Laurie Boivin, chairwoman of the Menominee Nation, delivers the State of the Tribes address to the state Legislature, criticizing a recent law that makes it more difficult for public schools to remove racist mascot names. Says Boivin: "Our children should not be subjected to inaccurate representations of their cultural identity."
Protesters attempt to serve state Sen. Leah Vukmir (R-Wauwatosa) legal notices in their challenge to the state's administrative rules regarding public assembly. Vukmir, who is the co-chair of the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules, isn't in her office and a staff member calls the Capitol Police, who ask the protesters to leave.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that unnamed parties have filed a lawsuit directly with the state Supreme Court against a judge and prosecutor overseeing the John Doe investigation into illegal campaign allegations in five counties. The lawsuit was filed under seal on Feb. 7, meaning very little information about it is available.
The State Journal reports that Charter Communications is switching all its Madison customers to digital-only next month, which will affect tens of thousands of people.
Tavon J. Meyers, 21, pleads guilty to felony murder and aggravated battery for the Oct. 4 killing of Jason Wilcox, 43, on the far west side. Under a plea agreement, prosecutors will seek no more than 10 years in prison.
The Wisconsin National Guard suspends Spc. Terry Harrison, who is stationed in Madison, from the funeral honor unit, after she allegedly posted pictures showing the group clowning around an empty flag-draped casket.
Edgewood College announces three finalists for its next president: Elizabeth Burmaster, president of Nicolet College in Rhinelander; Scott Flanagan, executive vice president at Edgewood College; and Robert Pastoor, vice president for student life at Marietta College in Ohio.
A man armed with a handgun holds up Home Savings Bank, 7701 Mineral Point Rd. No one is injured and no arrests have been made.
The state Assembly approves a bill requiring an independent investigation whenever a police officer is involved in a death. The bill now heads to the Senate.
The Republican Governors Association launches an ad campaign against Mary Burke, who is running against Gov. Scott Walker. The ad runs on the same day that emails from Kelly Rindfleisch, a former Walker aide who was convicted of campaigning on government time, are released to the public. Look, there's a squirrel!