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School safety package, juvenile justice overhaul clears Wisconsin Legislature
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Wisconsin unemployment rate hits 2.9 percent in February
Dalbec to seek re-election in fall
Onyx poised to boost local housing
DNR unveils updated format for renewal of boats, ATVs, snowmobiles
Guides offer veterans free fishing trip
Frost cracks point to past damage
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Youthful Minnesota Duluth squad takes another step by taking part in NCAA tournament
Consider facts before court vote
Court needs Dallet's touch
Vote 'no' to constitutional question
Progress on expo district continues next year
Kern is the best choice
Chicka, Turchi are Student Rotarians
Hietala Thank You
Students audition in UWS piano competition
School choirs seek 'Foreigner' fame
All-black cast presents 'Fences' in Duluth, North Shore
Duluth actor to guest on 'Law & Order: SVU'
'Shadows' appears with other awesome poems
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November 14, 2017
Bill would move E-cigarettes, flavored cigars behind store counters
Federal law requires stores to keep cigarettes and chewing tobacco behind the counter or in a locked case to keep them away from children, but there are some tobacco products, including flavored cigars, that those federal regulations don't touch.
November 14, 2017 - 3:12pm
Bill would block Wisconsin law enforcement from prosecuting illegal wolf killings
Northern Wisconsin GOP legislators hopeful to pressure Congress to remove gray wolf from endangered species list.
November 14, 2017 - 9:46am
November 10, 2017
Wisconsin Assembly approves restrictions on releasing body camera footage
Chamber also approves lead pipe replacement program, legalizing industrial hemp farming.
November 10, 2017 - 9:47am
November 9, 2017
Wisconsin lifts copper mine limits, but no project imminent
The Republican-controlled Senate voted 39-14 Tuesday, Nov. 7, on the last day of session for the year, to end the 1998 law that required a 10-year window of proof that similar mines had both operated and closed for a decade anywhere in North America without causing pollution before...
November 9, 2017 - 9:05am
November 8, 2017
Measure allowing children of any age to hunt heads to Governor’s desk
Under current law, a child as young as 10 years old can go on a mentored hunt with an adult in Wisconsin. This bill would eliminate that age restriction.
November 8, 2017 - 9:31am
State Assembly approves healthy eating incentive program for FoodShare recipients
Assembly also passes bills to lower lifeguard age, alter property rights laws.
November 8, 2017 - 9:21am
After Senate vote, Wisconsin joins call for national constitutional convention
State Senate also passes bills to repeal mining moratorium, allow children of any age to hunt.
November 8, 2017 - 9:18am
November 6, 2017
Opioid prescriptions drop in Wisconsin
While state data shows that fewer opioids are being prescribed, deaths from opioid overdoses continue to rise.
November 6, 2017 - 9:24am
November 3, 2017
Wisconsin residents may see impacts from proposed federal tax plan
"Once they pass this tax plan, and increase the federal deficit by $1.5 trillion, then they’re going to say they have no choice but to follow through with cuts in popular programs," Jon Peacock said.
November 3, 2017 - 10:04am
Assembly passes bill allowing hunting at any age
Currently children must be at least 10 to go on a mentored hunt.
November 3, 2017 - 8:58am
November 2, 2017
Lawmakers propose bill allowing Tesla dealerships in Wisconsin
Current law bars manufacturers from selling directly to consumers.
November 2, 2017 - 10:50am
October 31, 2017
State Senate to vote on bill to remove lead water pipes
Part of the reason replacing lead service lines is so difficult is that part of the responsibility – and the cost – falls to homeowners.
October 31, 2017 - 8:56am
County Board considers slight levy increase
The public gets a chance to weigh in on Douglas County's proposed 2018 budget tonight. The nearly $54.4 million spending plan will levy about $16.9 million in property taxes this year, a 1.39 percent increase over 2017. The levy includes $469,969 in special levy charges that won't...
October 31, 2017 - 7:00am
October 30, 2017
New I-90 weigh station marks DOT initiative to enforce road weight limits
The $11 million facility near Sparta will allow officials to weigh trucks while they're in motion, identifying vehicles that need further inspection without delaying those operating under the weight limit.
October 30, 2017 - 8:56am
October 27, 2017
Ideas flow for citizen lobbying
Planning for the 33rd annual citizen lobbying effort for northernmost Wisconsin kicked off Wednesday with a brainstorming session to determine what issues could be presented in Madison in February. Some of the potential issues are pitches the region has made for years in an ongoing...
October 27, 2017 - 7:00am