Local Newscast

  • Police shoot armed woman in Marathon County
  • Antigo Library benefits from national grant
  • Oneida County corrections officer resigns after charges
  • Advocacy groups want protections for wolves restored
  • Heating help available in Michigan

  • Correctional officer arrested in Oneida County
  • Expansion at Aspirus Rhinelander Clinic now open
  • Let's Minocqua Visitor's Bureau and Chamber now accepting room tax grant applications 
  • State wants move vaccine released to Wisconsin
  • Awareness raised about human trafficking

  • Future of Townline Lake Park in Oneida County under discussion
  • Marshfield Clinic now offering patient transfer service in the Northwoods
  • Work goes on to speed up vaccine distribution in Wisconsin
  • Students feeling impact of changes in education during the pandemic

  • Sokaogon Chippewa Community moving forward with COVID-19 vaccines
  • Minocqua's iconic fishing pier to be shortened
  • Solar field planned in Oneida County gets needed permit
  • Boulder Junction investing in broadband internet

  • Wisconsin Republicans split on electoral challenge
  • Assembly Committee passes COVID bill
  • Michigan offering free masks to residents
  • 2021 Pond Hockey tournament canceled
  • Snowmobile Clubs: Stay off trails until they open

  • Rime ice makes Northwoods sparkle
  • Input sought on Walleye management plan
  • Vilas County supports sick girl and her family
  • Mail thefts a problem in Wausau

  • Gov. Evers Urges State Lawmakers to Pass COVID Relief Bill 
  • Gray Wolves No Longer Federally Protected 
  • Flooding Major Concern in Wisconsin Climate Report  
  • Vilas County Businesses Welcome Snowmobilers

  • Many small businesses impacted by disrupted holiday shopping  
  • Information sought in shooting of a hawk in Langlade County
  • Conservation handbook will help with land management
  • Community group shovels snow in Marshfield

WXPR News: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Dec 30, 2020

  • State Democrats May Skip Inauguration Over Mask Policy
  • Deadline Approaching for Virtual SISU Ski Fest
  • Lights of the Northwoods Big Success in 2020
  • YMCA to Stay Open 24/7 Starting January 1st

  • Solar field under consideration in Oneida County Town of Crescent
  • More snow needed to open snowmobile trails in most places
  • Talk to explore bond between dogs and humans
  • Merrill may send issue of fluoride in water to voters

  • Wreaths Across America Ceremony held in Harshaw
  • COVID-19 Vaccine not yet available for children
  • A new air medical service will fly into Rhinelander
  • Shipping centers busy during the holiday season

  • Congress OKs 5-year extension of Great Lakes cleanup program
  • Blue Ribbon Commission on Rural Prosperity releases report
  • New hope for Verso Mill

WXPR News: Friday, December 18, 2020

Dec 18, 2020

  • State to introduce app to help with contract tracing for COVID-19
  • Herd immunity will require a large percentage of people to be vaccinated
  • Conservationist speaks about the status of the monarch butterfly
  • Dairy and environmental groups work to help farmers improve water quality

  • Nursing homes see big impact from COVID-19 
  • Vaccines can cause some side effects
  • Forest County has role in communications innovation using heavy-duty drones
  • Two central Wisconsin based businesses expand

• Pfizer Vaccine Now Being Distributed in Wisconsin
• Short days can cause Seasonal Affective Disorder
• Community groups want to bring resources together in Wausau
• Pandemic presents challenges for Michigan kids

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