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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.You can keep track of this newscast by subscribing to the WXPR Local Newscast podcast, wherever you get your podcasts.

WXPR's Midday Newscast: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

In WXPR news on this Wednesday:

  • One person died in a crash in Minocqua
  • The Small Town Baseball World Series will return to Minocqua in July, despite the pandemic
  • Rhinelander is introducing a new program, encouraging people to buy local
  • A special utility cutoff moratorium will end soon
  • Time is running out for small businesses to apply for a special COVID-19 related grant
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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