MADISON, Wis. - When it comes to odd news in Wisconsin in 2012, there has been no shortage.
Those stories include: a fundraising pony, a criminal with the name Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop and a uniquely Wisconsin feud pitting town vs. town over which the biggest bratwurst.
There were also stories that could only come from Wisconsin like the discovery of a 40-year-old block of cheddar that eventually sold for $10 an ounce.
This year saw a candidate for U.S. Senate using a piglet named Mr. Favors on the campaign trail, a miniature pony that raised money for the Salvation Army and mysterious booms in Clintonville later blamed on a rash of small earthquakes.
- Angler catches massive trout, doesn't count for state record
- Overtime to catch Jakubowski cost Rock County Sheriff's Office $80,000
- Grant County school bus crash injures two
- Milwaukee TV station receives letter from author claiming to be Jakubowski
- Drugged driving deaths surpass drunken driving fatalities
- Police: Man who threw May Day Molotov cocktail arrested in Elkhart