Paul Jadin, secretary of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., is named the new president of Thrive, the eight-county regional economic development agency.
Gov. Scott Walker launches an online petition campaign in support of Act 10.
The Dane County Board, taking advantage of the court ruling against Act 10, approves contracts for its employees for 2014-2015.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that the family of Karen Remington is suing the city for $750,000. The 38-year-old woman was killed when a Madison Parks truck ran over her while she was sunbathing in James Madison Park in May.
President Obama makes a campaign stop at the Summerfest grounds in Milwaukee, where he tells 18,000 people: "We can't move forward when our leaders write off half the nation, calling them a bunch of victims."
A 16-year-old boy allegedly drags Fitchburg police officer Jay Wilson, who had his arm pinned in the teen's car window, one block. Wilson, 54, is treated and released at a hospital. The teenager is charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety and resisting an officer.
UW President Kevin Reilly appoints a 25-member committee to head the search for a new UW-Madison chancellor. The committee, which first meets on Oct. 3, will refer five finalists, who will be vetted by Reilly and a UW Regents committee.
Authorities charge Jeremy Ryan with two counts of disorderly conduct for incidents in the Capitol in July. Ryan allegedly stood outside the Capitol pressroom singing "Dick Wheeler is dead" to taunt Wheeler's daughter, Gwyn Guenther. Guenther heads The Wheeler Report, which her late father founded. You sure are sticking it to the man, Jeremy.
Scab referees officiating the Green Bay Packers-Seattle Seahawks game blow a call that costs the Packers the game. The call even makes Gov. Walker long for union refs. He tweets the next day: "After catching a few hours of sleep, the #Packers game is still just as painful. #Returntherealrefs."
Dane County and the United Way announce a collaboration to help provide support for low-income families with children from birth to 4 years old. The $150,000 program will serve 27 families in the Leopold Elementary School area.
Compiled, in part, from local media.