John Burton

Substitute Morning Edition and All Things Considered Host

  • The League of Women Voters of the Northwoods wants to observe local government
  • A nonpartisan commission might be a way to avoid problems with partisan gerrymandering
  • Weather questions are answered as part of our “Curious North” project
  • Spring flooding does millions in damage to Wisconsin infrastructure

  • A group wants to work with a local police association to bring “Bully Benches” to Rhinelander schools
  • A ten-year state management plan for black bears is in the works
  • The Vilas County DNR Deer Advisory Council makes preliminary recommendations
  • CBD oil is appearing across the U.S. as a home-based treatment for several ailments

  • Governor outlines plans for chronic wasting disease in Wisconsin deer
  • Coasters placed in taverns try to connect northwoods men with mental health services
  • Tuesday is Arts Day in Wisconsin
  • Suspect in Jayme Closs kidnapping tells a television station he plans to plead guilty 

  • People with ice shacks on lakes need to start thinking about removing them
  • Ospreys are the focus of the next Science on Tap Wednesday in Minocqua
  • Pop-up stores are a trend across the American landscape
  • Lawmakers share their thinking on Governor Tony Ever's budget proposals  

  • A network of trail cameras may help the American marten
  • The Demmer Library in Three Lakes is ready to open after a remodeling project
  • An optometrist talks about the connection between heart health and eye health
  • Eagle River will end an agreement with WPS for backup transformer service  

  • Voters in the Northland Pines School District will consider a referendum Tuesday
  • Acting Wisconsin tourism director speats about the need for more research
  • Economic development experts to speak Thursday in Lac du Flambeau
  • Governor plans to propose decriminalizing marijuana

    • Snowmobile crashes leave several dead around the state, including northern Wisconsin
    • Familiar factors have been seen in snowmobile deaths this winter
    • Fire damages an apartment in Rhinelander
    • A Vilas County business development groug has success

  • Community Blood Center enters new relationship with Ascension St. Michaels Hospital
  • Program to bring Chinese students to the Northland Pines School District is ended
  • Healthier donations sought for the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry
  • Governor believes Foxconn needs to do a better job communicating

  • Oneida and Vilas counties lead the way as state bald eagle numbers grow
  • Lifetime philanthropy award goes to Nicolet College donor
  • Water quality task force proposed for Wisconsin due to concerns about water wells in several counties  
  • Lawyers for the man accused of kidnapping Jayme Closs don't know yet how they'll approach the case
  • Proposal would make first time drunk driving a criminal offense in Wisconsin

  •  One of five suspects pleads guilty in the killing of a Lac du Flambeau man
  • New campaign launched to improve awareness about teen dating violence
  • Homicide charge to be considered after deadly UTV crash in Oneida County
  • Portage County authorities investigate death of a man hit by a train

  •  Man accused in cold case killing in MInocqua wants a judge instead of a jury
  • Fundraising campaign begins to construct a new wildlife rehabilitation center in Antigo
  • State audit finds vulnerabilites in UW computer security
  • Refinery fire in Superior triggered by an explosion

  • Four arrested in Oneida County methamphetamine bust
  • Research project to look at impact of vegetation on weather in northern Wisconsin
  • Marion man charged with attempted murder in the choking of Shawano County Deputy
  • Wausau woman to go to trial on hit and run charges

  • Students from the Indian Community School develop a public service message on distracted driving
  • Hundreds turned out for the annual Joe Bucher Blues Fest in St. Germain
  • Man accused of setting fire in Kronenwetter
  • Cell service disrupted by cut cable near Medford

  • Rising prices put a pinch on people looking to get into an existing home
  • Perspecive of artist Jom Rowe's work on display at Nicolet College Art Gallery
  • Project to get a disc golf course running in the Town of Newbold near completion
  • Vandals damage headstones at two cemeteries in Merrill

  • Vilas County Tactical Unit called out Friday afternoon
  • Charges dropped against Mole Lake Tribal Chairman
  • Forest Fest happens at Trees for Tomorrow in Eagle River Saturday
  • Democratic candidate for Governor Tony Evers speaks at fundraiser in Wausau

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