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Renaming geographic sites, a coin toss and 10,000 emails

Hundreds of geographic features and landmarks in the United States will soon have new names, including 28 sites in Wisconsin, because they currently hold the name of a derogatory term for indigenous women. Local women react to that change. Then, with the toss of a coin, Collette Sorgel wins Oneida County District 13 seat. And after a court order, Wisconsin State Assembly Speaker Robin Vos handed over more than 10,000 emails related to the partisan review of the state’s 2020 elections to the independent watchdog group American Oversight.

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Erin Gottsacker joined WXPR in December 2020. As a morning edition host and reporter, Erin reports on the issues that matter most in the Northwoods.