Author: Kelli Hoff

Local kids invited to learn about caring for horses

The American Standardbred Adoption Program (ASAP) farm near De Soto is currently home to 27 horses. It's also a place where people learn about caring for the animals. On Saturday, the farm will be welcoming local kids to meet and…

US human rights report notes Khashoggi killing

The State Department's human rights report for 2018 released Wednesday notes Saudi Arabia's killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi without mentioning Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who US intelligence services believe ordered the premeditated murder.

GOP lawmakers seek to intervene in Planned Parenthood suit

Republican lawmakers distrustful of Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul's willingness to defend abortion restrictions in state law want to intervene and hire their own attorneys at taxpayer expense to represent the Legislature in a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood.

Evers will sign offensive language bill despite his order

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will sign a Republican bill removing the term "mental retardation" from five state agencies' administrative codes even though he's already issued an executive order that does just that and more, his spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Queen to perform at the Oscars

Less than one week until the Oscars, The Academy is still beefing up its list of performers, and its latest addition, they hope, will rock you.