Local • 3A, 7A-8A
Golden K places truck on ice
Members of the Kiwanis Blackhawk Golden K of Janesville pushed their red Truck on Ice Suburban onto the Traxler Park Lagoon on Wednesday for the club’s annual Truck On Ice fundraiser. Three guess of when the SUV will go through the ice cost $10, and $20 buys eight guesses. The grand prize is $3,000.
Benefit planned for sick girl
Two seniors at Evansville High School, Logan Katzenmeyer and Kellan Sunness, have organized a princess and superhero benefit ball for Katzenmeyer’s cousin, Harlow Phillips, 4, who was diagnosed with a Stage 4 neuroblastoma in September. Proceeds from the dinner and silent and live auctions will be split between Harlow’s family and a neuroblastoma research and awareness organization.
State • 2A, 6A
Others could get tax breaks
Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday that proposed job-retention tax credits for consumer products giant Kimberly-Clark could be extended to other paper companies if there are “significant opportunities” to retain and add jobs. Walker wants the Legislature to approve increasing job-retention tax credits from 7 percent of payroll to 17 percent to entice Kimberly-Clark not to close a pair of factories.
Interviews warm up cold case
New information from two sisters who were 11 and 13 when their mother was killed in 1982 in northern Wisconsin resulted in a murder charge against their father more than 35 years later, a lead investigator in the case said Wednesday. An Oneida County Sheriff’s captain said recent interviews with the couple’s daughters helped lead to the murder charge.
Sports • 1B-3B
Vonn, Shiffrin together at last
Separated in age by about a decade, Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin head to the Pyeongchang Olympics as the past, present and future of ski racing in the United States and around the world. Each has an Olympic gold medal in her specialty: Vonn in the downhill in 2010; Shiffrin in the slalom in 2014. Now arrives the first—and, presumably, last—chance for them to share the spotlight at a Winter Olympics.