Wednesday, Feb. 18
Members of Menominee Nation arrive in Madison after walking more than 155 miles from their reservation in northeastern Wisconsin to meet with Gov. Scott Walker, hoping to convince him to approve a Kenosha casino. Walker refuses to meet with them.
Thursday, Feb. 19
A bill that would make "upskirting" -- the act of secretly photographing a person's buttocks, genitals or breasts -- a Class I felony in Wisconsin stalls in the Senate, with opponents saying the penalty for being a deplorable creep is too harsh.
Friday, Feb. 20
A man selling plasma at the International Plasma and Blood Center on Madison's east side accidentally discharges a gun in the bathroom and hits an employee in the foot.
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald announces he has the votes to pass a so-called right-to-work bill. Walker says he'll sign the controversial legislation, which he denounced in the past. PolitiFact calls the governor a flip-flopper. That's nothing compared to what the unions call him.
Sunday, Feb. 22
Tianna Marie Vanderhei, 22, of Wisconsin Rapids, is named Miss Madison-Capital City, besting nine other women for the title. She's thought to be the first redhead to wear the crown in more than 30 years.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
About 2,000 union members and supporters gather at the Capitol to protest the right-to-work bill. It's like a flashback to Act 10, except everyone's a lot more depressed. But other things remain the same: The Senate hearing shuts down 30 minutes early, leaving dozens unable to give testimony. (See story below.)