to the late 1940s. While men were off fighting...
| May 12, 2011
| 5:58 PM
When cities and counties combine health departments, they face multiple challenges.
How will the merged entity be financed and governed? Where will bureaucratic control reside? How will different missions be meshed? How will information systems and...
| May 20, 2011
| 11:35 AM
June 3-5: Garden Fair, Rockford. This annual event at the Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden includes gardening vendors, outdoor cooking demonstrations and a Q-and-A with experts. Fee varies; 815-965-8146; tinyurl.com/3mpb79t. Miles from Chicago:...