President Obama speaks at a factory in Milwaukee as he promotes American manufacturing. When Air Force One lands, Gov. Scott Walker presents the president with a Milwaukee Brewers jersey with the president's name on it.
A panel of three judges orders Republican lawmakers to release emails and documents related to redistricting and strongly scolds the GOP for how it handled the process: "What could have - indeed should have - been accomplished publicly instead took place in private, in an all but shameful attempt to hide the redistricting process from public scrutiny," wrote U.S. District Judge J.P. Stadtmueller.
Dane County officials announce that they plan to waive the $20 fee for birth certificates in order to help people vote under the new state voter ID law.
Authorities charge Melinda Drabek-Chritton, 42, and Chad Chritton, 40, with reckless endangerment, child abuse and child neglect for allegedly abusing and starving Chritton's 15-year-old daughter for the past six years. A stepbrother is also charged with repeated sexual assault of the girl.
Journalist Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and a former Isthmus contributor, dies of an apparent asthma attack in Syria. See Bill Lueders' tribute.
A driver allegedly runs a stop sign on Lacy Road in Fitchburg, crashing into a utility pole and killing four passengers. The alleged driver, 18-year-old Victor Benitez, flees the scene but is later arrested.
Ellen Berz wins the primary for Dane County Circuit judge. Roger Allen, whom Gov. Scott Walker appointed to the post in December, comes in second. The two will square off in the April general election. See Nayantara Mukherji's report.
State Sens. Dale Schultz (R-Richland Center) and Robert Jauch (D-Poplar) introduce a compromise bill that would streamline mining regulations but also address critics' concerns. The bill would allow for public challenge of mining permits, among other things. However, the proposal gets a chilly reception from Republicans, whose own bill seems headed for defeat.
Voters in Oregon reject a school referendum to spend $33 million to improve facilities.
The UW-Madison School for Workers cancels "Art in Protest," a March festival celebrating the art and music created last year during the protests against Gov. Walker, after complaints from Rep. Steve Nass (R-La Grange).
Marquette University Law School releases a poll showing Gov. Scott Walker's favorable rating has dropped from 50% last month to 46%.
A federal panel rules that state lawmakers have the power to redraw redistricting maps and gives them the day to decide whether they will do that or defend the maps at trial Thursday in a lawsuit filed by opponents.
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