Vehicle fire, NB I-43 near Capitol Drive; lanes reopened to traffic

The northbound lanes of I-43 reopened to traffic just before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23 – after a vehicle fire shut down the lanes earlier. 

All northbound lanes were blocked as firefighters dealt with the vehicle fire.

Monitor the situation with the interactive Traffic page.


Jackson County I-94 pileup, multiple vehicles involved near Osseo

Close to 40 vehicles were involved in crashes on I-94 Thursday morning, Dec. 23 in Jackson County, Wisconsin. This, after freezing rain caused icy road conditions along the I-94 corridor from Menomonie to Black River Falls.


Acting Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson sworn in

At his high school alma mater, Cavalier Johnson addressed the challenges ahead – in what is essentially a four-month audition for the role and oath he hopes to recite, again, this coming spring.