Local Newscast

  • Rural Northwoods residents reminded to clear off their fire numbers covered with snow,
  • Wausau officials say be careful when at intersections, due to deep snow.
  • A costly dam repair faces Minocqua town officials,
  • An Evers cabinet official says a move to have a clearinghouse for rural residents is positive.

  • Gov. Evers says he will focus on rural issues during his State of the State address,
  • Supporters in Tomahawk raise money for a new football and track field,
  • Census workers are needed in Wisconsin,
  • A Supreme Court decision weighs heavily on a flowage property owner.

 

  • Former Trump administration advisor John Bolton to speak in Wausau,
  • A Nekoosa man arrested after the death of a disabled woman,
  • Prentice schools finish work on building changes,
  • Gov. Tony Evers to deliver 'State of the State' address tonight.

  • A local wildlife rehabber gets new bruin residents,
  • The Oconto fire victims are identified,
  • January is Blood Donation Month and a need is there,
  • Schools get solar support from MREA.

WXPR News: Monday, January 20, 2020

Jan 20, 2020

  • Researcher Concerned About Future Of Loon Populations
  • Bills For Task Force On Missing And Murdered Tribal Women Stuck In Committee
  • Senator Wants State To Do Blood Testing For PFAS compounds
  • Woman Killed In Snowmobile Crash Near Hurley

  • An incident in Eagle River Friday morning brings police to ask the public to stay away,
  • One person is dead in Wausau after an officer-involved shooting,
  • The annual Woman's March happens in Minocqua Saturday regardless of weather,
  • The snow and ice could cause big problems for people with natural gas meters.

  • 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

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