Did you know people can monitor you through your phone? The FTC’s settlement with Retina-X Studios marks the agency’s first case against “stalking apps” or “stalkerware” – spyware that secretly monitors another person’s smartphone.
MADISON— Gov. Tony Evers has signed Executive Order #54 calling the Legislature to meet in a special session on November 7 to address gun violence in Wisconsin.
Roughly 43 years ago, wildlife biologists detected evidence of breeding wolves in the state for the first time in decades. At that time, wolves had been considered extirpated from the state since 1960, and the only gray wolves remaining in the lower 48 were found in northeastern Minnesota. T…
Enrollments at University of Wisconsin System's two-year campuses has declined by 49 % since 2010, according to new data released by the UW System. In the last year alone, enrollment declined at every two-year branch campus in the state, with UW-Plattevile Richland leading with a 58% drop in…
SPOONER– The annual Jack O’ Lantern Festival will take place in downtown Spooner on Saturday, Oct. 19, with the Main Tent located in the city parking lot one block west of Hwy. 63, along Walnut Street.
Approximately 150 soldiers from the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 829th Engineer Vertical Construction Company, headquartered in Spooner, with a detachment in Ashland, are deploying to Afghanistan this week. The 829th will mobilize to U.S. Central Command as a versatile construction elemen…
MADISON— Gov. Tony Evers has endorsed the water quality recommendations of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, and the Department of Health Services.
POSKIN– Brian Morris, 44, of Turtle Lake died after his van and a semi-tractor trailer collided near Poskin around 4:52 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17.
MADISON — Bipartisan legislation, Senate Bill 266, now 2019 Wisconsin Act 19, has been signed into law, ensuring that the surviving immediate family of fallen state and local law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services first responders continue to receive health ca…
MADISON— Gov. Tony Evers has ordered the flags of the United States and state of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff on Friday, Oct. 18, in honor of former State Rep. Joseph Tregoning, who passed away on October 10 at age 78.
Healthcare continues to be a dominant part of Wisconsin's economy and the position of registered nurse is ranked third on a list of so-called "hot jobs" by the Department of Workforce Development.
Some Wisconsin hemp growers say state agriculture officials didn't test their fields on time, making their crop more likely to surpass the allowed THC level.
Two new pieces of legislation being considered at the state Capitol would fully fund and expand kindergarten for Wisconsin's 4-year-old students.
The business of craft distilling is growing in Wisconsin and in some communities, Wisconsin-made vodka, whiskey and other spirits are becoming a crucial part of a marketing pitch to tourists.
WASHBURN COUNTY– The Washburn County Forestry Department recently presented its 2018 annual report to the county board. Here are some highlights from the report.
MADISON– Rep. Romaine Quinn (R-Barron) has joined his colleagues in signing a letter to Gov. Tony Evers calling for a change to the date for the 7th Congressional District’s elections.