Gov. Walker thankful Bucks will stay in Wisconsin - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Gov. Walker thankful Bucks will stay in Wisconsin

Posted: Updated:
MADISON (WKOW) -- News that the Milwaukee Bucks have new ownership leaked a few hours before the official announcement Wednesday.

Governor Scott Walker talked about it while in Madison earlier that day, thanking former Senator Herb Kohl for his commitment to keep the team in the state.

"My hat off to him and the many years that he's committed to the Bucks, and I think its important he's been committed to trying, making sure that transition was something that would still have a strong presence here in the State of Wisconsin," Gov. Walker said. "We're excited about that."

The governor says the sale sends a strong message that Wisconsin is a "major league state."

Most Viewed Content

Stories
Videos
loading...
  • 27 News HeadlinesMore>>

  • UPDATE: Fitchburg Police investigating homicide of two women at a home

    UPDATE: Fitchburg Police investigating homicide of two women at a home

    Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway DriveMore >>
    Fitchburg Police are investigating a homicide on Yarmouth Greenway Drive involving two female adult victims.
    Suspect is in custody, identity unknown.
    More >>
  • cloud-over-evansville-little-league-field-of-dreams

    Cloud over Evansville little league field of dreams

    Cloud over Evansville little league field of dreams

    The dream of little league parents in Evansville to complete the renovation of a baseball field with a new scoreboard is clashing with the community's historic protections, and sign rulesMore >>
    The dream of little league parents in Evansville to complete the renovation of a baseball field with a new scoreboard is clashing with the community's historic protections, and sign rulesMore >>
  • Series of thefts from vehicles on Madison's south side

    Series of thefts from vehicles on Madison's south side

    MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt...More >>
    MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison police are warning residents on Madison's south side about a series of thefts from vehicles.They say thefts have been reported in the Baycreek, Monona Bay and Greenbush neighborhoods.Police say in most cases, the vehicles have been left unlocked, but on occasion forced entry was made into vehicles.On Wednesday morning, someone broke into a car on the 500 block of Wingra Street and stole a number of items, including a Glock handgun.Later that day, police found an empt...More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.