Monthly Archives: May 2017

Public notice training coming to Stevens Point

Get answers to your questions on a vital component of government transparency during the WNA’s upcoming public notice workshop. The WNA will hold a “Lunch & Learn” public notice training workshop on July 13 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Stevens Point. Registration will open at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and training to begin…

Plymouth student awarded $500 scholarship

A student from Plymouth High School who will begin studying journalism this fall was named the recipient of the 2017 Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association/Wisconsin Newspaper Association scholarship. Natalie Britt was selected to receive the $500 award, which was contributed by the WNA Foundation. Britt will be pursuing a journalism degree at the University of…

Grindstaff, LaPorte, Rickman join WNA Board of Directors

Three seasoned media executives have been elected to the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Board of Directors after being nominated to fill three vacancies. Joining the WNA Board are Robb Grindstaff, general manager of Hometown News Limited Partnership in Fort Atkinson; David LaPorte, general manager of the Ashland Daily Press; and Randy Rickman, publisher of the Kenosha…

WNA revives ‘Wisconsin Openness Report’

The Wisconsin Openness Report has returned as an all-new e-newsletter, highlighting top-notch coverage by WNA members of open meetings and freedom of information issues from around the state.   Check out the first issue here (link: http://mailchi.mp/wnanews/wisconsin-openness-report?e=e0dfae4332) and subscribe to receive future issues (link: http://wnanews.us9.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=186671899db3bbb84855a99be&id=1e3a98ea7d). Have a recent article regarding open meetings, open records or other…