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The number of people who were homeless on a single night last year declined in Wisconsin while the nation saw an overall increase, according to a report released this week. The findings come as state lawmakers remain at odds over funding to address homelessness.
MILWAUKEE– Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul and a coalition of law enforcement agencies announced on Thursday, Jan. 16, that 26 people have been charged with being part of a significant cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl trafficking operation between Puerto Rico and Milwaukee.
MADISON– Gov. Tony Evers has appointed Judge Maxine White to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District 1. Judge White is the first woman of color to serve on the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
Zory McDonald works as a finance manager at Rust-Oleum’s plant in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, commuting about 45 minutes a day from her home in Round Lake, Illinois.
SPOONER– Spooner City Council approved a preliminary resolution declaring intent to exercise special assessments for reconstructing Ash Street from First Street to Bashaw Street this year at its January 7 monthly meeting.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources would have to warn visitors to state properties about Lyme disease and sell them insect repellent under a pair of bipartisan bills the state Assembly overwhelmingly approved Wednesday.
State Assembly lawmakers attempted and failed Wednesday, Jan. 15, to override Gov. Tony Evers’ veto of a bill that would have decreased state training requirements for nurse aides.
RICE LAKE– Industrial Safety, a Clear Lake-based supplier of fire and safety equipment, donated a Grain Bin Rescue System, known as the “Great Wall of Rescue,” to Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC). The rescue system will be used by WITC to train firefighters and other emergency p…
Anyone who knows Mark Lundeen, the radio engineer at WOJB, will tell you his signature look is a colorful tropical blue or purple shirt featuring large, yellow/orange hibiscus flowers and greenery.
Milwaukee’s crime rate is steadily decreasing, according to city officials. Over the last five years, the city has seen a 33 percent reduction in violent crime including homicides, nonfatal shootings, and carjackings. But the city still has work to do.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court won't hear an expedited appeal of a ruling that could purge more than 200,000 names from Wisconsin's voter registration list, leaving the case in the hands of a lower appeals court for now.
A 46-year-old man from Dallas was killed this afternoon after the Ford Escape he was a passenger in collided with the rear of a semi-tractor trailer near Chetek.
A federal judge has ruled a northern Wisconsin county violated federal Indian law when it enforced its zoning rules on land owned by tribal members within a Lake Superior tribe’s reservation.
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday, Jan. 8, to require Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin subsidiary of Xcel Energy, to build a proposed transmission line in northern Wisconsin across the same route of its existing power line.
SPOONER– Friday, Dec. 20, was delivery day for the community Christmas Fund baskets, and after another successful season, organizers are looking forward to another year.
The Superior School Board signed off on a change to the district’s dress code policy Monday night. Superior is the latest school district in Wisconsin to update its dress code over concerns that they discriminate against young women and marginalized students.
Maureen (Conroy) Kurtz of Spooner cultivated her life’s calling at Augsburg University in Minneapolis through the intersection of English and theater.