Local Newscast

  •   The state Supreme Court says the legislative lame-duck session was legal as were bills passed,
  •    The state pays more money to former residents at the Lincoln Hills/ Copper Lake facility at Irma,
  •    A report finds the status of Wisconsin children is slipping,
  •    UWSP is hoping the state reverses a decision and will accept a facility proposal.

  •   A crackdown in Oneida Co. on Internet predators preying on children,
  •   5-G technology is a step closer in Wisconsin,
  •   The driver of a vehicle which struck and killed a Milwaukee off-duty officer was allegedly     intoxicated,
  •  Property taxes are expected to hold the line under both versions of the proposed budget.

  • Health care facilities in the Northwoods are facing worker shortages,
  •  An attorney asks for the dismissal of charges because he's been in jail too long,
  • Blue-green algae will likely be blooming in a few weeks,
  •  Stevens Point is exploring a way to pay property fines.

  • The Northwoods Pride Festival takes place later this month
  • Monarch butterfly numbers have been declining, but you can help
  • The arts have a nearly $10 billion impact on the Wisconsin economy
  • Task force studying concerns with student loan debt

  •   First midday flight to Rhinelander airport full,
  •   World Blood Donor Day and younger donors are needed,
  •   Marshfield schools get scammed.

  •   A man is sentenced for a weapons incident at Marshfield Clinic in Minocqua,
  •   A Wausau man is sentenced for arson,
  •  Michigan legislators grapple with cutting public transport

  •   Flambeau Papers in Park Falls tells workers to not report,
  •   A main artery in Rhinelander will have more intersections open,
  •   A woman in a Milwaukee-area  incident was a participant, not a hostage

  • The name of the victim in a Friday crash in Three Lakes is released,
  • Charges likely in a Wausau homicide,
  •  Area businesses are invited to join Inspire Grow North,
  •  A winner at a Milwaukee casino gets robbed after he won big...twice.

  • Young people with developmental disabilities complete a school-to-work program
  • One dead in a motorcycle crash in Three lakes
  • Roundtable discussions take place on business financing and small business opportunities
  • A raffle will benefit a shelter for the Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

  • The warming temperatures mean be careful of getting over-heated say officials,
  • A stabbing results in jail time,
  • Gov. Evers says he will veto recently passed abortion bills,
  • Foxconn buildings in Green Bay and Eau Claire have not been used.

  •   Gov. Evers looks at ways to expand health coverage,
  •   The Menominee tribe of Wisconsin and environmental groups are fighting a mine in the Upper Peninsula,
  •   A move before Congress to help save community journalism,
  •   Gov. Evers is looking at ways to raise revenue for roads.

  • Study of the human genome could revolutionize lives
  • Collisions with deer increase in June, so drivers need to show caution
  • Democrats pick party leader for Wisconsin
  • Republicans rule out gas tax increase in state
  • Several factors reduced honey production in 2018

  • Wildfire smoke from Canada filled northwestern skies yesterday,
  • the WIB is concerned about an increase in contracts awarded to out-of-state companies,
  • a bipartisan group of legislators has offered bills to help stop Lyme Disease,
  • and UW System President Ray Cross says the legislature "kicked us in the shins."

  • Blackwell Job Corps Center in Forest County proposed to be closed down
  • Rhinelander School Board considers options for indoor and outdoor facility improvements
  • Increased security at Three Lakes School after a graffiti threat
  • Female turtles look for places to lay their eggs

  • The legislature is expected to take up drunk driving bills this week,
  • Wisconsin's ginseng farmers are feeling a pinch from the trade war with China,
  • volunteers are needed Saturday to help clean up the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest,
  • farmers are losing thousands of dollars as rain keeps them out of their fields,
  • and Eau Claire firefighteres had to rescue a kayaker from the Chippewa River on Monday.

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