Wisconsin’s prison population was up 2.3 percent in 2017, reaching a record 23,687, according to a new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum.
The Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau on Thursday released a publication entitled “Shedding Light on Dark Stores,” which offers background on and arguments for and against the “dark store loophole” that has increasingly popped up across the state.
The Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council on Thursday announced the speakers for the Oct. 30 celebration of its 40th anniversary.
Sarah Seifert has been named editor of the (Menomonie) Dunn County News, the newspaper announced last week. Seifert succeeds Barbara Lyon.
Chris McCullough, a Northern Ireland-based freelancer for Wisconsin agricultural newspaper Agri-View, recently won a major international award.
The deadline for the 2018 WNA Foundation Better Newspaper Contest has been extended until Monday, Nov. 5. The deadline to postmark hard copy entries has been extended until Monday, Oct. 29.
Because we want to make sure your entries count, we’ve compiled a list of the top five most common contest submission mistakes — and how to avoid them!
First printed on Oct. 13, 1898, The Monroe Times celebrated its 120th anniversary Saturday. The newspaper started as the Monroe Evening Times and was founded by Emery A. Odell, who served as editor and publisher.
Tom Wiley, a veteran newspaper executive, will take over for John Humenik as publisher of the (Madison) Wisconsin State Journal, Lee Enterprises announced Monday.
KENOSHA – Friday was the last day at the Kenosha News for three veteran journalists — Bill Guida, Jeremy Reeves and Bill Siel — who spent more than 80 years combined at the newspaper. Guida, a reporter and columnist who covered a variety of local news for the paper, started as a part-time general assignment reporter in 1991….