In this screen image from WisconsinEye, Sen. Roger Roth (R-Appleton), chair of the state Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges, leads a public information hearing on critical race theory.
‘Made-Up Political Outrage’: Republican Legislators Target Efforts to Teach About Historic Racism

Professor responds that students “don’t have to agree with me, but they do have to think.”

From left: Sue Hoefs, Elie Gendloff, and Tom Mall were among more than a dozen UpNorthNews readers who reflected on 9/11 ahead of the 20th anniversary. (Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman)
‘Like Watching a Horror Movie’: Reflecting On 9/11, 20 Years Later

More than a dozen UpNorthNews readers shared their memories of the terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 Americans 20 years ago.

Wisconsin's Wolf River (Image via Shutterstock)
Trump Rolled Back Clean Water Regulations. Two Wisconsin Tribes Just Won Against His Rule in Court.

Two Wisconsin tribes were among five who sued to block the rule enacted in 2020.

Rep. Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) will not run for re-election in 2022. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ RollCall Inc. via GettyImages)
‘Run Out of Gas’: Rep. Kind to Retire From Congress

Wisconsin’s longest-serving congressman will not run in 2022, he announces.

My Pillow CEO Michael Lindell laughs during a "Keep Iowa Great" press conference in Des Moines, IA, on February 3, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Three Wisconsin Officials Attended the MyPillow Guy’s Election Conspiracy Event

The news comes after Wisconsin’s baseless election investigation was expanded and as far-right lawmakers are demanding a deeper audit. A current Wisconsin Elections Commission member, a current Republican state legislator, and the former state Supreme Court justice who is overseeing a baseless, taxpayer-funded investigation into the 2020 election all attended a three-day event in South...

President Joe Biden in La Crosse
Biden Highlights Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal’s Potential Benefits in La Crosse Trip

The president highlighted local transit efforts and PFAS issues as he took his plan to the public.

Racine was among the first cities in Wisconsin to take action on police reform after George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police. The task force was formed in June in response to former President Barack Obama’s Reimagining Police Pledge. (Photo © Lola Abu-Shawareb)
‘Accountability, Not Justice’: Wisconsin Black Leaders Say Chauvin Verdict Is Far From Enough

Police reform advocates cite ongoing frustrations, vow to “use this as a stepping stone” toward equality.