Local Newscast

  • Two Northwoods health providers agree to cooperate on birthing services in the Lakeland area,
  •  Oneida county will take a look at being a Second Amendment sanctuary,
  •   The affect of climate change on Northwoods lake ice is part of "The Stream" today on WXPR,
  •  Cold weather leads into snow this weekend then more cold weather.

  • Merrill City Council approves 2nd Amendment Sanctuary status,
  • A Price county case could impact residents who have piers on flowages,
  • The U.S. Census is gearing up here and across the nation,
  • Cheers and hoots for President Trump in Milwaukee.

  • A snowmobiler dies in a Langlade county crash,
  • A beautiful Presque Isle property is preserved,
  • President Trump and family visit Wisconsin,
  • The State Supreme Court bounces a voter purge case to a lower court.

  • Clean-up still underway after summer storms downed timber
  • Merrill to consider Second Amendment Sanctuary resolution
  • Salvation Army falls short of goals for fundraising during the holidays
  • The Trump campaign is coming to Wisconsin

  • A high-speed chase in Vilas county results in suspects being sought,
  • The Lac du Flambeau tribe comes out to rid north of drugs,
  • A question on PFAS results on the Rhinelander website,
  • The first of two racing weekends brings crowds to Eagle River

  • Winter weather advisory for today, more snow this weekend,
  • Task Force Calls for water pollution measures to slow pollution,
  • The Eagle River Ice Castle is a no-go,
  • Laid off workers at SEMCO visit a job fair,
  • The Fox Theater is Stevens Point is slowly going away,
  • Two area artists show the affect of different water bodies on art.

  • A school is likely to close in the Merrill School District,
  • A large number of Americans don't get eye exams,
  • Republicans ban GOP challengers to Donald Trump from the Wisconsin ballot,
  • A man convicted of killing a person in 2012 while drunk is arrested again.

  • Two Menominee Co. residents get federal prison time on a gun charge,
  • The state legislator asks federal courts to dismiss a League of Women Voters lawsuit over voter rolls,
  • Road salt use is examined,
  • Highway 51 near Tomahawk is likely to get work to end 'tenting'.

  • Two Snowmobilers Die After Plunge Into Lake Nokomis
  • Tax Help Available For Those Who Meet Income Requirements
  • Unemployment Up Slightly In Northern Wisconsin
  • Candidate For Congressional Seat Shares Her Vision

  • More than 100 workers lose their jobs in Merrill,
  • The anniversary of a peculiar basketball game is noted in Crandon,
  • A meeting next week in Phillips to talk about the planned Highway 13 construction,
  • A fundraiser is set to raise money for a Northwoods homeless shelter.

  • Langlade county snowmobile trails reopen, but they're in rough condition.
  • A WXPR investigation finds most communities in the north don't test for 'forever chemicals',
  • An SUV goes through the ice in Wausau,
  • Wisconsin residents are expected to flock to Illinois as marijuana laws have changed.

  • A Shawano county board member faces charges over an incident at his farm,
  • A long-time Oneida county leader is retiring,
  • More people from outside of Wisconsin are changing how we speak,
  • Brown county could set a traffic record.

  • Sheriff's departments in Wisconsin are watching as Michigan and Illinois change pot laws,
  • A Wausau woman gets some holiday kindness,
  • The SafeRide program is available tonight for revelers,
  • A man gets 9 years in Marinette for contact with an underage girl.

  • A new owner provides new opportunities for a business in Prentice
  • The Wisconsin Lottery reports a bigger return to local taxpayers
  • Wausau Police want to learn more about how much people know about human trafficking
  • Some suffer from the blues instead of enjoying "Happy Holidays"

  • Communities are working around laws so the public uses fewer plastic bags,
  • Harvesting of crops is slowed by yet more bad weather,
  • Three Marshfield teens are in trouble for allegedly making terrorist threats,
  • High school trips are under scrutiny after hidden cameras are found.

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