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Wisconsin State Patrol seeks recruits
Updated: Snow-related closures, delays, cancellations
Gordon man involved in accident charged with reckless driving
Snow, freezing drizzle continue across the Northland this morning
Minnesota man killed in snowmobile crash in Bayfield County
TIGER ROUND-UP: Girls win regular-season finale
SPARTAN ROUND-UP: Season ends for girls hockey team
Spartan girls win regular-season finale
UWS women win 48th straight UMAC game
Spartans open ‘new’ season with win
Legislators: Give Superior permission to grow
Economy a challenge for most of Wisconsin
Editorial: Public notices are printed publicly for good reasons
Labor picks local candidates
Northern Wisconsin descends on Madison
Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers for a day
Critter Harbor holds fundraiser at VIP
Library reconstruction bumpy but worthwhile journey
Kintop, Mogensen chosen as Youth Optimists
UWS performance shows 'Children of the Holocaust'
Frolic to relieve cabin fever
NFL Draft to air on FOX, reports say
'Hamilton' kicks off season at the Orpheum in Minneapolis
UWS musical performances on tap next week
John Ahlberg Myers
Supporting Denny McNamara
Helene K. Standen
Peter Q. Longrie
Marcia (Cockson) Suoja
Jean T. Panula
Peter V. Golden
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January 24, 2018
Wisconsin Assembly passes massive landlord-tenant bill
The bill would limit the amount of time courts can prevent domestic violence victims from being evicted from their homes.
January 24, 2018 - 8:40am
January 17, 2018
Sen. Klobuchar collects on Vikings-Saints wager
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota on Wednesday collected on her Vikings-Saints wager with U.S. Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana. After reliving Stefon Diggs' game-winning touchdown catch -- Klobuchar enthusiastically, Kennedy not so much -- Kennedy offered Klobuchar...
January 17, 2018 - 9:16pm
Schachtner defeats Jarchow in special election
For the first time in 17 years, a Democrat claimed victory in the 10th Senate District when Patty Schachtner topped Rep. Adam Jarchow Tuesday...
January 17, 2018 - 11:41am
January 15, 2018
Northern Wisconsin lawmaker speaks out about racial tensions in Ashland County
State Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Ashland, said the smoldering tensions ignited when an Ashland County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 14-year-old boy from the reservation.
January 15, 2018 - 8:28am
January 11, 2018
Lawmakers express concern about campaign to market Wisconsin to millennials
Business owners lauded effort to bolster recruiting in the state.
January 11, 2018 - 10:02am
CHS benefits from harbor assistance grant
The largest grain storage facility on the Great Lakes is getting a helping hand from a Wisconsin Department of Transportation program designed...
January 11, 2018 - 9:33am
January 9, 2018
Burial mound bill moving through Legislature
Wisconsin would more clearly spell out protections for tribal burial sites under a measure making its way through the Legislature.
January 9, 2018 - 1:21pm
Walker supports proposal to raise taxes for low-spending schools
The proposal, authored by Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, would lift a state-imposed spending cap for low-spending schools from $9,100 to $9,400 per student.
January 9, 2018 - 9:13am
January 8, 2018
Vast majority of Minn. manufacturers expecting upbeat year
ST. PAUL – About 95 percent of Minnesota manufacturers are expecting production levels to increase or stay the same in 2018, according to an annual joint survey by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. The random...
January 8, 2018 - 6:52pm
January 5, 2018
Plan to revive conservation corps receives a hearing
The plan by Sen. Robert Cowles, R-Green Bay, would set aside money for workers between the ages of 16 and 25 to work on the projects. Half of the funding would go to crew members who don't have a college education and come from low-income families.
January 5, 2018 - 8:49am
January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Proposal would require CPR training for 911 operators in Wisconsin
Opponents call proposal an ‘unfunded mandate.’
January 2, 2018 - 8:58am
Advocates: Landlord-tenant bill would harm domestic violence victims
Proposal would limit court stays on eviction proceedings.
January 2, 2018 - 8:41am
December 29, 2017
A year in review: WPR’s most-read stories of 2017
An indigenous cookbook, gravel roads, UWS cuts stand out.
December 29, 2017 - 9:53am
Democrats push back on Walker’s millennial marketing campaign
Hintz, Shilling say $7M would be better spent elsewhere.
December 29, 2017 - 9:45am