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Plexus publicly responds to outsourcing charge, creates more questions

Making its first comments related to a 27 News investigation on companies that outsourced jobs after receiving WEDC tax credits, the Plexus Corporation put out a press release last Thursday stating that it laid off workers in 2012, but never outsourced the work. More>>

Body found in Lake Mills identified

LAKE MILLS (WKOW) -- Lake Mills police were dispatched to Bartel's Beach on S. Ferry Drive Sunday evening where a the body of a male was found in Mill Pond. Authorities say that man is 18-year-old Devin Droster.Captain Mick Selck asks anyone with information regarding this incident to call him at 920-648-2354. More>>

Green Bay considers cell phone ban

GREEN BAY (WKOW) -- Green Bay is the latest city in Wisconsin to consider banning cell phones for drivers.Alderman Jerry Wiezbiskie says he has nearly gotten in several accidents due to someone talking on their cell while driving. Wiezbiskie proposes an ordinance that would ban handheld use of electronic devices when behind the wheel. Violators would face a fine of $50.The Green Bay City Council will vote in a few weeks. Earlier this year, Wausau passed a similar ordinance. More>>

Madison's finance committee looking to reduce public costs of Judge Doyle Square project Video included

Madison’s finance committee is discussing ways to significantly reduce the proposed public investment costs for the Judge Doyle Square project. More>>

Milwaukee mom faces 7 child neglect charges

A Milwaukee mother is in jail after authorities found her and 7 children living in what they call deplorable conditions. More>>

Armed robbery at Baymont Inn in Janesville

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Janesville police are looking for three suspects of an armed robbery at the Baymont Inn on Midland Rd. More>>

EAA Airventure kicks off Video included

The annual EAA Airventure is this week in Oshkosh. More>>

Circus World's new management moving museum forward Video included

Hoping to fix the budget deficit, the Circus World Museum board hired a new executive director in September to work with the historical society to improve the site.  More>>

Early primary voting begins

MADISON (WKOW) -- Early voting for the August 12 primary is now underway. Wisconsin voters began to cast their early ballots Monday morning. This is the first election since state legislature put limits on early voting. Now absentee voting can only be done Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. More>>

Schools take advantage of energy law

MADISON (WKOW) -- Schools around the state are taking advantage of a changed law that allows them to borrow money for energy efficient projects. Fifty-five districts raised more than $23 million, nearly triple the amount from the previous year. The two-year-old law allows schools to borrow in a way that diffuses costs to taxpayers. More>>

Construction begins on stretch of McKee Road in Fitchburg Video included

FITCHBURG (WKOW) -- Construction began Monday on a 1.5-mile stretch of McKee Road between Seminole Highway and Fish Hatchery Road. The project, expected to last until late October, will cost roughly $2.6-million dollars. . More>>

Madison woman arrested after disturbance

 Police say she had been drinking and got into a loud argument with others.

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