- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 23, 2015
DNR board approves daily 3 walleye limit next spring

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Department of Natural Resources’ board has adopted a three-walleye limit for lakes and rivers within Wisconsin’s ceded territory for next spring.

The board approved the regulations during a meeting in Bowler on Wednesday. The rules include provisions establishing that walleye taken from most waters in the territory must be at least 15 inches. Anglers can’t keep walleye between 20 and 24 inches, however, and can keep only one walleye larger than 24 inches.

The regulations are designed to protect the walleye population after the state’s six Chippewa tribes take their share.


Walker says he won’t take Cabinet post, will serve out term

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker says he won’t accept a Cabinet position if a Republican is elected president, plans to remain on as governor through the end of his term, and is undecided about whether to seek a third term in 2018.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports (https://tinyurl.com/qghuds7https://tinyurl.com/qghuds7 ) that Walker made the comments in a call with donors Wednesday. Walker abruptly dropped out of the race Monday after fundraising dried up.

Walker also told donors his campaign didn’t have enough money to continue and he wasn’t convinced that downsizing his staff and budget would have allowed him to win the GOP nomination.

A spokeswoman for Walker told The Associated Press she was not on the call and couldn’t immediately verify the governor’s remarks.


Teen arrested in 3 sex assaults near Carroll University

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) - Waukesha police say a 17-year-old boy is under arrest after three women were sexually assaulted near the campus of Carroll University.

WITI-TV (https://bit.ly/1MqfqFehttps://bit.ly/1MqfqFe ) reports police got many calls and tips Tuesday evening after releasing a photo of the suspect.

Police say the suspect was taken into custody and is at the Racine County Jail.

Someone approached the women from behind, grabbed them inappropriately and then ran off. The assaults happened Friday afternoon.

Police say they do not believe there are any other suspects.


Information from: WITI-TV, https://www.fox6now.comhttps://www.fox6now.com


Walker plans first public event Friday in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Gov. Scott Walker plans to make his first public appearance since dropping out of the presidential race on Friday.

Walker’s spokeswoman Jocelyn Webster said Wednesday that Walker will appear Friday in Beaver Dam to celebrate the anniversary of a local business. Webster says Walker will be “out and about” in his role as governor in the coming weeks.

Webster reiterated that Walker is committed to serving out the remainder of his term, which runs through 2018.

Walker abruptly dropped out of the presidential race on Monday and was meeting privately with staff and lawmakers on Tuesday and Wednesday, with more meetings planned Thursday. Walker was also to be on a call with donors to his presidential campaign on Wednesday.

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