Local Newscast

Every weekday at 1:06 p.m., WXPR Public Radio airs a local news roundup with all of our top stories from the last 24 hours.

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  •   A court rules in favor of the Ho-Chunk tribe over a Wittenberg casino,
  •   The Forest Products industry is healthy in Wisconsin,
  •   Pat Roggensack again named Wis. Supreme Court Chief Justice,
  •   Clark Co. authorities arrest a man for a Saturday shooting.

  •   Northwoods River News says a deputy who is also a  Rhinelander common council member is suspended pending an open meetings investigation.
  •  Rhinelander Police are hosting a public training in the event of an active shooter,
  •  Rural residents are demanding more broadband,
  •  Public Service Commission accepting comments on a new power plant in Superior.

  • Wisconisn's Lt. Governor wants the state to accept federal dollars to expand Medicaid
  • Reward offered in poisoning of animals in several Wisconsin counties
  • Scam targets students looking for summer work
  • Hand harvesting will target invasive species on several lakes in the Lower Eagle River Chain

  •   Judges rule against a water bottling facility near Carlin Lake,
  •   Students in Eagle River work to find a companion dog for a veteran,
  •   A key fundraiser for the Rhinelander Area Food Pantry is approaching,
  •   Dispatchers in Wisconsin can give CPR  advice  to people, Minnesota would like to do the same.

  •   Gov. Evers says Foxconn approached the state about changes to its agreement,
  •   More discussion coming on  proposed ATV routes within the city,
  •   Possibility of snow for the weekend

  •   Closing arguments in the Robin Mendez trial,
  •   President Trump is coming to Green Bay Saturday,
  •   Campgrounds and trails slow to open due to weather,
  •   Math 'interventionist' asked for LUHS.

  • April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  • Earth Day will be celebrated for the 49th year, with an announcement exptected on plans for the 50th
  • New app helps people track plans for state maintained land
  • Wood County couple to make court appearance in the death of their baby

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  •   Public's help asked to provide info in domestic and wild animal poisonings,
  •   Vilas EMS looking at expanding services,
  •   Nicolet College Competition Day brings high schoolers to compete.

  •   Rains and snow melt causes  flooding in central Wisconsin,
  •   Wisconsin's Lt. Gov. comes to Rhinelander to speak on economic development,
  •   The Oneida County Board praises a student member who picked up a Kohl scholarship,
  •   Gov. Evers says it's 'unrealistic' to think Foxconn will bring in 10,000 jobs.

  •   DNR Secretary Cole questions baiting and feeding deer statewide,
  •    Helping people with dyslexia is the focus of a bill being heard this week in Madison,
  •    The Wisconsin Senate looks to return excess Miller Park taxes to citizens,
  •    Another invasive silver carp caught in the St. Croix river

  •   A Merrill  man faces decades in prison for sexual assault,
  •   Flooding remains a possibility in Wisconsin
  •   Hiring workers with autism is the focus of an Eagle River meeting,
  •   New veterans home proposed.

  • Lake group leaders from six northern Wisconsin counties will meet to talk about water quality issues
  • Lincoln Hills Prison investigation ends with no criminal charges
  • Wisconsin residents keep recycling
  • New water quality initiatives announced as part of Year of Clean Drinking Water declaration by governor
  • Shopko reaches agreement to sell optical business

  •   A record snowfall year in the Northwoods,
  •  Gale force winds smash the Great Lakes shorelines,
  •  The elk herd continues to grow in Wisconsin and another hunt is planned,
  •   Vilas County Veterans Service Officer retires,
  •   Bernie Sanders stops in Wisconsin

  •   Tornado drill canceled today because of severe weather, reset for Friday,
  •   Mercer School District members and past members charged in Iron county,
  •   Leave your oak trees alone for several months to keep them healthy,
  •   UW-SP announces program changes.
  •   Hundreds of people come to talk about Gov. Evers proposed budget.

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