MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican state Rep. Adam Neylon says he won’t challenge Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald for an open congressional seat next year. Fitzgerald announced last month that he’s running to replace retiring Republican Jim Sensenbrenner in southeastern Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers has declared the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Wisconsin, following similar moves in other states away from recognizing it as Columbus Day. WLUK-TV reports that Evers signed an executive order making the designation on Tuesday at Indian Community School in Franklin. Evers says by signing the executive order the state is recognizing and appreciating trial nations and indigenous people and the contributions they’ve made to Wisconsin.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Sheboygan police say a city garbage truck hit and killed a 9-year-old boy as he rode his bicycle. The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Sheboygan Police Chief Christopher Domagalski says the truck was making a turn when it struck the boy, who was riding on a sidewalk. The boy died at the scene. He was from Sheboygan. His name has not been released. The garbage truck was driven by a 35-year-old man who has worked for the city of Sheboygan for about two years.
TOWN OF RANDALL, Wis. (AP) — No serious injuries are reported after a pickup collided with a school bus in southeastern Wisconsin. Kenosha County authorities say the Randall School bus had 21 people including the driver on board and was stopped to pick up a student when a pickup rear-ended the bus Wednesday morning. Two students later sought treatment for minor injuries. The 44-year-old Twin Lakes man who was driving the pickup reported minor injuries but was not taken to a hospital.