• By BREANN SCHOSSOW / Wisconsin Public Radio

U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy's comments that involved calling the Madison "communist" during a Fox News interview earlier this week are "simply irresponsible," a UW-Stevens Point political science professor said.

  • By DANIELLE KAEDING / Wisconsin Public Radio
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Tourism officials, resort owners and businesses are waiting for northern Wisconsin to transform into a winter wonderland. They're hoping lower temperatures will soon mean more revenues up north.Lakewoods Resort and Lodge owner P.C. Rasmussen in Cable said most of their clients come up the da…

  • By RICH KREMER / Wisconsin Public Radio

Wisconsin frac sand producers say they are poised for another sand boom after an agonizing two-year lull.It's been a tough couple of years for frac sand miners. Oil prices crashed in early 2015 and sand producers were forced to mothball facilities and lay off workers. But Superior Silica San…

  • By LAUREL WHITE, CHUCK QUIRMBACH / Wisconsin Public Radio

ill Stein's campaign filed a lawsuit Monday afternoon in Dane County Circuit Court seeking a hand recount of the presidential election in all of Wisconsin's 72 counties. The campaign is also calling increasing cost estimates burdensome but is vowing to raise additional money. The state Elect…

  • By LAUREL WHITE / Wisconsin Public Radio

A top GOP lawmaker said Thursday he's uncomfortable with cutting income or sales taxes in order to raise taxes for roads. "I don't necessarily favor taking money from income and sales tax dollars that could go to fund schools or the university or somewhere else and transferring that into the…

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