• The Washington PostWhy the Supreme Court's decision to review Wisconsin's gerrymandering is such a big deal

    The Supreme Court will hear a case on political gerrymandering that could reshape the way states draw their congressional districts for decades to come. Last year a federal court found that Wisconsin’s congressional districts, created by the state’s Republican lawmakers and signed into law by Gov. Scott Walker (R), were unconstitutionally drawn to disadvantage Democratic voters. The first piece of evidence Read more...

  • The GuardianBrooks Koepka: 'I don't think I ever got nervous' – video

    Brooks Koepka insisted that nerves played no part as he equalled the US Open’s lowest winning score of 16 under par to claim his first major in challenging conditions in Wisconsin. Three straight birdies from the 14th hole saw him fend off his closest rivals and capture the title by a two-shot margin. It was the seventh consecutive major to Read more...

  • CNBCSupreme Court to hear major Wisconsin case on electoral maps

    The Supreme Court will take up a Wisconsin court ruling last November that found state Republican lawmakers violated the Constitution when they created state legislative districts. The ruling could have far-reaching consequences for the redrawing of electoral districts due after the 2020 U.S. census. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether electoral maps drawn deliberately to favor Read more...

  • ReutersStricker soaks up the hometown support at the U.S. Open

    ERIN, Wisconsin He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. Open clubhouse leader, though at five under par Steve Stricker eventually finished 11 strokes behind winner Brooks Koepka.Yet with the current Big Three of the rankings — Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day — all making early exits outside the cut Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunDigest: Wisconsin's Tom Monsoor wins pro bass tournament on Potomac

    Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wis., won the Fishing League Worldwide Tour on the Potomac River on Sunday after bringing a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces. Monsoor’s four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 66 pounds, 11 ounces was enough to fend off second-place finisher pro Chad Warren of Sand Springs, Okla., Read more...

  • ReutersMilwaukee County sheriff rescinds Homeland Security job: media

    n”Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, an African-American who became a staunch critic of the Black Lives Matter movement and a supporter of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, has withdrawn his acceptance for a job as assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. newspapers reported on Saturday.Clarke notified Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on Friday of his decision, Craig Read more...

  • Star TribuneMinnesota contingent of volunteers helps at U.S. Open

    ERIN, WIS. – They are known as the Minnesota 10, although, like the Big Ten, they have expanded.Every year a band of volunteers from Minnesota helps run the media center at the U.S. Open. The current crew, which has grown to 14, worked this week at Erin Hills, helping the USGA, often otherwise known for stuffiness, run one of the Read more...

  • ReutersFleetwood riding momentum at U.S. Open: McGinley

    ERIN, Wisconsin The shackles are off England’s Tommy Fleetwood, riding the momentum of an early season win at Abu Dhabi to contend at the U.S. Open, said former European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley.Fleetwood had missed six of seven cuts in his major championship resume, finishing tied for 27th at the 2015 U.S. Open for his best result before this Read more...

  • TechCrunchWhat fathers do

    Some fathers do these things. Some fathers go to the Columbus Public Library used book sale in about 1980 and buy five big boxes of books on every topic. They place those books in a playroom and they result in a consistently relevant personal library for his kids. Every year they learn something new out of that room. Some fathers Read more...

  • CBS NewsMilwaukee County sheriff no longer candidate for DHS job

    MILWAUKEE — The Department of Homeland Security says Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke is no longer a candidate for a position in the agency.The conservative firebrand said last month he was taking a job as an assistant secretary at the DHS, but the agency declined to confirm the appointment, saying it announces such senior appointments once the DHS secretary makes them Read more...