It's that time again when cellphone, landline and voice over I. P. owners can renew or sign up for Wisconsin's No Call List.

The list stops private company telemarketers from calling you.

State Consumer Protection spokesperson Jerad Albracht says the quarterly sign up has proven popular...



Four years ago the Wisconsin legislature loosened restrictions on selling canning at places like Farmer's Markets. It was called the "Pickle Bill". Now a move is on to allow baked goods to be sold in a similar way.

The Assembly's Small Business Development Committee heard testimony this week on a bill allowing the selling of homemade baked goods like breads, muffins and cookies without the usual permit.

Northland Pines School District

Northland Pines students in Eagle River are among students from 39 other districts involved in the "Farm to School" program.

The program is a cooperative effort of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and Americorps. It provides food and education says Northland Pines Science teacher Robin Indermuehle..


Saturday is the deadline if you want to stop pesky telemarketers from calling your personal telephones.

Wisconsin's "No Call" list allows citizens to sign up for free and have two years without commercial telemarketing calls.

Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection spokesperson Jim Dick details how it works...