Local Newscast

Every weekday at 1:06 p.m., WXPR Public Radio airs a local news roundup with all of our top stories from the last 24 hours.

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  • Minocqua is considering a request for a facility on town land,
  • Antigo gets a substantial school safety grant,
  • State money will help promote the Wolf River Scenic Byway,
  • Campanile Center For The Arts will have an Artrageous time in the spring.

  •   A candidate for Rhinelander's administrator job just left a similar job in Weston,
  •   The app is leaving and so will low-income healthy food purchases at the Hodag Farmers' Market,
  •    Wausau Police say it's a scam when callers ask for money on their behalf over the phone,
  •    State Tourism dollars are awarded to get more hunters here grouse hunting in county forests,
  •   A long time Rhinelander library leader retires.

  •  Memorial ride to honor long-time Headwaters Trails volunteer
  • Critical blood shortage effecting northeast Wisconsin
  • Promoters for the Three Lakes Oktoberfest are looking for vendors
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever causes first death in Wisconsin

  •   Marinette County authorities have asked the public to help find a missing teen,
  •   Many people just can't seem to unplug during vacation,
  •   Insulation also helps your home in the summer,
  •   A little-recognized EPA proposal would limit the use of science when making decisions.

  • Vilas Co. Sheriff Joe Fath joins a committee discussing juvenile corrections,
  • The warm weather has brought out blooms of potentially dangerous blue-green algae,
  • St. Germain gets money to promote a unique winter event,
  • Leadership Oneida County is seeking candidates for another year.

  •   Area schools get money from the state to improve security,
  •  A Northwoods resident tells us about the fires in Colorado,
  •  Rhinelander City Council joins the fight against "Dark Stores",
  •  A comment period has opened concerning motorized trails in a state forest.

  • Plans being made for annual MASH blood drive in Rhinelander
  • Six county conference looking at area lakes and rivers begins Friday
  • Forum to feature two democrats vying to take on Republican Congressman Sean Duffy
  • Drivers using Highway 97 near Stratford will see road construction

  • A Rhinelander area man talks Friday about water quality and the environment at the Big Top..
  • A Congressional candidate says healthcare and tariffs are on the public's mind...
  • AT&T upgrades two Vilas county towers...
  • Another grant to improve Rhinelander's swimming beach...

  •   Local historian tells us about the years leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence
  •   Lincoln County officials say be on the look out for transient workers...
  •   An expert talks about how big tech technology can help small businesses..

  •  Newly renovated Waaswaaganing Indian Bowl in Lac du Flambeau continues summertime tradition of weekly powwows
  • Body of drowning victim recovered in Stevens Point
  • Free cranberry marsh tours offered in Manitowish Waters
  • Home explosion leaves two dead in eastern Wisconsin

  •  New organization hopes to relieve stress by connecting people with nature
  • Lakeland Union School Board considers additional security measures
  • Sex offender sought after removing monitoring bracelet
  • More live music coming to downtown Rhinelander this summer

  •  Families Belong Together March on Saturday in Minocqua,
  •  Jason Moon promotes Warrior Songs Volume 2,
  • and AARP Releases Livability Index.

  • Fireworks can cause problems for local wildlife
  • Northland Pines School District names its next administrator
  • Public comment sought on expanding ATV/UTV trails in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest
  • Mosinee man sent to prison for locking a woman in a wooden box and assaulting her

  •  Marshfield Clinic still refining plans for a hospital in Minocqua
  • Recent high profile suicides raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death
  • Democrat running for seat held by Republican Sean Duffy wants federal health insurance for everyone
  • Beloit Police Lieutenant becomes DOJ's first director of the Office of School Safety

  •  Harley-Davidson to move some production overseas because of tariffs
  • Governor announces $500,000 grant for Great Lakes Cheese Company
  • Those caring for victims of Alzheimer's Disease can feel the impact on their own health
  • Second annual Northwoods Pride Fest a success

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