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Kelly Westlund Announces Candidacy for State Senate

Ashland, WI - Today, Kelly Westlund, a longtime resident, former city council member, and community advocate from Ashland, announced her candidacy for Wisconsin State Senate District 25. Westlund, who has served as the Northwest Regional Representative for U.S. Senator Tammy…

Congressman Stauber Hosts Public Safety Roundtable

HERMANTOWN, Minn.-- Republican Congressman and former police officer, Pete Stauber hosted a public safety roundtable today in Hermantown, alongside local law enforcement and community leaders. In the wake of the Social Justice Movements that…

Historic Budget Proposal for Minnesota Housing

DULUTH, Minn. - Thursday, Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan was in Duluth discussing housing investments desperately needed in the state. A roundtable included a Minnesota Housing Commissioner, Mayor Emily Larson, and supportive housing providers and…

UW Delays Free Speech Survey After Interim Chancellor Quit

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A University of Wisconsin-Stout professor has decided to delay sending a survey to UW System students about their thoughts on free speech until fall after an interim chancellor resigned over the questionnaire. UW-Stout's Menard Center for…

Ashland Voters Support Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

ASHLAND, Wis. -- During the Wisconsin Spring Election yesterday, citizens of Ashland voted to pass the recreational use of marijuana for those over the age of 21. On Tuesday, 955 voters said this should be allowed, 234 said it should…

Jury Hearing Closing Arguments in Gov. Whitmer Kidnap Trial

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - Jurors are hearing closing arguments in the trial of four men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. A prosecutor says the men were “filled with rage” against government and Whitmer's COVID-19 restrictions…

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