Radio Girl and Her De Luxe Revue

Vaughn de Leath, 1939. Jim Walsh Collection, Recorded Sound Reference Center. Taylor McClaskie is one of the Music Division’s summer 2019 interns. She is a Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Case Western Reserve University. Here, she writes about the early days of radio and one of its near-forgotten stars. Among the hundreds of songs that have crossed my desk this summer as I help process … Continue reading Radio Girl and Her De Luxe Revue

COA: Good faith OKs blood draw whether or not implied consent statute constitutional

State v. Justin W. Paull, 2017AP1210, 8/15/19, District 4 (one-judge decision; ineligible for publication); case activity (including briefs) Mr. Paull was found bloody and semi-conscious after a motorcycle accident. He smelled of intoxicants and had slurred speech. Police arrested him, and he was taken to the hospital. An officer read the informing the accused form […] Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point COA: Good … Continue reading COA: Good faith OKs blood draw whether or not implied consent statute constitutional

Department awards nearly $4 million to support students outside of school hours

MADISON — Students at 35 public and private schools across Wisconsin will benefit from new 21st Century Community Learning Center grants awarded by the Department of Public Instruction. The grants support programs that provide academic support and youth development activities outside of school hours. The 35 new schools join 97 already receiving the five-year grants. Source: Wisconsin Department of Instruction Department awards nearly million … Continue reading Department awards nearly $4 million to support students outside of school hours

Milwaukee’s Ultimate Cheese Experience

What do you get when you pair award-winning Wisconsin cheese with a fresh, cold brew—and a sweet treat to top things off? Pure happiness! If you’re making your way to Milwaukee on an empty stomach, keep reading for some of our favorite bucket list-worthy spots for Wisconsin cheese, artisan chocolate and local brews! Tour Wisconsin’s First Urban Cheese Factory Located in Milwaukee’s historic Walker’s Point … Continue reading Milwaukee’s Ultimate Cheese Experience

Consul general of Japan sets “grassroots caravan” to Wisconsin

Two-day visit will highlight contributions of Japanese-owned firms to communities MADISON, WI. AUG. 15, 2019 – Naoki Ito, the consul general of Japan in Chicago, will spend two days in Wisconsin highlighting the important contributions of Japanese-owned businesses to communities here. Consul General Ito is traveling with the Grassroots Caravan, an initiative to connect with local communities where Japanese companies have invested. The Grassroots Caravan … Continue reading Consul general of Japan sets “grassroots caravan” to Wisconsin

National Book Festival: Monica Hesse — That Time David Foster Wallace Came Over…

Author photo: Robert Cox. We’ll be chatting with several of this year’s National Book Festival authors on the blog. First up is journalist and novelist Monica Hesse. She’s a Washington Post columnist and the author of “American Fire,” a bestseller in 2017. She’s written novels such as “Girl in the Blue Coat,” which won the 2017 Edgar Award for Young Adult fiction. Her most recent … Continue reading National Book Festival: Monica Hesse — That Time David Foster Wallace Came Over…

Investiture ceremony held for Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Hagedorn

Investiture ceremony held for Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Hagedorn 2019-08-15 09:29:00 Justice Brian K. Hagedorn was formally sworn into office as a justice of the Wisconsin Supreme Court during a ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda on Aug. 14.Link Headlines Source: Wisconsin Court System Investiture ceremony held for Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Hagedorn Continue reading Investiture ceremony held for Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Hagedorn

Department will hold hearing related to clarifying high-cost special education aid

MADISON — The Department of Public Instruction is holding a preliminary public hearing and comment period to consider promulgation of administrative rules under a statement of scope on an emergency and proposed permanent rule to amend Chapter PI 30, relating to clarifying high cost special education aid. Source: Wisconsin Department of Instruction Department will hold hearing related to clarifying high-cost special education aid Continue reading Department will hold hearing related to clarifying high-cost special education aid

Wisconsin selected for policy academy to strengthen manufacturing

Wisconsin to join cohort of states in Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State’s Manufacturers MADISON, WI. AUG. 14, 2019—Wisconsin has been selected to participate in the year-long Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State’s Manufacturers. Wisconsin will join Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Vermont for a collaborative and custom-built experience to assist manufacturers. The Policy Academy on Strengthening Your State’s Manufacturers … Continue reading Wisconsin selected for policy academy to strengthen manufacturing

Totality of circumstances justified extension of traffic stop

State v. Yunus E. Turkmen, 2018AP1673-CR, District 3, 8/13/19 (one-judge decision; ineligible for publication); case activity (including briefs) An officer stopped Turkmen after he made a U-turn in the middle of an intersection and squealed his tires loudly. (¶3). Based on that conduct and information obtained and observations made after the stop, there was a […] Source: WI Public Defenders – On Point Totality of … Continue reading Totality of circumstances justified extension of traffic stop