Parties compete for turnout in 'purple' counties

Governor candidates doing everything they can to appeal to voters

In the season of changing colors, campaigns are out on the ground, trying to take so-called "purple" counties in the state, and turn them red or blue.

DNR: Don't disturb emerald ash borer boxes

Purple boxes hanging in trees

Federal, state and local officials overseeing Wisconsin's efforts to deal with the emerald ash borer will set the purple boxes as traps for the ash tree-killing insect.