HARTFORD, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin woman who began sending care packages to her two sons deployed in the Middle East is now doing the same for hundreds of troops overseas in time for Christmas. Hartford resident Leann Boudwine says the soldiers she sends packages to “are like my kids.” After first sending packages to her sons, she sent a few more for the soldiers with whom they served. Eventually that list grew into the hundreds.
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (AP) — Police say they’re investigating a 38-year-old Green Bay man for the death of a man found in a ditch after officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run involving a car and a deer. The Green Bay Press-Gazette reports police in Ashwaubenon arrested the man to be investigated for homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle. Police say the crash happened around 12 a.m. Saturday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a year that has seen some of the worst flooding ever in parts of the Midwest, concern is already rising that the spring of 2020 may bring more high water to places that still haven’t fully recovered. Mark Fuchs of the National Weather Service office near St. Louis says concern is three-fold: Rivers are still unusually high; soil in the upper Midwest is extremely saturated; and a high probability for a wetter-than-usual winter.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The 2012 effort to recall Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the 2019 fight to impeach President Donald Trump have similarities, such as a toxic political climate. The 2012 campaign failed to remove Walker, who says, “Just because your base feels strongly about something doesn’t mean that the majority of other voters do.” Democratic Wisconsin state Sen. Jon Erpenbach says people may not like impeachment but that doesn’t mean they’re “on the fence or sympathetic to Trump.”