Local Newscast

Every weekday at 6:00 p.m., WXPR Public Radio airs a local news roundup with all of our top stories from the day.

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  •   Marinette County authorities have asked the public to help find a missing teen,
  •   Many people just can't seem to unplug during vacation,
  •   Insulation also helps your home in the summer,
  •   A little-recognized EPA proposal would limit the use of science when making decisions.

  • Vilas Co. Sheriff Joe Fath joins a committee discussing juvenile corrections,
  • The warm weather has brought out blooms of potentially dangerous blue-green algae,
  • St. Germain gets money to promote a unique winter event,
  • Leadership Oneida County is seeking candidates for another year.

  •   Area schools get money from the state to improve security,
  •  A Northwoods resident tells us about the fires in Colorado,
  •  Rhinelander City Council joins the fight against "Dark Stores",
  •  A comment period has opened concerning motorized trails in a state forest.

  • Plans being made for annual MASH blood drive in Rhinelander
  • Six county conference looking at area lakes and rivers begins Friday
  • Forum to feature two democrats vying to take on Republican Congressman Sean Duffy
  • Drivers using Highway 97 near Stratford will see road construction

  • A Rhinelander area man talks Friday about water quality and the environment at the Big Top..
  • A Congressional candidate says healthcare and tariffs are on the public's mind...
  • AT&T upgrades two Vilas county towers...
  • Another grant to improve Rhinelander's swimming beach...

  •   Local historian tells us about the years leading up to the signing of the Declaration of Independence
  •   Lincoln County officials say be on the look out for transient workers...
  •   An expert talks about how big tech technology can help small businesses..

  •  Newly renovated Waaswaaganing Indian Bowl in Lac du Flambeau continues summertime tradition of weekly powwows
  • Body of drowning victim recovered in Stevens Point
  • Free cranberry marsh tours offered in Manitowish Waters
  • Home explosion leaves two dead in eastern Wisconsin

  •  New organization hopes to relieve stress by connecting people with nature
  • Lakeland Union School Board considers additional security measures
  • Sex offender sought after removing monitoring bracelet
  • More live music coming to downtown Rhinelander this summer

  •  Families Belong Together March on Saturday in Minocqua,
  •  Jason Moon promotes Warrior Songs Volume 2,
  • and AARP Releases Livability Index.

  • Fireworks can cause problems for local wildlife
  • Northland Pines School District names its next administrator
  • Public comment sought on expanding ATV/UTV trails in the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest
  • Mosinee man sent to prison for locking a woman in a wooden box and assaulting her

  •  Marshfield Clinic still refining plans for a hospital in Minocqua
  • Recent high profile suicides raise awareness about the 10th leading cause of death
  • Democrat running for seat held by Republican Sean Duffy wants federal health insurance for everyone
  • Beloit Police Lieutenant becomes DOJ's first director of the Office of School Safety

  •  Harley-Davidson to move some production overseas because of tariffs
  • Governor announces $500,000 grant for Great Lakes Cheese Company
  • Those caring for victims of Alzheimer's Disease can feel the impact on their own health
  • Second annual Northwoods Pride Fest a success

  •   Vilas county loses 8,000 tons of gravel
  • Officials are testing to see what is in Marinette's water supply
  • A well-known military band comes to Rhinelander next week
  • Schools get security grants.
  • WalMart wins a lawsuit over a woman's death

  •   A former state Senator says the gerrymander challenge will continue...
  • The gloves come off in the race for Governor...
  • Voter registration cards will be arriving soon for people not registered....
  • The National Forest continues to recover from yet another round of flooding...
  • A Vilas county school district is one of 14 schools to get a public safety grant from the Wisconsin Department of Justice. The Phelps School district received $23,000.

  • Minocqua joins Oneida and Forest counties in passing new mining rules...
  • Six sites are located for a possible Eagle River dog park...
  • A state meeting is set for next week to talk about construction of Rhinelander's first roundabout..
  • Changes are detailed at UW-Extension, including a retirement announced....

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