BAY, Wis. (AP) — MSNBC has announced that it will host a town
hall with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on
Wednesday in Green Bay. MSNBC says Trump will take questions
from Chris Matthews and voters during the event, which will be
broadcast live. The Green Bay Press Gazette Media reports Trump
is also scheduled to appear at a Janseville rally on Tuesday
afternoon and at a CNN town hall in Milwaukee that evening.
Trump will be the second Republican presidential candidate to
visit the Green Bay area before the April 5 Wisconsin primary.
Sen. Ted Cruz visited the area Friday.
(AP) — The first time JoAnne Kloppenburg ran for Wisconsin
Supreme Court, much of the focus was on Gov. Scott Walker as the
race came in the middle of protests against his union-busting
law. Five years later, the spotlight is once again on someone
else — opponent Rebecca Bradley and her college writings that
slammed gays, feminists and abortion rights. Kloppenburg, a
62-year-old appeals court judge, has been largely defined in
both races by attack ads coming from conservative groups
supporting her rivals. Her strategy this time has been to
emphasize Bradley's ties to Walker, but her success April 5 may
depend on whether she's done enough to define herself, received
enough support from liberal groups and capitalized enough on
Wis. (AP) — Police in Racine are asking for the public's help
after a restaurant delivery driver was apparently shot and
killed while he was making a delivery in the area. Authorities
say they got a call at about 11:30 p.m. Friday about multiple
shots fired on the 3900 block of Green Street. Officers searched
the neighborhood and a male victim with a gunshot wound. He was
taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name and
age were not immediately released. In a statement released
Saturday, police say no arrests have been made. They are asking
anyone with information to come forward.
Wis. (AP) — A dog that a suburban Milwaukee family credits for
alerting one of its members about carbon monoxide has been
honored by a dog treats maker. The Journal Sentinel reports
Nicole Siekert of Hartland felt lethargic Feb. 11 and decided to
lie down after her young daughters went to school. The family's
dog Abby kept sticking her muzzle under Siekert's chin as she
tried to drift off. Assuming Abby wanted to go out, Siekert got
up and walked to the door, but Abby went downstairs, where a
carbon monoxide detector was going off in the basement.
POINT, Wis. (AP) — Police say a man has died about a week
after he was shot just blocks from the University of
Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus. In a statement Saturday, the
Stevens Point Police Department says 21-year-old Deonta Lezine
of Stevens Point died on Friday night. An autopsy will be
conducted next week to determine an official cause and manner of
death. Police say there have been no arrests and the search for
a suspect continues. Police said earlier that Lezine was shot on
March 17 after a fight over a suspected drug deal. Lezine was
found at the university's Berg Gym with substantial injuries.
N.Y. (AP) — Two State University of New York colleges are
getting new presidents, including a former mayor of an upstate
city who has been chosen to lead a Long Island school. SUNY
officials announced this week that Michael Laliberte (la-lih-ber-TAY'),
vice chancellor for student affairs and enrollment management at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, was named president of
SUNY Delhi (DEHL'-hye) in Delaware County. Laliberte has also
worked in the administrations at colleges in Massachusetts and
Idaho. He will become Delhi's 10th president on July 21. SUNY
also announced that John Nader was appointed president of
Farmingdale State College in Nassau County.
Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's former prisons secretary asked Gov.
Scott Walker's top aide to pressure the Department of Justice
into giving him his old job back after he was demoted. Ed Wall
resigned as Corrections secretary on Feb. 5 amid an
investigation into abuse at the state's youth prison. As per
state law, he got his old job as administrator of DOJ's criminal
investigations section back on Feb. 15. DOJ officials placed him
on leave pending the prison investigation's outcome. Documents
The Associated Press obtained through an open records request
show DOJ officials demoted Wall March 1 to deputy secretary of
the Law Enforcement Services Division.