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WXPR's Midday Newscast: Monday, May 25, 2020

In Memorial Day news:

  • Forest County now has 22 confirmed COVID-19 cases and one death
  • The opening of the Northwoods National Cemetery in Harshaw will be delayed
  • The Hurley/Ironwood area is making progress on new bike trails
  • A Merrill man has announced his candidacy for State Assembly
  • Local government during a pandemic has been put to the challenge in some area cities
Ben worked as the Special Topics Correspondent at WXPR from September 2019 until November 2021. He now contributes occasionally to WXPR. During his full-time employment, his main focus was reporting on environment and natural resources issues in northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of The Stream, a weekly series.
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