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WXPR News: Tuesday, March 23, 2021

  • The Lincoln County Health Department did not properly prepare and wasted 100 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
  • Firefighters are still on a alert after a weekend of nearly 100 wildland fires throughout the state
  • Aspirus plans to base a medical helicopter at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff
  • Chippewa tribes blast Wisconsin wolf hunt, saying the state did not consult with tribes before launching the spring hunt
  • A local tribal commission responds to Deb Haaland’s confirmation as the first indigenous person to be Interior Secretary

Erin Gottsacker worked at WXPR as a Morning Edition host and reporter from December 2020 to January 2023. During her time at the station, Erin reported on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.
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