Local Newscast

  • Sokaogon Chippewa Community Health Clinic Closed For Deep Clean
  • Hopes For A New Future For Ojibway Correctional Facility
  • Wolf Numbers Up In Wisconsin
  • Getting Flu Shots At VA Locations Will Look Different This Year

  • Art in the Square in Crandon Canceled Over COVID-19 Concerns
  • Police Warn of Traffic Ahead of President Trump’s Visit to Mosinee
  • Vilas County Works to Improve Broadband to Draw in Businesses
  • Park Falls Paper Mill Operating Once More

  • Green Party Demands Decision from Wisconsin Supreme Court
  • New polling from AARP Shows Former Vice President Joe Biden with a Single-Digit Lead Over President Trump
  • UW-Madison Considers Canceling Spring Break
  • Michigan Launches “Spread hope, not COVID” campaign to encourage people to wear masks
  • “Tour de Briq’s” Raise Money for Cycling Without Age
  • C.W. Caywood Memorial Shooting Range Closed Temporarily Due to Safety Concerns

  • Minocqua man sentenced in child pornography case
  • DOC tests staff at Lincoln Hills for COVID-19
  • Crandon School District announces two unrelated cases of COVID-19
  • President Trump to visit Mosinee
  • Lawmakers deciding on visa bill that could bring more health professionals to U.S.

WXPR News: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Sep 10, 2020

  • Potato growers hope for a good harvest
  • Positive COVID-19 tests at two area school districts
  • Murder case in Wausau appears likely to go to trial
  • Former workers at Drs Foster and Smith explore new options

  • Mike Pence & Kamala Harris visit Wisconsin
  • DNR urges boater safety for Labor Day
  • Forest History Association of Wisconsin looking to get more people involved
  • UWSP Students encouraged to voter properly
  • Rhinelander mural celebrates city’s industrial history

  • U.S. Unemployment drops to 8.4%
  • Average weekly COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin down from late July
  • Crandon World Championship Off-Road Races start Friday
  • Deer-related crashes down in Vilas County

  • Joe Biden visits Kenosha to speak with Jacob Blakes family and local law enforcement
  • Lincoln County reporting possible COVID-19 exposure at Merrill grocery store
  • Forest County Potawatomi Farm works towards self-sustaining goal
  • Attempt to restore wild rice on Spur Lake

  • Joe Biden to visit Wisconsin Thursday
  • 30 days since mask mandate went into effect in Wisconsin
  • Health experts offer recommendations for getting kids to wear masks
  • Researchers look at effectiveness of removing badger dams to improve trout streams

  • Nicolet College prepares for fall term
  • Vilas County Jail receives national recognition
  • Peaceful protest brings dozens to downtown Wausau
  • Marathon County Administrator supports police efforts to build community relationships

WXPR News: Friday, August 28, 2020

Aug 28, 2020

  • Northwoods sheriffs send help to southern Wisconsin
  • Firefighters from the Northoods battling fires out west
  • Environmental and hunting groups back stewardship program
  • High rating for Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center

  • Construction work at Saxon Harbor finished years after devastating storm
  • Minocqua Plan Commission opposes hotel plan
  • Security plans for the Oneida County Courthouse discussed
  • School resource officers prepare for a new year

  • Northwoods National Cemetery dedication
  • Rhinelander Airport acquires PFAS foam containment cart
  • Rhinelander Common Council hears update on Hodag and Pioneer Park Planning
  • Rhinelander School Board approves fall sports
  • Buckatabon Lakes Association uses weevils to help fight invasive species

WXPR News: Monday, August 24, 2020

Aug 24, 2020

  • DNR seeks public comment on ATV/UTV & snowmobile routes at Willow Flowage
  • Body of missing man recovered from Marathon County lake
  • Man found sleeping on school property with gun
  • Attorney General Kaul update on state assault kit backlog
  • Otter Rapids Dam helps control water levels on the Eagle River Chain

  • Wisconsin’s Unemployment rate falls to 7 percent in July
  • League of Women Voters of the Northwoods reflects on 100-year anniversary of gaining the right to vote
  • Democratic delegates react to the end of the Democratic National Convention
  • The Marshfield Clinic Health System releases Back to School Guide for parents and students