The first Tuesday in April brings Wisconsin voters to the polls for the spring election.
There are many local races on the ballot today.
In Forest county, a judge will be elected between incumbent Leon Stenz and challenger Robert Kennedy, Jr. In White Lake, voters will decide whether to exceed state mandated revenue limits for three more years.
Vilas County Economic Development Corporation has applied for a state grant to build more fast internet service.
Barry McLeane manages the Corporation's business incubators and sits on their board. He says they've applied to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin for part of a half-million dollar pool of grant money. They've forged a public-private partnership as he explains...
One school district in the Northwoods has a referendum on tomorrow's spring ballot Tuesday.
White Lake school district in Langlade county is asking voters to spend $250,000 above the state-imposed cap limits each of the next three years. If approved, that referendum would replace a three-year, $200,000 request approved in 2011.
District Administrator Bill Fisher says voters in the district have a track record of supporting this type of referendum.....
A Harshaw woman warns others that email is not a secure way of transmitting information. WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski sat down with Elaine Strite to hear the story.
Elaine Strite says her email account was hacked earlier this year when she opened an unsafe attachment. The hackers were then able access emails she sent years ago…containing personal information and bank account numbers.
Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. and the city are in the planning stages for a projected $8 million makeover of the streets and infrastructure downtown within two years. The first bit of funding for the effort might be coming in.
City Administrator Blaine Oborn said they've heard from the Department of Agriculture...
The Nicolet College Board of Trustees has begun talking about the process they would take should they need to hire a new president.
Nicolet College President Libby Burmaster has been listed as a finalist for the president's position at Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. She had been a finalist for the presidency of Edgewood College in Madison. Edgewood College this week announced Dr. Scott Flanagan, a vice-president at the school, as it's president.