It will be only the second time in NFL history that the Packers and Bears have faced each other in a playoff format, the other a season-ending “playoff” that was held to determine the Western Division title and the right to play the New York Giants for the league championship.
The Bears won that game, played just seven days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 33-14, at Wrigly Field.
Officer later was fired but not prosecuted; federal investigation is in progress.
See, also, Milwaukee Chief Flynn’s internal complaint against officer.
….test scores among low-income and special-education students have improved at the 425-student school, which has the largest proportion of low-income students in the city….
Some teachers, backed by their union, call Buhl a bully. They say his way of getting things done has “fostered fear and anxiety in the workplace,” according to a Jan. 7 statement issued by Madison Teachers Inc.
In response, there was an outpouring of support from current and former teachers, who called Buhl a “visionary leader” and said the union is trying to use its influence to force out a principal who doesn’t share its views about teacher autonomy.
Former Rock County Sheriff Howard Erickson is a spokesman for the grassroots group of neighbors, business owners and friends who got together to share concerns about the town’s leadership….
The group’s frustrations center around five lawsuits pending in federal court against the town and its police chief, John Wilson. The suits claim Wilson made racial slurs and based his decisions in racist ideals. The claims also state Wilson retaliated against police officers who said his behavior was inappropriate.
The group also is frustrated with the town leadership in dealing with the situation, Erickson said.
Earlier: Town of Beloit drama goes viral.
“Those that are sworn to uphold the law for everyone should not have the right to cherry-pick the laws they want to enforce,” [local NAACP President Gloria] Rogers said in a press release Friday.
More to the story of Isthmus reporter’s complaint against Assembly Chief Clerk than one encounter?
Guard charged with endangering safety with a dangerous weapon, disorderly conduct and bail-jumping, while allegedly trying to force his way into the tenant’s apartment.
Hollwoway’s not worried, as he’s said that
“We’re evicting her ass on Friday because she’s been a terrible tenant.”
Holloway serves as acting county executive at least into spring.
Is it really about killing consumer protection, or a reaction to
….“years of mismanagement” and a business climate that has “for too long been stifled by burdensome regulation, taxes and costly litigation.”
Via The Walker Agenda.
Because it’s newsworthy, and because the website needed something to offset the post with Ms. Favre’s mugshot.
The Wisconsin State Fair recently crowned its 45th annual Fairest of the Fair. Alexis Nickelotti, 20, representing Vernon County Fair will represent 76 Wisconsin county, district and state fairs in 2011. She begins her one-year term immediately. Nickelotti was selected from 36 young women and one man.
The dead hand of the past isn’t even dead; it’s just been resting its eyes.
The Milwaukee Common Council shouldn’t allow the city’s Historic Preservation Commission to hold hostage the proposed hotel on E. Wisconsin Ave….
Everything the commission has done – including the possible deal-killing “approval” granted this week – has served to delay or block the proposal’s progress. If the commission gets its way, the project probably dies, and those old decrepit buildings on Wisconsin Ave. and Milwaukee St. will remain eyesores for who knows how much longer.
Evansville Police Chief Scott McElroy said the city hasn’t yet had a problem with the products.
“That’s why I want to get a jump on it,” he said.
Because when you don’t have a problem with something, that’s the very best time to ban it.