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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Gov. Walker approves parts of new deer management plan

WESTON - Governor Scott Walker has approved emergency rules related to the implementation of the Deer Trustee report by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

The purpose of the report is to better manage the state's deer population, including deer management consolidation and creating deer management advisory committees in every county. Governor Walker made the announcement during a convention in Weston.  He says the rule change is the "right approach" so that the state's rich heritage of deer hunting will continue to thrive for generations.


Several libraries across the state will soon be receiving new high-speed internet connections. About 300 libraries will be part of the upgrade from copper to fiber optics, allowing for faster internet connections for patrons and simplifying maintenance. Part of the upgrading cost comes from the Wisconsin's Technology for Educational Achievement program.


A Michigan man faces two felony drug possession charges in Wisconsin. Racine County Prosecutors say 43-year-old Anthony Morris is a "high-volume drug dealer" with a rap sheet of drug and sexual assault charges. Authorities arrested Morris on Thursday, following a traffic stop leading to the discovery of marijuana and pills in his car. He was charged on Friday. Bond is set at $20,000.