Strange Laws, Wisconsin!

This week I looked into some strange and interesting laws and ordinances in the State of Wisconsin. Margarine is illegal? No, I did not mean to type marijuana, I really did mean margarine. According to Wisconsin Statute 97.18. Section 97.18(4), “”The serving of...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

It’s almost that time of year! Many will sit down to enjoy some corned beef and cabbage or perhaps a shepherd’s pie served with some Irish soda bread. Of course, all the fare likely washed down with a cold pint of Guinness. Yes, I am talking about St. Patrick’s Day....

Drivers Beware!

Here in Wisconsin, we are deep into winter. We have gone beyond the winter wonderland of December with the sparkling lights, happy music and fluffy white snow, and have been catapulted into late January. Winter is anything but magical at this point. It is cold,...

Drunk Wisconsin

Wisconsin has claimed 11 out of the top 20 drunkest cities in America. Four of the Wisconsin cities are considered in the top five drunkest cities in America based on recent surveys. Three of those cities are in Northeast Wisconsin. Appleton, Wisconsin is number one,...

Increased OWI Penalties

Governor Scott Walker signed a bill in April of 2016 that increased the penalties for drunk driving offenses.  A fourth offense OWI in Wisconsin could previously be considered a misdemeanor, but under the new bill these offenses are now automatically felonies.  The...

First Offense OWI Law Changes

Recently, a bill signed by Governor Scott Walker, took effect in Wisconsin. Under the bill, individuals stopped for first offense drunk driving will no longer be able to refuse having their blood drawn to determine blood alcohol content without further penalty. Police...

OWIs – Green Bay

http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/local/2015/03/16/man-charged-drunken-driving-altercation/24860067/ Two Green Bay men were charged with their 5th and 6th Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offenses this week. In Wisconsin an OWI 5th or 6th is a Class H...